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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If you enjoy romance novels with an inspirational message, you are in luck. Each month the library receives selections from Harlequin’s Love Inspired lines of books. There are several types of books to choose from including romantic suspense, historical romance, and just plain love stories. These books are published in paperback format, so they are light and easy to keep handy for times when you just want to relax and enjoy a good story.
Check out a few of this month’s selections:
An Unlikely Union by Shannon Farringon (Inspirational Historical Romance) : Union Army doctor Evan Mackay runs a Baltimore military hospital during the Civil War. He has no sympathy for the Confederate soldiers in his care, but does his duty. Southern nurse Emily Davis knows that men on both sides of the conflict need comfort and care. As the two grow closer, can Evan learn to forgive and open his heart to Emily?
Warning Signs by Katy Lee (Inspirational Romantic Suspense) : DEA Agent Owen Matthews is sent to shut down a drug-smuggling operation in a small coastal town. Miriam Hunter, the hearing-impaired high school principal is the number one suspect. Owen, a single father with a deaf son, senses that Miriam is not guilty and determines to prove her innocence. His help may not be enough, though when someone decides to silence Miriam...permanently.
The Governess’s Dilemma by Pamela Griffin (Heartsong Presents Romance) Myrna McBride finds herself stuck in Hillsdale, Michigan when her train derails there. Dalton Freed, who has just inherited his late brother’s grand estate and become guardian to his niece, hires Myrna to be the child’s governess. Dalton desperately needs Myrna’s help and finds himself becoming attracted to her despite the suspicion that she is keeping secrets from him...which she is. Can the two ever trust each other and find happiness?