More on how to use Text-a-Librarian

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Text-a-Librarian is one of the smaller services provided by the library.  It is accessible on most electronic devices and is one of the best ways to get a quick answer to a quick question.  How does it work?  Just follow a few simple steps found on the library website, www.bossierlibrary.org

The FAQ (frequently asked questions) section is printed here to help you better understand how to use this service.        

Q: How do I text the library a question?

A: Type bossparlib + your question. You must include the keyword the first time. Send to 66746

Q: What kind of questions should I ask?

A: Simple, quick questions.

Q: What kind of responses will I get?

A: Answers will be simple and quick. When the library is open, a prompt reply is sent. When the library is closed, a reply is sent the next day after the library opens.

VickieHardin copyQ: When is this service available?

A: Text us Monday – Friday, 9 a.m. – 5 p.m. Please check back as these hours may change. Questions received after 5 p.m. or on weekends will be answered on the next business day.

Text-a-Librarian is private and secure. Your wireless number is kept confidential. Standard text and/or data messaging rates apply.

Need a more detailed answer?

The Reference Department can be reached at (318) 746-1693 or email can be found on the library website under Research then go to Text-a-Librarian.

Text-a-Librarian is another way to ensure your Bossier Parish Library experience is the very best it can be.    

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Make a note:

Aulds Library (318) 742-2337

  • Tuesdays at 10a.m., Family Story Time
  • Thursdays at 3:30p.m., Family Story Time
  • Tuesday, September 9, at 3:30p.m., Movie Day
  • Saturday, September 13, at 2:30p.m., Movie Day

Bossier Central (318) 746-1693

  • Thursday, September 18, at 6p.m. the Bossier Central Book Club will meet in the Central Library conference room to discuss “Sarah’s Key” by Tatiana de Rosnay.

Haughton Library (318) 949-0196

  • Tuesdays, at 10am Lapsit program on the list for 0-3 year olds.

New Books

Fiction

“I Am Having So Much Fun Here Without You” by Courtney Maum

“I Love You More” by Jennifer Murphy

“How to Tell Toledo from the Night Sky” by Lydia Netzer

“The 6th Extinction: A Sigma Force Novel” by James Rollins

“Blacklist: A Novel” by Jerry Ludwig

“The Sleepwalker’s Guide to Dancing” by Mira Jacob

“Problems with People: Stories” by David Guterson

“The Magicians” by Lev Grossman

“Blood Pact” by David Hagberg

“Hunted” by Elizabeth Heiter

Nonfiction

“Good Call” by Jase Robertson

“Yosemite: The Complete Guide” by James Kaiser

“Strange Glory: A Life of Dietrich Bonhoeffer” by Charles Marsh

“Redeemer: The Life of Jimmy Carter” by Randall Bolmer

“Sammy Davis, Jr. A Personal Journey with My Father” by Tracey Davis

“JFK, Jr., George, & Me: A Memoir” by Matt Berman

“Slow Train to Switzerland” by Dicon Bewes

“Eat Dat New Orleans: A Guide to the Unique Food Culture of the Crescent City” by Michael Murphy

“Back to the Cabin” by Dale Mulfinger

“Lodge Cast Iron Nation” edited by Pam Hoenig

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