ABOUT BPL
Serving Bienville Parish since 1964.
     The BIENVILLE PARISH LIBRARY is a public library that serves the people of Bienville Parish, Louisiana. The Main Library, located at 2768 Maple Street in Arcadia, is home to the system's Administrative Offices, Technical & Computer Services, Interlibrary Loan, Children's Services and Outreach Services. It also houses the system's Genealogy Collection. The Library also operates full-time branches in Ringgold and Saline, and a part-time branch in Castor. Information about each Library Branch, including pictures, location and hours of operation, can be found on our BRANCHES page.
Mission Statement
     The Bienville Parish Library exists to provide service to all people of the parish. This encompasses individuals and groups of every age, education, philosophy, occupation, economic level, ethnic origin, and human condition. Fulfilling the educational, informational, recreational needs of the people through the use of books and other materials, technological innovations, facilities and professional services is the broad purpose of the Bienville Parish Library System.