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Catahoula Parish Library, serving an area of 11,000 residents, has a collection of 39,000 books and periodicals; in addition, there are 230 CDs, records, cassettes and other audio materials, as well as 1,050 video items, such as DVDs and VHS tapes. Internet terminals are available for use by the general public.

Staffing consists of 7 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 $30,000. Patrons make 46,000 visits annually, and check out materials 84,000 times. Twenty percent of all check-outs are children's materials.

Location: 300 Bushley Street, Harrisonburg Louisiana 71340 Telephone 318-744-5271

Other Public Libraries nearby:
(Ashland) Benton County Library
(Columbia) Caldwell Parish Library
(Harrisonburg) Catahoula Parish Library
(Ferriday) Concordia Parish Library
(Winnsboro) Franklin Parish Library
(Port Gibson) Harriette Person Memorial Library

04/13 Coming to The Harrisonburg area
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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.
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.
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.