Stairs Closed for Repair at Columbia Public Library

Posted on Thursday, September 28, 2017

The stairs leading into the Columbia library from the south parking lot are currently closed for reconstruction. The sidewalk in front of them will also be replaced. We anticipate this will take about a month, so we’re hopeful that the stairs will reopen the week of October 23.

Building on Reading

Posted on Friday, September 1, 2017

We all read for a purpose, whether it’s for pleasure, for learning or for both. Whatever the reason, it does our brains good. To build on that proven scientific fact, we offer you ways to become even more engaged with the printed word.

Director’s Note: Districts Come Together

Posted on Monday, August 28, 2017

Listening to Our Community

In June, the Columbia City Council and the Boone County Commissioners approved the Columbia and Boone County Library Districts’ request to unify the two districts into one library district.

What’s App With the Library

Posted on Wednesday, August 16, 2017

These days, there’s an app for everything, and that includes the library! That means you can tuck the library into your pocket, stash it in your backpack or stow it wherever you keep your digital device. With a few taps, you can read, watch or listen to a nearly endless list of offerings.

Public Input Sought as Part of Library Director Search

Posted on Monday, July 17, 2017

The library’s board of trustees would like your input as they begin their search for a new Daniel Boone Regional Library Director. Melissa Carr is retiring in January 2018. Share your thoughts by participating in this online survey. Thank you for taking time to help us with this process.

Zinio Is Now RBdigital

Posted on Friday, July 7, 2017

There’s a new name and icon to take you to our collection of digital magazines! The Zinio magazine service has renamed itself to RBdigital.