Consumer Reports Magazine Is Available Online at your Library!

Are you thinking about buying a new TV or smartphone? There are so many choices out there it can be overwhelming! Before you make that next big purchase, take a look at Consumer Reports™. Many of you may already know that copies of Consumer Reports™ magazine are available at many branches of the St. Tammany Parish Library…
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Spotlight – St. Tammany Genealogical Society

The St. Tammany Genealogical Society is a non-profit organization that was founded in 1986.  The primary mission of the Society is to “encourage the study of genealogy by providing training seminars and workshops.”  The St. Tammany Parish Genealogical Society offers assistance and training to each of its members, regardless of the geographic place of origin…
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Library Apps for eBooks and More!

STPL has several great options for reading eBooks and eAudiobooks, and downloading movies, music albums, and TV shows. You can access thousands of materials online at any time with your library card. Want to know how? Just keep reading! Cloud Library -- Provided by Bibliotheca, Cloud Library provides ebooks and eaudiobooks for popular titles that you can download to…
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Soldiers and Sailors Database: Military Research for Genealogy

  The Soldiers and Sailors Database, a database by the National Park Service, is a great resource for finding men who served in the Confederate or Union armies during the American Civil War. There are also links to information on stories, people, places, collections, preservation, facts, and the Maryland campaign.  Many subtopics are listed under…
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History At A Glance: Mandeville: Summer Resort Town

Mandeville was known as a lakeside retreat with many homes and hotels that were constructed to provide lodgings to many families that crossed Lake Pontchartrain during the summer months. Remnants of historical properties are currently found on Lakeshore Drive. The city of Mandeville was developed in 1834 by Bernard Xavier de Marigny de Mandeville, who…
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State Archives: An Important Resource for Genealogy Research

When searching for ancestors, it is important to utilize a variety of sources. Census records do not provide information pertaining to birth dates, death dates, marriage dates and spouse’s names. Census records are great for household information, but many individuals are hard to find in census records or they may have been born or died…
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