Cattails Summer Issue

Cattails Summer Issue

May 16, 2022
 
In this issue of Cattails, you'll find information on how to register for this year's Summer Reading Challenge, dates and times for all the Library's summer activities, and how to earn prizes for reading and completing challenge activitie...

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Cattails April/May Issue Available Now

March 21, 2022

The April/May issue of Cattails is available now! In this issue you will find poetry for all ages, times and locations of story times,  stories to uplift and inspire, and programs for people of all ages. You can pick up a copy at your local branc...

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Cattails February/March Issue Available Now

Cattails February/March Issue Available Now

February 4, 2022

The February/March issue of Cattails is available now! In this issue you will find Louisiana books, details on Library programs and information on kids can get a free book on Read Across America Day. You can pick up a copy at your local branch o...

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The December 2021/ January 2022 Cattails is here!

The December 2021/ January 2022 Cattails is here!

December 2, 2021

The December 2021/January 2022 issue of Cattails is here! In this issue, you will find:

  • Book recommendations from Library staff,
  • Details on in-person story time,
  • Friends of the Library book sale dates,
  • Book clubs and other programs,
  • And mo...

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The October/November Cattails issue is here!

The October/November Cattails issue is here!

October 21, 2021

The October/November 2021 issue of Cattails is here! In this issue, you will find:

  • Book recommendations from Library staff,
  • Details on in-person story time,
  • Friends of the Library book sale dates,
  • Book clubs and other programs,
  • And more!

Re...

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Ernest Long Neville: The Educator Who Impacted Generations

Ernest Long Neville: The Educator Who Impacted Generations

August 12, 2021

Much of the early excellence found in Monroe City Schools can be credited to a man born January 17, 1876 in Damascus, North Carolina. Ernest Long Neville, the second of 15 children, was born to William and Sarah Neville, a family who valued educat...

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The August/September Cattails issue is here!

The August/September Cattails issue is here!

August 2, 2021

The August/September 2021 issue of Cattails is here! In this issue, you will find:

  • Book recommendations from Library staff,
  • Details on in-person story time in September,
  • Friends of the Library book sale dates,
  • New book clubs,
  • Back-to-school t...

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Ollie Burns Branch closed for maintenance; opens July 31

Ollie Burns Branch closed for maintenance; opens July 31

July 29, 2021

UPDATE: The Ollie Burns Branch will reopen Saturday, July 31 from 9 a.m. - 5 p.m.

ORIGINAL: The Ollie Burns Branch will be temporarily closed today, July 29 due to wasps in the building. The Library is working with a pest control company to elimi...

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10 Beach Reads You Must Borrow

10 Beach Reads You Must Borrow

July 21, 2021

What designates a book as a Beach Read? The librarians at Ouachita Parish Public Library believe Beach Reads can be books across genres, as long as the plots are good, lighthearted and fun. Check out these books to escape at the beach or right her...

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Top 6 Picks for Kids This Summer

Top 6 Picks for Kids This Summer

July 19, 2021

It's summer reading time! The children's librarians at the Ouachita Parish Public Library selected these books as the Top 6 Picks for summer reading challenge. This year's theme is Tails and Tales and we're celebrating animal stories and animal fa...

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