Notice of Closure

Unfortunately, a member of the library staff have tested positive for Covid-19. To protect the public and the staff, the library will close for 14 days for intensive cleaning and quarantine. We will reopen July 13.

Board of Control

Library Board of Control

The West Baton Rouge Parish Library Board is appointed by the Parish Council, and members serve without compensation. There are eight members including one ex officio member who serves from the Parish Council. Terms of service are five years, and members may be reappointed.

  • Joanne Bourgeois, President
    • Scarlet Callicoatte, Vice President
      • Brenda Morgan, Treasurer
      • Chris "Fish" Kershaw, Ex-Officio
      • Gina Lemoine, Trustee
      • Kelson Swancy, Trustee
      • Tamie Martin, Secretary
Board Meeting Schedule

Library board meetings are on the third Tuesday of January, March, May, July, September, and November at 4:00 p.m. in the Library Meeting Room. September meeting dates may be adjusted to meet the Parish's budget schedule.