Sing, play, and make music. These children's picture books celebrate the music maker in all of us. Curated by Bonita Bignar.
If You Liked The Empress
If you enjoyed the new Netflix show, The Empress, check out these imperial reads. Curated by Ashley Lee.
All About Monsters and Cryptids
There are many legendary tales of creatures that prowl in the night – creatures that cannot be identified as purely animal. Sightings and stories of these mysterious beasts span centuries and can be found across the globe. Take a deeper look into the shadows; you may find something staring back. Curated by Tabor Millien.
Banned Books Week
Banned Books Week is an annual celebration of the freedom to read. It highlights current and historical attempts to censor books in libraries and schools. This list includes just some of the titles that have been challenged or banned in schools and libraries across America over the years.
Queen Elizabeth II
These books and videos celebrate the life of the United Kingdom's longest reigning monarch. Curated by Ashley Lee.
Bitten by the Creative Bug
Our Creativebug database features tutorials and all the information you need to get started on a new art or craft project. Watch the class online, then check out related books from your local library location. Curated by Ashley Lee.
Louisiana and Local History
Whether you're a native of the Bayou State or a newcomer, enjoy some history with local flavor. Topics include utterly strange stories, leprosy, the Civil War, politics, life in Gonzales and along the Lower Mississippi River, and more. Curated by Samantha Matherne.
True Crime: Abductions
Read the extraordinary stories from survivors who share their experiences and their recovery, and explore historical kidnapping cases in these true crime page-turners. Curated by Tabor Millien.
Eye of the Storm
Read about historic storms and the impact of hurricanes on the lives of people who live through them. Fiction and nonfiction titles curated by Jessica Schiefelbein.
Yo Ho, Yo Ho, A Pirate’s Life For Me
Grab your sword and hop aboard for a mix of fiction and nonfiction pirate-themed reads. Curated by Willie Nettles.