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Rural Branch Programs
Did you know that BPL has programs at each of our branches? The Merryville, South Beauregard, and West Central (Singer) branches have three programs per month. Each is designed to enrich the lives of Beauregard Parish residents and are always free! For adults: Craft...
Coming Soon for Kids: “Makers” Program
Join us beginning in January for a new series of programs designed for school-aged children! Crafts, experiments, art, and more awaits you at your library. Beauregard Parish Library staff recognize how important the core fundamentals of S.T.R.E.A.M. (Science,...
Letters to Santa!
Until December 20, West Central Branch is offering the Singer Community a Christmas Post Office! Our young patrons can use one of our letter templates, ask the clerks for paper, or write a letter at home for Santa! Finished letters can be placed in our special...
Storytime at Merryville Branch
Friday, November 11th at 10:30 AM Bring all the littles to enjoy a pirate storytime with Mrs. Felisha! We will have an arrrrrr of a good time with stories, crafts, and snacks!
Parents! In a Hurry?
Are you a parent or guardian who wants to check out books but does not have time to browse our extensive selection? You're in luck! We now have Ready-to-go bags at every branch for your convenience! Each bag is themed and has a selection of 5 books chosen specifically...
David Engle’s Pirate School: Virtual Field Trip
Pirate Professor Billy Bones teaches landlubbers all they need to know to live a swashbuckling life. Watch the full video below.
STEM CRAFT: Balloon Powered Boat
It’s time to raise the masts and set sail in your own ship made with a bowl that floats, a straw, and a balloon. The rubber ducky is optional! This fun project is a great way to learn about action and reaction. Watch the full video below. Download PDF instructions....
Author Interview: Melinda Long
Ahoy mateys! Melinda Long discusses her best selling picture book “How I Became A Pirate” and teaches us all how to “talk like a pirate”! Arrrgg! Watch the full video below.
CRAFT: Pirate Map
X-Marks the spot! Create a pirate map that looks like it might be hundreds of years old. All that’s needed is a paper bag, a little vegetable oil, and lots of imagination. Wach the full video below. Download PDF instructions.