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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In honor of Audiobook month we are featuring new additions to our extensive collection of titles for your listening enjoyment. Check out the latest in the handy Playaway format.
The Bone Tree by Greg Iles. This is the second book in the epic trilogy featuring southern lawyer Penn Cage. (It follows Natchez Burning – also available on Playaway) Penn and his fiance have barely escaped an attack by wealthy businessman Brody Royals and his terrorist group called the Double Eagles. The FBI warns them that the true leader of the group is actually the chief of the state’s Criminal Investigations Bureau. In order to save his father, who is fleeing corrupt cops intent on killing him, Penn must either make a deal with this evil man or destroy him. The Bone Tree is an explosive, action-packed thriller full of twisting intrigue and deadly secrets.
Memory Man by David Baldacci. Amos Decker was the first man from his hometown to become a professional athlete. But his career ended on his first play when he received a terrible head injury. As a side effect of this injury he is unable to forget anything. Now two decades later, he has become a police detective. He returns home from a stakeout to find his family murdered. His life is destroyed and he winds up on the streets taking an occasional job as a private investigator. A year after the crime, a man turns himself in confessing to the murders. Decker is called in to help with the case and must use his gift and endure the memories he would rather forget to discover the truth about what happened that terrible night.
The Liar by Nora Roberts. When Shelby Foxworth’s husband dies, she discovers that he was not the man she thought she knew. He was actually an adulterer and a liar with multiple identities. She takes her young daughter and returns to her hometown where she meets a successful contractor and begins to make a new life. But there are more secrets in her late husband’s past and they threaten her and her new life.