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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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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 will close at 6:00 p.m. on Tuesday, March 17 and will remain closed until further notice. 

  • Due dates for all items checked out will be extended.  Patrons are asked to please keep their items with them, and not to leave any items in the book drops or at any libraries. 
  • All homebound deliveries via the Library To-Go service, as well as all library programming will be cancelled. 
  • Any patron or group that has booked a meeting room at any library branch will need to reschedule once the library system reopens.
  • Library Administration will monitor the situation daily and investigate the possibilities of providing access to the public.
  • Patrons are encouraged to access the online library with thousands of free eBooks, movies, music, and tv shows that can be streamed or downloaded for free. 
  • Look for resources such as OverDrive, hoopla, Tumblebooks and others that will provide hours of entertainment for families.
  • Free Wi-Fi is also available outside of the public library buildings.

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orth Simmons St., Lake Charles, LA 70601
(From I-10, take the Hwy 171 N. exit. At the first traffic light (Moeling St.) take a left. Travel one block to N.  Simmons St. and turn right.)
 
337-721-7090 

Monday-Thursday: 9a--8p, Friday--9a-6p, Saturday: 9a-5p

Branch Manager: Felicia Oliver

Branch History Programs

1320 North Simmons St., Lake Charles, LA 70601
(From I-10, take the Hwy 171 N. exit. At the first traffic light (Moeling St.) take a left. Travel one block to N.  Simmons St. and turn right.)
 
337-721-7090 

Monday-Thursday: 9a--8p, Friday--9a-6p, Saturday: 9a-5p

Branch Manager: Felicia Oliver

Branch History Programs

Administrative Staff 

  • Library Director: Marjorie Harrison 
  • Associate Librarian for Collection and Computing Services: Loretta Gharst
  • Associate Librarian for Public Services: Pamela B. Edwards
  • Facilities Manager: David Comeaux
  • Human Resources Director: Angela Stutes
  • Public Information Officer: Christy Comeaux