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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Each week we feature items that have been added to the library’s collection in the past week. Usually these are physical items that you can come in and check out from one of our branches. However, we also offer ebooks and audios that you can check out on your electronic device right from the comfort of your own home. We are constantly adding to this collection as well. Check out a few of the the latest titles.
Body on the Bayou by Ellen Byron. This is the second installment in the Cajun Country Mystery Series that takes place in the fictional Pelican, Louisiana. Maggie Crozat reluctantly finds herself serving as Maid of Honor for her co-worker Vanessa, who is marrying Maggie’s nemesis, Police Chief Rufus Durand. One of her many duties is entertaining Vanessa’s cousin Ginger. When Ginger’s lifeless body is found in the bayou just days before the wedding, Vanessa becomes the main suspect. A new duty has been added to Maggie’s list – keeping the bride out of jail.
In Such Good Company: Eleven Years of Laughter, Mayhem, and Fun in the Sandbox by Carol Burnett. Carol Burnett is a comedy legend best known for her popular weekly variety show that won many awards and lasted for eleven seasons. She shares little-known stories of the show and its many guest stars. She tells about how the show almost didn’t air due to network concerns, shares anecdotes about her incredibly famous guest stars, and tells how she helped discover other comedy legends like Harvey Korman, Vicki Lawrence and Tim Conway. This title is available both as a regular ebook and as an e-audio book read by Carol herself.