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 […]

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 […]

Virtual Book Club

We are excited to announce our first Virtual Book Club at Trails Regional Library. Thanks to input from our survey, we have set our first meeting for Monday, August 24 at 5:00pm. We may alter our schedule for future meetings based on your feedback. We have chosen the novel Brooklyn by Colm Tóibín, an award-wining […]

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 […]

Storytime

Virtual Storytime

We miss our Storytime friends so much! We have expanded our virtual Storytimes on Facebook to twice weekly. Join us on our Facebook page, www.facebook.com/TrailsRegional to hear a story and song, rhyme, or other early literacy activity on Tuesdays and Wednesdays at 10:00 am. Be sure to follow our page to get notified when we […]

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 […]

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 […]

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 […]

Curbside Service

The library will be re-opening in phases, as recommended in state and federal guidelines. We are excited to announce that we are preparing to enter the first phase and will offer contactless Curbside Service. We will begin service at the Warrensburg, Holden, and Knob Noster Branches on Tuesday, May 26 from 3:00 pm – 7:00 […]

UPDATE: All Branches Closed Until Further Notice

April 16, 2020 Due to extended social distancing measures being practiced by our partners, local schools, and state agencies, Trails Regional Library will extend its physical location closure until further notice. All due dates and current holds will be extended continuously until our physical locations reopen. No fines will accrue during the closure. All book […]