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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Are you one of the millions of people who made New Year’s resolutions? Many of us begin the year with wonderful intentions, but find it difficult to keep these promises to ourselves. Never fear! The Library has recently added some new books that can help you whatever your goal for 2014.
Did you vow to lose some weight this year? Check out New York Times bestselling author Rocco DiSpirito’s new book, The Pound a Day Diet. This celebrity chef will show you how to boost your metabolism and shed fat fast with his groundbreaking low calorie, six-meal-per-day formula. (Please remember that no book is a substitute for professional medical advice and readers should consult their health care professional before beginning any weight loss program.)
Did you decide that this is the year you will finally quit smoking? Quit Smoking For Life: A Simple Proven 5-Step Plan, by Suzanne Schlosberg and the The Quit For Life Team might be just what you are looking for. This book, endorsed by the American Cancer Society, is based on 25 years of research and will give you the tools you need to quit for good. The plan is simple and straightforward and the tips are realistic and supportive. There are also success stories to provide additional inspiration and motivation.
Maybe this is the year you will take control of your finances. Jim Cramer, Wall Street veteran and host of CNBC’s Mad Money, helps you accomplish your goals in his new book, Jim Cramer’s Get Rich Carefully. Drawing on his knowledge of the stock market and the mistakes and successes he has made on the way to his fortune, he explains in plain English how you can make money in a safe way starting now. This book is a valuable guide to turning your savings into real, lasting wealth.