The St. Tammany Parish Library supports the St. Tammany Parish School System. The library would be delighted to provide:
Booktalks - A librarian will present short summaries of high interest, award winning and/or Louisiana Young/Teen Readers Choice Award titles.
Books and Bites Book Discussions - A librarian will facilitate book discussion during junior and senior high school lunches.
Career Fair Presentations - Students will learn about a day in the life of a librarian.
eBooks, Mags, Movies and Music - Students and teachers will learn how to use a library card to download electronic and streaming titles to your device.
Introduction to Library Services - Students and teachers will receive an introduction to all of the library's services for students including library materials, eResources, events and webpage.
Introduction to the Databases - A librarian will provide a customizable (by subject and grade) lesson on how to access educational databases for research, classroom content, self-directed learning and more.
Library Card Drive - Your local library branch will come to your school and facilitate library card distribution to students and teachers.
Library Tour - Classes can come to their local library branch for a tour of all that the library has to offer.
Open House/Book Day - We are happy to visit your school for open houses, book day, fairs, PTA meetings, etc. to share library information.
Research Project Training - Students will learn how to use library resources for research projects in this customizable (by subject and grade) presentation.
StoryWalk® - StoryWalks® will be made available for teacher use upon request. To request one or to find out more, email Children Services.
Summer Reading Introduction - Librarians will speak to individual classrooms or assemblies to promote the library's annual Summer Reading Challenge for all ages.
Virtual Storytime - Prerecorded storytimes will be made available on-demand via our YouTube channel. To request access or to find out more, email Children Services.
Request Outreach Service Requests - please fill out the form on the Outreach Services page or contact the Children's or Teen Librarian in your area:
Contact a Children's Librarian:
Children's Services Coordinator: Jenny Mayer (985) 893-6280 ext. 2011
Contact a Teen Librarian:
East side of St. Tammany: Abby Mayfield 985) 646-6470 ext. 7124
West side of St. Tammany: Charlene Barrett (985) 845-4819 ext. 5003
Teen Services Coordinator: Jennifer Rifino (985) 626-9779 ext. 3004