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State Library closed to the public; online resources still available

Posted at 6:20 PM, Mar 18, 2020
and last updated 2020-03-18 19:20:01-04

The State Library of Louisiana to the public starting tomorrow, Thursday, March 19, 2020.

Online resources will still be available through [].

This temporary closure will last at least through March 31. The Office of the Lieutenant Governor and the State Library of Louisiana will monitor the situation and make a determination on any extension of these temporary closures in the coming weeks.

Additionally, the State Library has activated the Emergency Preparedness and Recovery section [] on the website. This section, updated daily, provides resources for libraries and the public regarding coronavirus, including a link to the current statues of Louisiana public libraries. Statewide transport deliver of inter-library loan materials is suspended during this time. Incoming requests for materials will be sorted and filled at a later date. Face-to-face training classes are canceled. These trainings will be rescheduled in the future or changed to be provided via webinars.