A Carnival of Snackery by David Sedaris

566 pages/17 hours There’s no right way to keep a diary, but if there’s an entertaining way, David Sedaris seems to have mastered it. If it’s navel-gazing you’re after, you’ve come to the wrong place; ditto treacly self-examination. Rather, his observation turns outward: a fight between two men on a bus, a fight between two […]

The Witness for the Dead by Katherine Addison

When the young half-goblin emperor Maia sought to learn who had killed his father and half-brothers, he turned to an obscure resident of his Court, a Prelate of Ulis and a Witness for the Dead. Thara Celehar found the truth, though it did him no good to discover it. Now Celehar lives in the city […]

Winter Watercolor Program – Warrensburg Branch

Registration required – Join us for a Winter Watercolor Scene program. We will focus on watercolors with a winter color palette and explore themes including winter abstracts and landscapes. Basic watercolor and fun techniques will be covered, including watercolor resist snowflakes, salt, and spray snow. When: Thursday, January 13 from 2:00-4:00 pm Where: Trails Regional Library Warrensburg Meeting Room

New Digital Resources

Thanks to ARPA funding through the Missouri State Library, Trails Regional Library is pleased to make three new digital resources available at no cost to our patrons. Access these resources by clicking the links below. Don’t forget about all of our other digital resources, available 24/7 at trailslibrary.org/resources Teen Health and Wellness This award-winning resource […]

Friday Book Chat

Ever wonder what Librarians read? Well, hop on to the #ask-a-librarian channel for a Friday Book Chat. TRL Kendra and TRL Debbie will be chatting about books on the Trails Regional Library Discord on Friday, February 12 starting @ 2:00 pm.  Come join the conversation just follow this link to our channel https://discord.gg/VFdxWE4R5b

Microsoft Word: Intermediate–Continuing Education Class – Warrensburg

Ages 11 and up – This class will cover editing tools and features, styles, inserting images, clip-art, word-art, tables and graphs in Word documents. Group activities and lessons will help familiarize participants with the application’s tools. The library will provide six devices. If you have Microsoft Word downloaded, feel free to bring your own device. […]

Harry Potter Wizarding Room – Odessa

Adult – Nautilus Quirrell, son of Professor Quirrell, has stolen a Horcrux. Now it’s up to you, a group of former wizarding students, to find and destroy the Horcrux before it can be used for evil.

Second Time Around Crafts – Lexington

Adult – This beginning crafting group will be making a mummy on a bed spring. Visit the branch to view the project. Registration required; call or visit the branch to sign-up.