Masks, face coverings now required in all East Baton Rouge library buildings

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BATON ROUGE, La (BRPROUD)- The East Baton Rouge Parish Library will now require that all visitors and staff at all locations to wear a protective mask or face covering while inside library buildings.

This announcement comes after Mayor-President Sharon Weston Broome required masks or face covering to be worn in all city-parish buildings.

This mask requirement has been instituted due to the surge in COVID-19 cases related to the Delta Variant.

Masks or other face coverings are encouraged, but not required for programs and events taking place just OUTSIDE Library buildings.

Library computers are available without reservation. However, if you are unable to wear a mask, we ask that you send an email to to request an accommodation.

For more information about this update, call (225) 231-3750, or visit us online at

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