Ouachita Parish

Ouachita Parish's first reader completes the 1000 Books Before Kindergarten program

September 15, 2020

Emilia McGarey is 13 months old. Her parents Alex and Taylor registered her for the 1000 Books Before Kindergarten program at the Library. This school-readiness program builds reading comprehension, behavioral and social skills for little ones. Pl...

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Cattails August/September Issue

Cattails August/September Issue

August 13, 2020

Introducing Cattails, the Library's newest bimonthly publication.

In Cattails, you will find book recommendations, patron stories, riveting local history and more. The name is drawn from inspiration from our logo, in which cattails rise gracefull...

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Main and Ouachita Valley Branches reopen

Main and Ouachita Valley Branches reopen

May 19, 2020

Two Ouachita Parish Public Library branches will reopen to the public with modified hours on Monday, May 18. The Main Branch (located at 1800 Stubbs Avenue in Monroe) and the Ouachita Valley Branch (located at 601 McMillan Road in West Monroe) wil...

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