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Language is an adventure! With more than 70 languages and over 20 English courses designed from the perspective of the learner’s native language, Mango Languages offers a rich, immersive experience that includes intuitive language and culture lessons designed by linguists and voiced by native speakers.

Mango Languages is accessible in the library and at home using a computer or apps for iOS and Android phones and tablets.

ParentTV offers hundreds of on-demand videos to support the parenting and care of children from birth to teens. Feel more confident and connected with access to reliable advice on a wide range of topics from the world’s leading parenting and educational experts.

ParentTV includes access to videos related to topics for parents, topics for children, activities, expert advice and interactive courses. Topics for parents include Parenting, Pregnancy, Fostering, Adoption, Health, Education, Safety, and Recipes, and many more. There are many more topics for children and other resources included. Visit to learn more!

Weiss provides information regarding the financial stability of Life and Annuity Insurers, Property and Casualty Insurers, HMOs and Health Insurers, Banks, Credit Unions, Stocks, Exchange-Traded Funds, Stock Mutual Funds, Bond and Money Market Mutual Funds, and more! Weiss provides the broadest coverage, the strictest independence, complete objectivity, high ethics and a commitment to safety. Start your search today!

cloudLibrary makes it easy to discover the content you want to read. Whether on the web, a tablet, your mobile device, or your library’s discovery terminal you can browse digital shelves curated by your library or filtering by genres that interest you. Check out up to 3 items at a time and keep as many as 3 on hold. Items check out for 21 days and return automatically at the end of the lending period. All you need is your library card and password to start borrowing! If you don’t have a password, stop by the circulation desk to set one up. And check back often—our catalog is growing!

Our Library Academy delivers immediately accessible online training for a variety of topics, including social media, eBooks, genealogy, computer help, research and homework help, business, legal forms, book recommendations, and more! This library of tutorials and videos is for learners, instructors, and administrators.

A database of e-books and other digital content for grades 6 – 12, featuring more than 1,000 titles, including student-favorite Graphic Novels, enhanced e-books with full audio narration and highlighted text, classic literature, national geographic videos, and more! Also includes teacher resources.

Receive free access to the New York Times online and the NYTimes smartphone app. Click to get started and redeem your access code. You’ll be taken to a page to sign in or create an account. Once you are signed in, 72 hours of free access will begin. You can renew this free access every day.

MedlinePlus is the National Institutes of Health’s Web site for patients and their families and friends. Produced by the National Library of Medicine, the world’s largest medical library, it brings you information about diseases, conditions, and wellness issues in language you can understand. MedlinePlus offers reliable, up-to-date health information, anytime, anywhere, for free.

Digital literacy resources for both learners and teachers. It is a collection of self-directed tutorials for end users to increase their digital literacy. Topics are video-based and include basic tasks such as using a computer, navigating a website and searching.

Frequently updated, current and archived access to tens of millions of articles and video clips from local, state, regional, national and international news sources, including printed and online newspapers, blogs, journals, newswires, broadcast transcripts and videos, plus much more!

Live tutoring, homework help and academic resources for kindergarten through adult learners. Help with job searching, job websites, completing job applications, resumes, cover letters and practice interviews.

Access over 70 educational and research resources covering a wide range of information for elementary through graduate level students.

A consumer research database for researchers, students and job seekers.

Easy-to-use, online reference database featuring history and literature reference materials.

Online encyclopedia of nonfiction information. Excellent for research papers and fact finding.

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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

The library has upcoming scheduled closures. Learn More

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
SundayClosed

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
SaturdayClosed
SundayClosed