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East Baton Rouge Parish Library

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A comfortable place to get school or business work done!

A nice place to schedule a meeting, fill out applications, check your emails, take the kids, look... read more

Reviewed 3 weeks ago
Sharon A
A stunning remake

I grew up in the library that had been built in the 1950s (?). This building is light and airy full... read more

Reviewed July 9, 2018
Jacky T
Baton Rouge, Louisiana
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7711 Goodwood Blvd, Baton Rouge, LA 70806-7625
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

A nice place to schedule a meeting, fill out applications, check your emails, take the kids, look at movies or just chill out. Remember knowledge is power and there are a lot of books for that.

Thank Sharon A
Reviewed July 13, 2018

The Photographic Society of Louisiana meets here in a huge elegant room with great support for the group. The library is impressive and one of the best in the world.

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Reviewed July 9, 2018

I grew up in the library that had been built in the 1950s (?). This building is light and airy full of windows. The old one felt like a prison -which was the style at the time. The children's room is somewhat separated from library...More

Thank Jacky T
Reviewed June 20, 2018 via mobile

I am so proud of East Baton Rouge for the remarkable renovation and over haul done on our main library. It has everything you could want and more! There is so much technology and yet the still incredibly helpful staff of librarians and workers for...More

Thank RegularJoe237
Reviewed June 12, 2018

I was so impressed when I went into this remodeled library. The Art section is great! The library is beautiful, and quiet. There are study and reading areas. It is beautifully laid out. There is also a wonderful garden behind it you can take a...More

Reviewed June 4, 2018 via mobile

Love my local library. Very innovative and always offering classes/talks. Perfect place to bring the kids.

Thank bpinc
Reviewed April 1, 2018

This new Main Library is amazing and complete! You better plan on spending some time exploring this gem, because there is lots to see!

Thank Gery F
Reviewed January 3, 2018

The EBRPL has a good selection of digital titles and audio books available and the digital service seems to be working well since changes last year. Staff are friendly and helpful in person, however, a number of email inquiries to the IT department have gone...More

Thank RNewOrleans
Reviewed December 21, 2017 via mobile

Well-designed and well-stocked. Strikes a nice balance of old books and new technology. Great teen and children areas.

Thank Accidental_Turista
Reviewed November 10, 2017

The new library is just beautiful. It is very hard to get into. The parking is not good at all. It is too far from the entrance. Closer parking for handicapped people is needed. If it is raining you get drowned. Inside is clean, and...More

Thank lyndagayled
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