The Carver Branch Library is a publicly funded and managed library serving more than 220,000 residents of the city of Baton Rouge, the state capital of Louisiana, and a city on the Mississippi River. The Carver Branch is an affiliate library of the East Baton Rouge Parish Library (EBRPL), which maintains over 55,000 books, 70 magazine titles, 10 newspapers, and 3,500 videos, DVDs, audiobooks, and CDs. Founded in 1942, it was initially a 3,000-square-foot building on Highland Road, and now occupies a 12,000-square-foot space on Terrace Street. Along with the main library, a book selling facility, and a mobile library, there are 13 other branches, including the Carver Branch, that collectively receive more than 2.5 million visitors and more than 300,000 registered borrowers. The branch has 194,500 items and a book collection of 100,000 volumes, and it can cater to up to 250 patrons. The branch's facilities also include a large meeting room with a kitchenette, capable of holding 101 people, which can be split into two separate rooms, 36 PCs available for public use in addition to ten computers dedicated for the meeting room and computer classes, and free wireless Internet access.

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720 Terrace Avenue
Baton Rouge, Louisiana {JSON:Zip}


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