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

Weekend:  Chance of Precipitation: Fri: 60% / Sat: 20% / Sun: 20%.

  64 °

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.
Meeting Room Use Application
Reserve the meeting room for your upcoming club or group meeting. Complete the attached form and fax to 318-369-9225. Rules and guidelines are included on the attached form.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

Welcome to the Union Parish Library, serving Union Parish since 1956. We strive to be your CommUNITY Connection: lighting the way for patrons to find recreation, culture, education, and information!
Most Viewed
News provided by Yahoo
Iran nuclear talks at crunch time

From left, U.S. Under Secretary for Political Affairs Wendy Sherman, U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry and U.S. Secretary of Energy Ernest Moniz wait to start a meeting with Iranian Foreign Minister Javad Zarif and others at the Beau Rivage Palace Hotel in Lausanne, Switzerland Sunday, March 29, 2015. (AP Photo/Brendan Smialowski, Pool)Differences still remain less than two days before a deadline for the outline of an agreement.

Mon, 30 Mar 2015 08:45:49 -0400
Scott Walkers gloomy pitch for the presidency

Raw Video: Scott Walker speaks in ConcordScott Walker is worried. Hes worried about America. Hes worried about his kids and his grandchildren, and everyone elses. Hes worried about Islamic radicalism. Hes worried about too many people being on food stamps.

Mon, 30 Mar 2015 08:17:03 -0400
Former Israeli Premier Olmert convicted in corruption case

FILE - In this July 10, 2012 file photo, Former Israeli Prime Minister Ehud Olmert speaks to the media after hearing the verdict in his trial, in Jerusalem's District Court. Olmert was found guilty Monday, March 30, 2015, of fraud and breach of trust in a retrial on corruption charges, three years after being acquitted. (AP Photo/Ariel Schalit, File)JERUSALEM (AP) Former Israeli Prime Minister Ehud Olmert was convicted Monday of unlawfully accepting money from a U.S. supporter in a retrial on corruption charges, the latest chapter in the downfall of a man who only years earlier hoped to lead the country to a historic peace agreement with the Palestinians.

Mon, 30 Mar 2015 06:49:54 -0400
Focus shifts to cause of NYC explosion after 2 bodies found

Rubble is moved Sunday, March 29, 2015, at the site of an apparent gas explosion that took place three days earlier in the East Village neighborhood of New York. (AP Photo/Tina Fineberg)Officials consider the possibility that someone may have improperly tapped a gas line serving one of the buildings.

Mon, 30 Mar 2015 01:19:43 -0400
Prosecution in Boston bombing trial seen wrapping case on Monday

News crews photograph pieces of shrapnel taken from the body of Boston Marathon bombing victim Krystle Campbell and presented as evidence in the trial of Dzhokhar Tsarnaev in BostonBOSTON (Reuters) - Federal prosecutors are expected to wrap up their case against the accused Boston Marathon bomber on Monday with more testimony about the grievous injuries the blasts inflicted on the three people killed in the April 15, 2013, attack. The final witness last week was a medical examiner who described the extensive burns and wounds suffered by 29-year-old restaurant manager Krystle Campbell when one of the twin homemade pressure-cooker bombs exploded next to her as she watched runners near the finish line. ...

Mon, 30 Mar 2015 07:06:34 -0400
Eight dead, 10 injured in Florida van crash

(Reuters) - Eight people were killed and 10 were hurt in Florida on Monday when their church van drove through a stop sign and crashed into a road-side ditch that was partially filled with water, authorities said. A preliminary investigation indicated that the van carrying 18 people was traveling east on State Road 78 when it passed through a stop sign.

Mon, 30 Mar 2015 08:09:41 -0400
Two missing men likely found amid NYC gas explosion rubble: fire official

A car sits amongst the rubble after an explosion destroyed four buildings in New YorkBy Sebastien Malo and Laila Kearney NEW YORK (Reuters) - Two bodies found on Sunday at the site of a gas explosion that destroyed three New York City apartment buildings last week, injuring 22 people, were believed to be those of two unaccounted for men, the city's top fire official said. The bodies were found about 20 feet apart of one of the buildings reduced to rubble by the blast and fire in Manhattan's East Village neighborhood on Thursday, Fire Department Commissioner Daniel Nigro told reporters. While Nigro said a medical examiner had not officially determined that the remains belonged to the two people who remain unaccounted for, local broadcaster NY1 News said one of the missing men, 23-year-old Nicholas Figueroa, had been identified by his family as one of the bodies found on Sunday. Also missing was Moises Lucon.

Sun, 29 Mar 2015 20:19:05 -0400
DNA from 78 Germanwings crash victims found

DNA from 78 Germanwings crash victims foundForensic teams have isolated 78 distinct DNA strands from body parts at the Germanwings crash site in the French Alps, while investigators continued their grim task in the arduous mountain terrain. As well as trying to identify and return bodies to their families, search teams were also hunting for a second "black box" that has yet to be found six days into the search. "We haven't found a single body intact," said Patrick Touron, deputy director of the police's criminal research institute. So far, forensic teams have isolated 78 DNA strands from recovered body parts, said prosecutor Brice Robin, one of the lead investigators.

Sun, 29 Mar 2015 12:26:38 -0400
Officials: Iran nuke talks solving some issues, not others

From left, U.S. Under Secretary for Political Affairs Wendy Sherman, U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry and U.S. Secretary of Energy Ernest Moniz wait to start a meeting with Iranian Foreign Minister Javad Zarif and others at the Beau Rivage Palace Hotel in Lausanne, Switzerland Sunday, March 29, 2015. (AP Photo/Brendan Smialowski, Pool)LAUSANNE, Switzerland (AP) Iran is considering demands for further cuts to its uranium enrichment program but is pushing back on how long it must limit technology it could use to make atomic arms, Western officials involved in the nuclear talks said Sunday.

Sun, 29 Mar 2015 22:10:56 -0400
Waving fronds around the world, Christians mark Palm Sunday

Christians mark Palm SundayChristians around the world are marking Palm Sunday by waving fronds, attending church services and visiting sites in the Holy Land at the start of the Holy Week that ends with Easter.

Sun, 29 Mar 2015 08:06:25 -0400
Copyright (c) 2015 Yahoo! Inc. All rights reserved