Brought To You By Rapides Parish Library

In preparation for the new school year, the Rapides Parish Library hosted its annual Back-to-School Supply Giveaway in July at the Main Library downtown. Five hundred children were greeted by Patrick from SpongeBob Square Pants and the Disney Princess Elsa as they picked up their school supply kits sponsored by Healthy Blue. The kits included school supply essentials like paper, pencils, scissors, folders, and much more. If you missed this event, then you will be happy to know about our Back-to- School Bash this month.

The Back-to-School Bash occurring on Saturday, August 6th from 9:00 am until 12:00 pm at Kees Park on Hwy 28-E in Pineville is an annual event hosted by RPL. Local children may pick up school supplies sponsored by Aetna, participate in games and activities, meet supportive community organizations, and discover library resources essential to school success.

Throughout the school year, students complete a variety of educational tasks such as homework, science projects, research projects, and writing assignments. Your Rapides Parish Library offers a multitude of resources and services both virtually and inside of physical locations to assist students in completing those tasks and meeting their educational goals.

In-branch services include computers with internet access, wi-fi, printing, copying, 3D printing, reference service, laptop checkout, hotspot checkout, study rooms, ABC Mouse, and Library Edition. Virtual services which may be accessed anywhere with an Internet connected device include Homework Louisiana, Louisiana Library Connection, Learning Express, Digital Archives, Newspapers, Driving Test practice, Scienceflix, Worldbook Online, and more.

Students are supplied resources and services at their Rapides Parish Library to support achieving educational success. School supplies are just one more way your library supports education in our community! Whether you need a live virtual tutoring session on Homework Louisiana or full databases of information for research, the Rapides Parish Library staff members will greet you with a smile. We are here to help you find the resources and services you need for success all (school) year long!


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