Mission Statement

Library-MainThe DeSoto Parish Library is a service institution which seeks to inform, educate, entertain and culturally enrich the lives of all people, from early childhood to senior citizens, through the use of books and other materials, technological innovations, facilities and professional services.

The DeSoto Parish Library provides a collection of over 100,000 books, magazines and non-print materials. Readers can find best-selling fiction as well as the classics. A variety of non-fiction books are also available ranging from history, current events, travel and biography to science, religion, languages, the arts, hobbies and self-help. The Young Adult Collection focuses on the interests of junior and senior high school students with popular fiction, college and career information, and books on their favorite subjects and current interests. Younger readers can select from a wonderful selection of materials in the Children’s Collection — board books for babies, picture books, classics, and a non-fiction collection providing information on special interests and school-related topics.

  • 109 Crosby Street
  • Mansfield, LA 71052
  • p: 318.872.6100
  • f: 318.872.6120