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The Things They Carried - Keynote Lecture

Rapides Parish Library continued its Big Read program in celebration of The Things They Carried by Tim O’Brien with a Keynote Address on October 13, 2012, 6-8 p.m. at Westside Regional Library, located at 5416 Provine Place in Alexandria. The Big Read in Rapides Parish is presented in partnership with the National Endowment for the Arts and the Louisiana Endowment for the Humanities (LEH).

Huey Long: His Life and Legacy, by Dr. Sanson

Watch the recording of Dr. Sanson's presentation on the life and legacy of Huey Long

Soiree in the Stacks

Bud Johnson author of The Perfect Season: LSU's Magic Year — 1958 will be our guest speaker. Video of this presentation can be watched online.

Louisiana Maneuvers Presentation - Richard Holloway

Watch and listen as Holloway discusses the Louisiana Maneuvers and particular representations in film.

Readings in Literature and Culture

The Westside Regional branch of the Rapides Parish Library at 5416 Provine Place in Alexandria will host a six-week series of readings and discussions about the Louisiana literature as a setting for encounter among social and ethnic groups as well as others.

Video of Week 6 is now available.