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#OTD On This Day in History – October 6

#OTD On This Day in History – October 6

On this day in history, poet Alfred, Lord Tennyson dies at age 83. October 6, 1892 Whether you are new to poetry or a devoted fan, browse delightful classics and find new favorites, all free with your library card: https://library.beau.org/elibrary/poetry/ #OTD...

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#OTD On This Day in History – October 5

#OTD On This Day in History – October 5

On this day in history, President Truman delivers first televised presidential speech. October 5, 1947 Access Video on Demand offers thousands of educational and interesting videos on history, culture, entertainment, and many more topics. For example, you can watch...

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#OTD On This Day in History – October 4

#OTD On This Day in History – October 4

On this day in history, the Gregorian Calendar was introduced. October 4, 1582 The case of the missing days! In 1582, 10 days were removed from the calendar that year, skipping from Oct 4 to Oct 15 to realign the new Gregorian Calendar with the vernal equinox. Like...

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NEW: SkillMill –  Skilled Trades Training

NEW: SkillMill – Skilled Trades Training

NEW at your library! SkillMill is now available through the Beauregard Parish Library. This always-on immersive skilled trades training is for employers or individuals. Employers: Get workers job-ready faster and easier with SkillMill. Individuals: Learn skills to...

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#OTD On This Day in History – October 3

#OTD On This Day in History – October 3

On this day in history, Stephen Crane's The Red Badge of Courage is published. October 3, 1895 In his early twenties, Stephen Crane wrote this Civil War novel exploring the psychological trauma of war. Check out The Red Badge of Courage here: https://bit.ly/3SPQ3Eh....

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#OTD On This Day in History – October 2

#OTD On This Day in History – October 2

On this day in history, The Twilight Zone airs its first episode on television. October 2, 1959 Enjoy this chilling classic by listening to Twilight Zone Radio Dramas through hoopla! Experience one of television's greatest science fiction series. This collection of...

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#OTD On This Day in History – October 1

#OTD On This Day in History – October 1

On this day in history, Yosemite National Park is established. October 1, 1890 To celebrate, get outside and enjoy some nature! You could... Read a book under a tree or take a walk in the park and listen to an audiobook: https://lsw.overdrive.com/ #OTD #bplfindithere...

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#OTD On This Day in History – Sept 30

#OTD On This Day in History – Sept 30

On this day in history, the first volume of Louisa May Alcott's "Little Women" was published. Sept 30, 1868 Read about Alcott's shock at the books success here: https://bit.ly/3SIRVP1 Visit BPL for more on this wonderful classic: https://bit.ly/3RvzrQR #OTD...

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