2021 Winter Reading Challenge

Join the Winter Reading Challenge, open to all ages!  From January 1 to February 28, Trails Regional Library will participate in Beanstack’s Fourth Annual Winter Reading Challenge, sponsored by Simon & Schuster. Books Like Us is a celebration of diversity, harnessing the transformative power of seeing oneself reflected in a book. This Winter, participating communities […]

Beat the Winter Blues: Get Moving in Missouri!

Are you tired of being cooped up? Listed below are just a few of the materials available at Trails Regional Library available for check out to help you get out, explore, have fun and beat the winter blues! Also included below are convenient links to Missouri adventures. Missouri State Parks and Historic Sites edited by […]

Best Books of 2020 – Children’s Fiction

Trails Regional Library staff have shared their favorites from 2020, whether they were newly published or just newly discovered in this wild year. We’ve included our reviews as well as handy links to each title in our catalog so you can check them out, too! Sal & Gabi Break the Universe By: Carlos Hernandez Genre: […]

Best Books of 2020 – Non-Fiction

Trails Regional Library staff have shared their favorites from 2020, whether they were newly published or just newly discovered in this wild year. We’ve included our reviews as well as handy links to each title in our catalog so you can check them out, too! One Child: The Story of China’s Most Radical Experiment By: […]

Temporary Digital Card Extension

All patrons with temporary Digital and Physical Access Cards will have their borrowing privileges extended to April 30, 2021. The cards were previously set to expire December 31, 2020. To learn more about getting a digital library card, visit trailslibrary.org/ecard.

COVID-19 Updates

The Holden Branch of Trails Regional Library will re-open for Curbside Service beginning Tuesday, December 29. Starting Tuesday, December 29, patrons can call the Holden Branch at 816-732-4545 or make an appointment online at trailslibrary.org/curbside to pick up their available holds. Any library materials may be returned to the outdoor book drop when the branch […]

Best Books of 2020 – Historical Fiction

Trails Regional Library staff have shared their favorites from 2020, whether they were newly published or just newly discovered in this wild year. We’ve included our reviews as well as handy links to each title in our catalog so you can check them out, too! The Woman Before Wallis Author: Bryn Turnbull Staff Review – […]

Best Books of 2020 – Horror & Fantasy

Trails Regional Library staff have shared their favorites from 2020, whether they were newly published or just newly discovered in this wild year. We’ve included our reviews as well as handy links to each title in our catalog so you can check them out, too! Parable of the Sower Author: Octavia Butler Genre: Science Fiction/Fantasy/Dystopian […]

Best Books of 2020 – Mystery

Trails Regional Library staff have shared their favorites from 2020, whether they were newly published or just newly discovered in this wild year. We’ve included our reviews as well as handy links to each title in our catalog so you can check them out, too! The Sun Down Motel Author: Simone St. James Genre: Thriller/Mystery  […]

Telephone Notification Issue — Citizen’s Telephone

To our Valued Patrons,It has come to the attention of Trails Regional Library that library staff cannot make outgoing telephone calls to customers of Citizens Telephone Company. After discussing the issue with Citizens, we know they are aware of the issue but a resolution may not be forthcoming.    So that we may serve you better, please […]