• Get A Library Card

    Tangipahoa Parish Library cards are available at any of our library branches. A library card is free to Tangipahoa parish residents. All you need to do is provide a picture ID. Children under the age of 18 can get a library card under their parent or legal guardian’s account. Your library card can be used to:

    • • Check out books, audiobooks, DVDs, magazines and mobile hotspots.
    • • Download eBooks, audiobooks, movies, TV shows, music and magazines.
    • • Do online research from home with our online databases.
    • • Access your account online to request and renew materials.
    • • Use a desktop computer in a library branch.

    We also offer E-cards that can be issued remotely and provide access to our online resources. You can easily apply for an E-card by clicking here (link to E-card application). Once your application is processed, an E-card will be mailed to you. Please note that E-cards cannot be used to checkout physical materials.

  • Online Catalog

    The library's online catalog makes finding, holding and receiving library items simple. In a few easy steps, you can create an account, view your account details and create a list of items that you want to read. Creating an account is an easy, one-time process. For step-by-step instructions click here to watch a video on how to create an account.

  • Online Databases and E-Resources

    The Tangipahoa Parish Library offers a multitude of academic databases and e-resources for free with your library card. Look under our MY 24-Hour Library for a complete list of our online resources.

  • Computer/WiFi

    Each Tangipahoa Parish Library branch has desktop computers that are available for use by patrons, ages 10 and up. All you need is a library card to log in. Guest passes are available for those without a Tangipahoa Parish Library card or out of parish residents. Our computers are available on a first-come, first-served basis, have high speed internet and can be used for two hours at a time. Computers do not have floppy disk, CD, or DVD drives. Files will be saved temporarily to patron computers but are erased at the end of every session and cannot be retrieved. If you would like to save your work, using a USB drive is recommended. The library sells USB drives for $7.50/each. All computers shut down automatically 15 minutes before closing. All library branches also offer free WiFi by connecting your device to "Tangi Free WiFi." Library staff is able to provide assistance in accessing library resources from personal devices.

    Click here to read our Internet Policy
  • Mobile Hotspots

    Tangipahoa Parish Library has mobile hotspots available for lending so you can enjoy internet access at home. Adult library cardholders (over the age of 18), who are a resident of Tangipahoa Parish are eligible to borrow a hotspot.

    Click here to learn more about our mobile hotspots.
  • Print/Fax/Scan Services

    Each library branch offers printing, copying and faxing services. Printing can be done from one of our patron computers or you can email the branch from your device. Black and white prints or copies are $0.15 per page. The Hammond, Amite, and Ponchatoula Branches can provide color copies for $1.00 per page. Faxing services are $1.00 per page. A self-service scanner is available for public use at the Hammond Branch.

  • Computer Classes

    Free Computer Classes are offered to the public at the Amite Branch. Registration is required. Classes offered are: Computer Basics, Introduction to Microsoft Office, Web Skills, Digital Information Verification, Digital Security, and Resume Building. Click here to sign up or call the Amite Branch at (985)748-7151 for help registering.

  • Genealogy Classes

    The Tangipahoa Parish Library is proud to offer Genealogy Classes that can help you trace your family tree. Our classes will teach you how to use for free at the library and how to search your family history through our free database, Heritage Quest, from the comfort of your own home. The classes can even help you find where your deceased family member’s burial sites are located. Registration is required. Click here to sign up or call the Genealogy Department at (985) 748-7559 x204 for help registering.

  • Watch a Tutorial

    Want to learn how to download an eBook or watch one of our virtual programs? The Tangipahoa Parish Library can help with that! Our tutorials provide what you need to know to utilize all of our online resources. Click here to view them.


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