Library Announces 2022 “Oceans of Possibilities” Adult Reading Program Winners

The Bienville Parish Library announces the top readers of the 2022 Adult Reading Program. The theme is “Oceans of Possibilities” and gives the adult patrons the opportunity to enjoy their own reading program with prizes and certificates of participation. Here are the winners of the 2022 Adult Reading Program:

Arcadia Main

  • Paula Stewart – 1st Place
  • Pam Boyette- 2nd Place
  • Debbie Robinson – 3rd Place

Ringgold Branch

  • Troy Sanders – 1st Place
  • Gloria Salter – 2nd Place
  • Shirley Carter – 3rd Place

Saline Branch

  • Theresa Hammond Blewer – 1st Place
  • Ben Williams – 2nd Place
  • Merrilynne Poda – 3rd Place

Castor Branch

  • Patsy Quick – 1st Place
  • Ivy Jean Woods – 2nd Place
  • Betty Potts – 3rd Place

Gibsland Branch

  • Mary Lamb Coleman – 1st Place
  • NaTorius Harris – 2nd Place
  • Rosetta Ryder – 3rd Place

Congratulations to all our Adult Reading Program participants!

We all know that reading is good for you, many of us have heard this from our parents and teachers since we were children – but carving out time for it, even when we enjoy it, is sometimes difficult. We’re busy with kids, jobs, life, and something has to give and sometimes reading is what takes a backseat! The fact that we had so many participants reading, listening to audiobooks indicates that our adult patrons are making time to read and taking advantage of a valuable community resource – their neighborhood Bienville Parish Library!

More than Books!

The Bienville Parish Library is not “just” about books, you can find audio books, DVDs, and magazines to borrow from the library. If you want to get away from home for a little while, the library offers free computer access and printing, which can be helpful if you don’t have a printer at home and don’t want to print at a costly print store. You can spend hours researching family ancestry, “check-out” eBooks or browse through over 3500 online magazines from your laptop or tablet. Need to refresh your foreign language skills? ‘Pronunciator’ can help you do that. Perhaps you need to hone your job skills to level up your career, or find a new job, you can do that with ‘Learning Library Express’. Your Librarian can help you discover an “Ocean of Possibilities” and all you need is a library card!

Oceans of Possibilities 2022 Children’s Summer Reading Program

Be sure to be on the look-out for the 2022 Summer Reading Program for children from PreK to High School. Pick up an event guide and a schedule of performers that you can put up on the fridge to make sure you never miss a performance! Visiting children and grandchildren are welcome to participate and come to the performances that are slated for all Bienville Parish Library locations. See you at the Library!

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