Our new “digital magazine” resource called Flipster is really something! Access is now available also for home computers and laptops without having to use your library card. This website link is on our library webpage and can be saved to your computer or laptop. Note: All mobile device access will require a library card but once you download the free app your sign in is saved. Please call your library if you have any questions. Here’s a quick list for your review: Bon Appetite, Complete Wedding Magazine, Consumer Reports Buying Guide, Dr. Oz: The Good Life, Elle, Entertainment Weekly, Food Network Magazine, Good Housekeeping, HGTV Magazine, Highlights, House Beautiful, New Orleans Magazine, People Prevention, Quilters World, Southern Living, Star, Sunset, The Old House, Woman’s Day.  Through the mobile app you choose Evangeline library and sign in with your library card number. Then the magazine of you your choice can be downloaded and saved as one of your favorites! There is no limit to the number of magazines that you download either. Of special note is that you have access for one week at a time but can be accessed again for another week, etc.  You can also visit the Flipster website to learn more about the many options that are available like the ability to print out articles or recipes (https://flipster.ebsco.com). Please take a look and let us know what you think! You can also access the link from our website: http://www.evangelinelibray.org.  This is good news!  As we continue to practice COVID Phase 2 practices of mask wearing and social distance protocols at all of our facilities around the parish, we feel that we are now able to keep our magazine readers happy with this free resource.  

The Library Board of Control will meet at the main library on Thursday, 1/14/21, for its first public meeting of the new year. The public is invited. Masks are required. 

Early closing notice: The main library and all branches will be closed on Monday, 1/18/21, to celebrate the annual Martin Luther King holiday.

Never forget that libraries do change lives… even through the Cloud! Main library: 337-363-1369.

The Board of Directors and staff are happy to kick off this new year with some good news! The library is now offering its patrons easy and direct access to digital Magazines on your cell phone, tablet or laptop from the comfort of your home or when you are on the move! We purchased an APP based program called Flipster that can be downloaded from Google Play or the Apple Store! The variety of magazines is super. Here is a list for you to check out:  Bon Appetite, Complete Wedding Magazine, Consumer Reports Buying Guide, Dr. Oz: The Good Life, Elle, Entertainment Weekly, Food Network Magazine, Good Housekeeping, HGTV Magazine, Highlights, House Beautiful, New Orleans Magazine, People Prevention, Quilters World, Southern Living, Star, Sunset, The Old House, Woman’s Day.  Once the app is downloaded, you choose Evangeline library and sign in with your library card number. NOTE: YOU DO NOT HAVE TO HAVE A USER NAME AND PASSWORD.  Then the magazine of you your choice can be downloaded and saved as one of your favorites! There is no limit to the number of magazines that you download either. An added feature is that past issues can also be accessed. You can also visit the Flipster website to learn more about the many options that available to its users like the ability to print out articles or recipes (https://flipster.ebsco.com). Please take a look and let us know what you think! You can also access the link from our website: http://www.evangelinelibrary.org.

Lots of new books, audiobooks and DVD’s were recently added to our collections all over the parish, so please visit a library near you to discover the rich variety of reads that await you! Also, don’t forget about using our digital items through Overdrive / Libby for Ebooks, Audiobooks, Movies and so much more!

Never forget that libraries do change lives… even through the Cloud! Main library: 337-363-1369.

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