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November 23, 2020
All branches of the Ouachita Parish Public Library will close early at 5 p.m. Wednesday, November 25 for the Thanksgiving holiday. Branches will remain closed November 26-27. Regular hours will resume Saturday, November 28.
E-services will be ava...
September 30, 2020
The October/November issue of Cattails is here! In this issue, you will find our favorite recipes from fall cookbooks, exciting mysteries and information on our scavenger hunt version of Pumpkin Bash.
January 13, 2021
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 ...
January 10, 2021
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...
December 18, 2020
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.
December 3, 2020
Have you ever wanted to research your family history and genealogy, but weren’t sure where to start? The holidays are a great time to begin your research as you may visit with family. If you have an opportunity to interview an older family member,...
December 1, 2020
The December/January issue of Cattails is available now! In this issue you will find book recommendations based on your favorite Christmas movie, questions to ask family members for genealogy records and information on downloadable holiday music ...
November 12, 2020
Decades ago, rats were a problem in libraries. To get rid of the problem, many libraries got a cat. Ouachita Parish was no exception.
In the early 1950s, Library Director Frances Flanders had a rat problem. The rats were eating away at the maga...