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 a fan of science fiction, whether it be books, movies or television programs, we have a new book that will interest you. Sci-fi Chronicles: A visual history of the galaxy’s greatest science fiction is the definitive guide to all things science fiction. This comprehensive volume contains color photographs featuring film and TV stills as well as book and comic covers, and detailed information about all sorts of science fiction titles. It begins with the earliest examples of science fiction writing including works by Jules Verne and H. G. Wells. It continues chronologically up through hit movies like Avatar and The Hunger Games. It is truly an international guide, as there are entries for everything from Hollywood blockbusters to Russian cult classics and European literature.
In addition to learning about your favorites, you may discover some new books or movies that look interesting. If we don’t already have them in our collection, be sure to request them and we will do our best to get them for you.