3D Printing

The 3D printers can be used with basic knowledge of Computer Assisted Drawing (CAD).

ABC Mouse

The ABC Mouse curriculum builds a strong foundation in reading, math, social studies, science, art, and music for pre-k through elementary age students.

AMoA Museum Passes

Check out an Alexandria Museum of Art (AMoA) pass at any Rapides Parish Library location!


Ancestry.com Library Edition is a genealogy resource that unlocks the story of you with sources like censuses, vital records, immigration records, family histories, military records, court and legal documents, directories, photos, maps, and more.

Laptop/Hotspot Lending

Borrow a laptop or hotspot from the Library.


The MakerSpace Lab is a special area in which customers have access to a variety of equipment that allows them to dream, create, and make.

Meeting Rooms

The Rapides Parish Library meeting rooms are used for Library activities, programs, conferences, seminars, and exhibits.

Northstar Digital

Northstar Digital Literacy tests your computer skills. You can build skills in key areas, and demonstrate your knowledge by earning certificates and badges. Prepare for your future now!

Printing Services

Each Rapides Parish Library location offers printing, copying, faxing and scanning services.

Reference Services

The Rapides Parish Main Library Reference Department aims to answer questions from customers.

Virtual Reality

Step into the future of virtual reality gaming with Oculus Rift to explore, learn, create, and play.


Rapides Parish Library offers free computers for public access and free Wi-Fi access for customers to use with their own personal devices.