LIBRARY FEST is this Saturday, November 7, 2020 at 10 am until 2 pm, on the grounds of the main library in Ville Platte! Social distancing and mask wearing is required. This festival is free for the public and for authors and vendors to sell or promote their products. We will have three state grant-funded performers who will delight kids and adults alike: Storyteller Sylvia Davis, Magician Mitch Richard and Musician/Storyteller Brian Sivils. These performers are supported by a grant from the Louisiana Division of the Arts, Office of Cultural Development, Department of Culture, Recreation and Tourism in cooperation with the Louisiana State Arts Council as administered by the Acadiana Center for the Arts.

Our very special features are:  Antique appraiser Michael Wynn, Vitalant (United Blood Services) for blood donors, a treat from the Louisiana Seafood Marketing and Promotion commission through the office of the Lt. Governor Nungesser, and KVPI will be live from 10 am – noon! Our final lineup of participants are: Authors – Debbie Lawson, Chris Fontenot, Rhonda LeJeune, Bill Sumrall , Larry Jorgensen and Jessica West.  CooksT’Nay Arvie and Cafe Evangeline. Crafters and Vendors –  Pat Fontenot, Toni Lowrey, Evangeline Arts Council, P.J.’s Crafts by Lisa Roberie, Mary Anne Shakesnider, Sharon Lowrey, Montez Estes, Anding Honey Products, Ginni’s General Store, Rural African American Museum, Catholic Daughters, Total Outlook Hair Salon and Cazan Crime Fighters.. For inspiration and information we have Evangeline Parish Tourism!

The staff genuinely appreciates the never-ending understanding, patience and support it continues to receive from all patrons! Please get updates at or on our Facebook page and continue to request books and other materials by phone or by email at  Never forget that libraries do change lives… even through the Cloud! Main library: 337-363-1369.

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