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Beauregard Parish Library

Knowledge, Growth, Imagination

BPL is happy to offer no-contact pickup service at all our branches during Phase 1. See details and hours here. Please call 337-463-6217 or use our online catalog to place your requests. Our buildings are currently closed to the public.

General COVID-19 Informational Guide can be found here.

New York Stock Exchange

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.

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Posted Wednesday May 17, 2017 09:00am

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  • 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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