Adult Summer Reading Book Reviews

Water Your Mind Adult Summer reading

This summer, readers responded in droves to our call for online book reviews, put out as part of Water Your Mind Adult Summer Reading. Not only did we get an impressive number of reader reviews, but we were amazed by the care that went into the submissions. Browse this great collection of reviews, and you're bound to discover a title you'd love to read. Read more »

Library-To-Go Lockers Open Monday

Hold Lockers

Beginning Monday, August 30, people in the Hallsville and northern Boone County area can pick up and return library materials at Ed’s Quik Stop as part of the new Library-To-Go service from the Daniel Boone Regional Library. Read more »

From the Director – September 2010

Melissa Carr, DBRL Director

As you wind down from the summer and get into fall activities, I hope you’re including the library’s community-wide One Read program as part of your fun activities. We have a variety of entertaining and thought-provoking programming tied to this year’s selected book “Await Your Reply by Dan Chaon, which delves into the lives of three characters struggling with identity loss in this digital age. Read more »



CPLPALS, aka Friends of the Columbia Public Library, is marking its tenth anniversary as an eBay seller. The $16,000 raised through eBay is a small percentage of the Friends' overall contribution to the library ($80,000 in 2009 alone), however, eBay vending has resulted in some very interesting experiences. Read more »

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