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Library: Prepare for your driver’s test

Getting a driver’s license is a rite of passage almost every teen looks forward to.  There is a sense of independence and a certain amount of freedom that comes with a license to drive, not to mention a great deal of responsibility.  However no one can obtain a license without first passing the requisite exams.

In the old days, the OMV (Office of Motor Vehicles) provided booklets for test prep.  These days, the library has a link to help with that.  Free Permit Practice Tests by the Louisiana Driver’s Ed Program is a new item offered on the library website at www.bossierlibrary.org.  It can be accessed by clicking on the rotating banner at the top of the website or on the link at the bottom right of the homepage. 

VickieHardinThe practice tests are “state-specific” and contain the following:

  • 10 car tests
  • 6 motorcycle tests
  • 3 CDL (Commercial Driver’s License) tests
  • 3 online driver’s manuals (car, motorcycle, CDL)
  • FAQ section with detailed answers to 100+ DMV-related questions
  • Automatic updates are performed as new practice tests become available 
  • Registration is not required, no personal information is collected, and the site is ad free.  The practice tests are offered in Spanish as well.

The LA Driver’s, LA Moto, and LA CDL Official Handbooks Online 2015 are also available in pdf and can be downloaded and/or printed. 

Patrons will need a library card to access the library website.  Cards are free to those living, working, or attending school in Bossier Parish.      

Our Library!  Gateway to the Past, Bridge to the Future. 

Make a note:

Benton Library 965-2751

Thursday, July 30 from 4—5p.m., Club 745 for crafty kids ages 6—12.  Registration required.

Bossier Central 746-1693

Tuesday, August 11 from 5—7p.m. Open House with door prizes, snacks, tours, and more. 

Tooke Memorial 987-3915

Saturday, August 1 from 12—3p.m. Movie Day for children ages 6—13.   “Strange Magic” and refreshments. 

New Books


“Charlie Martz and Other Stories: The Unpublished Stories” by Elmore Leonard

“American Meteor” by Norman Lock

“Palace of Treason” by Jason Matthews

“Freedom’s Child: A Novel” by Jax Miller

“A Head Full of Ghosts: A Novel” by Paul Tremblay

“Second Life: A Novel” by S. J. Watson

“Royal Wedding” by Meg Cabot

“Empire Rising” by Rick Campbell

“The Jezebel Remedy” by Martin Clark

“Among Thieves: A Novel” by John Clarkson


“My Spirit Took You In: The Romance that Sparked an Epidemic of Fear” by Louise Troh

“Visiting Hours: A Memoir of Friendship and Murder” by Amy Butcher

“God’s Bankers: A History of Money and Power at the Vatican” by Gerald Posner

“Out of Orange: A Memoir” by Cleary Wolters
“From Jailer to Jailed: My Journey from Correction and Police Commissioner to Inmate 84888-054” by Bernard B. Kerik

“Sharing Nature: Nature Awareness Activities for All Ages” by Joseph Cornell

“Common Core Math for Parents for Dummies” by Christopher Danielson

“Idiot’s Guides to Algebra I” by Carolyn Wheater

“Feeding Wild Birds in America: Culture, Commerce, and Conservation” by Paul J. Baicich

“Getting Laid: Everything You Need to Know About Raising Chickens, Gardening and Preserving –With Over 100 Recipes” by Barb Webb


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

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