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Bossier Parish Library, serving an area of 100,000 residents, has a collection of 180,000 books and periodicals; in addition, there are 4,000 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 54 employees, of whom 6 are fully accredited librarians, plus volunteers. The system comprises one central library and 6 branch libraries. Annual expenditures on the library collection total $350,000. Patrons make 460,000 visits annually, and check out materials 630,000 times. Twenty-five percent of all check-outs are children's materials.

Location: 2206 Beckett Street, Bossier City Louisiana 71111 Telephone 318-746-1693

Other Public Libraries nearby:
(Arcadia) Bienville Parish Library
(Bossier City) Bossier Central Library
(Bossier City) Bossier Parish Library
(Homer) Claiborne Parish Library
(Marshall) Marshall Public Library
(Shreveport) Shreve Memorial Library

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