Off the Shelf for April 28, 2013

Wonder what people are reading, watching, listening to or want to know about? Here’s a report from the East Baton Rouge Parish Library staff.

MOST CHECKED OUT BOOK: “Alex Cross, Run” by James Patterson

MOST REQUESTED BOOK: “Whiskey Beach” by Nora Roberts

MOST CHECKED OUT AUDIO BOOK: “The Great Gatsby” by F. Scott Fitzgerald

MOST CHECKED OUT CD: “The Essential Louis Armstrong”

MOST CHECKED OUT DVD: “The Hobbit: An Unexpected Journey”


There’s a cloud hanging over the library. It’s the new 3M Cloud downloadable service. Starting with an eBook collection of approximately 2,000 hot titles from Penguin, Hachette and Macmillan publishers, this new resource complements the library’s existing digital collections, comprising thousands of downloadable books, audiobooks, video and magazines available in OverDrive, Freegal, Zinio, Indieflix and more. Find out more about the 3M Cloud at w://; to access the Digital Library, visit and validate with your East Baton Rouge Parish Library card.


Which of the library branches has the complete set of volumes of “Southwest Louisiana Records” by Donald J. Hebert?

Those books are housed in our Genealogy Collection at the East Baton Rouge Parish Bluebonnet Regional Branch. You can reach the Genealogy Department at (225) 763-2283.

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Is there a telephone and address reverse look-up reference available through the library?

Yes, we have a database called ReferenceUSA that allows you to look up by address, phone number and other ways for both business and residential numbers. Access ReferenceUSA using your library card number.

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