Library: Sci-Port passes are now available

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Sci-Port: Louisiana’s Science Center is one of the best places in our area for families to visit.  That is one of the reasons Bossier Parish Libraries now offer Sci-Port passes at each branch for checkout.  The other reason is that it is a wonderful extension of our mission to inform, educate, and entertain.

A new policy was created to ensure our patrons are able to enjoy these passes to the fullest extent.  It reads as follows:

VickieHardin copyPasses for free admission to Sci-Port: Louisiana’s Science Center are available to borrow at each branch of the Bossier Parish Library (BPL) System.  Patrons borrowing these passes must follow the Bossier Parish “Library Materials Lending Policy” with the following conditions:

  • Sci-Port pass borrowers must be a BPL adult cardholder in good standing and present their library card or picture ID.
  • Passes are available on a first-come, first-served basis
  • Reservations are not allowed (placed on a hold list)
  • Non-renewable
  • Passes need to be returned to the issuing branch
  • One pass per household
  • Seven (7) day check-our period
  • Passes cannot be checked out back to back by same household within a three (3) day period
  • Overdue fines will accrue at a rate of five dollars ($5) per day for passes returned after the due date, not to exceed $25.00.  Passes will be voided and no longer accepted at Sci-Port after five (5) days of not being returned.

To learn more about hours of operation and program schedules at Sci-Port go to http://sciport.org/.      

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Make a note:

Haughton Library 949-0196

Wednesday, April 22 at 10a.m. Ann Middleton from the Bossier Parish History Center will present “Bossier in Slices—Bossier People, Places, and Things.”  Contact Audra, registration is required. 

Benton Library 965-2751

Thursday, April 23 from 4—5p.m. children ages 6—12 are invited to Club 745 for arts and crafts.  Contact Megan or Kristin, registration is required.

East 80 Library 949-2665

Thursday, April 23 at 4p.m. for all ages, Read Aloud Story Time.  Listen to a story and make a craft. 

Bossier Central 746-1693

Wednesday, April 29 at 10a.m. in the History Center meeting room, Tot Story Time for ages 0—3 and parents.

Wednesday, April 29 at 11a.m. in the History Center meeting room, Family Story Time for ages 0—6 and parents.   

New Books

Fiction

“A Fireproof Home for the Bride” by Amy Scheibe

“The Cake House” by Latifah Salom

“Zion: A Novel” by Dayne Sherman

“All My Puny Sorrows” by Miriam Toews

“Tight” by Alessandra Torre

“The Harder They Come” by T. C. Boyle

“Decision” by Wanda Brunstetter

“Pretty Ugly” by Kirker Butler

“The Fifth Gospel” by Ian Caldwell

“The Strangler Vine” by M. J. Carter

Nonfiction 

“Champagne Supernovas” by Maureen Callahan

“A Royal Passion: Queen Victoria and Photography” by Anne M. Lyden

“Booker T: From Prison to Promise” by Booker T. Huffman

“What the Dinosaurs Did Last Night” by Refe & Susan Tuma

“The Infographic History of the World” by Valentino D”Efilippo

“Inglorious Royal Marriages” by Leslie Carroll

“Fearful Majesty: The Life and Reign of Ivan the Terrible” by Benson Bobrick

“Blue-Eyed Boy” by Robert Timberg

“Steel Will” by Shilo Harris

“Soldier Girls: The Battles of Three Women at Home and at War” by Helen Thorpe

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