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In order to take proactive measures against the spread of the novel coronavirus, also known as COVID-19, all branches of the Calcasieu Parish Public Library are closed and will remain closed until further notice. DETAILS!

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Our locations might be closed, but that doesn’t mean you can’t access materials. Your library card connects you to online resources for the whole family – absolutely free. FYI...many resources below have available apps within the App Store and Play Store. 


library cardDON'T HAVE A LIBRARY CARD?

Apply for a library card online. Once you submit the application, your card is active for 6 months. You may immediately access various library resources. See list of resources and services below.
Find details on how the online registration process works.

If you have any questions, feel free to contact LIVE CHAT service below or use the Questions/Comments form.


world of booksEBOOKS, EAUDIOBOOKS, MOVIES, MUSIC, EMAGAZINES, COMICS, TV SHOWS

  • eBooks, eAudiobooks, graphic novels, and videos from OverDrive 
  • eBooks, comics, and graphic novels from Freading
  • eBooks, eAudiobooks, comics, TV, movies, and music from hoopla
  • stream or download music tracks, albums, and videos from Freegal
  • audiobooks with AudioBookCloud
  • Love romances? Find titles with RomanceBookCloud
  • Digital magazines from RBDigital
  • self help, crafts, and more with eBSCOeBooks

 

BLR March 23 mini
 BIG LIBRARY READ
1st ever global eBook Club! 

Download the eBook or audiobook
No holds! No wait-lists!
(March 23 - April 13)  

 Harry Potter
Enjoy #HarryPotterAtHome!
The ebook and audiobook available!
Unlock the magic!
Unlimited access through April 30th. 

BONUS: Harry Potter Hub
Casting a banishing charm on boredom!

elearningONLINE LEARNING OR DIY HELPS

 

kids programming graphicJUST FOR KIDS

  • TumbleBook Library - animated, talking picture books that teach kids the joy of reading in a format they’ll love. 
    • Use the TumbleSearch option to search by Accelerated Reader
  • TumbleMath -  collection of math picture books, combining animation, narration, and sound. Books are accompanied by lesson plans and quizzes. 
  • eBooks and eAudiobooks for kids with OverDrive  (includes Lexile, Internet Level and Text Difficulty)
  • eBooks, eAudiobooks, comics, TV, movies, and music from hoopla (filter by children's titles only)
  • Homework Louisiana - get homework help with the skills center and live tutors; academic tutoring assistance available.

    1-on-1 tutoring hours expanded until May 31, 2020: Mon. - Fri. 8 am - midnight; Sa & Sun: 2 pm - 12 pm 

  • Additional Resources and Websites

It's online story time
Enjoy the stories!


teensTEENS/YOUNG ADULTS

  • Teen BookCloud - eBooks, graphic novels, educational videos, and audio-books (grades 6-12)
    • use TumbleSearch to search by Accelerated Reader
      • may need login info (UN: tumble2020 PW: A3b5c6)

       

  • Homework Louisiana - get homework help with the skills center and live tutors; academic tutoring assistance available.

    One-on-one tutoring hours expanded until May 31, 2020: Mon. - Fri. 8a - midnight and Sa and Sun from 2p to midnight. 

  • See section above: eBooks, Audiobooks, Movies, Music, eMagazines, Comics, and TV Shows

  • Additional resources

genealogyGENEALOGY RESOURCES

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DOWNLOAD THE NEW MOBILE APP IN THE IOS APP STORE and PLAY STORE

Search for calcasieu or calcasieu library in the store.
Search for eBooks and eAudiobooks to download and read.
Browse and checkout eMagazines to read.
Check out these mini YouTube videos to learn more about what this app has to offer.
Details regarding use for other mobile devices.

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 FAQ

 

  • Book drops at all branches are closed. Please keep your materials until after the Library reopens.
  • Due dates have been extended. 
  • All existing holds sitting on a branch's hold shelf will be extended until after the Library reopens.
  • The option to place holds within the catalog hasn't been disabled. The fulfillment of those holds will resume once we reopen.
  • The Library To-Go service is temporarily suspended until we re-open.
  • Did you forget your PIN? 
    • At this time, you may either reset it via the online catalog if an email address is on file at the Library.
      • You must reset pin within an hour of receiving the confirmation email. Otherwise, you will need to repeat the reset process.
    • If not, please contact CHAT or use the Contact Us form for assistance. 

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updated: 4/3/2020