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In Brilliant Color, Paintings by Alice de Boton

Silhouettes, by Alice de Boton

Now on display at the Columbia Public Library are two vivid paintings by the artist Alice de Boton, who lived in Columbia for many years and passed away April 10 at the age of 103. Learn a little about this remarkable artist and the encaustic painting technique she used. Read more »

Summer Reading: It’s Not Just for Kids Anymore

Summer Reading 2010

Along with visits to the pool and a welcome break from the classroom, many kids and teens look forward to having more time to read. This anticipation, along with encouragement from parents, makes our Summer Reading program an annual success. Read more »

Bargain Books Become Bestsellers

SBC Friends book sale room

In 2009, the Friends of the Library groups in Columbia, Callaway County and Southern Boone County raised more than $90,000 from selling used books, music and videos. Read more »

Interlibrary Loan Update

Interlibrary Loan

Soon, you’ll be able to track your interlibrary loan requests more easily with the introduction of an improved request system. Read more »

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