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Services At The Library

All Branches are offering all of their normal services inside the branch and curbside service. These include computer use, faxing, printing and copying. 

Checked-out materials may be returned to any library branch.

Curbside Service: All of our library branches are offering curbside service. 

Simply place an item on hold through the website, the STPL Mobile iOS app or by calling the branch you want to pick your materials up from. Once your items are ready for pick up, you'll receive a notification. Drive to the branch and call the displayed phone number to let the staff know that you are ready for pick up. Your items will be brought out for you.

Note: This service closes at dusk.


Services At Home

The library offers eBooks as well as downloadable audiobooks, movies, TV shows and magazines through the library's apps.

Some virtual events are being offered on Zoom. Check out our events calendar to learn more.

Our library's Online Library can teach you how to play a guitar, wire a car, solve that tricky homework question and much more.

Our Reference Librarians are here to help should you need research assistance.

Apply For A Library Card

St. Tammany residents can apply for a library card online, opens a new window.

If you are from another parish or county, please visit any Branch to apply for a card.

Juvenile cards
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All children under the age of 18 will need a parent or legal guardian to select the card access level that is appropriate for the child. On Jan. 3, 2023, all juvenile cards that have not been specified will expire and will require an update, either over the phone, or in a branch.

  • Juvenile Full Restriction Card — Cardholders may only check all children’s materials. Cardholders cannot check out Young Adult (YA) or Adult materials.
  • Juvenile Semi-restriction Card — Cardholders all children’s materials, and YA fiction books. Cardholders may not check Adult books, or adult nonfiction items that have a YA sticker, or magazines in the teen area.
  • *Juvenile Card— Cardholders may check out any loanable physical item in the library except R-rated DVDs.
  • *Juvenile Unrestricted — Cardholders may check out any loanable physical item in the library, including R-rated DVD's, with parental permission.

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