In the 1970's the St. Tammany Parish Library System embarked on an ambitious plan to build new library branches in several unincorporated areas. One of those libraries to be built was in Lacombe.
Here is the history of the Lacombe library and the construction of its new branch in 1973. It was an interesting new design for libraries to maximize space and showcase the books. Click on the article and images below to make them larger.