East Baton Rouge Parish Library

Our mission is "to serve all residents of the parish as an educational, informational, recreational, and cultural center through a wide variety of resources, services, and programs." Visit www.ebrpl.com to learn more about us!

Apr 24
book-pause:

Reading is the Gateway to Imaginary Places

book-pause:

Reading is the Gateway to Imaginary Places

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Apr 23
Join us tomorrow night (4/24/14) for our French Book Club at 7 p.m. at the Main Library! We’ll be discussing L’élégance du hérisson by Muriel Barbery. 

Join us tomorrow night (4/24/14) for our French Book Club at 7 p.m. at the Main Library! We’ll be discussing L’élégance du hérisson by Muriel Barbery. 


Learn4Life Is Now Gale Courses

Learn4Life Is Now Gale Courses

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Learn4Life is now called Gale Courses. It may have a new name but this great database still offers the same valuable educational experience. Using just your library card you can choose from over 350 online courses. They are instructor-led, and each course lasts six weeks. You don’t have to be online at a certain time to take the classes. Lessons are released every Wednesday and Friday for the…

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Thanks for your question, @mandy-monstar. No, the name change doesn’t affect any classes already in progress nor does it affect any future classes. Let us know if you have any other questions! 


Apr 22
You can’t cancel Harry Potter Book Club either! Join us tomorrow night (Wednesday, 4/23/14) at 5:30 at the River Center Branch Library downtown for Harry Potter Book Club. We’ll be discussing Book 4, Harry Potter and the Goblet of Fire! Call 389-4967 for more info.

You can’t cancel Harry Potter Book Club either! Join us tomorrow night (Wednesday, 4/23/14) at 5:30 at the River Center Branch Library downtown for Harry Potter Book Club. We’ll be discussing Book 4, Harry Potter and the Goblet of Fire! Call 389-4967 for more info.

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Apr 21

THE BOOK THIEF—LAST LINE
I have hated the words and
I have loved them,
and I hope I have made them right.

THE BOOK THIEF—LAST LINE

I have hated the words and

I have loved them,

and I hope I have made them right.

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Make of the Month: Toothy Toothbrush Timer

Make of the Month: Toothy Toothbrush Timer

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make  /māk Verb: Form (something) by putting parts together or combining substances; construct; create.

You can find inspiration for so many creative project ideas through the library collection. MAKE Magazine is one of the most interesting resources we have. Each bimonthly issue is full of ideas and projects of all kinds. Here is our Make of the Month courtesy of the good folks at Makezine.com.…

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Library Closed for Good Friday and Easter Sunday
All branches of the East Baton Rouge Parish Library will be closed today, 4/18/14, in observance of Good Friday.

Library Closed for Good Friday and Easter Sunday

All branches of the East Baton Rouge Parish Library will be closed today, 4/18/14, in observance of Good Friday.


Apr 17
scholasticreadingclub:

Did you #RockTheDrop today to support and celebrate Teen Literature Day? We did! Pick a YA book, add a note, leave it somewhere for another reader! 

ebrpl-teens This is awesome.

scholasticreadingclub:

Did you #RockTheDrop today to support and celebrate Teen Literature Day? We did! Pick a YA book, add a note, leave it somewhere for another reader! 

ebrpl-teens This is awesome.


Apr 16
chroniclebooks:

It’s National Library Week. Send a love letter to a librarian!
5 Unforgettable Love Letters to Libraries

chroniclebooks:

It’s National Library Week. Send a love letter to a librarian!

5 Unforgettable Love Letters to Libraries


Book Review: Good Prose

Book Review: Good Prose

Good Prose: The Art of Nonfiction by Tracy Kidder & Richard Todd. Reviewed by Louise Hilton. 

Pulitzer Prize-winning author Tracy Kidder and his longtime editor and friend Richard Todd offer advice on writing nonfiction in this elegant little book. Letting us know right from the start how fervently they believe in the “power of story and character,” the authors affirm that “the techniques of…

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Apr 15

Apr 14
chicagopubliclibrary:


“You’re bound to get idears if you go thinkin’ about stuff.”

On April 14th, 1939 Viking Press published The Grapes of Wrath by John Steinbeck. 
Happy 75th birthday to a classic! 

Reread it today! Find it here in our catalog. 

chicagopubliclibrary:

“You’re bound to get idears if you go thinkin’ about stuff.”

On April 14th, 1939 Viking Press published The Grapes of Wrath by John Steinbeck. 

Happy 75th birthday to a classic! 

Reread it today! Find it here in our catalog. 

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