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Thanks to all who participated in River Reads for 2014!

We hope to see you in 2015!


Sign up for the River Reads program

The River Reads program is a reading program for adults. The selection in 2014 is Bone Remains: Cold Cases in Forensic Anthroplogy by Mrs. Mary H. Manhein.


Click on book jacket and follow instructions to place a hold.

Over the past thirty years, forensic anthropologist Mary H. Manhein has helped authorities to identify hundreds of deceased persons throughout Louisiana and beyond. In Bone Remains she offers details of twenty riveting cases from her files many of them involving facial reconstructions where only bones offered clues to an individual's story. Mrs. Manhein is the REAL bone lady!



Also by Mrs. Manhein:

  • Trail of Bones: More cases from the fiels of a forensic anthropologist
  • The Bone Lady: Life as a forensic anthropologist
  • Foating Souls: The canal murders: a novel

River Reads Top 5 - Click the title to go directly to the Catalog and place a hold.


To log your items for River Reads Click here.



Read with us and win a prize!

*For every 100 pages read, the patron gets one ticket in the prize drawing.
*For every 2 programs attended, the patron gets a ticket in the prize drawing.
*Read Strong finale, program attendance and pages will count double.
*Bone Remains and the other Top Five books (listed in the brochure), will count double pages.

Read Strong will take place Saturday, July 26th from 11 am - 1 pm at all branches.


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River Reads begins in June 2014.


If you have any questions or comments, email us at River Reads

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