Visiting Your Library During the Pandemic

Please note: The library follows the CDC COVID Data Tracker to determine community COVID levels. When community COVID levels are high, masks are requested in the libraries in Boone County. Masks are optional when levels are low or medium.

Masks may be required at some library programs.

All branches of the Daniel Boone Regional Library are open. Please take note of the following changes when planning your visit to the library.

Your Responsibilities

Help us keep our staff and visitors safe by observing these rules during your visit.

  • Face masks may be required at in-person library programs and for certain services.

Changes at Your Library

  • Curbside hold pickup is available in Ashland, Columbia and Fulton during open hours.
  • Hand sanitizer is available throughout our facilities.
  • Furniture and computer access has been adjusted to assist with social distancing.
  • Plexiglass barriers are in place.

Suspended Services

The following library services are temporarily unavailable:

  • In-person library tours for public schools

Library Hours

Columbia Public Library
Monday-Thursday, 9 a.m.-9 p.m.
Friday, 9 a.m.-6 p.m.
Saturday, 9 a.m.-5 p.m.
Sunday, 1 p.m.-5 p.m.

Callaway County Public Library (Fulton)
Monday, Wednesday-Friday, 9 a.m.-6 p.m.
Tuesday, 9 a.m.-8 p.m.
Saturday, 9 a.m.-3 p.m.
Sunday, Closed

Holts Summit Public Library
Monday-Friday, 9 a.m.-6 p.m.
Saturday, 9 a.m.-3 p.m.
Sunday, Closed

Southern Boone County Public Library (Ashland)
Monday-Friday, 9 a.m.-6 p.m.
Saturday, 9 a.m.-3 p.m.
Sunday, Closed

The library will continue monitoring the situation in Mid-Missouri and follow the guidelines outlined by the State of Missouri and local health departments. This page will be updated as library procedures change.