All library locations are temporarily closed until further notice. Call Ahead / Pick Up is available at all locations.
Please send questions to Telephone assistance is available Mon-Thurs from 9am - 8pm,
Friday and Saturday from 9am - 6pm, and Sunday from 2pm - 6pm.
Call Circulation Services at 225-231-3740 for help with your account, or call Reference at 225-231-3750 for Digital Library help.
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Please see our InfoGuide for information on steps the library is taking and what you can do to mitigate adverse effects of the virus.

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  • While all of our libraries remain closed to the public during Phase 1, the following services are now available to our patrons:

    • Telephone assistance has expanded at all 14 locations from 9am - 8pm Monday through Thursday; 9am - 6pm Friday and Saturday; and 2pm - 6pm on Sunday.
    • Wifi is available outside all 14 locations from 8am - 8pm daily.
    • The Digital Library is always open 24/7 at
    • We have resumed “Call Ahead / Pick Up Service” at all locations. Patrons may reserve new materials online or over the phone and check them out at the branch of their choice. Either use the Drive Through/Pick Up windows at the Main Library on Goodwood or the Fairwood Branch, or, if picking up materials at any other location, call the Circulation Desk of that specific branch when you arrive, and staff will meet you in the lobby.
    • Due dates for all previously checked out library materials have been extended until June 30. However, we will now accept the return of library materials at all locations through each location’s exterior return.
    • Once returned, material will be quarantined and/or disinfected according to established guidelines before being placed back into circulation.

    For more information, please consult our Coronavirus InfoGuide or The Source newsletter

The East Baton Rouge Parish Library is a community service organization that connects our citizens with information, resources, materials, technology, and experiences in order to make a positive difference in their lives.