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OverDrive Issues

UPDATE: Earlier today we had an outage with OverDrive. OverDrive is working again but it now requires a PIN or password to sign in. This should match the password you use to access our catalog.

If you're unsure what your PIN or password is, you can either:

  • attempt to recover it on our catalog (if you don't know your username, it's usually the same as your barcode)

Notice of Public Hearing

A hearing will be held at 7:00 p.m., August 24, 2017, at Trails Regional Library, Concordia Branch, 813 S. Main, Concordia, Missouri, at which citizens may be heard on the property tax rate proposed to be set by Trails Regional Library District, a consolidated public library district and a political subdivision that includes Johnson and

Trails Will Cease Offering Transparent Language Service

Due to lack of usage the library will cease to offer access to the Transparent Language service effective March 1, 2015. Patrons who wish to use it should do so before that date. The library has had interest from patrons for more traditional foreign language learning products and library staff members are evaluating options to better serve this segment of our patron base.

Show Me Justice Film Festival Screenings at the Warrensburg Branch

The Warrensburg branch will be hosting three screenings in the Show-Me Justice Film Festival. All screenings are double features pairing films with similar themes or subject matter. No registration is required and admission is free.   

Thursday, February 19, 2015 at 4:00 p.m.

State Withholds Affect Trails Patrons

In May, 2014 the Missouri General Assembly appropriated $6.7 million for public libraries to provide general support for services & materials and to assist libraries with the cost of paying for internet access.

The following month, the Governor withheld all but $800,000 of the appropriation citing his concern that state revenue would not improve.  To Trails Regional Library, this meant $40,000 in decreased revenue and $45,000 of increased expenses.  The library used $85,000 of its reserves to fill the budget gap.

Family Research on Trails' Shelves - Lexington Edition

The Weekend GenealogistInterested in local history and researching your family history?