The Callaway County, Columbia and Southern Boone County Libraries will be closed today for our annual staff training day.
Take advantage of free health screenings, educational booths and activities for all stages of life. Don't forget to stop by the library's station. For more information, visit http://www.midmohealthexpo.com .
The Friends hold sales in the library lobby every Wednesday noon-3 p.m. and every Saturday 9:30 a.m.-3:30 p.m. All proceeds support library services.
The genealogy database HeritageQuest now includes complete U.S. census data from 1930 and 1940 and is getting a redesign, too. Join genealogist and staff member Tim Dollens for a tour of this improved tool which is available free to library cardholders through www.dbrl.org .
Unleash your three-dimensional creative genius using LEGO bricks. Ages 5 and older.
Genealogist and staff member Tim Dollens will teach you how to use Ancestry.com, Library Edition, an online tool available for free at the library. He'll discuss federal population schedules, immigration and military records, the Social Security Death Index and more, and he'll show you how to print these documents.
At this workshop, children play games, sing, dance and act out books. Presented by TRYPS, Columbia's professional theater group for young audiences. Ages 3-8.
Local musicians provide a musical backdrop at the Columbia library on the first Sunday of every month. This month we present pianist Clare Connors.
Enjoy stories, songs, fingerplays, flannelboards and big books. Parental participation is a must. Kids up to age 2 1/2 (30 mos.) walking confidently on their own.
Bring your little one for some quality parent/child time. Meet other parents and children, read to your child and get ideas for activities you can do at home to develop learning skills.