Upcoming Events

Mar 1 2021 - 5:00pm
A screenshot of a book club meeting on Zoom
The Mocha Monday Book Club reads books by authors of color. For the Zoom link, email jgeever@oplib.org. In March, the book club will read Saving Ruby King by Catherine Adel West. Check it out in print here, on cloudLibrary here or on Hoopla here.
Mar 2 2021 (All day)
children's books lay on a white table
To celebrate Read Across America Day on March 2, the Library will give away free books to kids and teens who have Ouachita Parish Public Library cards. No matter if they’ve had a Library card for years or if they sign up on March 2, all kids and teens who have a card are eligible to receive a free... more
Mar 4 2021 - 4:00pm
Camera with a screen showing a librarian reading a children's book to the camera
Join your favorite children's librarians for virtual story time every Thursday at 4 p.m. on the Library's Facebook page. We'll make crafts, sing songs and of course, read stories. Click here to learn more about the children's department and resources for children.
Mar 5 2021 - 10:30am
A black and white image of teenage boys in old school football uniforms. The boys pose on a field.
Librarian Cyndy Robertson will teach you how to research historic images, documents and more in the Louisiana Digital Library in this special virtual program live on our Facebook page.
Mar 9 2021 - 5:00pm
A screenshot of a book club meeting on Zoom
If you love literary fiction, you'll love the Lost in the Stacks Book Club. For the Zoom link, email hpriestley@oplib.org. In March, the Lost in the Stacks Book Club will read The Ash Family by Molly Dektar. Check it out in print here.
Mar 11 2021 - 4:00pm
Camera with a screen showing a librarian reading a children's book to the camera
Join your favorite children's librarians for virtual story time every Thursday at 4 p.m. on the Library's Facebook page. We'll make crafts, sing songs and of course, read stories. Click here to learn more about the children's department and resources for children.
Mar 16 2021 - 4:00pm
Join your favorite teen librarians on Instagram Live (@oplib) for March Madness! In this fun STEM program, we’ll put our minds together to build a mini basketball hoop and launcher that you can play at home. Pick up a Grab & Go Kit at your local branch, while supplies last. 
Mar 18 2021 - 4:00pm
Camera with a screen showing a librarian reading a children's book to the camera
Join your favorite children's librarians for virtual story time every Thursday at 4 p.m. on the Library's Facebook page. We'll make crafts, sing songs and of course, read stories. Click here to learn more about the children's department and resources for children.
Mar 25 2021 - 4:00pm
Camera with a screen showing a librarian reading a children's book to the camera
Join your favorite children's librarians for virtual story time every Thursday at 4 p.m. on the Library's Facebook page. We'll make crafts, sing songs and of course, read stories. Click here to learn more about the children's department and resources for children.
Mar 26 2021 - 10:30am
three librarians sit socially distanced from one another and face the camera. There is a sign in front of the center librarian with a trivia question.
Test your knowledge and play trivia against the librarians! This month, the theme is Women's History. We go live at 10:30 a.m. March 26 on our Facebook page.

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