While we all like to have a place to unwind where we can just be quiet and enjoy a great book or some down time for our regular day-to-day responsibilities, the word is out that all of branches of the Calcasieu Parish Public Library closed at 6:00pm on March 17 and will remain closed until further notice.

If you currently have a book or any other vital items that are due, don't worry because the due dates for all items checked out will be extended. Patrons are asked to not leave items in the book drops. All homebound deliveries via the Library To-Go service will be cancelled. Any patron or group that has booked a meeting room will need to reschedule.

While this may be sad news for some, if you are interested you are are encouraged to log on to calcasieulibrary.org to access the online library with thousands of free eBooks, movies, music, and TV shows that can be streamed or downloaded for free.

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