Our Monday conversational “French with Friends” gathering is at 3:30 pm in the Multipurpose Room at the Main library in Ville Platte. The coffee will be hot and the conversations will be lively. This is a free program for the public where anyone, any age, is welcomed!

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, 1/29/20, @ 10-:30 am, the Mystery Book Club will meet to discuss their current read and to choose a new book for February. New members are welcomed.

Wednesday, 1/29/20, @ 11:30 – 1pm is our” Meet the Author” event with Christopher Fontenot, also in the Multipurpose Room.  He will be talking about his Acadian Prairie Series and will have copies of his latest book, Amelie, for sale and a signing. Coffee and sweet treats will be served. Please share.

Wednesday, 1/29/20, our “Books & Beyond” program with Tina Davis for ages 8 – 16, will meet at 3:30 pm in the multipurpose room to watch a MOVIE!  New members are always welcomed.   

A few NEW items in our collection:

AUDIOBOOKS: “Lady in the Lake” by Laura Lipmann

COOKBOOK:  “Bobby at Home” by Chef Bobby Flay

KIDS: “5 Minute Stories” Fairy Tales and Fables from around the World.

FICTION: “The Pandora Room” by Christopher Golden and “When we Believed in Mermaids” by Barbara O’Neal

NON-FICTION: “Kovels’ Antiques & Collectibles Price Guide 2020” and “Edison” by Edmund Morris

EARLY NOTICES: The next Basile library “Tuesday Coffee Talk” is February 4th @ 9 am. Please share this good news!

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all-day Mamou Branch Library closed for Lun... @ Mamou Branch Library
Mamou Branch Library closed for Lun... @ Mamou Branch Library
Feb 24 all-day
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The Mamou Branch Library will be closed all day Monday Feb. 24th for Lundi Gras.
3:30 pm Allons Parler En Français? @ Evangeline Parish Library
Allons Parler En Français? @ Evangeline Parish Library
Feb 24 @ 3:30 pm – 4:30 pm
Allons Parler En Français? @ Evangeline Parish Library
We’ve heard from many adults who speak local French that they would like to have a place to gather to speak French while visiting. So, we are offering an opportunity for folks to join Mrs.[...]
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25
Tue
all-day Main Library and all branches close... @ Evangeline Parish Library
Main Library and all branches close... @ Evangeline Parish Library
Feb 25 all-day
Main Library and all branches closed for Mardi Gras @ Evangeline Parish Library
The Main Library and all branches are closed Tuesday Feb. 25 th for Mardi Gras.
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26
Wed
10:30 am Mystery Book Club @ VILLE PLATTE LIBRARY
Mystery Book Club @ VILLE PLATTE LIBRARY
Feb 26 @ 10:30 am – 11:30 am
Mystery Book Club @ VILLE PLATTE LIBRARY
The Mystery Book Club will meet Wednesday February 26th at the Main Library (Ville Platte) at 10:30 a.m.  Everyone is welcome.  The book for the month is “The Night Fire ” By Michael Connelly.  [...]
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27
Thu
1:00 pm Quilting @ VILLE PLATTE LIBRARY
Quilting @ VILLE PLATTE LIBRARY
Feb 27 @ 1:00 pm – 2:00 pm
Quilting @ VILLE PLATTE LIBRARY
Lean how to quilt! Ages 16- 99 (classes or offered as six week classes)
3:30 pm Story Hour @ Evangeline Parish Library
Story Hour @ Evangeline Parish Library
Feb 27 @ 3:30 pm – 4:30 pm
Story Hour @ Evangeline Parish Library
 Story Hour with crafts, movie & activities.