And our TOPSummer Reading winners are shown below! We also had many honorable mentions! A full recap with performers’ photos will be published in the September edition of the Bonnes Nouvelles.


BASILE BRANCH: Ages 0-3: Alex Heaton. Ages 4-7: Amelie Heaton. Ages 8-11: Addison Lebleu. Ages 12-17: Jhneiya Martin. Kids at this branch read 1,940 books!

CHATAIGNIER BRANCH: Ages 0-3: Nora Fontenot. Ages 4-7: Tie – QuaMyree & QuaVonte Tezeno. Ages 8-11: Riley Lawrence. The kids at this branch read 230 books!

MAMOU BRANCH: Ages 0-3: Dirk Chapman III. Ages 4-7: Jazaria Stewart. Ages 8-11: Alayah Freeman. Ages 12-17: Olivia Freeman. The kids at this branch read 1,750 books!

PINE PRAIRIE BRANCH: Ages 0-3: Avery Young. Ages 4-7: Chelsee Burket. Ages 8-11: Sabrina Kowalski. Ages 12-17: Draylin Freeman. The kids at this branch read 1,340 books!

TURKEY CREEK BRANCH: Ages 0-3: Caitlyn Aucoin. Ages 4-7: Thomas Aucoin. Ages 8-11: Charlie Bowman. Ages 12-17: Presleigh King. The kids at this branch read 550!

VILLE PLATTE MAIN: Ages 0-3: Emerick Ortego. Ages 4-7: Aidan Davis. Ages 8-11: Ashton Duos. Ages 12-17: Sean Bowen. The kids at the main library read 1,070 books!

FINE FREE MONTH continues to August 31st at the main library and all branches around the parish.Early Notices: BOOKFEST is slated for Saturday, October 26, 2019 at the main library in Ville Platte. New hours are 8am – 1 pm. Authors, vendors, community information agencies, cooks, musicians, and anyone looking to promote or sell their goods are invited to participate. Please contact Suzy Lemoine for more information @ slemoine@evangelinelibrary.org or call the main library at 337-363-1369. Signup sheets are available at the main library and at all branches. Friends of the Library are planning their HUGE used book sale now!

For more information about library programs and services, please call 363-1369, the branch nearest you, or visit our Facebook page or websitewww.evangelinelibrary.org. Thank you for supporting your library; libraries change lives!

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