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There is no executive order in place in Louisiana. Here's a link to the CDC’s recommendations on how to prevent getting sick.

  • All library facilities continue to be sanitized per CDC guidelines for the public’s safety.
  • We're following CDC guidelines, as well as procedures from the Police Jury on how to keep our community members safe. 
  • Guidelines include the installation of sneeze guards at all service desks, the use of EPA-registered household disinfectants to clean all surfaces, rearrangement of library furniture to allow for appropriate space for proper social distancing, outside seating where possible, the use of alcohol-based wipes or sprays for electronics.


  • All donations are being accepted by Friends of the Library at two locations.
    • Central Branch
      • Tuesdays from 10 AM - 12 PM
      • Sundays from 2 PM - 4 PM 
    • Westlake Branch
      • Thursdays between 12 PM - 4 PM
      • If book sale staff is limited on that day, donations will not be accepted. Contact the Westlake Library ahead of time. (337-721-7113)
    • The Calcasieu Parish Public Library is not accepting book donations at this time. 
  • Public computers use sessions vary from either 1 hour or 2 hours, with a daily limit of 2 sessions.
  • Curbside service is available.  
  • Free Wi-Fi is available outside the public library buildings.
  • Feel free to contact your local library branch, complete this webform, or use our Live Chat service with any questions. 

update: June 7, 2023