2020 CENSUS INFORMATION / APPLICATION DATES AT OUR LIBRARIES. This is an opportunity for the general public:BASILE BRANCH LIBRARY, Jan 21st (Tuesday) @ 8:30 am.  CHATAIGNIER BRANCH LIBRARY, Jan 22, (Wednesday) @ 10 am.  MAMOU BRANCH LIBRARY, Jan. 10th (Friday) @ 10 am. PINE PRAIRIE BRANCH LIBRARY, Jan. 24th  (Friday) @ 10 am.  TURKEY CREEK BRANCH LIBRARY, Jan. 16th (Thursday) @ 10 am. VILLE PLATTE MAIN LIBRARY, Jan. 13th & 14th (Monday & Tuesday) @ 3 PM

Monday afternoon Allons Parler en Français will still go on at 3:30 pm at the main library.  

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, 1/15/20, our “Books & Beyond” program with Tina Davis for ages 8 – 16, will meet at 4 pm in the multipurpose room.  Bath Bombs & Bath Salts will be made.  New members are always welcomed.   

A few NEW items in our collection:

AUDIOBOOKS: “Blue Moon – A Jack Reacher Novel” by Lee Child

COOKBOOK:  “Celebrating Life With Pie – Southern Baked” by Amanda D. Wilbanks

KIDS: “Fairy & Folk Tales from Around the World” by Sirius Publishers

HISTORICAL FICTION: “The Rifleman” by Oliver North

NON-FICTION: “Me, Elton John” by Elton John, “Beatles Lyrics: The Stories Behind the Music… “ by Hunter Davies, “Big French Dance: Cajun & Zydeco Music-1972-1974” by Ron Stanford.

EARLY NOTICES: The main library and all branches will be closed on Monday, 1/20/20, in observance of the Martin Luther King holiday. Basile Tuesday Coffee Talk is January 21st @ 9 am. Please share this good news!

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Upcoming Events
10:00 am Basile Pre-K Storyhour @ BASILE BRANCH LIBRARY
Basile Pre-K Storyhour @ BASILE BRANCH LIBRARY
Jan 30 @ 10:00 am – 11:00 am
Basile Pre-K Storyhour @ BASILE BRANCH LIBRARY
Basile Pre-K Story Hour Ages 0-5 January 30th – Nursery Rhymes             
1:00 pm Quilting @ VILLE PLATTE LIBRARY
Jan 30 @ 1:00 pm – 2:00 pm
Lean how to quilt! Ages 16- 99 (classes or offered as six week classes)
3:30 pm Mother Goose Story Hour @ Evangeline Parish Library
Mother Goose Story Hour @ Evangeline Parish Library
Jan 30 @ 3:30 pm – 4:30 pm
Mother Goose Story Hour @ Evangeline Parish Library
 Mother Goose Story Hour with crafts, movie & activities.