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The Ouachita Parish Public Library is at the forefront of eServices offered free of charge for the public.
If you have any suggestions please contact Eileen R. Kontrovitz, Head of the IT Department. 

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Ouachita Parish Training Academy:
Learn how to use the eServices provided by the Ouachita Parish Public Library.
RomanceBookCloud is a quick and easy place to find  Romance novels. There are over 1800 romance novels of all types FREE, with more being added every day. All novels have unlimited, simultaneous use, which means no book is ever unavailable. Click the icon for a little romance! 

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OPPL Bookstore:
Visit the OPPL bookstore and order the latest books, eBooks, audiobooks, music, and movies. Affordable shipping to your front door is available.
AAS NEW! We are pleased to announce the acquisition of a permanent collection of the American Antiquarian Society's Historical Periodicals Collection, Series 1-5. This collection of historical magazines document the life of America's people from the Colonial Era through the Civil War and Reconstruction. The periodicals were published from 1684 - 1912. Once there you can search by term.
A2Z A to Z USA:
Get the latest USA and US state information, always up-to-date. 127 feature articles on every state and US territory.


Provides access to reviews, previews, backstories, author interviews, reading guides, book clubs, and much more.

Download eBooks and more using this eService. Download cloudLibrary's free app to have access to your eBooks anytime, anywhere.  For more information, apps, video tutorials, and FAQs please click HERE


Provides direct access to the digital magazine collection of the Ouachita Parish Public Library. Android and iOS apps are available for download.


A free music download service. Over 5 million songs are available for you to download and keep.
GRW Global Road Warrior:
Taking a trip of just interested in learning about a new country or culture, then Global Road Warrior is for you. There are 175 countries and 125 topics to choose from.


Delivers thousands of free streaming movies, audiobooks, music albums, and television shows to your computer and mobile device. Hoopla apps can be downloaded from the AppStore or GooglePlay.
LA Practice DrivingTests: 
Assists those who are learning how to drive. Free driving tests and downloadable driver manuals are available. 
Louisiana Library Connection
Louisiana Library Connection:  
Delivers  numerous databases provided by the State Library of Louisiana. Consumer Health Complete,
Hobbies & Crafts Reference Center, Louisiana Jobs & Career Center,
Small Business Reference Center are just a few. 

                                         homework                                                                                                                           Homework Louisiana:
Get homework help from a live tutor. Available Sunday-Thursday from 2:00 pm-10:00 pm.

LearningExpress Library:
Provides access to a variety of learning centers. 

Library Elf:
Combine your family's library accounts and will email you when items are due or ready for pickup. A mobile app is available for download.
Miss Humblebee's Academy:  
Is a fun, interactive, online learning solution for children ages 3 to 6 yrs. old. It prepares children for kindergarten proficiency, includes hundreds of guided lessons with sound cues across many disciplines. It assesses skill levels and provides parents with weekly notification of progress. You can use it at home or the library, on mobile devices like iPads and tablets, and has printable worksheets.  Log on and create your account. All you need is a library card! 

                NExt reads

A Newsletter service that provides you with reading suggestions based on subject categories that you choose. Once you have signed up, you will receive a monthly newsletter with the latest and greatest suggestions. 


Allows you to search for books by in a variety of ways to help you find something great to read. 


Online Book Clubs:
Each weekday the library emails subscribers two or three chapters of a book, then you can check the book out or put it on hold. 
        tumble book library
Provides access to interactive children's books, games, and puzzles. 


TumbleBookCloud Jr:
An online collection of eBooks, graphic novels, educational videos, and audiobooks for 3rd Grade to 8th Grade students.
An online collection of eBooks, graphic novels, educational videos, and audiobooks for middle and high school teens and adults. 
WorldBook World Book:
Choose from 6 different World Book products including the Reference Center, Timelines, eBooks for all ages, and so much more.

A weekly e-newsletter that sends out information about new items at the library.
Our Mission

The Ouachita Parish Public Library is dedicated to the concept of service to everyone. This encompasses individuals and groups of every age, education, philosophy, occupation, economic level, ethnic origin and the human condition. Fulfilling the educational, informational, recreational, and spiritual needs of these people is the Ouachita Parish Public Library's broad purpose. 


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