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April 2009: Programs and Services for Fiction Lovers

Jane Smiley Visits Columbia April 8

ReadMOre, the statewide community reading project, has chosen the Pulitzer Prize-winning novel "A Thousand Acres" as its book this year, and ReadMOre is bringing author Jane Smiley to the Columbia Public Library on April 8 for a reading, discussion and book signing. The library will also host a discussion of "A Thousand Acres" led by MU professor of English George Justice Thursday, April 9.

http://www.dbrl.org/cal/smiley
http://readmoremissouri.org

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New DBRL Strategic Plan

The Daniel Boone Regional Library (DBRL) Board of Trustees adopted the 2009-2017 Strategic Plan Thursday, April 16. The plan includes new vision and mission statements, a core values statement and nine goals. Read more »

Green Resources

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Just in time for Earth Day, here's a convenient list of links to web sites and books about sustainability, local food production, recycling, energy efficiency and climate change. Stop by the library's booth at Columbia's Earth Day festival Sunday, April 26. Read more »

Jane Smiley Visits Columbia Public Library

Jane Smiley

Bestselling author Jane Smiley visited the Columbia Public Library April 8 for a reading sponsored by Missouri's state-wide reading program, ReadMOre. Read more »

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