This article will also be published in the Ville Platte Gazette’s Sunday edition, 3/17/19-

Our afternoon programs for children are changing just a bit. Our Monday afternoon “Fun with French” and Tuesday “Divine Teen Club” will be put on hold as we reorganize each program. Keep an eye on this column for updates! Tuesday and Thursday’s are still very active with Pat Savoy’s  Mother Goose Storytime with Crafts or movies at 3:30 pm (for ages 2 – 11). This program as grown so much that it will be held in the Multipurpose Room of the main library.

Tuesday Crocheting (when Ms. Pat Fontenot is available) @ 5pm. (This is a drop in class offered by a volunteer and may not occur every week. See Suzy Lemoine for details)

 Wednesday, March 20th, our “Just Craftn’ Around” pre-teen/teen club (8-16) will meet at 4 pm in the Multipurpose Room at the main library to create bath bombs!! New members are welcomed to attend.

We are already gearing up for Summer Reading! The theme this year is “A Universe of Stories” and our grant funded performers are Porta Puppets traveling puppet troupe, Storyteller & singer Daphne Thomas, and Geebo the Clown! Keep an eye on our website for updates in May. If a business or civic club would like to be a sponsor for our always fun and fabulous parish wide summer  reading program and be shown on all of our calendars, brochures, advertisements, etc, please contact Suzy Lemoine at 337-363-1369.  

For more information about Library programs and services, please call 363-1369, the branch nearest you or visit our website at Thank you for supporting your library; libraries change lives!

Monday, March 4th, the Mamou branch library ONLY will be closed. The main library and all other branches will be opened, in fact, on Monday at 3:30 pm Ms. Jo Millers’ “Fun with French” program at the main library will be crafting for Mardi Gras!!  Tuesday, March 5th, the main library and ALL branches will be closed to celebrate Mardi Gras. The Library Board of Control and the Staff wish all of our patrons around the parish a fun, safe, and memorable celebration! Look at Miss Pat’s Storyhour Mardi Gras program fun and a pic from lst year of Ms. Jo’s “Fun with French” program! 


The Evangeline Parish Foundation, the Evangeline Parish Chamber, and the UL Lafayette team are working on Project Engage will be at the Mary Foster-Galasso Multipurpose room of the  main library in Ville Platte library to hold an open meeting with business and government leaders, parish residents, and Dr. Stewart and his team of 40 graduate students from UL.  We will hold two 45 minute sessions, one after the other. The public is invited to attend this FREE event.

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