C  elebrating its Main Lobby of East Bank Regional Library, 2010. fiftieth anniversary in 2005, the library system continue to provide services needed to enrich, enhance, and educate not only the students of the area but all citizens of St. Charles Parish. In 2006, the library system operated from five locations including the two regional libraries, which opened in the 1970s. A new East Regional Library was constructed in Destrehan in 2009 and opened in 2010.

East Bank Regional Library, 2010.



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Early bookmobiles in the 1950s. (Photo courtesy of St. Charles Parish Library) Margaret L. Herman, right, started the first lending library in Hahnville, opening her own home for this purpose in 1949. She is pictured in this photo with Parish Librarian Mrs. Greeson.

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