Free Resources

64 Parishes

Formerly known as Know Louisiana, this resource is a comprehensive, dynamic online reference guide to the history and culture of Louisiana.

Baton Rouge Digital Archive

The East Baton Rouge Parish Library's collection of historic photos, maps, and ephemera from the city of Baton Rouge and East Baton Rouge Parish.

Bayou State Periodical Index

An index to Louisiana popular periodicals. provides reliable access to millions of word definitions, synonyms, spelling, audio pronunciations, example sentences, and translations; as well as offering brain building games, crossword help, and other tools designed to entertain and educate.

Driving Tests

Free practice tests for LA DMV exams including motorcycle and CDL.


Duolingo is a free foreign language-learning website. As you progress through the lessons, you will also assist with the actual translation of documents and websites in foreign languages.

GCF LearnFree

More than 1,000 lessons in technology, math, reading, and more.

This site provides free online access to official publications from all three branches of the Federal Government. A service of the United States Government Publishing Office (GPO).

LEAP Practice Test Questions

Practice Tests show what each part, or session, of the real LEAP and GEE tests is like. Practice Tests look similar to the real tests.


Union Catalog of all Louisiana Public Libraries.
Access to the statewide Inter-Library Loan system.

Louisiana Digital Library

An online library of over 144,000 digital materials about Louisiana's history, culture, places, and people.

Louisiana Digital Media Archive

Preserving Louisiana's media history for future generations provides one-stop access to U.S. government mental health and mental health problems information.

Quick Reference Links

Provides links to reliable and useful sites recommended by librarians.

The U.S. Government's Official Web Portal.

Wolfram Alpha

Answer engine covering mathematics, sciences, and factual information for various subject areas. Includes conversions and step-by-step mathematical solutions.

A cooperative database of bibliographic records contributed by more than 72,000 libraries, making it the world's largest, most complete, and most consulted library union catalog.

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