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Library Board of Control

The Ouachita Parish Public Library is governed by a Library Board of Control. Board members are committed to ensuring all citizens of the parish have a library system that is a model for the entire state.

Current members of the Library Board of Control are listed below.

  • Bette Kauffman - President
  • Darris Waren
  • Wyman Mardis
  • Andrea L. Griggs
  • Betty Cooper
  • Elaine Clay
  • William Krutzer
  • Pat Moore- Police Jury Representative
  • Robin Toms- Secretary

*Contact the Administrative offices at (318) 327-1490 Ext. 3002 for Library Board of Control contact information.


Library Board of Control Meeting Dates:

January 10, 2019 Main Branch
February 14, 2019 Anna Meyer Family Learning Branch
March 14, 2019 West Ouachita  Branch
April 11, 2019 Ollie H. Burns Memorial Branch 
May 9, 2019 West Monroe Branch
June 13, 2019 Carver-McDonald Memorial Branch
July 11, 2019 Cpl JR Searcy Memorial Branch
August 8, 2019 Sterlington Memorial Branch
September 12, 2019 Louise Williams Branch
October 10, 2019 Main Branch
November 14, 2019 Main Branch
December 12, 2019 Ouachita Valley Branch
*All meetings are held on the second Thursday of each month at NOON unless advertised to the contrary

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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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