Interview With Boone County Library District Board Secretary Pat Powell

Pat Powell

Pat Powell is the secretary of the Boone County Library District Board. She holds the distinction of being the longest-serving current member of the DBRL Board of Trustees, having served since 1987. Pat is a retired media specialist at West Junior High in Columbia. Read more »

Fishing for Facts Online

Find family hisory

Simplify your search and feel confident that you’ll find a reliable source by consulting the numerous databases at You’ll be amazed at the variety of information you’ll find on different subjects. Read more »

eBook Update – iPads, BlackBerrys and Kindles

ebook reader

There's good news for eBook readers, with an update to OverDrive’s software for iPad and a new app for BlackBerry devices. Amazon has also announced plans to allow Kindle readers to check out library eBooks later this year. Read all about it at DBRL Next, the library's new blog for adults. Read more »

2011 Design a Bookmark Contest Winners

Kids and teens created bookmarks to promote the upcoming Summer Reading program. The teen theme this year is "You Are Here" and the kids' theme is "One World, Many Stories." Their bookmarks will be printed and distributed this spring and summer. Congratulations to all the winners! Read more »

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