Downtown Story Time Stroll author will host virtual story time

Downtown Story Time Stroll author will host virtual story time

April 8, 2021

Meet the children's book author!

Annie Silvestro, author of Bunny's Book Club, will read her book and answer questions from readers during a very special virtual story time at 4 p.m. April 15. All are invited to attend.

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6 books our Library workers loved that you should check out

6 books our Library workers loved that you should check out

April 6, 2021

Staff Picks

The Ouachita Parish Public Library employs 130 people! Our staff works in different roles spread over 10 branches, a bookmobile and behind-the-scenes administration. We are librarians, circulation clerks, pages, branch managers, route...

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Library Closed April 2-4

Library Closed April 2-4

April 1, 2021

All Library branches will close early at 5 p.m. Thursday, April 1 and remain closed through Sunday, April 4 for the Easter holiday. Regular hours will resume Monday, April 5.

Most e-services are available 24/7/365, even when our buildings are clo...

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Cattails April/May Issue Available Now

Cattails April/May Issue Available Now

March 31, 2021

The April/May issue of Cattails is available now! In this issue you will find crime fiction novels, details on Library programs and important information on how together we can fight the decline of Louisiana children's literacy skills. You can pi...

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Library asks for feedback in new survey

Library asks for feedback in new survey

March 24, 2021

We value your opinion.

The Library is planning for the future, and we need your help by taking this survey. It will take about 15 minutes to complete. Your answers will be kept strictly confidential and no personal information will be shared wi...

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Downtown Story Time Stroll back again in April

Downtown Story Time Stroll back again in April

March 19, 2021

Free family fun! Stroll along downtown West Monroe and read a book together in the beautiful spring weather. The Ouachita Parish Public Library and the Downtown West Monroe Revitalization Group invite the public to explore downtown West Monroe dur...

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Library patron downloads more e-books during pandemic

Library patron downloads more e-books during pandemic

March 9, 2021

Long-time patron Vanessa reads dozens of books each year. She usually reads print books, but began downloading more e-books during the pandemic.

We sat down for a Q&A with Vanessa:

Why have you read more e-books than print books recently? 
The ...

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Download magazines straight to your device with the Flipster app

Download magazines straight to your device with the Flipster app

March 3, 2021

With the Flipster app and your Library card, you can download magazines straight to your device. Get started by downloading the Flipster app on the Apple App Store or Google Play Store. All you need is your Library card number and PIN number. Your...

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Library to give books away to kids and teens on March 2

Library to give books away to kids and teens on March 2

February 24, 2021

To celebrate Read Across America Day on March 2, the Library will give away free books to children and teens who have Ouachita Parish Public Library cards. No matter if they have had a Library card for years or if they sign up on March 2, all chil...

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We are open!

We are open!

February 22, 2021

The Library is back open! All branches are open for you to check out books, DVDs and more. No late fines will be assessed for the days the Library was closed to the public (February 15-21). The Library will begin charging late fines again on Thur...

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