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#OTD On This Day in History – October 21

#OTD On This Day in History – October 21

On this day in history, Ernest Hemingway publishes his classic novel, For Whom the Bell Tolls. It was later made into a movie starring Gary Cooper and Ingrid Bergman. October 21, 1940 Did you know the library has DVDs available for checkout? We have titles that may...

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#OTD On This Day in History – October 20

#OTD On This Day in History – October 20

On this day in history, actor Bela Lugosi, famous for his portrayal of Dracula, was born in Hungary. October 20, 1882 Hoopla digital (free for library cardholders) offers countless titles on the Count. (Well, maybe not countless, but a lot!) Dracula ebooks, movies,...

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#OTD On This Day in History – October 19

#OTD On This Day in History – October 19

On this day in history, Blockbuster Video opened its first store in Dallas, TX. October 19, 1985 Looking for entertainment? Stream TV and movies instantly with hoopla digital! If you have a Beauregard Parish Library card, this free-to-you streaming service is one of...

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#OTD On This Day in History – October 18

#OTD On This Day in History – October 18

On this day in history, Herman Melville publishes Moby Dick (as The Whale) in London, shortly before its American publication in November of that same year. October 18, 1851 Experience this classic tale in ebook, audio, or Marvel Illustrated with the Libby app. Browse...

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#OTD On This Day in History – October 17

#OTD On This Day in History – October 17

On this day in history, OPEC engages in an oil embargo against the U.S., leading to long lines at the gas pump and high prices. October 17, 1973 With all that's happening in the world today, get your news from vetted sources. For broad, comprehensive coverage on...

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#OTD On This Day in History – October 16

#OTD On This Day in History – October 16

On this day in history, Charlotte Bronte publishes Jane Eyre under the pen name Currer Bell. October 16, 1847 Download the Libby app on your phone or tablet and log in with your library card for free access to great books, 24/7! Check out Charlotte Bronte's classic...

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#OTD On This Day in History – October 15

#OTD On This Day in History – October 15

On this day in history, Wayne Gretzky sets new NHL points record. He remains the points leader today with plenty of distance between any contenders. October 15, 1989 Learn more about accomplishments, obstacles, and insights from those who played the game, no matter...

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