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Tue, January 19thResolve to read aloud with your family

Reading aloud with your children is one of the best ways to instill a love of learning! If you want to make reading aloud a nightly habit, start out the New Year with one of these books.

If your child loves to laugh, try reading The Chicken Squad...

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Wed, January 13thLibrary announces the most circulating items of 2020

The librarians have tallied the numbers and the results are in! For the second year in a row, Where the Crawdads Sing by Delia Owens was the most circulated item in the Ouachita Parish Public Library system.

How did we count the books? - Because ...

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Sun, January 10thLibrary closed Monday, January 11 due to inclement weather

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...

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Fri, December 18thLibrary holiday hours

All Library branches will close early at 5 p.m. Tuesday, December 22 and remain closed December 23-27 for Christmas. Later, all branches will close early at 5 p.m. December 30 and remain closed December 31 – January 1 for New Year's.

Regular ho...

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Wed, December 9thRegular monthly board meeting rescheduled to December 17

The regular monthly Library Board of Control meeting is rescheduled for noon on Thursday, December 17 at the Ouachita Valley Branch

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