Baker Branch Library

3501 Groom Road, Baker, LA 70714

Library Hours

Sunday 2pm - 6pm
Monday 9am - 8pm
Tuesday 9am - 8pm
Wednesday 9am - 8pm
Thursday 9am - 8pm
Friday 9am - 6pm
Saturday 9am - 6pm
Phone Numbers
  • Circulation: (225) 778-5940
  • Reference: (225) 778-5950
  • Children's & Teen's Services: (225) 778-5960
  • Branch Manager, Ashley Lightell: (225) 778-5980

Facilities

Size: 17,900 square feet with 78,000 items and seating for 135 patrons

Opened: Originally opened in 1941; rebuilt and reopened in April, 2001

The first Baker Branch Library opened on June 19, 1941, and was housed in Miss Angie Williams' Tea Room. In 1955, the Library moved to quarters in the school and later to another building on the highway prior to moving on July 20, 1959, to the Baker Masonic Lodge building at 4761 Groom Road.

The newest Baker Branch Library facility, reopened in April, 2001, was designed to accommodate the Baker community with a book collection of 100,000 volumes. The Library contains public computers and meeting room space for 100 that can be divided into two separate rooms for library programming.

Free wireless Internet access is available at this branch.

East Baton Rouge Parish Metro Council District
District 1
Architectural Firm
Cockfield - Jackson Architects

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The Baker Branch Library is located on Groom Road in Baker, across from Baker High and nearby the local police department.