Category Archives: General Interest

Free Assistance to Help You Complete the FAFSA

The Free Application for Federal Student Aid, or FAFSA, is the primary application used by all colleges and universities to determine your eligibility for grants, loans, work-study and scholarships. More importantly, this form is mandatory for all those planning to attend college. The Missouri Department of … Continue reading

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Resources for Your History Day Project

Each year, more than half a million students, encouraged by thousands of teachers nationwide, participate in the National History Day contest. If you are one of these participating students,  the Daniel Boone Regional Library has lots of resources to help … Continue reading

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Registration Begins for C.A.R.E. Program

Each summer the City of Columbia sponsors the Career Awareness Related Experience (C.A.R.E.) program which prepares young adults for the workforce. The goals of this program are to provide paid, real-world experience while helping teens develop life skills and foster mentorships. The … Continue reading

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Safe Place: A Resource for Teens in Need

On average, 2.8 million teens runaway from home each year. Rainbow House, a local emergency shelter for youth, receives 10-15 calls each month from teens who have either been abused or kicked out of their homes. To help combat this … Continue reading

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Stay Connected @ Your Library

With the end of summer fast approaching, I wanted to share all the ways the library helps you stay connected to the books and services you love most. All you need is an internet connection, an email address and a … Continue reading

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Summer Reading Ends August 2

Only two weeks remain for you to complete your Teen Summer Reading Challenge! Stop by any of our three libraries or bookmobile stops with your completed punch card by Saturday, August 2 for a free book. Finishers’ names will also be entered into a drawing … Continue reading

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Reminder for Summer Reading Finishers

As part of the Teen Summer Reading Challenge, we have asked area young adults to read for 20 hours, share three book reviews and complete seven fun library-related activities. Beginning Monday, July 7, you can bring your completed punch card … Continue reading

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Free eBooks, Music, Movies and More!

Daniel Boone Regional Library provides cardholders with free access to hundreds of downloadable and streaming eBooks, magazines, audiobooks, music albums , movies and TV shows. To access this content from home, you will need to login using your DBRL library card number. Your … Continue reading

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2014 Teen Summer Reading Challenge

Registration for the Teen Summer Reading Challenge has begun! The library is challenging area young adults ages 12-18 to read for 20 hours, share three book reviews and do seven of our suggested activities. Get your reward card punched as you … Continue reading

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Teen Winners in Callaway County Poetry Contest

Thanks to all the young poets who submitted entries in the 2014 Callaway County Youth Poetry Contest, sponsored by the Callaway County Public Library and the Auxvasse Creative Arts Program. These organizations honored the winners of the contest on Thursday, May 1 at the … Continue reading

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