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Missouri River Regional Library Closing

In an effort to decrease risk among customers and staff during the coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic, all Missouri River Regional Library buildings and outreach services (including the bookmobile) will be closed after 9:00pm on Tuesday, March 17, 2020 until further notice. This has been a difficult decision for the Library, but it has been made considering all of the best advice from federal and state public health officials.

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Osage County Branch's Big Move and Updates

We’re getting closer! It’s almost time for us to say goodbye to our current location and move to our new location at 101 Highway CC, Linn, MO. As we make this transition, there will be some challenges that come with moving an entire library.

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Staff Traditions

We asked our staff to tell us about some of their favorite holiday traditions. What started out as a fun post on social media turned into staff sharing some of their favorite memories with each other. We hope you will share your favorites with us too!


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Missouri River Regional Library Annex Offices Relocate

Due to elevated mold counts in the Missouri River Regional Library Annex, the Library staff must relocate. The administrative team will be moving to 308 E. High Ste. 208, while the Tech Services, IT, Adult Services, and Teen Services staff will be relocating into previously public spaces and other staff space in the Main Library.

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Halloween at the Library!

The weather has finally cooled off, pumpkin spice is officially in everything, and Halloween is quickly approaching! We don’t know about you, but this is one of our favorite seasons, and we are celebrating all month long at both branches! Make plans to attend one (or all!) of our programming, and be sure to check out your favorite Halloween-inspired film or book!

Main Library (Jefferson City, MO)


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From the Page to the Screen

What was your reaction when your favorite book was turned into a movie? It’s always a nerve-wracking moment when you realize the characters that you pictured in your head could be different than the ones that appear on the screen. Or that your favorite plot point may be left out altogether!

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Five Things You Didn't Know About Your Library

What’s the first thing you think of when we say “library”? Our best guess is books, getting shushed, and maybe cats. But the library is so much more! Here are five things you didn’t know (but should!) about your library:

eBooks and Audiobooks

Ditch that Audible subscription, and listen to your audiobooks for free with your library card! We have two different apps that offer both eBooks and audiobooks.  So, what’s the difference?

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