OverDrive is saying goodbye to their OverDrive app. The Libby App will be the primary way to access digital materials including eBooks and eAudiobooks.
As of February 2022, OverDrive has removed the OverDrive app from the Apple App Store, Google Play, and the Microsoft Store. It will remain in the Amazon App Store for the time being.
Why the change?
OverDrive has been developing and refining the Libby app for years with a focus on usability, functionality, and awesome features for accessing digital materials. Libby provides an enhanced user experience... Read Full Blog
Sometimes nothing beats a classic bowl of ramen, am I right? Whether you prefer it with eggs or chicken, or anything in between, we've got you covered for whatever suits your budget and tastebuds.Make It a Meal
Ramen is a great snack, but it's a better meal. Fill out your ramen by adding some protein to your bowl.
Try poaching an egg! Cook your ramen according to the package instructions. Remove the pot from heat, then crack a raw egg into the noodles. Don't stir! Cover with a lid for 1-2 minutes, then enjoy.
Did you know that with your library card and internet access you can download eBooks, listen to audiobooks, stream movies, read the latest magazines, learn a new language, listen to music, brush up on your photography skills, work on craft projects, learn hand lettering, and much more free and from the comfort of your own home! We even have online tutorials to teach you how to use these online resources!
First things first, do you have a library card with us? If so, awesome! Your library card already offers you access to our full array of online resources. I... Read Full Blog
You may be more familiar with the term "summer reading program." We don't feel like "summer reading program" really captures the full scope of what we do here at Bossier Parish Libraries over the summer. With dozens of innovative programs and events happening for all ages, your summer at Bossier Parish Libraries really is much more than reading--it's an experience!How do I sign up?
If you've participated in previous years, you already have an account, your account still exists and there's no need to create a new one--simpl... Read Full Blog
A reading program designed for infants through preschoolers to promote early literacy and kick start early education and set them up for success once they begin school. This free program allows parents the opportunity to share books every day with their child. Reading to or with your child daily helps them develop the pre-reading skills necessary for them to be successful readers in kindergarten. The goal is to read 1000 books before beginning kindergarten. The program is ongoing and will not end until your child reaches his/her goal or the child... Read Full Blog
The American Library Associate defines information literacy as the ability to "recognize when information is needed and have the ability to locate, evaluate, and use effectively the needed information."But how do you know the information you are locating and using is valid and reliable information?
Need help determining facts from fiction? Let us help.Consider the Source
Who is providing the information? Click away from the article to investigate the site, company info, and its mission--look for an "about" section ... Read Full Blog