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 […]

Corder Branch Closed June 2-3

Corder Branch closed June 2-3

Due to the rescheduled General Municipal Election tomorrow, the Corder Branch will NOT have Curbside Service on June 2 and 3. If you have scheduled pickups at the Corder Branch for either of these days you will be contacted to reschedule. Trails Regional Library is working with the Lafayette County Clerk to ensure the safety […]

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 […]

A message from the Director

Hello everyone! We know you are missing your library as much as we are missing you! We have had several inquiries about our plans to re-open and I want to share an update. Currently, we are putting together a gradual re-opening plan with guidance from the public health office. This plan will begin with curbside […]

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 […]

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.

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 […]

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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 […]

New Database Access!

Tumblebooks has provided free access to their databases through August 31, 2020! Simply click the icon or link below and enter the username and password associated with the database. Tumble Math K-6 math eBook DatabaseUsername: tumble2020Password: A3b5c6 Audio Book Cloud – All Ages Audiobook DatabaseUsername: tumble2020Password: A3b5c6 Teen Book Cloud – Grades 7-12 eBook DatabaseUsername: […]