Event Highlight: Superhero Summit MMIX

A local superhero poses at the library.

Young superheros met for a summit at the Columbia Public Library on January 20 to exchange wardrobe tips and network against evil. Please do not press library staff to reveal any secret identities. Read more »

DBRL Celebrates 50 Years of Library Service

The demonstration bookmobile, funded by the Missouri State Library, stopped at McBaine and other rural towns in the summer of 1957.

The Daniel Boone Regional Library was founded 50 years ago, in 1959, after a grant-funded regional bookmobile experiment created a lot of enthusiasm for library services in our community. Read about some highlights of our past 50 years and view some photos from our archives. Read more »

Interview With Boone County Board President Jessica Robinson

Board Member Jessica Robinson

Jessica Robinson is currently president of the Boone County Library District Board of Trustees. She has been a Boone County trustee since 2005, though she served on the Columbia district board 2002-2004 before moving to a new house that took her out of that district. Here's what she had to say about why she applied to join the board and what makes our library system great. Read more »

Library News: January 2009

New Downloadable Audiobook Service

DBRL is pleased to announce a new downloadable audiobook service from
OverDrive offering hundreds of popular titles for adults, kids and teens.

You can download audiobooks to your computer without ever coming to the
library, then listen to them on your computer or transfer them to a variety
of portable music players. Some titles are even available in MP3 format
which will work with Apple computers and iPods. A few titles are also
available to burn to CD. Read more »

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