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Board of Control

Board Members

The West Baton Rouge Parish Library Board is appointed by the Parish Council, and members serve without compensation. There are eight members including one ex officio member who serves from the Parish Council. The Library Director serves as Secretary, but does not vote. Terms of service are five years, and members may be reappointed.

  • Joanne Bourgeois, President
  • Scarlet Callicoatte, Vice President
  • Brenda Morgan, Treasurer
  • Carey Denstel, Ex-Officio
  • Andrea Kent, Trustee
  • Henry Henderson, Trustee
  • Kelson Swancy, Trustee
  • Laurie Moreau, Trustee
  • Tamie Martin, Secretary

A library outranks any other one thing a community can do to benefit its people. It is a never failing spring in the desert.

-Andrew Carnegie

Meeting Schedule

Library board meetings are on the third Tuesday of January, March, May, July, September, and November at 4:00 p.m. in the Library Meeting Room. September meeting dates may be adjusted to meet the Parish’s budget schedule.

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Main Branch
830 North Alexander Ave.
Port Allen, LA 70767
Brusly Branch
6311 LA-1
Brusly, LA 70719
Main Branch
(225) 342-7920
Brusly Branch
(225) 749-2171

Library Hours

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Main Branch

Monday8:30 am - 5:30 pm
Tuesday8:30 am - 8:00 pm
Wednesday8:30 am - 5:30 pm
Thursday8:30 am - 8:00 pm
Friday8:30 am - 5:30 pm
Saturday9:00 am - 1:00 pm

South Branch

Monday10:00 am - 6:00 pm
Tuesday10:00 am - 6:00 pm
Wednesday10:00 am - 6:00 pm
Thursday10:00 am - 6:00 pm
Friday10:00 am - 6:00 pm