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...]

Cypress Resume

Are you frustrated with trying to write a resume that’s both professional and eye-catching? Livingston Parish Library has a new service that can help. Cypress Resume is an online resume builder that lets you create professional-quality resumes in a series of simple steps. Its user-friendly format guides you through entering basic information about yourself, your work experience, and education. The service also provides access to a large library of professional statements and cover letters for … [Read more...]

Director’s Report: September 2013

Can you imagine being denied access to a book because it was deemed inappropriate or dangerous by someone else? Could you see yourself being arrested for reading banned material? Such unimaginable, freedom-stifling practices are still common across the globe. Even in the United States, books have been banned from schools and public libraries. Banned Books Week was first observed in 1982 and to this day, serves as a reminder to all Americans not to take the precious democratic freedom of … [Read more...]

Hot Titles: September 2013

Here are some of the hottest titles this month at Livingston Parish Library. Click any title to be directed to that item's page on our catalog. Adult Fiction Light of the World by James Lee Burke Fifty Shades of Grey by E. L. James 12th of Never by James Patterson Whiskey Beach by Nora Roberts The Heist by Janet Evanovich Adult Non-Fiction Happy, Happy, Happy: My Life and Legacy as the Duck Commander by Phil Robertson The Duck Commander Family: How Faith, Family, and Ducks … [Read more...]