The Beauregard Parish Library Board of Control will meet in a regularly
called session at 4:45 PM on Monday Aug 3, 2020. This meeting will take
place virtually via the Cisco WebEx platform, as allowed by the Governor’s
executive order JBE 2020-30, in consideration of the social distancing
guidelines in place due to the COVID-19 pandemic.
Pursuant to the “Sunshine Laws” (La R.S. 42:14), meetings of this board
are open to the public unless “Executive Session” is noted.
To attend this virtual meeting, visit here:
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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Check out the latest additions to the library’s Playaway collection.
The Job by Janet Evanovich and Lee Goldberg. This is the latest in the series featuring FBI Special Agent Kate O’Hare and her secret crime-fighting partner, charming con man Nicolas Fox. Together they bring down the world’s most wanted felons. This time they are called in to find and eliminate the brutal leader of a global drug smuggling empire, despite the fact that no one knows what he looks like, where he is, or how to find him. It will take all of their skills, plus help from some interesting characters to accomplish this, their biggest case yet.
The Escape by David Baldacci. John Puller’s brother was convicted of treason and national security crimes and sent to a prison considered to be inescapable. However, he somehow manages to escape, becoming the most wanted criminal in the country. The government believes that John is their best chance to capture the fugitive, so he is assigned the task. But he quickly discovers that there are others who are pursuing Robert Puller who would like to see him dead. As he digs deeper into the case, he questions the allegiance of those with whom he must work, and discovers troubling details of his brother’s conviction. The investigation becomes urgent and John must uncover the truth in order to save his brother – and himself.
Hope to Die by James Patterson. Alex Cross has devoted his life to protecting others. Now it is his own family that is in danger. They have been kidnapped by a madman who is threatening to destroy them one by one. Cross discovers that the kidnapper is obsessed with studying the psychology behind the perfect criminal and has chosen him to be the guinea pig in his ruthless experiment.