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With the end of summer and the beginning of a new school year, 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 … Continue reading
August 13 is the final day for participants of all ages to claim rewards and enter into the final drawings for Summer Reading incentives. Those who have completed the Teen Summer Reading Challenge can claim their free book at any of our three libraries or bookmobile … Continue reading
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 Tuesday, July 5, Summer Reading finishers can visit any of our … Continue reading
Barnes and Noble Bookstore Columbia Mall, 2208 Bernadette Dr. June 10-12 Barnes & Noble will be hosting their first-ever Teen Book Festival from June 10-12. The event will include author events, writing workshops, panel discussions, trivia, games and giveaways. Special … Continue reading
SYNC, a service of AudioFile Magazine, offers free downloadable audiobooks during the summer months. Through this program, you can download two free titles each week from May 5 through August 17. This summer’s lineup includes “The Sin Eater’s Daughter” by Melissa … Continue reading
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
Through our partnership with Driving-Tests.org, the Daniel Boone Regional Library is now able to better assist teens looking to get their Missouri driver’s license. With this new service, all library cardholders now have online access to the Missouri driver’s manual and practice written … Continue reading
Every January the American Library Association hosts its annual Youth Media Awards Press Conference. At this time, authors and illustrators of children’s and young adult literature are recognized for the amazing works they have published over the last year. Of this year’s honorees, I … Continue reading