An Excerpt From Your Home Librarian from the Library Journal and School Library Journal Editors When we launched this newsletter several weeks ago, our goal was to help support readers and library users sheltering at home because of the coronavirus pandemic. As so many (including librarians and library workers) were forced to quickly transition to […]
The Health Care Collaborative of Rural Missouri has released new information about COVID-19 testing and antibody screening as well as a new book for children that can help parents navigate talking to their children about the current situation. From HCC: There are no out-of-pocket costs for COVID-19 testing, however bring insuranceinformation and photo ID if […]
Need a little inspiration to help keep busy during social distancing? Here is a selection of entertaining crafting titles available digitally if you’re looking for boredom-busting at-home activities. To explore more crafts & hobbies, visit https://www.hoopladigital.com/genre/917232016.
We can’t offer our in-person programs right now, so we’re hoping to bring some fun to you at home! Accept the challenge to read more between March 16 and April 30 and track your books in Beanstack. Print books, ebooks, audiobooks and graphic novels: all books count! Our digital collections are always available and provide […]
The March 18, 2020 Trails Regional Library Board of Trustees Meeting has been cancelled in light of CDC recommendations regarding meetings of 10 or more people.
The Odessa and Lexington Branches of Trails Regional Library will close to the public effective immediately through March 30. This follows the closure of the school districts in both communities. Patrons are advised to KEEP all library materials and NOT return any items to the book drops at these branches. NO FINES will be accumulated […]
UPDATE, March 13, 2020: Trails Regional Library will be canceling all Library Events, public Meeting Room reservations, and outreach activities until further notice to implement social distancing measures as encouraged by the CDC. These measures may change as we monitor additional community closures and updates from official health agencies. All library branches will remain open […]
Trails Regional Library is excited to partner with the Missouri Humanities Council to host the “Rightfully Hers” exhibit to share the rich history of women’s suffrage January 27-March 6 at the Warrensburg, Holden, and Odessa branches. The ratification of the 19th Amendment was a landmark moment in American history that gave women the right to […]
Trails Regional Library’s Library Card Design Contest received submissions from across all age categories and towns in our library district. A committee of library staff chose two final designs for voting. Jacquelyn Knaus’ design titled “Enchantment” received 64 votes while Megan Skaggs’ design titled “Adventure Awaits” received 205. We were so impressed by all of […]
Over the past month, readers have voted for their favorite books of 2019 in the annual Goodreads Choice Awards. With some stiff competition and over 4.6 million votes, the winners were just announced this week. Check out some of the winners below, and place your holds. You won’t want to miss out on the hottest […]