Library reopens on June 30

Library reopens on June 30

June 30, 2021
  • All physical items are available for check out. All branches of the Library are open today for you to check out books, DVDs, books-on-CD, music CDs and more. All branches except the Anna Meyer Branch are open from 9 a.m. - 6 p.m. today. The Anna M...

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Library to close June 23-29 for inventory and data collection

Library to close June 23-29 for inventory and data collection

June 22, 2021

UPDATE #2: Library buildings will need to remain closed to the public on Tuesday, June 29 to complete the rebuilding of our network. The process is being analyzed on a day-by-day basis, and all updates will be shared on the Library's website and s...

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Main Branch reopens June 12

June 12, 2021

Water has been restored to the Main Branch Library. The building will reopen for service from 9 a.m. - 5 p.m. Saturday, June 12. All books, DVDs and other physical items are available for check out. Due to the recent malware attack attempt, comput...

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Main Branch temporarily closed due to broken water main

Main Branch temporarily closed due to broken water main

June 11, 2021

UPDATE 6/12/21 - Water has been restored to the Main Branch Library. The building will reopen for service from 9 a.m. - 5 p.m. Saturday, June 12. All books, DVDs and other physical items are available for check out. Due to the recent malware attac...

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Library Board of Control meeting cancelled

June 9, 2021

The Ouachita Parish Public Library Board of Control meeting scheduled for noon June 10 has been cancelled.

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Library network is down, but summer reading is still here!

June 1, 2021

The Ouachita Parish Public Library became the target of a malware attack on April 21. Promptly upon detection of the incident, the Ouachita Parish Public Library’s Information Technology Department initiated response and containment protocols. The...

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Library mitigates malware attack, no data was lost

May 14, 2021

The Ouachita Parish Public Library became the target of a malware attack on April 21. Promptly upon detection of the incident, the Ouachita Parish Public Library’s Information Technology Department initiated response and containment protocols. The...

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Library Board of Control meeting cancelled

May 13, 2021

The Ouachita Parish Public Library Board of Control meeting scheduled for noon May 13 has been cancelled. 

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Library network down

April 22, 2021

UPDATE 5/13/21: Hoopla is now available for use.

ORIGINAL: The Library is experiencing an unforeseen, critical network failure. Many resources are affected by this outage. Branches are open for service and patrons may still check out and borrow b...

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From Tupac to Rupi Kaur: 5 books to read during National Poetry Month

From Tupac to Rupi Kaur: 5 books to read during National Poetry Month

April 19, 2021

April is National Poetry Month. Check out these 5 books that will move you:

  1. A Good Cry: What We Learn From Tears and Laughter by Nikki Giovanni
    In A Good Cry, Giovanni takes us into her confidence, describing the joy and peril of aging and reca...

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