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Beauregard Parish Library

Knowledge, Growth, Imagination

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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Public Notice

The Library Board's of Control will meet in regular session at the DeRidder branch (205 S. Washington Ave.) on Wednesday, February 1, 2017 at 4:30 pm. Pursuant to the “Sunshine Laws” (La R.S. 42:14), all regular meetings of this board are open to the public.


I. Call to order & roll call

II. Amend and / or approve minutes from prior meeting(s)

III. Public Participation

IV. Board Matters

1. Set meeting dates & appoint officers for remainder of 2017
2. Review trustee annual requirements & conference reminders

V. Audit Matters

1.Approve letter of engagement & compliance questionnaire for audit if FY 2016
2. Discuss Management's Discussion & Analysis

VI. Approve final amendment to 2016 budget

VII. Approve new records retention policy & public records point-of-contact

VIII. Personnel

1. Review & discuss job descriptions, professional development, salary scales & their interactions
2.Review & discuss method of evaluating director's performance

IX. 2017 Plans
1. Discuss Strategic Plan mid-plan update & projects planned for 2017
2.Review, discuss, adopt volunteer policy proposal
3.Discuss Ready-to-Work involvement

X. Public Relations, Outreach
1.2016 achievements
2. Discuss personnel & Board's expectations for department

XI. Quarterly reports
1. Statistical
2. Financial
3. Facility & location updates – East Beau & South Beauregard

XII. Adjourn
Posted Monday January 30, 2017 05:00pm

Contact us:
  • Telephone: (337) 463-6217
    or 1-800-524-6239 for areas of Beauregard Parish that are a long distance call
  • Fax: (337) 462-5434
  • Email: help@beau.org
  • Mailing Address:
    Beauregard Parish Library
    205 South Washington Ave.
    DeRidder, LA 70634

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