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2020: A Recap

At this time of year I’m usually excited about looking back on the year’s accomplishments and challenges. This year, I’d rather just not think about it and skip right to 2021. But that would be doing us an injustice, because this year was one for the record books and shouldn’t be overlooked. So here are […]

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Library Receives FINRA Investor Education Grant

Jeff Davis Parish Library Receives FINRA Investor Education Foundation Grant to Expand Personal Finance Collections to Aid Consumers Following Hurricane Laura.  JENNINGS — The Jeff Davis Parish Library today announced plans to expand its personal finance collections following receipt of a grant from the FINRA Investor Education Foundation (FINRA Foundation).  The additional tools and resources will help ensure that residents have the information they need when making critical money decisions as they repair, rebuild, and recover following Hurricanes Laura and Delta.  

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April 2020

Resiliency is something we know well here in Jeff Davis Parish.  With many of our workforce in oil-related jobs and agriculture, we are used to cyclical highs and lows.  We have become accustomed to hurricanes and floods wreaking havoc on our lives every few years.  Resiliency is something rooted deep in our ancestry, back to the original people who

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October 2019

We all need legal help at some point in our lives, whether it’s for a will, custody case, divorce, or help understanding our rights.  While librarians may not be the ones who can offer that assistance, we CAN help you locate the best legal resources.  We can also provide free legal forms and programs that allow you to spend time

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September 2019

Small but Mighty: the Power of Small Libraries When we think of famous libraries, we probably envision large buildings like the Library of Congress or ancient ones like the Great Library of Alexandria.  But when someone asks us to share a favorite memory about visiting a library, for most of us that memory will be

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August 2019

Back 2 School? We’re ALWAYS in school!  It’s that time of year again, when we are either dreading or celebrating the upcoming school term.  Regardless of which side of the fence we fall on, there can be no doubt that a good education is one of the most important things that we can do for

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July 2019

As we reach the “Dog Days of Summer,” I thought it would be helpful to suggest some book titles that your children might enjoy.  These books are all about summer and can be requested from any of our Jefferson Davis Parish Libraries. LITTLE ONES:  F is for Fireflies / by Kathy-jo Wargin  Presents rhyming sentences for

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June 2019

“It takes a village to raise a child” — African proverb  Every year, Jeff Davis Parish Library offers a Summer Reading Program that is top-notch and only possible through the support of others.  This summer, our village of supporters has expanded and we are able to offer more programs and more incentives for reading.  For this month’s Library

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