Interview With Columbia Library Board President Tom Richards

Board Member Tom Richards

Tom Richards has served on the Columbia Library District Board of Trustees since 2002 and as the Columbia board president for the past two years. He is also the chief financial officer for Landmark Bank. Here are his thoughts on libraries, DBRL and the Columbia Public Library. Read more »

Parenting Resources


This summer, a record-breaking number of children have signed up for the annual Summer Reading program. So many kids in our libraries means a lot of parents are visiting as well. If you are one of those parents, or if you expect a child for a visit this summer, you might be interested in the library’s parenting collections. Read more »

Event Highlight: Lunch in the Park

Lunch in the Park

Kids who attended Lunch in the Park at Columbia's Douglass Park on July 6, got to visit the Youth Outreach Bookmobile and play with musical instruments and hula hoops. Read more »

Event Highlight: Picnic in the Garden

Picnic in the Garden - July 3 at the Columbia Public Library

Did you know the Columbia library has a "secret" garden? Several families had fun hanging out in this outdoor hideaway during a lunch time program July 3. Read more »

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