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Children's book author Annie Silvestro will read her book on April 15. Details here.
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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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Tue, April 6th6 books our Library workers loved that you should check out

Staff Picks

The Ouachita Parish Public Library employs 130 people! Our staff works in different roles spread over 10 branches, a bookmobile and behind-the-scenes administration. We are librarians, circulation clerks, pages, branch managers, route...

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Thu, April 1stLibrary Closed April 2-4

All Library branches will close early at 5 p.m. Thursday, April 1 and remain closed through Sunday, April 4 for the Easter holiday. Regular hours will resume Monday, April 5.

Most e-services are available 24/7/365, even when our buildings are clo...

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Wed, March 31stCattails April/May Issue Available Now

The April/May issue of Cattails is available now! In this issue you will find crime fiction novels, details on Library programs and important information on how together we can fight the decline of Louisiana children's literacy skills. You can pi...

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Wed, March 24thLibrary asks for feedback in new survey

We value your opinion.

The Library is planning for the future, and we need your help by taking this survey. It will take about 15 minutes to complete. Your answers will be kept strictly confidential and no personal information will be shared wi...

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