2768 Maple Street, Arcadia Louisiana 71001
Bienville Parish Library, serving an area of 15,400 residents, has a collection of 72,000 books and periodicals; in addition, there are 1,680 CDs, records, cassettes and other audio materials, as well as 3,700 video items, such as DVDs and VHS tapes. Internet terminals are available for use by the general public.
Staffing consists of 10 employees, including one fully accredited librarian, plus volunteers. The system comprises one central library and 2 branch libraries, plus one bookmobile. Annual expenditures on the library collection total $58,000. Patrons make 84,000 visits annually, and check out materials 147,000 times. Twenty-nine percent of all check-outs are children's materials.
Other Public Libraries nearby:
(Columbia) Caldwell Parish Library
(Homer) Claiborne Parish Library
(Ruston) Lincoln Parish Library
(Shreveport) Shreve Memorial Library
05/22 Coming to The Arcadia area
World Famous Armidillo Festival Hamburg AR May1-4 The World Famous Armidillo Festival takes place on Hamburg's town square and the surrounding blocks. Local bands play on Friday night of the festival and all day Saturday to ensure your weekend is the best.
Louisiana Peach Fest Ruston LA June21-22 The fun begins on Friday in Ruston’s historic Railroad Park at 6:30 p.m. with Dixie Tradition, followed by a return festival appearance by Chubby Carrier and the Bayou Swamp Band at 8:30 p.m.
Texas Shakespeare Festival Kilgore TX June27-July28 The Texas Shakespeare Festival employs high caliber actors, designers, and directors from throughout the nation.
Hope Watermelon Festival Hope AR August9-11 Watermelon Olympics, melon judging and auction, watermelon eating contest, seed spitting contest, melon toss, antique engine show, entertainment and SW Arkansas' largest arts and crafts show.