Library Awarded Summer Reading Grant

January 25, 2021 Trails Regional Library Receives Summer Reading Grant Trails Regional Library is proud to announce that it was awarded a Summer Library Program Grant of $7,750 from the Missouri State Library for its Tails and Tales Community Reading Program. Together with partners including the Leeton School District and the Migrant Farmworkers Assistance Fund, […]

In-Person Technology Appointments Resume February 1

COVID-19 Re-Opening Update  January 19, 2021 To ensure it is operating as safely as possible, Trails Regional Library is taking a phased approach to resuming services at its branches. Beginning February 1, patrons will be able to reserve appointments to enter the library buildings for Technology Services for a maximum of 60 minutes per customer. […]

Temporary Digital Card Extension

All patrons with temporary Digital and Physical Access Cards will have their borrowing privileges extended to April 30, 2021. The cards were previously set to expire December 31, 2020. To learn more about getting a digital library card, visit

2021 Winter Reading Challenge

Join the Winter Reading Challenge, open to all ages!  From January 1 to February 28, Trails Regional Library will participate in Beanstack’s Fourth Annual Winter Reading Challenge, sponsored by Simon & Schuster. Books Like Us is a celebration of diversity, harnessing the transformative power of seeing oneself reflected in a book. This Winter, participating communities […]

COVID-19 Updates

The Holden Branch of Trails Regional Library will re-open for Curbside Service beginning Tuesday, December 29. Starting Tuesday, December 29, patrons can call the Holden Branch at 816-732-4545 or make an appointment online at to pick up their available holds. Any library materials may be returned to the outdoor book drop when the branch […]

Telephone Notification Issue — Citizen’s Telephone

To our Valued Patrons,It has come to the attention of Trails Regional Library that library staff cannot make outgoing telephone calls to customers of Citizens Telephone Company. After discussing the issue with Citizens, we know they are aware of the issue but a resolution may not be forthcoming.    So that we may serve you better, please […]

2020 Holiday Hours

The holiday season is upon us! Trails Regional Library’s holiday hour schedule can be found below. Branches remain in Curbside Service at this time. The digital library is open 24/7 at From the staff at Trails Regional Library, we wish you a safe and joyous holiday season! All Branch Locations and Regular Hours Holiday […]

Holden Branch Closed Until Further Notice

Holden Branch Closed Until Further Notice

December 8, 2020 The Holden Branch of Trails Regional Library will be closed for all services until further notice due to staff exposure to COVID-19. Any patrons who visited the Holden Branch over the weekend may have been exposed during an in-person visit. The outdoor bookdrop will be locked and inaccessible for this period of […]

Hotspot Lending Program Goes Live for Library Patrons

December 1, 2020 Trails Regional Library is excited to begin the next phase of its Hotspot Lending Program. 30 Internet-ready WiFi Hotspots are now available for Trails Regional Library patrons to check out for up to 2 weeks. These Hotspots are part of a grant Trails Regional Library was awarded from the Missouri State Library’s […]

Curbside Service Only Resumes December 7

November 30, 2020 Due to health safety concerns surrounding the increased cases of COVID-19,  Trails Regional Library will operate Curbside Service only, beginning Monday, December 7th.  This is a temporary limitation of services, which Library administration will re-examine in a few weeks. The decision to reduce services is a difficult one. Trails Regional Library staff […]