2008 Book Cover Contest

The New Girl by Meg Cabot

Each year, the DBRL Outreach Department asks first through sixth graders in communities served by our bookmobile to make new covers for their favorite books. Thanks to all who participated! Here are this year's winning entries. Read more »

Donations to Library Honor Long-Time Volunteer

Louis Holroyd and Melissa Carr

The Columbia Public Library is honored to accept two generous donations in memory of long-time library volunteer, Helene Holroyd. Two new bright red benches installed in the library parking lot, donated by Helene’s husband, Louis Holroyd, provide a handy place to sit next to the central pedestrian crossing. Read more »

Parking Lot Additions Improve Convenience and Safety

Crossing the Columbia Library Parking Lot

New benches donated in memory of long-time volunteer Helen Holroyd, along with large planters and new paving stones serve to highlight the pedestrian crosswalk in the Columbia Public Library’s south parking lot. Read more »

From the Director - December 2008

Melissa Carr, DBRL Director

In our fast-paced world, we know that people want their library services to be as convenient as possible. We are always striving to provide better service, and we have long offered library services via telephone and, more recently, e-mail. Now, our virtual branch is making even more services simple and easy to access even if you are not at the library. Read more »

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