Virtual Book Club Survey

We are hard at work trying to deliver library services in these new and uncharted times. One way we’d like to connect with our patrons is through a virtual version of our Book Club programs. While we have many ideas, we want to hear from you! Please take some time to fill out our Virtual […]

Creating a Resume with Google Docs: Virtual Event

Thursday, July 16 at 11:00 am – Virtual Event In this virtual program you will learn about creating a Resume with Google Docs. Accessing Google Drive, using Google Docs and customizing templates all will be covered. Information on the parts of a resume, its structure, chronology, and helpful tips will be discussed. This presentation will […]

Virtual Author Visit: Charlie Mylie

Storytime: Something for You with Author Charlie Mylie Tuesday, July 7 10:00 am Meet author/illustrator Charlie Mylie as he reads his debut picture book, Something For You on our Trails Regional Library Facebook page, facebook.com/TrailsRegional. Additionally, Charlie will be doing some live drawing and answering questions about being an author/illustrator. Join us! Story Making with […]

Virtual Author Visit: Kelly Milner Halls

We are so excited to bring non-fiction author Kelly Milner Halls to a screen near you! This project is supported by the Institute of Museum and Library Services under the provisions of the Library Services and Technology Act as administered by the Missouri State Library, a division of the Office of the Secretary of State. […]

Antiracism Begins at Home

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 […]

Drive Thru COVID-19 Testing in Lexington

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 […]

Crafting Ebooks for Quarantine

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.

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Spring Into Reading Challenge

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 […]

Lexington and Odessa Branches Closed Through March 30

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 […]