The main library and all branches will be CLOSED Monday, January 20th in observance of the Martin Luther King holiday.
2020 CENSUS INFORMATION / APPLICATION DATES AT OUR LIBRARIES. This is an opportunity for the general public: The libraries that will host this event the rest of the month are: BASILE BRANCH LIBRARY, Jan 21st (Tuesday) @ 8:30 am. CHATAIGNIER BRANCH LIBRARY, Jan 22, (Wednesday) @ 10 am and PINE PRAIRIE BRANCH LIBRARY, Jan. 24th (Friday) @ 10 am.
Tuesday & Thursday “Story hour for the Youngsters” is @ 3:30 pm in the Children’s Room.
Tuesday “Drop-in Crochet Gatherings” at 5:30 pm. This is a sharing group. Anyone interested in Crocheting together to teach and share with others (especially newbies) are welcomed. Folks are asked to bring their own Crochet tools and yarn.
Wednesday, 1/22/20, our “Books & Beyond” program with Tina Davis for ages 8 – 16, will meet at 4 pm in the multipurpose room. The activity is called “Stem: Pringle Ring”! Gotta come to find out what will be made! New members are always welcomed.
A few NEW items in our collection:
AUDIOBOOKS: “Cemetery Road” by Greg Iles.
COOKBOOK: “Healthy Eating” by Jeanne Besser
KIDS: “Thibodeaux Turtle and Boudreaux Bunny” by Todd-Michael St. Pierre
FICTION: “The Rifleman” by Oliver North
NON-FICTION: The Way I heard It” by Mike Rowe and “Everyday Millionaires” by Chris Hogan
EARLY NOTICES: Basile library’s “Tuesday Coffee Talk” is January 21st @ 9 am. Please share this good news!
For more information about library programs and services, please call 363-1369, the branch nearest you, or visit our Facebook page or website www.evangelinelibrary.org. Thank you for supporting your library; libraries change lives!

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