Hot Reads: January 2014

January'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...]

Young Reader’s Choice Awards

Vote for your favorite book in the Louisiana Young Readers’ Choice Awards! All you have to do is stop by any of our five branches and pick up the list of nominated books. Read any three books on the list and vote for your favorites online, through participating schools, or at any of our library branches. Please cast your vote by February 1, 2014. The purpose of the program is to foster a love of reading in the children of Louisiana by motivating them to participate in the recognition of … [Read more...]

VITA Volunteer Call

VITA Tax Prep Learn to prepare Tax Returns and serve your community at the same time through Volunteer Income Tax Assistance (VITA). This program is looking for volunteers to provide basic free income tax return preparation for eligible taxpayers at the Albany-Springfield Branch, Denham Springs/Walker Branch and Main Branch during the 2015 tax season. If you have a desire to volunteer with VITA and serve your community, and you possess basic computer skills, you qualify! No prior experience … [Read more...]

Brand New Online Resources

Livingston Parish Library is excited to announce the addition of several new online resources this month! From auto repair and career transitioning to academic research and software coding, we have something for everyone! The best part? All of these databases are free and can be accessed from outside the library with your library card number. Biography In Context Biography in Context delivers outstanding research support with 600,000+ biographical entries — on more than 528,000 individuals — … [Read more...]

Looking Back at 2013

I am proud to report that Livingston Parish Library has had a very successful year. In 2013, we have continued to provide high quality programming and services to our users. The Library’s printed, digital, and audio-visual collections have been refreshed and infused with tens of thousands of popular titles. A number of valuable research databases and online training resources have also been added. Many of these resources are designed to help students succeed in school. The library’s adult users … [Read more...]