Virtual Author Visit: Charlie Mylie

Storytime: Something for You with Author Charlie Mylie Tuesday, July 7 10:00 am Meet author/illustrator Charlie Mylie as he reads his debut picture book, Something For You on our Trails Regional Library Facebook page, facebook.com/TrailsRegional. Additionally, Charlie will be doing some live drawing and answering questions about being an author/illustrator. Join us! Story Making with […]

Virtual Author Visit: Kelly Milner Halls

We are so excited to bring non-fiction author Kelly Milner Halls to a screen near you! This project is supported by the Institute of Museum and Library Services under the provisions of the Library Services and Technology Act as administered by the Missouri State Library, a division of the Office of the Secretary of State. […]

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 […]

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.