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Knowledge, Growth, Imagination

The Beauregard Parish Library will meet in regularly-called session at 4:30 on Monday, Aug 2, 2021 at the DeRidder branch of the library, 205 S. Washington Ave. Click here for the full agenda. This meeting is held in compliance with RS 42:14 et seq and is open to the public, unless "Executive Session" is noted.

To attend virtually via Zoom, visit this: Zoom Link.

Click here to read details of our current COVID-19 Phase Operation.

Aviation Milestone: First Man-Powered Flight

Aviation enthusiasts, today is the 40th anniversary of the first man-powered flight. On August 23, 1977, in Schafter, California, "Bryan Allen pedaled the 70-pound Gossamer Condor for a mile at 'minimal altitude of two pylons' in a flight certified by the Royal Aeronautical Society of Britain." *

If you want to know more about aviation topics, Beauregard Parish Library can point you in the right direction. One of the best places to start is our Access Video on Demand collection. [Librarian note: You'll have to use your library card number if viewing from home.] A general search for "aviation" brings up over 1500 video segments.

Here is one video from the collection you might enjoy:

Posted Wednesday August 23, 2017 10:00am

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