Lafayette Genealogical Society Louisiana Libraries

Louisiana State Libraries
With Genealogical Collections

Alexandria Historical and Genealogical Library
503 Washington Street
Alexandria, LA

The Alexandria Genealogical Library is located at 503 Washington Street, Alexandria, Louisiana. Both the site and the architecture of the Library have been listed on the National Register of Historic Places.

The Library is administered by two part time paid members and staffed by volunteers. All genealogical holdings are either donated or purchased with private funds.

Hours of operation are Tuesday through Saturday, 10 a.m. until 4 p.m. During Daylight Savings Time Thursday hours are from 10:00 a.m. until 7 p.m. and its use is free to the public.

There are approximately 7,000 books in the Library. A partial listing of important collections include:
Note: Library has a large amount of Genealogical material for around the US

Bluebonnet Regional Branch Library
9200 Bluebonnet Blvd.
Baton Rouge, LA

An extensive collection of books, periodicals, and microfilm on local, state, and regional family history that is located at the Bluebonnet Regional Branch Library. Also located at the Bluebonnet Regional Branch is a large genealogical collection owned by the Daughters of the American Revolution.
Note: Very nice collection of genealogical books, Microfilms, CDs, Microfilm readers, printers.

Broadmoore Public Library
1212 Captain Shreve Drive
Shreveport, LA   71105 

St. John the Baptist Parish Library
2920 Hwy 51
LaPlace, LA

Jefferson Parish Library
4747 West Napoleon Ave
Metaire, LA

Louisiana State Library
701 North 4th
Baton Rouge, L

New Orleans Public Library
219 Loyola Ave
New Orleans, LA

The Division's extensive Genealogy Collection contains books, periodicals and microfilms with emphasis on New Orleans, Louisiana, the Southeast United States, Nova Scotia, France, and Spain

Ouachita Parish Library
1800 Stubbs Ave
Monroe, LA

Addition to their many printed resources, their Genealogy Room also provides access to the
Family Search CD. This product is available on the Public PC Workstations in the Genealogy Room and contains the following searchable databases:
Ancestral File, International Genealogical Index, Family History Library Catalog, Social Security Death IndexMilitary Index

Carnegie Memorial Library
411 Pujo Street
Lake Charles, LA

The library houses a large collection of genealogical material and has links to many genealogical sites.These sites offer a treasure of materials to the genealogical researcher. However, some of their best resources are only available at their library