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Libraries Southwest (LSW) promotes and enhances libraries and their services in Southwest Louisiana.

  • If you are a resident of the following parishes, you are eligible for an LSW card. 
    • Allen Parish, Beauregard Parish, Calcasieu Parish, Cameron Parish, Evangeline Parish, Jefferson Davis Parish, Rapides Parish, South St. Landry Community, and Vernon Parish.
  • Check with your parish library for eligibility requirements.
  • A reciprocal borrower’s agreement allows LSW cardholders from any of the member libraries to use the services in any other member library locations.
  • Cardholders from these parishes share a collection of audiobooks and eBooks. 

How do I get a card?

  • Complete an LSW application in any of the member libraries
  • If you are eligible, you'll receive your LSW card from your home parish.
  • Each parish has its own policies on eligibility.

How do I check out items?

  • LSW cardholders may have different limits on which formats can be checked.
  • Check with staff for details.

Lost your card?

  • Visit your home parish for assistance.

Do you have questions?