The Evangeline Genealogical & Historical Society will meet Sat. Oct. 21st at 9:30 am at the main library (Ville Platte). Guest speaker, James Douget from Opelousas, has reprinted author Susan Douget’s book “Sous Cette Pierre, Repose: Tombstone inscriptions of the old St. Landry Catholic Church Cemetery in Opelousas.” Mr. Douget is also a board member of the Orphan Train Society. Everybody is very welcome. Please join us, bring a friend.
Enjoy “Fun with French” storytime Monday Oct. 23rd at 3:30 pm at the main library (Ville Platte). Coordinated by Jo Anna Miller and Christine Soileau, there will be lots of fun for all ages.
The Mystery Book Club will hold its monthly meeting at the Main Library (Ville Platte) on Wed. Oct. 25th at 10:30 am in the multipurpose room. The book of the month is “Midnight at the Bright Ideas Book Store” by Matthew Sullivan. You are very welcome to come even if you haven’t read the book!
October 30th at 4:45 pm is the deadline for patrons ages 5 through 17 to turn in their entries at the Mamou Branch Library for the Branch’s Halloween Coloring Contest. All entries must have the person’s name, age, and phone number on the back. The winner will be picked on Oct. 31st at 10 am. For more information, please call the Mamou Branch at 468-5750.
The Main Library and all branches will be closed Thursday Nov. 23rd through Sunday Nov. 26th for Thanksgiving break. Each branch will reopen at its regularly scheduled time on Monday Nov. 27th.