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! See pics on our webpage/

The Basile library “Tuesday Coffee Talk” is 2/4/20 @ 9 am. Please share this good news! See pics on our webpage.

NEW – The FIRST TUESDAY of each month the main library will host a one-on-one grief counseling opportunity at 2 pm for anyone in need. This counseling will be free of charge and will be offered by the Louisiana Hospice & Palliative Care. The counselor is Sylvia Milburn-Johnson. The first session is February 4th.  First come first basis.         

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, 2/5/20, our “Books & Beyond” program with Tina Davis for ages 8 – 16, will meet at 3:30 pm in the multipurpose room to paint Valentine Signs!  New members are always welcomed.   

A few NEW items in our collection:

AUDIOBOOKS: “The Current” by Tim Johnston

DVD: Ronald Regan: An American Legend & Downton Abby

KIDS: “Genius Lego Inventions” by Lego & “Dinosaurs and Prehistoric Life” by Smithsonian

FICTION: “The Institute” by Stephen King & “Uncharted Promises” by Keely B. Keith

NON-FICTION: “Student’s Guide to Writing College Papers” by Kate Turabian

LARGE PRINT:  “Rosary Without Beads” by Diana Holquin–Balogh

EARLY NOTICES: The Mamou Branch will be closed for Mardi Gras on Monday and Tuesday (24th and 25th). The main library and all other branches will be closed on Tuesday (2/24)

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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Upcoming Events
Feb
24
Mon
all-day Mamou Branch Library closed for Lun... @ Mamou Branch Library
Mamou Branch Library closed for Lun... @ Mamou Branch Library
Feb 24 all-day
Mamou Branch Library closed for Lundi Gras @ Mamou Branch Library
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.[...]
Feb
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.
Feb
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.  [...]
Feb
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.