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Concordia Parish Library, serving an area of 20,000 residents, has a collection of 52,000 books and periodicals; in addition, there are 580 CDs, records, cassettes and other audio materials, as well as 1,200 video items, such as DVDs and VHS tapes. Internet terminals are available for use by the general public.

Staffing consists of 12 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 $69,000. Patrons make 66,000 visits annually, and check out materials 120,000 times. Thirty-eight percent of all check-outs are children's materials.

Location: 1609 Third Street, Ferriday Louisiana 71334 Telephone 318-757-3550

Other Public Libraries nearby:
(Ashland) Benton County Library
(Columbia) Caldwell Parish Library
(Harrisonburg) Catahoula Parish Library
(Ferriday) Concordia Parish Library
(Port Gibson) Harriette Person Memorial Library
(Natchez) Homochitto Valley Library Service

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