This policy is to comply with Louisiana Revised Statute 14:91.2 (amended by Act 693), which became effective January 1, 2013, and bans sex offenders who have been convicted of sex offenses against persons under 13 from visiting or loitering within 1,000 feet of any public library in Louisiana, including all branches of the Calcasieu Parish Public Library (CPPL).
Sex offenders may ONLY be on library property on Tuesdays and Fridays during the first hour of library operation. Sex offenders are NOT allowed in any children’s area or teen area of any branch of Calcasieu Parish Public Library. Violations of this policy will be reported immediately to law enforcement, and violators will lose all library privileges.
Adopted November 15, 2012, by the Calcasieu Parish Public Library Board of Control.