Home Life Library: BPL offers homebound services to patrons at no cost

Library: BPL offers homebound services to patrons at no cost

BPL offers Homebound Services to our patrons at no cost.  We will deliver reading materials directly to patrons’ homes via mail or home delivery.  If you know someone who is permanently homebound or temporarily unable to leave their home due to illness, surgery, or some other condition this is definitely worth considering.


Applicants are required to fill out a request form with documentation from a caregiver or physician confirming the need for Homebound Services.  This information is kept confidential.   The patron must have a current BPL card or obtain one through the service and must be a resident of Bossier Parish.

Vickie Hardin is Associate Director of Public Relations for Bossier Parish Library.
Vickie Hardin is Associate Director of Public Relations for Bossier Parish Library.

Due to the methods of delivery there is a check out limit of three items at a time, which can be loaned for up to 30 days.  Children’s and Adult Fiction and Nonfiction items are available for loan.  Reference materials, magazines, and local history items may not be loaned.  As with regular check outs a late fee will be applied to the user’s account if the items are returned after the due date, damaged, or lost.

For more information contact me at (318) 746-1693 or vhardin@bossierlibrary.org.

Libraries Transform!

Make a note:

BPL is participating in a Job Fair on Wednesday, June 22 from 9:00a.m.–3:00p.m. at Pierre Bossier Mall providing information about resume writing and other electronic sources for job applicants.


Aulds Library 742-2337

Tuesdays at 10a.m. for ages 0 to 5—Story Time

Mon., June 27 at 11a.m.—Adult Summer Reading Program


Benton Library 965-2751

Thur., June 16 at 3p.m.—Teen Weekly Event

Mon., June 20 at 1:30p.m., for ages 0 to 5—Wiggle and Wobble movement based program


Bossier Central Library 746-1693

Tuesdays, June 14 & 28 at 3:30p.m.for ages 13to 18—Summer Reading Programs                             Sat., June 18 at 11a.m. for all ages— “The Wizard of Oz” presented by Hampstead Theatre Company                                                                                                                                                                                 Thur., June 23 at 10a.m. for ages 18 and up—Adult Summer Reading Program                                                                                                                                                  Sat., June 25 from 10a.m. to 1p.m. for adults—Free Legal Services of North Louisiana workshop                 Sat., June 25 from 1 to 3p.m. for all ages—Book Signing with author Gwendolyn Scott Clark

East 80 Library 949-2665

Sat., June 18 from 10:30 to 11:30a.m., for all ages—Donuts for Dad on Father’s Day

Wed., June 29 from 2 to 3p.m. for ages 5 to 12—Independence Day Craft


Haughton Library 949-0196

Sat., June 18 at 2p.m.—Hempstead Stage Company presents “Wizard of Oz”                             Tues., June 21st at 4p.m.—The first meeting of the Food Club.  Topics: shopping, cooking, recipes, etc.


Plain Dealing 326-4233

Thurs., June 16 from 10 to 11a.m. for all ages— Home School Movie Day.  Pre-registration required.


Tooke Memorial Library 987-3915

Wednesdays, June 8 through 29 at 2p.m. for ages 6 to 12—Children’s Summer Reading Program.   Pre-registration required.


New Books


“The After Party” by Auton DiSclafani

“The Mother” by Yvvette Edwards

“LaRose” by Louise Erdrich

“The Woman In Blue” by Elly Griffiths

“The Pier Falls: And Other Stories” by Mark Haddon

“Heat and Light” by Jennifer Haigh

“Rock-a-Bye Bones” by Carolyn Haines

“Redemption Road” by John Hart

“Relativity” by Antonio Hayes

“Traces of Guilt” by Dee Henderson


“Into the Magic Shop” by James R. Doty

“Love the House You’re In” by Paige Rien

“Never Too Busy to Cure Clutter” by Erin Rooney Doland

“Invest Your Heartbeats Wisely” by Theo Etzel

“The Flower Chef” by Carly Cylinder

“Sports, Fitness, and Motor Activities for Children with Disabilities” by Rocco A. Airllo

“Back from the Dead” by Bill Walton

“Jackie Robinson in Quotes” by Danny Peary

“Old Age: A Beginner’s Guide” by Michael Kinsley

“Lab Girl” by Hope Jahren

Vickie Hardin is Associate Director of Public Relations for the Bossier Parish Library. She can be reached at vhardin@bossierlibrary.org

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