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 are feeling stressed and overwhelmed and are looking for ways to simplify your life, the library received some new books this week that might help with this.
The 10 Best Anxiety Busters by Dr. Margaret Wehrenberg. If you suffer from any type of anxiety, whether it is fear of flying, fear of speaking in public or panic attacks when you find yourself in a confined space, this book can help. Dr. Wehrenberg offers advice on how to reduce your physical and emotional symptoms. She is a licensed clinical psychologist and public speaker who has written widely on the treatment of anxiety and depression.
Work Simply by Carson Tate. Do you find that there is just not enough time in the day to accomplish everything that needs to be done? Have you tried every time management system out there and your life just seems to get more complicated? Carson Tate offers a step-by-step guide to making your life simpler by using the time management strategy that works best for you. She has helped thousands of people better manage their schedules by discovering their productivity style and using a system that is geared for that style. Use this book to help you identify what will work best for you.
Clear the Clutter, Find Happiness by Donna Smallin. If clutter is causing you stress and unhappiness, let Donna Smallin help you tackle the mess. She offers practical tips and encouraging words to help you break down the overwhelming task of organizing your life into manageable chunks that you can accomplish a few minutes at a time. This will leave you with a cleaner home and a sunnier outlook.