Due to an ongoing issue with our ISP, the Fields branch is temporarily closed. Our nearest open branches to this location are Merryville and Singer; please see their hours of operation here. You can also call 337-463-6217 for help with extending your due dates or requesting items.
We apologize for the inconvenience and look forward to returning to our regular hours of service in Fields in mid-January.
Active library patrons will know that Beauregard Parish Library gives you free tools to manage your money. One of the greatest tools we share for Finance and Investing is ValueLine.
If finance is one of your topics of interest, too, you may find it interesting that the New York Stock Exchange was founded on this day in 1792. According to Chase's Calendar of Events, the stock exchange would meet under a buttonwood tree on Wall Street in good weather or go inside to a coffeehouse in bad weather.
Embedded below is a video from our Access Video collection about the founding of the New York Stock Exchange.