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River Center Branch Library

447 3rd Street

The River Center is the location of the Baton Rouge Room, which houses materials detailing Baton Rouge's history and a Foundation Center Grants Collection with classes and assistance in grants research offered by appointment.

The Foundation Center Cooperating Collection consists of publications and supplementary materials providing information on private, community and corporate foundations. This collection includes directories, periodicals, annual reports, and FC Search: the Foundation Center's Database on CD-ROM. Guides to government funding are also available for searching. Grant seekers can use this collection at the River Center Branch.

To research for funding opportunities or to train on the FC Search disk, schedule an appointment with the Foundation Center Cooperating Collection Coordinator, at (225) 389-4967.

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