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Beauregard Parish Library

Knowledge, Growth, Imagination
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:
-Meeting number: 126 334 2720
-Password: c2qGRg9jMC4 (22747495 from phones and video systems)
-Join by video system: Dial 1263342720@webex.com
-You can also dial: 173.243.2.68 and enter your meeting number.
-Join by phone: +1-415-655-0001 US Toll
-Access code: 126 334 2720
If you wish to participate with a public comment, please review our Public Participation policy here and then email admin@beau.org or call 337-463-6217 x 11 with your name, contact information, and topic of comment(s) no later than 4:45 PM on Friday, July 31, 2020 to be added to the agenda. The full agenda can be seen 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.

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Beauregard Parish Library Summer Reading Program 2020

Click here to check out our Summer Reading Program 2020 website


Just Arrived

This week we received a new book by video blogger Bethany Mota. At the age of 13, she uploaded her first YouTube video and she soon became an internet sensation known for her advice on beauty, fashion, love, and all aspects of life. This led to creating her own clothing line, doing international motivational tours, competing on Dancing With the Stars, and now writing a combination memoir and lifestyle guide.

Make Your Mind Up: My Guide to Finding Your Own Style, Life, and Motavation! tells Bethany’s story. She says she began making videos to help overcome her anxiety and lack of self-confidence that she says stemmed from being bullied in school. She tells about how she was able to break out of her shell and find her own voice. She wants to use her story to help others who may be having similar problems. She says that her book is not intended to tell anyone how they should live, but to show them how to discover their own path to success and happiness.

There are chapters on health, beauty, social situations, and creativity. It is written in a conversational manner which makes it easy to read. It is a very colorful book, containing many photos and highlighted passages.

This book can be found in the adult non-fiction section of the library in Dewey number 305. If it interests you and you need help locating it, please ask one of our helpful staff members.

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Posted Saturday June 17, 2017 02:00pm

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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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