World Autism Awareness Day

world Autism Month with image of gears and words Celebrate neuro DIVERSITY. Includes phrases Affirm strengths, Accept differences, Rethink empathy, Promote inclusion. Instagram symbol mommyandmemilestonesLet’s not let the day go unnoticed as World Autism Awareness Day! (In fact, it’s World Autism Month.) For some insight, check out this Topic Guide, opens a new window created by our Reference Department with a list of books available at STPL that were written or otherwise produced, in whole or in part, by autistic people.

As part of our Strategic Planning process library staff will host a focus group for people who are on the neurodiversity spectrum, as well as parents, educators, care givers, and advocates of and for the St Tammany Parish neurodiverse community. The focus group will take place on April 30th, at 10 a.m., at the Causeway Branch. We want to know how we can better serve you!

Be a part of our Strategic Planning Focus Group for Input Group Information. The St. Tammany Parish Library invites you to participate in a focus group meeting for neurodivergent people as well as caregivers and parents about future library services. April 30, 2022 at 10:00 AM at the Causeway Branch. The focus group meeting will last approximately 45 minutes to one hour. Strategic Planning for service is currently underway at St. Tammany Parish Library, and your input is essential to its success. We hope you will join us for this phase of our Strategic Plan through participating in this focus group. Please RSVP via email to:, or by phone at: (985) 893-6280 x 4008, by April 26, 2022.