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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 11, 2018 Main Branch
February 8, 2018 Sterlington Memorial Branch
March 8, 2018 Cpl JR Searcy Memorial Branch
April 12, 2018 Anna Meyer Family Learning Center 
May 10, 2018 West Monroe Branch
June 14, 2018 Carver-McDonald Memorial Branch
July 12, 2018 West Ouachita Branch
August 9, 2018 Ollie H. Burns Memorial Branch
September 13, 2018 Louise Williams Branch
October 11, 2018 Main Branch
November 8, 2018 Main Branch
December 13, 2018 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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