1117 West Oak Street
Amite, LA 70422
Phone: (985) 748-5550
Fax: (985) 748-4525
1117 West Oak Street, Amite, LA, US, 70422
- Phone: (985) 748-5550
- Fax: (985) 748-4525
Only 50 miles from the bright lights and wild nightlife of Bourbon Street lies one of the best kept secrets in Southeast Louisiana. The Global Wildlife Center is this country's largest completely free-roaming wildlife preserve. It's an African safari in New Orleans' backyard. Visitors can take a short trip across Lake Pontchartrain for a guided wagon tour that gets up close and personal with some of the most exotic animals in the world, more than 900 of which call this preserve home. Kids and kids at heart can feed giraffes, bison, zebras, and camels in an experience of a lifetime.
Provides adult literacy materials, programs and tutoring for the non-reader are provided through UPGRADE TANGIPAHOA. Tax materials are provided for all patrons. Senior citizens use the library for preparation of taxes. Copy and fax machines are available at all branches. A small fee is charged for these services. Display windows may be used by individuals and organizations. Computers with varied databases are conveniently placed in each library for use by patrons. Book sales are held regularly. Professional exhibits of historical and cultural interest are displayed frequently.
LIGO Livingston Observatory is a gravitational wave observatory since 1999. Its focus is to detect gravitational waves from the cosmos. It has more than 40 interactive exhibits that gives an insight on this science. Since it is a working observatory, visitors get a chance to interact with the engineers and scientists as well. Public tours are offered and appointments are required for that.