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The Main Library at Goodwood

  • 7711 Goodwood Boulevard The Main Library at Goodwood Baton Rouge, LA 70806
  • (225) 231-3750

This sleek, state-of-the-art library has fountains, high ceilings and a rooftop succulent garden. It’s perfect for an outing that’s equal parts educational and visually appealing.

The Goodwood Main Library - Facilities:
Size: 129,000 square feet on three floors

Opened: January 15, 2014

The Main Library houses more than 500,000 books, movies, electronic resources and circulating artwork in its collection.

The Main Library is also the location of the Career Center. Originally funded by the Baton Rouge Area Foundation, the Career Center provides free services to assist clients in career transition to become their own career managers through self-help with professional guidance.

Beyond the many storytime, activity, study and meeting rooms, the facility also includes:
• Quiet reading room
• Meeting room with a capacity for 300
• Public rooftop terrace
• Public Plaza with water features, large chessboard, and giant LED screen
• 140 personal computers
• Technology Lab (plus free WiFi throughout)
• Donated stained glass windows designed by artist Jon Emerson
• Recycled paper waterfall spanning three floors
• LED light displays in the Children’s and Teen rooms
• Baton Rouge Collection Room - Historical maps, exhibits, digital archives, The Fort of Baton Rouge ca. 1784, and much more. Plus take a Driving Tour of Baton Rouge  
Genealogy Collection
Career Center

East Baton Rouge Parish Metro Council District: District 11
Architectural Firm:  The Library Design Collaborative

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Baton Rouge Concert Band Fall Performance

Baton Rouge Concert Band Fall Performance The Baton Rouge Concert Band returns to the Main Library...