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 using TumbleBooks and AudioBookCloud? If not, you should be!
This set of 4 distinct yet interconnected products has books for all ages, from beginning readers through adults. All books are available with unlimited access, all the time, from any device with an internet connection. You never have to wait for a book you like if it comes from TumbleBook Library, Tumble Book Cloud Junior, Tumble Book Cloud or Audio Book Cloud. Parents will also be pleased to note that the three Tumble products contain Accelerated Reader and Common Core information as appropriate to each title.
Here are some specifics about the products.
Tumble Book Library has interactive storybooks, chapter books, nonfiction, language learning, puzzles, and games for kindergarten through sixth grades. This is the product to use for new readers getting started because there are a variety of tools to help their learning.
TumbleBook Cloud, Jr is an online collection of ebooks and read-along chapter books, non-fiction books, graphic novels, educational videos, and audio books! This database is a great option for adventurous young readers who wish to read beyond the picture book collection in the TumbleBookLibrary. It is designed specifically for kids in grades three to six.
TumbleBook Cloud is an online collection of ebooks and read-along chapter books, graphic novels, educational videos, and audio books! TumbleBooks' one-of-a-kind Read-Along format combines the flexibility of an ebook with full-length professional narration highlighted text so kids can follow along, which helps improve childhood literacy. The Read-Alongs also include classic titles students will encounter in literature classes, such as The Adventures of Huckleberry Finn, Hamlet, and The Great Gatsby.
AudioBookCloud is an online audio book library collection of streaming audio books with unlimited simultaneous access. It has both fiction and popular nonfiction. This is appropriate for both teens and adults because of the wide variety of content. It has enhanced usability features such as bookmarks to make it easy to return to where you were listening the last time without losing your place in the audio.
If you have any questions on this or any of our other library products and services, please let us know. We have a friendly staff waiting to serve you.