An important part of your History Day project will be finding and learning from primary sources, documents created during the time period being studied by people who lived then. The books listed below allow you to view primary sources by topic or time period. Most of these titles are located at the Columbia Public Library. Please note… Continue reading "Print Primary Resources"
Book & author Lists Compiled by Library Staff African & African-American Authors Amish Fiction Authors Christian or Inspirational Authors Children’s Book Lists Classics Popular and Classic Hispanic & Latino Authors Urban Christian Fiction Authors Urban Fiction Authors Book Discussions Book Club Discussion Kits For these selected titles, you can check out a tote bag with… Continue reading "Books & Authors"
Please note: Daniel Boone Regional Library has temporarily suspended some in-person programs. Check event listings for details. First Thursday Book Discussion at the Columbia Public Library At noon on the First Thursday of each month. September 2022: “The Big Door Prize” by M.O. Walsh October 2022: “Deacon King Kong” by James McBride Silent Book Club… Continue reading "Monthly Book Discussions"
Let us help you find the next great read you’re seeking. The Book Oracle can connect you with books you didn’t know you’d love! Just provide some information about your favorite books and genres, and the Book Oracle team will curate a list of 8-10 books in our catalog just for you. Complete the form… Continue reading "Book Oracle"
Finding Leveled Books for Your Child Finding books on the correct reading level for your child can be tricky. There are many different leveling systems out there including Book Adventure, DRA, and lexiles. Each system levels books differently, and no system levels all books. When trying to choose a book that will challenge your child… Continue reading "Leveled Books"
This program encourages children to read or listen to 1,000 books before they start kindergarten. It’s easy to sign up and fun to do! Children ages birth to five can participate. Sign up today! Benefits of the Program Reading together is a fun way for you and your children to bond while developing school readiness… Continue reading "1,000 Books Before Kindergarten"
Summer Reading ended August 13. This year’s theme was “Oceans of Possibilities,” and Summer Reading took to the high seas, snorkeled the reefs and scoured the beaches for interesting reads and new ideas. If you finished your tracker, prizes are available at your library. For Kids | For Teens | For Adults | For Groups… Continue reading "Summer Reading 2022"
Thanks to the generosity of donors like you, the Daniel Boone Regional Library has been able to expand programs and services to our communities. Gifts to the DBRL Foundation enhance a variety of library services and collections and empower many different communities. Every year, the Foundation selects a large-scale project to address an identified community… Continue reading "Your Gift’s Impact"
Summer Reading 2022: Oceans of Possibilities Board Books Picture Books Beginning to Read Books Chapter Books Teen Books Books Every Child Should Know Library staff maintains the following lists of excellent age and reading level-appropriate books for your young reader. Baby | Printable PDF Toddler | Printable PDF Preschool & Kindergarten | Printable PDF First Grade | Printable PDF Second Grade |… Continue reading "Book Lists"
The Library Friends are volunteers who raise money for their respective libraries, primarily through book sales. Each is an independent, 501c3 organization and donations to the Friends groups are tax deductible. The funds raised through the book sales are used to enhance library services and collections. The Friends accept donations of gently used books during… Continue reading "Friends of the Library"