Mike Luebbert is president of the Callaway County Library District. Mike began serving on the board in August 2001 when he was asked to fill an unexpired term. Here's what he had to say about why he's proud of our library system and why libraries are important. Read more »
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.
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 »