Category Archives: Program Previews

Program Preview: Project Teen & Pizza

Project Teen: Memories Monday, December 15 at 6 p.m. Columbia Public Library Craft a personalized memory jar as a gift or in preparation of the New Year, and enjoy free pizza. Ages 12-18. Registration required. To sign-up, please call (573) 443-3161.  In … Continue reading

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2015 Winter Program Preview

March Madness Teen Book Tournament In mid-December, we will announce the 32 contenders in DBRL’s March Madness Teen Book Tournament. Starting in early January, we will begin voting for the Mid-Missouri teen book champion. Each time you vote, your name … Continue reading

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Project Teen to Celebrate New Hobbit Movie

Celebrate the upcoming Hobbit movie and the Dwarven new year with dwarvish crafts and a free pizza lunch! Join us for either of these sessions of Project Teen: Friday, November 14  at the Columbia Public Library at 1 p.m. Ages 12-18. Registration … Continue reading

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Program Preview: Ashland Scavenger Hunt

Starting October 1, stop by the Southern Boone County Public Library in Ashland to pick up a list of challenges and clues for a library scavenger hunt. You can work solo or with a team of friends.  Bring in your list … Continue reading

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Author Antony John Visits October 16

Young Adult Author Antony John will visit the Columbia Public Library on Thursday October 16 at 7 p.m. Antony is the author of the award-winning book “Five Flavors of Dumb” as well as “Elemental” which is a current Truman Award … Continue reading

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Upcoming Teen Game Nights

Wii U Dance-Off Wednesday, September 17, 2:45-5 p.m. Think you have the best dance moves? Prove it! Bring your moves and your friends to this fun dance competition using “Just Dance” on the Wii U. We’ll have treats and other goodies. … Continue reading

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2014 Fall Program Preview

Teen Book Cover Contest To celebrate Teen Read Week, we want to see what new covers you can dream up for your favorite book. Teens can submit original artwork by Friday, October 17 for a chance to win a Barnes … Continue reading

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Heavy Medal: Mock Newbery Awards

The Newbery Medal is awarded each year to “the author of the most distinguished contribution to American literature for children.” The Newbery Medal is to children’s literature what the Oscar is to the Academy Awards. In plain English: This award … Continue reading

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Program Preview: “The Giver” Celebration

“The Giver” by Lois Lowry was first published over 20 years ago. Since then, generations of middle school students have read this short, but powerful, novel. Sometimes it is requisite reading, and other times it is discovered after reading today’s … Continue reading

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Program Preview: Color Explosion

The Southern Boone County Public Library will be hosting “Color Explosion” on Friday, August 1 from 3:00 to 5:30 p.m. Learn about the science of dyes and mixing and matching color while you create your own tie-dyed t-shirt. We’ll supply the shirts. … Continue reading

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