During Phase 2, the Beauregard Parish Library is open with limited hours and limited services. Additional details can be seen here. Within those limitations, further closures may become necessary on short notice due to staff shortages. We will update our social media accounts in those instances. Patrons are also welcome to call 337-463-6217 x 0 during the DeRidder branch's open hours for the most recent updates on branch openings. Computer use is limited and by appointment only. Patrons can schedule appointments online here or by calling 337-463-6217 or in-person by asking a library clerk. Appointments are set at 45-minute intervals. No consecutive appointments for 1 person.
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The switchover is done so back to MCP. As of now it is almost complete. Dialup and WiFi users can opt for unfiltered access.
Tonight was a bit of new firewall code that cuts almost all access for a user who isn't logged in. Up until now MCP only watched web traffic but now until you log into an account your access is severely limited. Idling a laptop at the login screen with a p2p app slurping away no longer works.
Last step is tying in the patron lab computers and it is next up.