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February 14, 2021
All branches remain closed Friday and Saturday due to road and power conditions. The Library plans to reopen Monday, February 22. The Library does not charge late fines when buildings are closed, so please do not drive on icy roads to return your ...
February 5, 2021
Cozy up with these fun romance novels:
Pride, Prejudice, and Other Flavors by Sonali Dev
Dr. Trisha Raje is San Francisco’s most acclaimed neurosurgeon, whose influential immigrant family achieved power by making its own non-negotiable rules. Up...
February 1, 2021
Stuck in a reading rut since high school? Discover these read-alikes of your favorite YA titles.
If you enjoyed the Percy Jackson series by Rick Riordan, try American Gods by Neil Gaiman.
Why you’ll like it: Neil Gaiman is a popular author of fa...
January 27, 2021
The February/March issue of Cattails is available now! In this issue you will find historical fiction novels, details on Library programs and a special From the Archives feature on Monroe legend B.D. Robinson. You can pick up your copy at your lo...
January 27, 2021
When Julia Scott inherited her grandmother’s family photo album, she knew it was something special. Julia Elizabeth Dabbs Scott – called Grandma Scott by today’s Julia Scott – held on to the album her entire life. Delicate to the touch, the bindin...
January 19, 2021
Reading aloud with your children is one of the best ways to instill a love of learning! If you want to make reading aloud a nightly habit, start out the New Year with one of these books.
If your child loves to laugh, try reading The Chicken Squad...
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.