75th Anniversary

We’re celebrating 75 years of service to Beauregard Parish! This page shares ways you can get involved and celebrate with us. 

75th anniversary invitiation

You’re Invited!

Join us for a night of celebration on Saturday, December 10, from 6:00 to 9:00 pm at the library in DeRidder.

We’re celebrating 75 years of serving the people of Beauregard Parish, and this celebration includes a heartfelt thank you to our community for all the support you’ve given over the years. We couldn’t do what we do without you!

Festivities include live music, guest speakers, a giveway, games, and lots of fun!

Mark your calendars…We hope to see you there!

Representative Charles “Chuck” Owen

75th Anniversary

Kick-Off Event

75th Anniversary Art Contest (September / October 2021)

70th Anniversary Celebration

50th Anniversary Celebration

1953 Library Dedication

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1953. Dedication of  (sic) the old Library on Washington (formerly Roberts Funeral Home)

Left to right: Otto Hood, board member, Sarah (Mrs CC) Wleborn, Board member, Sally Farrell (La State Lib.), Lee Nichols, Board Member, Jimmy Meadows, Board Member, George Rae Ferguson, deceased Beau. Parish Librarian at that time, Doris Fuller Sims, former Ass’t librarian ’48-’59, Mrs G.C. Van Neste, DeRidder branch assist.; Mrs Irma Alcock, Bookmobile Assit, Pauline Paddy, Lib asst; Dorothy Duncan Romero, first Beauregard Parish Lib ’47 – approx ’52, Lela Welborn, Merryville Branch Ass’t, Miss ? Harris, La State Library.

[stamp] Barrie Shaw Studio and Camera Shop, DeRidder, LA.