Adventures of the Gnomes


Garden gnomes want to see the world, too! Drop in to decorate your own gnome on June 22. If you can’t make it to our gnome-making program, you can still make a gnome to take along with you to wherever you are going this summer. Simply snap a photo of you and your gnome and send us a copy. Then we'll display them at the Columbia Public Library during the month of July. Read more »

Chat Reference Service Now Available

Reference Chat

Have a quick question for the library and don't want to wait for an email response or bother with making a phone call? Use the library’s new chat reference service that lets you visit with a librarian in real time from your computer. Visit the “Ask a Librarian” or “Contact the Library” pages to access reference chat to get quick answers to basic questions. Read more »

Win Two Free Passes to Ragtag Cinema!


Visit the library’s film blog, Center Aisle Cinema, to register for your chance to win two free passes to Ragtag Cinema. Winners will be selected at random and announced at our June 8 showing of “Babies” at the Columbia Public Library, 6:30 p.m. in the Friends Room. Please note that you do not need to be present to win. Read more »

The 2011 One Read Book Is...

Which one book will the Mid-Missouri community read? Watch to find out! Left to right, DBRL librarians Sally Abromovich, Lauren Williams and Doyne McKenzie. One Read is a community-wide reading program of the Daniel Boone Regional Library. Learn more at

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