Take some time this month to enjoy Mother Nature's company. Beauregard Parish offers lots of parks for free family fun and Louisiana is home to many State Parks and National Parks, Preserves, and Heritage Centers.

For those of you participating in this summer's "Ready! Set! Read!" program : don't forget to keep track of your activities. Time spent hiking, playing, etc. may count towards one of your Challenges!

Do you know the story of how American National Parks began? Hear the story here:

NOTE:You may be required to enter your library card number to view the video if your current internet connection is not through the Library.