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March 3, 2021
With the Flipster app and your Library card, you can download magazines straight to your device. Get started by downloading the Flipster app on the Apple App Store or Google Play Store. All you need is your Library card number and PIN number. Your...
February 24, 2021
To celebrate Read Across America Day on March 2, the Library will give away free books to children and teens who have Ouachita Parish Public Library cards. No matter if they have had a Library card for years or if they sign up on March 2, all chil...
February 22, 2021
The Library is back open! All branches are open for you to check out books, DVDs and more. No late fines will be assessed for the days the Library was closed to the public (February 15-21). The Library will begin charging late fines again on Thur...
February 14, 2021
All branches remain closed Friday and Saturday due to road and power conditions. The Library plans to reopen Monday, February 22. The Library does not charge late fines when buildings are closed, so please do not drive on icy roads to return your ...
February 5, 2021
Cozy up with these fun romance novels:
Pride, Prejudice, and Other Flavors by Sonali Dev
Dr. Trisha Raje is San Francisco’s most acclaimed neurosurgeon, whose influential immigrant family achieved power by making its own non-negotiable rules. Up...
February 1, 2021
Stuck in a reading rut since high school? Discover these read-alikes of your favorite YA titles.
If you enjoyed the Percy Jackson series by Rick Riordan, try American Gods by Neil Gaiman.
Why you’ll like it: Neil Gaiman is a popular author of fa...
January 27, 2021
The February/March issue of Cattails is available now! In this issue you will find historical fiction novels, details on Library programs and a special From the Archives feature on Monroe legend B.D. Robinson. You can pick up your copy at your lo...
January 27, 2021
When Julia Scott inherited her grandmother’s family photo album, she knew it was something special. Julia Elizabeth Dabbs Scott – called Grandma Scott by today’s Julia Scott – held on to the album her entire life. Delicate to the touch, the bindin...
January 10, 2021
UPDATE: All Library branches will reopen with regular hours on Tuesday, January 12.
ORIGINAL: All branches of the Ouachita Parish Public Library will close Monday, January 11 due to inclement weather. If conditions permit, regular hours will resu...