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 […]

Virtual Book Club Survey

We are hard at work trying to deliver library services in these new and uncharted times. One way we’d like to connect with our patrons is through a virtual version of our Book Club programs. While we have many ideas, we want to hear from you! Please take some time to fill out our Virtual […]

Creating a Resume with Google Docs: Virtual Event

Thursday, July 16 at 11:00 am – Virtual Event In this virtual program you will learn about creating a Resume with Google Docs. Accessing Google Drive, using Google Docs and customizing templates all will be covered. Information on the parts of a resume, its structure, chronology, and helpful tips will be discussed. This presentation will […]

Temporary Library Closure

June 30, 2020 UPDATE: We have moved the tentative date for staff to return to Monday, July 6 due to lack of result. A library staff member was potentially exposed to COVID-19. All library branches will cease curbside service and bookdrop access until it is determined that the staff member is not positive for COVID-19. […]

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 […]