Daniel Boone Regional Library

Partner Type

Community Based Education

Description and Mission

Established in 1959, the Daniel Boone Regional Library (DBRL) provides public library services to three library districts in Missouri: Boone County Library District (outside the 1965 Columbia and Centralia city limits); Callaway County Library District (all of Callaway County); Columbia Library District (within the 1965 Columbia city limits). The Columbia Public Library is the largest facility and serves as the headquarters. Other libraries in the system include the Callaway County Public Library (CCPL) in Fulton and the Southern Boone County Public Library (SBC) in Ashland. In addition, DBRL provides these three districts with bookmobile service through the Outreach Department. Currently, the bookmobile serves eight towns: Auxvasse, Columbia, Hallsville, Harrisburg, Holts Summit, Mokane, Sturgeon and Williamsburg. The smaller Youth Outreach Bookmobile serves the following Columbia locations: Bear Creek neighborhood, Blind Boone Community Center, Columbia/Boone County Health Department and Lunch in the Park during the summer.

Activities:

Students can assist library patrons with computer skills and internet search strategies for users not familiar with on-line job applications or web based functionality. Drop in hours are Tuesday from 9:30 a.m. to 11:30 a.m. for job application assistance and noon to 1:30 p.m. for general computer assistance.

Special emphasis and skills:

Customer Service, Library Science, Technology Training, Reading Proficiency, Child Enrichment Activities, Data Compilation, Adult Literacy, Arts Education, Citizen Involvement, Adaptive Technology, Volunteer Development, Youth Emphasis

Contact Information:

ATTN: Patricia Miller

100 West Broadway
Columbia, MO 65205-1267
Phone: (573) 443-3161
Phone 2:(573) 817-7046
Fax:(573) 443-3281

Homepage

http://www.dbrl.org/

How to Serve

I want to earn credit for service (through service-learning)

In order to earn credit while serving on this project, please contact the MU Office of Service Learning online by submitting this form or calling us at 573.882.0227.

I want to volunteer

If you want to volunteer with this agency, please contact them directly through the contact information listed above.