498 Marshall Street, Cameron Louisiana 70631
Cameron Parish Library, serving an area of 10,000 residents, has a collection of 56,000 books and periodicals; in addition, there are 1,400 CDs, records, cassettes and other audio materials, as well as 2,700 video items, such as DVDs and VHS tapes. Internet terminals are available for use by the general public.
Staffing consists of 9 employees, including one fully accredited librarian, plus volunteers. The system comprises one central library, plus one bookmobile. Annual expenditures on the library collection total $72,000. Patrons make 22,000 visits annually, and check out materials 84,000 times. Thirty-one percent of all check-outs are children's materials.
Other Public Libraries nearby:
(Beaumont) Beaumont Public Library System
(Lake Charles) Calcasieu Parish Public Library
(Port Arthur) Port Arthur Public Library
06/19 Coming to The Cameron area
Breaux Bridge Crawfish Festival Breaux Bridge LA May3-5 The Breaux Bridge Crawfish Festival has become one of the largest gatherings of world famous Cajun, Zydeco and Swamp Pop musicians and plays host to over 30 bands on three stages during the three-day festival.
Le Festival de la Viande Boucanee Ville Platte LA June29-30 This festival, which translates into the "Smoked Meat Festival", has a World Championship Cookoff, culinary demos, Cajun smokehouse in action, and Cajun Heritage exhibitions. Thirty hours of non-stop music are also an attraction of the festival.
Cracklin Festival Port Barre LA November8 This festival is held in November in Port Barre. Four days of fun include family entertainment, Cajun and Country music, food, cooking contests, arts and crafts, and a parade.
Pepper Festival St Martinville LA September14-15 This annual festival, usually taking place on the third Sunday of October, celebrates the pepper industry in Louisiana. Benefits kids, and attractions include Cajun food, bands, and a Poker Run. One day only. Call or write for dates and times.
Texas Rice Festival Winnie TX October2-6 Bar-B-Que Cook-off Weekend,
Horseshoe & Washer Pitching Tournaments,
Rice Run 5k & Kids Fun Run,
Queen’s Coronation & Street Dance