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this month in history: october
Read About History

On October 2, 1908, Thurgood Marshall was born. He had a highly successful career as a lawyer, at one point representing the Brown family in Brown v. Board of Education of Topeka, and was a champion of the Civil Rights era.

Updated hours

Beginning Saturday, October 3, all locations of the St. Charles Parish Library will have new hours. Visit our update page for the most current information.

Curbside pick up ends 30 minutes before the library closes.

food for fines
Need to Feed Month

The St. Charles Parish Library will hold a Food for Fines event in October in conjunction with Need to Feed Month in St. Charles Parish. There are currently many families in St. Charles Parish who do not have enough food to feed their families—more than usual.

Banned Books Week

Banned Books Week is an annual event celebrating our freedom to read and highlighting the value of free and open access to information. 

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LibraryReads: The October List

Get a head start with your October reading list by placing holds on these librarian-recommended books!

Each month, librarians from around the country choose their favorite adult fiction and nonfiction books and they are combined into a top-ten list on