Come to any library location and speak to a staff member at a service desk to get a library card.
Residents of Rapides Parish and neighboring parishes
We accept many types of proof of address, but a valid photo ID is preferred.
All children and teens under the age of 18 must have a parent or legal guardian sign for their library card.
Library cards are FREE for the first card.
Call or come to any library location and speak to a staff member at a service desk.
Your pin may be obtained or changed at the circulation desk of any of our branches.
If customer has a current account with RPL but lost their library they may get a replacement card at a charge of $2 for an adult card or $0.50 for a minor’s card, if the account is not expired. For a child/teen, a parent must be present to sign the card.
Plenty! We also offer the latest editions of several magazines, newspapers, encyclopedias, maps, CDs, movies, and more.
An overdue fine will be assessed for each working day an item is late being returned. Click above to see the fines.
Most Items can be renewed for two additional loan periods if they are not on a request list. Items may be renewed by telephone or online.
No. Any of our items may be returned to any of our locations.
How long you can borrow an item depends on the type of item. For most items the amount of time you can borrow the item is three weeks.
Hours vary by location check the page for your nearest branch or library to find out when they're open.
Within the first year, just go to any library branch. After a year has passed, you will need Proof of Address.