Library Hotspot Lending Program Begins First Phase

October 13, 2020 Trails Regional Library is excited to begin the first phase of its Hotspot Lending Program beginning on October 12. Partner agencies will be given wireless internet Hotspots to use in their services as the library pilots the devices and tests their range and effectiveness. Service agencies in the first phase include Big […]

Waverly Branch Closed Until 9/28

No Curbside or Technology appointments All holds will be saved for later pickup No bookdrop access Due dates extended A library staff member at the Waverly branch was exposed to COVID-19. The Waverly branch will cease curbside service, technology appointments, and bookdrop access until Monday, September 28.  Any member of the public who visited the […]

Lexington Renovation Project

The Lexington Branch will be undergoing renovations beginning Wednesday, August 26 and lasting an estimated three weeks. During this time, the book drop will be moved to the Main Street entrance of the building and will only be available during business hours, listed below: Monday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday10:00am – 3:00pm Tuesday2:00pm – 7:00pm We apologize […]

Technology Appointments Begin August 24

COVID-19 Re-Opening Update  To ensure it is operating as safely as possible, Trails Regional Library is taking a phased approach to resuming services at its branches. Beginning August 24, patrons will be able to reserve appointments to enter the library buildings for technology services for a maximum of 60 minutes per customer. Please review the […]

Storywalks® Coming to Trails Near You

Trails Regional Library is excited to announce a new outdoor activity for patrons to engage with reading! We are placing StoryWalks® in communities throughout Johnson and Lafayette counties. StoryWalk® is a fun, educational activity that paces a children’s storybook along a popular walking route in the community. StoryWalk® was created as a way for people […]

New Evergreen Mobile App

We are excited to announce a new mobile app for our Missouri Evergreen catalog! This app brings a mobile-friendly version of our catalog right to your device. This app connects directly to our Missouri Evergreen consortium, providing easy access to search the online catalog, place holds, view account information, and renew items on your mobile […]

Hotspot Lending Program Grant Announced

Trails Regional Library is pleased to announce that it has been awarded a grant in the amount of $12,348.00 from the Missouri State Library’s CARES Act Grant. The Library will be using the funding to address digital inclusion, broadband availability, and to respond to the challenges of COVID-19 in its communities by beginning a Hotspot […]

Digital Library Cards

Our library continues to work toward providing access in the new era of COVID-19. To ensure that residents of Johnson and Lafayette County have access to a library card, we have extended our Temporary Digital Access Card to all residents ages 13 and older through December 31, 2020. Each temporary card will include a library […]

Temporary Library Closure

June 30, 2020 UPDATE: We have moved the tentative date for staff to return to Monday, July 6 due to lack of result. A library staff member was potentially exposed to COVID-19. All library branches will cease curbside service and bookdrop access until it is determined that the staff member is not positive for COVID-19. […]

Expanded Curbside Service Starts June 8

We appreciate the patience and kindness of our patrons over the last two weeks as we’ve rolled out our new Curbside Service. We have learned a lot and are taking steps to improve the service for you! Starting June 8, we will be expanding the service at select branches in order to better serve the […]