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 […]

Missouri Bicentennial Poster Contest

The Missouri Bicentennial Commission is sponsoring a bicentennial poster competition, open to Missouri students in third through twelfth grades. The competition will result in four posters commemorating Missouri’s bicentennial of statehood. Selected designs will best interpret the theme Sharing Missouri’s Stories: Past, Present, and Future. Find competition guidelines here:https://missouri2021.org/missouri-bicentennial-poster Trails Regional Library will serve as […]

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Young Adult Book Club Survey

We are looking to expand our virtual Book Club options with a new Young Adult Book Club. This program aims to connect young adult readers with conversations about some of the most exciting YA books. To start off the book club, we will be choosing one of four choices:  The Impeachment of Abraham Lincoln, by […]

Storywalks® Coming to Trails Near You

Trails Regional Library is excited to announce a new outdoor activity for patrons to engage with reading! We are placing StoryWalks® in communities throughout Johnson and Lafayette counties. StoryWalk® is a fun, educational activity that paces a children’s storybook along a popular walking route in the community. StoryWalk® was created as a way for people […]

New Virtual Technology Programs

We are excited to expand our offerings of virtual Technology Programs, including an extra session of our resume class! Join us online or watch our presentations on Youtube. Creating a Resume with Google Docs Thursday, July 16 at 11:00 am In this virtual program you will learn about creating a Resume with Google Docs. Accessing […]

New Evergreen Mobile App

We are excited to announce a new mobile app for our Missouri Evergreen catalog! This app brings a mobile-friendly version of our catalog right to your device. This app connects directly to our Missouri Evergreen consortium, providing easy access to search the online catalog, place holds, view account information, and renew items on your mobile […]

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 […]

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Small Business Grant Program

From the Johnson County Economic Development Corporation: The Missouri Department of Economic Development (DED) announced a new Small Business Grant Program that could provide up to $30 million for Missouri small businesses. It was designed to provide relief to small businesses and family-owned farms for reimbursement of costs of business interruption caused by required closures […]