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July 21, 2021
What designates a book as a Beach Read? The librarians at Ouachita Parish Public Library believe Beach Reads can be books across genres, as long as the plots are good, lighthearted and fun. Check out these books to escape at the beach or right her...
July 19, 2021
It's summer reading time! The children's librarians at the Ouachita Parish Public Library selected these books as the Top 6 Picks for summer reading challenge. This year's theme is Tails and Tales and we're celebrating animal stories and animal fa...
July 15, 2021
Dorothy from the movie Wizard of Oz would have found lions, tigers and bears plus a few other live animal mascots in and around Ouachita parish if she had traveled here instead of Oz. At one time, Ouachita Parish High School had a live Lion, Nevil...
July 13, 2021
It's summer reading time! These are the Top 6 Picks our librarians hand-selected just for Ouachita Parish teenagers. Sign up for the summer reading challenge for a chance to win amazing prizes.
The Ballad of Songbirds and Snakes by Suzanne Collin...
July 9, 2021
Your librarians handpicked this six books for you to enjoy this summer. Vote for your favorite of the Top 6 Picks in the summer reading portal for an extra entry into the grand prize drawing! The winning book will earn the honor of Ouachita Reader...
June 30, 2021
- All physical items are available for check out. All branches of the Library are open today for you to check out books, DVDs, books-on-CD, music CDs and more. All branches except the Anna Meyer Branch are open from 9 a.m. - 6 p.m. today. The Anna M...
June 22, 2021
UPDATE #2: Library buildings will need to remain closed to the public on Tuesday, June 29 to complete the rebuilding of our network. The process is being analyzed on a day-by-day basis, and all updates will be shared on the Library's website and s...
June 12, 2021
Water has been restored to the Main Branch Library. The building will reopen for service from 9 a.m. - 5 p.m. Saturday, June 12. All books, DVDs and other physical items are available for check out. Due to the recent malware attack attempt, comput...
June 11, 2021
UPDATE 6/12/21 - Water has been restored to the Main Branch Library. The building will reopen for service from 9 a.m. - 5 p.m. Saturday, June 12. All books, DVDs and other physical items are available for check out. Due to the recent malware attac...
June 9, 2021
The Ouachita Parish Public Library Board of Control meeting scheduled for noon June 10 has been cancelled.