- Associated Press - Friday, August 14, 2015

COLUMBIA, Mo. (AP) - The Columbia Public Library has been closed for a few days as crews work to rid the building of fleas.

The Columbia Daily Tribune reports (https://bit.ly/1TCC8vo ) the library closed Wednesday afternoon when staff and patrons reporting finding fleas. An exterminator sprayed the library Wednesday and Thursday.

But the library remained closed Friday while the exterminator applied a third anti-flea treatment.

The exterminator and staff members plan to evaluate the building Saturday to determine whether the library can reopen.

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Information from: Columbia Daily Tribune, https://www.columbiatribune.com

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