Summer Reading Program 2021

Trails Regional Library is proud to announce that the 2021 Summer Reading Program will be held from June 1 – July 31, 2021. This program is funded by a grant of $7,750 from the Missouri State Library. The program’s theme will be Tails and Tales, featuring animal mascots to encourage reading and writing. The Library […]

New Service Announcements

April 28, 2021 Trails Regional Library is excited to announce that it will now allow patrons in library buildings to browse, use library computers and technology without appointments. The Library will still observe recommended building occupancy limits and may ask that patrons observe recommended building occupancy limits. Face coverings will still be required for all […]

TALES OF YOUR TAILS: Youth Writing Contest

As a part of the 2021 Summer Reading Program, Trails Regional Library is hosting a writing contest that incorporates the summer animal theme “Tales and Tails.” The program will have two rounds for entries. Winners will have their writings and illustrations featured on our local PBS-KMOS station and the library website. AGES 0-17 PROGRAM DESCRIPTION […]

Salem Witch Trials Courtroom

Salem Witch Hysteria Anniversary March 1, 1692

The infamous Salem witch trials began during the spring of 1692, after a group of young girls in Salem Village, Massachusetts, claimed to be possessed by the devil and accused several local women of witchcraft. As a wave of hysteria spread throughout colonial Massachusetts, a special court convened in Salem to hear the cases… In […]

A Better You for a Happier Life

Is the evening news getting you down? Are your social media pages turning into a boxing ring? Turn off the screen and find some positivity in one of our non-fiction books on meditation, yoga, inspirational activities and breaking unwanted bad habits. Turn your good intentions into meaningful actions to make a positive impact in your […]

Beat the Winter Blues: Get Moving in Missouri!

Are you tired of being cooped up? Listed below are just a few of the materials available at Trails Regional Library available for check out to help you get out, explore, have fun and beat the winter blues! Also included below are convenient links to Missouri adventures. Missouri State Parks and Historic Sites edited by […]

Best Books of 2020 – Children’s Fiction

Trails Regional Library staff have shared their favorites from 2020, whether they were newly published or just newly discovered in this wild year. We’ve included our reviews as well as handy links to each title in our catalog so you can check them out, too! Sal & Gabi Break the Universe By: Carlos Hernandez Genre: […]

Best Books of 2020 – Non-Fiction

Trails Regional Library staff have shared their favorites from 2020, whether they were newly published or just newly discovered in this wild year. We’ve included our reviews as well as handy links to each title in our catalog so you can check them out, too! One Child: The Story of China’s Most Radical Experiment By: […]

Best Books of 2020 – Historical Fiction

Trails Regional Library staff have shared their favorites from 2020, whether they were newly published or just newly discovered in this wild year. We’ve included our reviews as well as handy links to each title in our catalog so you can check them out, too! The Woman Before Wallis Author: Bryn Turnbull Staff Review – […]

Best Books of 2020 – Horror & Fantasy

Trails Regional Library staff have shared their favorites from 2020, whether they were newly published or just newly discovered in this wild year. We’ve included our reviews as well as handy links to each title in our catalog so you can check them out, too! Parable of the Sower Author: Octavia Butler Genre: Science Fiction/Fantasy/Dystopian […]