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St. Mary Parish Library

Where Resources Begin

We have continued to provide free and easy access to high quality, cost-effective library services. We are committed to improving the informational services for all St. Mary Parish residents and visitors with access to digital resources, historical materials, and print collections for educational, personal, and community enrichment.

Use Your Library

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Card Catalog

Access St. Mary Parish Library’s collection.

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Louisiana Library Connection Databases

Explore LA LIB CON, a collection of free databases available to all library users in Louisiana. Simply have a library card to gain access!

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Banner Tribune Newspaper Archives

Discover a variety of archives including Banner Tribune newspapers, census records, navy letters, obituaries, and more!

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Homework Louisiana

If you need help with math homework, an English essay, job hunting, or test prep, Homework Louisiana is ready to assist you with 24/7 free online tutoring!

Cloudlibrary

cloudLibrary

Borrow ebooks, audiobooks, magazines, and more from your local library for free!

Tumble

Tumble Books

TumbleBookLibrary is a curated database of children’s e-books.

Library Books

Library Cards

Find out more about gaining access to St. Mary Parish Library and our resources.

Library Meeting Room

Meeting Rooms

Our libraries have rooms available to book for your events or meetings.

Book Recommendations

Our top picks of the month!

Upcoming Events

Explore our upcoming events that cater to various interests, offering enriching experiences for all.

Services & Research

Adults

Curated adult-targeted resources

Youth

Engaging resources for juveniles

Online Research

Browse our digital resources

Library News

Stay updated with our latest library news and announcements.
Surplus

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Bids will be received by the St. Mary Parish Library – Alex P. Allain Library at 206 Iberia Street, Franklin, LA 70538 for the sale of the following used items in “as is” condition with no warranty: · One (1) General Electric Window Unit Air Conditioner Model:...

May 15, 2024

Beanstack

Beanstack

Beanstack Reading Challenge Platform Summer Reading and 1,000 Books Before Kindergarten Challenges Beanstack is an online reading platform that allows families to set up, log in, and manage each member's reading challenges in one central location. Easily track your...

May 2, 2024

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2024 Summer Reading Challenge

St. Mary Parish Library 2024 Summer Reading Program JUNE 3-JULY 12 St. Mary Parish Library offers a six-week reading program for all children (Babies-Toddlers-5th grade), teens (6th-12th grade), and adults (19+) designed to encourage reading in a fun, non-academic...

May 2, 2024

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cloudLibrary

The St. Mary Parish Library has transitioned to a new eBook and eAudiobook lending platform. The new platform, cloudLibrary™, provides an app that is extremely easy for all users and allows the library to manage its content and offer more to you through a...

Mar 21, 2024

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Our Branches

Browse our branch web pages to find out more about individual locations, hours and more.

Amelia Branch

625 Lake Palourde Road
Amelia, LA 70340

Bayou Vista Branch

1325 Belleview Drive
Bayou Vista, LA 70380

Berwick Branch

3512 Fifth Street
Berwick, LA 70342

Centerville Branch

9340 Hwy 182
Centerville, LA 70522

Alex P Memorial Branch

206 Iberia Street
Franklin, LA 70538

Patterson Branch

521 Catherine Street
Patterson, LA 70392

West End Branch

100 Charenton Road
Baldwin, LA 70514

Headquarters

206 Iberia Street
Franklin, LA 70538