Library Services available at your St. Martin Parish Library:
Computers are available at all branches for public use of the internet and for word processing. WiFi is available at all locations and does not require a password in order to access or connect. Mobile WiFi hotspots are available for checkout to adult patrons with accounts in good standing.
Materials not in the library’s collection can be requested for you through the interlibrary loan service. You must have a valid library card. To make a request, please inquire at your local library.
Marriage, census, and death records, as well as items of local history are available. Ancestry.com, a genealogy database is available for in-house use at all branches. The Teche News is also available on microfilm. A microfilm reader-printer is available for making copies at the St. Martinville Branch Library.
Public Meeting rooms are available at all locations of St. Martin Parish Library. Inquire with your location of choice regarding making a reservation. Study rooms are available at the St. Martinville location, the Breaux Bridge location, and at the Cecilia location. Study rooms operate on a first-come first-serve basis.
Donations are accepted for the purchase of materials in memory of, or in honor of an individual or organization. A bookplate is placed in the book and acknowledgment is sent to the donor and the person honored, or family of the deceased. Memorial donation forms can be found at all branch libraries.
$0.10 per page for black & white copies, $0.50 per page for color copies.
Scan 24 Self-Service Public Fax Service. Faxes can be sent using a personal debit/credit card or by purchasing a pre-paid card from the library. We do not accept incoming faxes.
All locations offer large print books.
The St. Martinville library houses a Topaz Video Magnifier. This low vision magnifier can assist with tasks such as reading fine print.
Patrons may be interested in the State Library’s Talking Books and Braille Library (TBBL) program . This program provides free public library service to Louisiana residents of all ages who cannot easily read standard printed materials due to a permanent or temporary visual impairment, physical disability or a reading disability. View a Talking Books and Braille Library brochure here .
Children’s story time programs are scheduled throughout the year. We offer a yearly Summer Reading Program for patrons of all ages.
The Adult Book Club holds meetings at the Breaux Bridge, Cecilia, Parks, and St. Martinville Branch Libraries once a month.
Outreach Services are available for homebound patrons. To register for this service, contact the Outreach department at 337-394-2207, ext. 215.