Home Reference Hot Titles Databases News & Weather Calendar Directory About Us Event Photos
Search our Catalog:  

Weekend:  Chance of Precipitation: Fri: 80% / Sat: 60% / Sun: 60%.

  90 °

Doppler Radar |  Pollen Count |  Video Forecasts |  Weekend Weather Forecast |  10-Day Forecast

Find us Online!!
We are back to school with lots of great tools for students. Databases that prep for the ACT? Programs that teach foreign languages? Tutoring services online for homework help? PLUS---We are OPEN late each Tuesday until 8:00! Come find us at Facebook and stay up to date on upcoming events!
The Beacon Bulletin
Click here for this month's Beacon Bulletin newsletter. Click Here
Library LATE Hours
Beginning in September 2012, the library will offer late hours for the school year on Tuesdays. Free homework help will be provided through www.homeworkla.org. The Tuesday Library Hours will be 5:00-8:00!
Become a Fan on Facebook
Become a fan of the Union Parish Library on Facebook and get daily status updates on activities.
Friends of the Union Public Library
Are you interested in becoming a "Friends of the Library" member? If you would like to learn more, review the Friends fact sheet. Click Here If you are interested in joining, click below for a membership application. Click Here
Internet Use Policy
Please preview the Internet Use Policy. Computer users that do not follow guidelines in policy will be restricted from computer use. Click Here

Retire in Union Parish

Fight Fraud Hotline

On the Calendar:  Saturday, 9/6/2014 12:30 PM
ZUMBA Class!: "Teen Girls ONLY" An aerobic fitness program featuring movements inspired by various styles of Latin American dance and performed primarily to Latin American dance music. UNION PARISH LIBRARY MEETING ROOM Instructed By: Deanna Williams Sepulvado of Union Parish Calendar

Today
News provided by MSNBC
Samurai swords and nun chucks: the craziest items the TSA confiscated, and Instagrammed

TheTSA's Instagram account has become a social media phenomenon of sorts since it launched a little over a year ago, serving as a collection of some of the most dangerous and extreme items that people try to bring on planes, and that the agency seizes.






Sat, 30 Aug 2014 15:43:42 GMT
Mom gives birth to 'hurricane baby' after being stranded in dangerous storm

As Hurricane Arthur was slamming the East Coast over the July 4th weekend, police radios in Roanoke Island's Manteo, North Carolina, were blaring with reports of downed power lines, flooded homes, and something else.Wendy Garcia, who was in labor with a one-week overdue baby, was stranded, unable to get to the hospital to deliver.






Sat, 30 Aug 2014 15:12:00 GMT
Hero boy calls 9-11 during car hijacking

A 9-year-old Houston boy is being called a hero after calling 9-11 during a frightening car jacking. NBCs Mark Potter reports.

Sat, 30 Aug 2014 14:57:00 GMT
Should you lean your seat back on a plane?

Two flights this week were disrupted by arguments over personal space. Should you lean your seat back? Who gets the arm rest? NBCs Kerry Sanders reports.

Sat, 30 Aug 2014 14:52:00 GMT
Fallout from the fatal Cops shooting

The death of a Cops crew member earlier this week is raising new concerns about extreme reality TV. One former producer shares her story, revealing just how dangerous these shoots can get. NBCs Hallie Jackson reports.






Sat, 30 Aug 2014 14:23:00 GMT
Having fun both above and below ground in Wales

Northern Wales is quickly becoming the adventure capital of the world, from record-setting zip lines to deep cavern exploration. NBCs Annabel Roberts reports.






Sat, 30 Aug 2014 14:08:00 GMT
Hot car mom gets kids back

A Pheonix woman who left her two children in a hot car while she attended a job interview has regained custody of those kids. NBCs Jenna Wolfe reports.






Sat, 30 Aug 2014 13:55:00 GMT
Bacon jumping the shark? Tasty new ways to get intense, smoky flavor into favorite foods

Maybe youve been looking forward to those Labor Day plans for weeks but have you considered what to do in celebration of this weekends other big event? In case you didnt mark the calendar, International Bacon Day is this Saturday, August 30.






Sat, 30 Aug 2014 12:59:07 GMT
Some Labor Day deals aren't such steals

While retailers are offering deep discounts on summer inventory like grills and patio furniture, there are fewer bargains to be found with in-season items like fall clothes this Labor Day weekend.A recent survey commissioned by RetailMeNot found that nearly 65 percent of Americans plan to shop during the holiday weekend, up from 59 percent of consumers who shopped last year.






Sat, 30 Aug 2014 11:28:39 GMT
Orange Room viewers share kids' back to school pics

Another round of kids went back to school this week, so we've got another batch of pics to share. Thanks to TODAY's #OrangeRoom viewers for showing us what day 1 looks like in their neck of the woods.






Fri, 29 Aug 2014 21:06:00 GMT
2014 NBCNews.com