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.
Click here to book a computer appointment
Do you enjoy good mystery stories? If so, we have a large selection of all types of mysteries for you to choose from. Here are a few of our newest crime-solving tales.
Dark Chocolate Demise by Jenn McKinlay. As fans descend on Scottsdale, Arizona for the first annual Old Town Zombie Walk, The Fairy Tale Cupcakes crew are working hard to sell horror-themed goodies to the hungry hordes. But the fun turns to fright when a real body is discovered outside the bakery’s truck. Worried that it is a mob hit gone wrong, Mel and Angie must find the killer before any of their friends become the next victim.
Death Comes Quickly by Susan Wittig Albert. Ex-lawyer and herbalist China Bayles is back in this mystery that finds her working to solve the murder of her friend. When Karen Prior dies following a mugging, China believes that it is related to a fifteen-year old murder case that Karen has been researching for a documentary. She is determined to track down the killer but finds herself in danger along the way.
Grave on Grand Avenue: An Officer Ellie Rush Mystery by Naomi Hirahara. Ellie Rush is an LAPD bicycle cop and aspiring homicide detective. A gardener is attacked and whispers something indecipherable to Ellie before dying. Nearby the father of a Chinese classical music superstar claims that the gardener was trying to steal his son’s valuable cello. Ellie knows that something strange is going on and must act quickly before someone else is killed.
Check out these and many, many other mysteries that are available in our collection. You can quickly identify mysteries by the blue sticker on the spine. Happy sleuthing!