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
Looking for something new for a new month? Bored or stressed out? We have you covered!
Check out that mysterious Louisiana Library Databases button. It leads to a page full of things that we get as a service from the State Library of Louisiana, and today's featured resource is listed there!
The Hobbies & Crafts Reference Center is a large collection of articles, videos, and pictures from a wide variety of sources on all types of interesting hobbies and projects! Here, you can learn how to knit and crochet, play Texas Hold'Em Poker, build Model Rockets, develop a discerning collector's eye for those fabulous antiques from the "Antiques Roadshow," and thousands of other skills and pasttimes: it's all fun, all educational, and some may be useful or profitable!
Many of the reference works listed on this site are available as PDF files: free to download and store for later reference or even to upload to your tablet or smartphone!
The Hobbies & Crafts Reference Center is just one of a variety of EBSCO databases available either through the Beauregard Parish Library, or our partnership with the State Library of Louisiana. Keep visiting, keep exploring, and keep learning!