Hot Reads: November 2013

November's hot reads are here! Check out our book lists below and see which titles and authors are the most popular this month. Click any list to view more information, including book reviews and links to titles on our online catalog. BookLetters Lists Top Fiction Titles for Adults Top Fiction Authors for Adults Top Fiction Titles for Teens Top Fiction Authors for Teens Top Fiction Titles for Children Top Fiction Authors for Children … [Read more...]

Director’s Report: October 2013

What picture does your mind create when you hear the word "library"? Is the library just an abstract concept, a place where books are collected? Do you see a quiet, scholarly atmosphere with a strict librarian overseeing users from a desk, making sure no one disturbs the peace? This image could not be more alien to many residents of our community who have come to rely on their local public library and enjoy its numerous services. A modern public library is a tapestry of services and … [Read more...]

3D Printing Demonstration

Livingston Parish Library is proud to be the first public library in the state to add 3D printing to its advanced technology services. The MakerBot Replicator II, a state of the art 3D printer, makes its debut on Saturday, October 19 at the Main Branch of the Livingston Parish Library with a reception and demonstration. Library patrons will be able to sign up to have a preset or original design printed the following week. Known as the next wave of printing technology, 3D printers allow a user … [Read more...]

Hot Reads: October 2013

Starting this month, Livingston Parish Library will feature our most popular titles and authors through our BookLetters service. Click any list below to view more information, including book reviews and links to titles on our online catalog. BookLetters Lists Top Fiction Titles for Adults Top Fiction Authors for Adults Top Fiction Titles for Teens Top Fiction Authors for Teens Top Fiction Titles for Children Top Fiction Authors for Children … [Read more...]

Find a Good Book with BookLetters

Are you looking for something new to read? Livingston Parish Library has subscribed to BookLetters, a book recommendation service that allows us to bring patrons the most up-to-date information in a user-friendly format. Using BookLetters is easy. Simply click on the list you wish to view. You will see recommended book titles along with a short description and a link to our catalog. By clicking on that link, you can place a hold on the title you want. You will need your library card to place … [Read more...]