The Main library and all branches will be closed Monday, 9/2/2019, in recognition of the Labor Day Holiday. The Library Board of Directors and Staff around the parish extend a sincere “Happy Labor Day” celebration to all.

Tuesday & Thursday afternoon, Ms. Pat’s “Story Time with Crafts” continues  @ 3:30 pm for ages 2-15.  Her programs will be in either the Children’s Room or Multipurpose room. 

Our Wednesday pre-teen/teen “Books & Beyond” club will be meeting at 4pm with staff member Tina Davis!  New members are always welcomed.

The Basile Branch library will host its first conversational French program called “Conversation De Cafe” on Tuesday, September 3rd at 9:00am. Please spread the word and bring your French speaking friends to help others learn and continue our Cajun heritage!
 

Early Notices and Updates: Tuesday, September 17th, the Main library will partner with State Bank to offer our SECOND full 5-week FINANCIAL EDUCATION BOOT CAMP. This camp is FREE to the public but registration is required.  The dates are September 17, 24 and Oct. 1, 8 & 15, 2019 @ 5:30 pm. Folks can register online at http://bit.ly/sbtivbc\ or call the main library @ 337-363-1369. BookFest confirmations!! This is the first posting of the variety of  VENDORS so far  who WILL BE at  BOOKFEST on Saturday, October 26, 2019:  Pat Fontenot, Brecky Thomas, Evangeline Arts Council, Ginni Lawrence, Carol Doyle, Montes Estes, Jawaski O’Neal Frank, Cajun Partie, Janeva Batiste, Paula Deville. They will be selling a wide, wide variety of products and items. Details will be posted in October.  Please get the word out that authors, vendors, community information agencies, cooks, musicians, and anyone looking to promote or sell their goods are invited to participate. Deadline to get a spot is October 15th.

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Upcoming Events
Nov
14
Thu
1:00 pm Quilting @ VILLE PLATTE LIBRARY
Quilting @ VILLE PLATTE LIBRARY
Nov 14 @ 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 Mother Goose Story Hour @ Evangeline Parish Library
Mother Goose Story Hour @ Evangeline Parish Library
Nov 14 @ 3:30 pm – 4:30 pm
Mother Goose Story Hour @ Evangeline Parish Library
Ms. Pat’s Mother Goose Story Hour with crafts, movie & activities.
Nov
18
Mon
3:30 pm Allons Parler En Français? @ Evangeline Parish Library
Allons Parler En Français? @ Evangeline Parish Library
Nov 18 @ 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.[...]
Nov
19
Tue
3:30 pm Mother Goose Story Hour @ Evangeline Parish Library
Mother Goose Story Hour @ Evangeline Parish Library
Nov 19 @ 3:30 pm – 4:30 pm
Mother Goose Story Hour @ Evangeline Parish Library
Ms. Pat’s Mother Goose Story Hour with crafts, movie & activities.
5:00 pm Crocheting @ VILLE PLATTE LIBRARY
Crocheting @ VILLE PLATTE LIBRARY
Nov 19 @ 5:00 pm – 6:00 pm
Crocheting @ VILLE PLATTE LIBRARY
Tuesday Crocheting (when Ms. Pat Fontenot is available) @ 5pm. (This is a drop in class offered by a volunteer and may not occur every week.)
Nov
20
Wed
10:30 am Mystery Book Club @ VILLE PLATTE LIBRARY
Mystery Book Club @ VILLE PLATTE LIBRARY
Nov 20 @ 10:30 am – 11:30 am
Mystery Book Club @ VILLE PLATTE LIBRARY
The Mystery Book Club will meet Wednesday November 20th at the Main Library (Ville Platte) at 10:30 a.m.  Everyone is welcome.  The book for the month is “Cemetery road ” By Greg Iles.  
Nov
21
Thu
10:00 am Basile Pre-K Storyhour @ BASILE BRANCH LIBRARY
Basile Pre-K Storyhour @ BASILE BRANCH LIBRARY
Nov 21 @ 10:00 am – 11:00 am
Basile Pre-K Storyhour @ BASILE BRANCH LIBRARY
Basile Pre-K Story Hour Ages 0-5 November 21st Happy Thanksgiving      
1:00 pm Quilting @ VILLE PLATTE LIBRARY
Quilting @ VILLE PLATTE LIBRARY
Nov 21 @ 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 Mother Goose Story Hour @ Evangeline Parish Library
Mother Goose Story Hour @ Evangeline Parish Library
Nov 21 @ 3:30 pm – 4:30 pm
Mother Goose Story Hour @ Evangeline Parish Library
Ms. Pat’s Mother Goose Story Hour with crafts, movie & activities.
Nov
25
Mon
3:30 pm Allons Parler En Français? @ Evangeline Parish Library
Allons Parler En Français? @ Evangeline Parish Library
Nov 25 @ 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.[...]
Nov
26
Tue
9:00 am Conversation De Cafe @ BASILE BRANCH LIBRARY
Conversation De Cafe @ BASILE BRANCH LIBRARY
Nov 26 @ 9:00 am – 10:00 am
Conversation De Cafe @ BASILE BRANCH LIBRARY
The Basile Branch library hosted its first conversational French program called “Conversation De Cafe” on every other Tuesday,  at 9:00 am. Please spread the word and bring your French speaking friends to help others learn[...]
3:30 pm Mother Goose Story Hour @ Evangeline Parish Library
Mother Goose Story Hour @ Evangeline Parish Library
Nov 26 @ 3:30 pm – 4:30 pm
Mother Goose Story Hour @ Evangeline Parish Library
Ms. Pat’s Mother Goose Story Hour with crafts, movie & activities.
5:00 pm Crocheting @ VILLE PLATTE LIBRARY
Crocheting @ VILLE PLATTE LIBRARY
Nov 26 @ 5:00 pm – 6:00 pm
Crocheting @ VILLE PLATTE LIBRARY
Tuesday Crocheting (when Ms. Pat Fontenot is available) @ 5pm. (This is a drop in class offered by a volunteer and may not occur every week.)
Nov
28
Thu
8:00 am Library System (main library and al... @ Evangeline Parish Library
Library System (main library and al... @ Evangeline Parish Library
Nov 28 @ 8:00 am – Nov 30 @ 8:00 am
Library System (main library and all branches closed Nov. 28th through Nov. 30th for Thanksgiving break @ Evangeline Parish Library
The main library and all branches are closed Thurs. Nov. 28th through Sunday Dec. 1st, reopening at the regular time(s) on Monday Dec. 2nd.  We wish everybody a very happy Thanksgiving.