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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: 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

♬The Music Minute♬

Remembering Adam West

Adam West, fondly remembered as the caped crusader in Batman in the 1960’s has died at age 88. Adam will be missed by his many fans. He played parts on many other TV shows such as Bewitched. You can watch him in the episode “Love is Blind” from season 1 (found at the library). Or on Perry Mason (also found at the library) in “The Case of the Barefaced Witness” (season 4, vol.2) and in “The Case of the Bogus Books” (season 6, vol.1) .

But if you would like to see Adam West in all his Batman glory, cape and batcowl, the library has Batman Season 2, Part 1. Enjoy the Dynamic Duo (Batman & Robin) in vivid color.

And Freegal, the free music website paid for by your library has some Batman music for you.

The original Batman theme song from the TV show, entitled “Batman Theme” from Hawaii Five O: the 20 Greatest TV Themes of All time.

And from the man who wrote the theme song, Neal Hefti, we have more Batman music such as: “Batman Theme” (a different version) and these others: “The Batusi”, “Evil Plot to Blow Up Batman”, “Just a simple Millionaire”, “My Fine Feathered Finks”, “Mr. Freeze”, “Batman Chase”, “Gotham City Municipal Swing Band”, “Robin’s Egg Blues”, “Honorable Batman”, “Mother Gotham”, “King Tut’s Tomb”, “Sewer Lady”, “Eivol Ekdol, The Albanian Genius”, and “The Mafista”, from Batman Theme & Other Bat Songs by Neal Hefti & His Orchestra and Chorus.

Use your 5 free downloads (weekly) or your 3 free hours of commercial-free streaming music (daily) to enjoy some Batmusic or anything you like.

Well, we’ll see you next week. Same Bat Music Minute. Same Bat website.

Posted Monday June 19, 2017 06:00am

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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