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 […]

Library Closure Update

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 through April 30. All branches will tentatively re-open on Friday, May 1. All due dates and current holds have now been extended through May 15. No fines will accrue during […]

Trails Regional Library to Close All Branches Due to COVID-19

For Immediate Release March 16, 2020 The unprecedented COVID-19 health crisis is changing daily life for everyone. The evidence points to early social distancing helping to slow the spread of the virus.   As we have reviewed the information from public health officials and in response to the confirmed case of COVID-19 in our surrounding […]