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Fri, May 14thLibrary mitigates malware attack, no data was lost

The Ouachita Parish Public Library became the target of a malware attack on April 21. Promptly upon detection of the incident, the Ouachita Parish Public Library’s Information Technology Department initiated response and containment protocols. The...

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Thu, May 13thLibrary Board of Control meeting cancelled

The Ouachita Parish Public Library Board of Control meeting scheduled for noon May 13 has been cancelled. 

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Thu, April 22ndLibrary network down

UPDATE 5/13/21: Hoopla is now available for use.

ORIGINAL: The Library is experiencing an unforeseen, critical network failure. Many resources are affected by this outage. Branches are open for service and patrons may still check out and borrow b...

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Mon, April 19thFrom Tupac to Rupi Kaur: 5 books to read during National Poetry Month

April is National Poetry Month. Check out these 5 books that will move you:

  1. A Good Cry: What We Learn From Tears and Laughter by Nikki Giovanni
    In A Good Cry, Giovanni takes us into her confidence, describing the joy and peril of aging and reca...
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Thu, April 8thDowntown Story Time Stroll author will host virtual story time

Meet the children's book author!

Annie Silvestro, author of Bunny's Book Club, will read her book and answer questions from readers during a very special virtual story time at 4 p.m. April 15. All are invited to attend.

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