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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...
October 14, 2020
BRANCH CLOSURE: The Sterlington Memorial Branch Library is CLOSED today, October 14, due to a power outage. Entergy estimates power will be restored at 10 p.m. tonight. The book drop remains open for anyone who wishes to return items. Late fines f...
October 12, 2020
The Ouachita Parish Public Library will give away free books to children who complete a literary scavenger hunt during the last week of October. Even though the Library is not hosting its annual largescale Pumpkin Bash: A Children’s Book Festival ...
October 8, 2020
Due to impending weather, the Library will close at noon on Friday, October 9 and remain closed through the weekend. The Library will reopen for regular hours on Monday, October 12.
October 1, 2020
The Ouachita Parish Public Library and the Downtown West Monroe Revitalization Group invite the public to explore downtown West Monroe during a walkable story time. During the month of October, 16 merchants will display pages from the book Findin...