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With the permission of the police department, we are allowing access to the library during Ville Platte’s lockdown–the result of an incident in progress thereby.  If the door is locked and you need to get in, please call 363-1369 and somebody will promptly assist you.  Please use caution getting to the library and be aware that some streets nearby are blocked.  Activity in the immediate vicinity of the library seems normal, but we are keeping the doors locked per police instructions.

If you can postpone your trip for a few hours, that would be best.  We will post an announcement as soon as the lockdown is over.

In the meantime, the 2 p.m. children’s program is in progress, and the program for 6 p.m. tonight is still planned to go on as scheduled.  If that has to be changed, we will post an announcement here and also notify the public through KVPI.

Please call us at 363-1369 if you have any questions about library operations today.  The branches are not affected by the lockdown, only the main library (242 W. Main St., Ville Platte).

The program today at 2 p.m. in the Main Library is in progress, and everybody seems to be having a great time.  It is full.  Patrons are welcome to come to the 6 p.m. program tonight.  The ventriloquist Donna Lavergne is doing a terrific job.

Donna will perform tomorrow at 10 a.m. in Pine Prairie and 2 p.m. in Mamou (Teen Center).  She will perform Thurs. at 10 a.m. in Basile and 3 p.m. in Chataignier (Community Center).  All performances are FREE to the public and are sponsored through a grant from Louisiana Decentralized Arts Funding, as administered by the Acadiana Center for the Arts.

For information about specific performances, please check our event calendar or click on the “One World, Many Stories” Summer Reading icon.

All performances are FREE to the public.  Children under 12 must be accompanied by an adult.  Space is limited; please arrive early.

Performances are made possible through grants from Louisiana Decentralized Arts Funding, as administered by the Acadiana Center for the Arts.

Summer Reading Early Registration begins Monday, May 23rd at all branches except Turkey Creek.  Turkey Creek is not open on Mondays and will begin Early Registration on Tuesday, May 24th.  Participants will be able to get their free registration packets and also purchase T-shirts or tote bags with the Summer Reading theme if they wish.  For more information, please click on the “One World, Many Stories” icon to the right of this message.

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Upcoming Events
Aug
22
Thu
1:00 pm Quilting @ VILLE PLATTE LIBRARY
Quilting @ VILLE PLATTE LIBRARY
Aug 22 @ 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
Aug 22 @ 3:30 pm – 4:30 pm
Mother Goose Story Hour @ Evangeline Parish Library
Ms. Pat’s Mother Goose Story Hour with crafts, movie & activities.
Aug
26
Mon
3:30 pm Allons Parler En Français? @ Evangeline Parish Library
Allons Parler En Français? @ Evangeline Parish Library
Aug 26 @ 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.[...]
Aug
27
Tue
3:30 pm Mother Goose Story Hour @ Evangeline Parish Library
Mother Goose Story Hour @ Evangeline Parish Library
Aug 27 @ 3:30 pm – 4:30 pm
Mother Goose Story Hour @ Evangeline Parish Library
Ms. Pat’s Mother Goose Story Hour with crafts, movie & activities.
5:29 pm Crocheting @ VILLE PLATTE LIBRARY
Crocheting @ VILLE PLATTE LIBRARY
Aug 27 @ 5:29 pm – 6:29 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.)
Aug
28
Wed
10:30 am Mystery Book Club meets Wed. August... @ VILLE PLATTE LIBRARY
Mystery Book Club meets Wed. August... @ VILLE PLATTE LIBRARY
Aug 28 @ 10:30 am – 11:30 am
Mystery Book Club meets Wed. August 28th at the main library at 10:30 a.m. @ VILLE PLATTE LIBRARY
The Mystery Book Club will meet Wednesday August 28th at the Main Library (Ville Platte) at 10:30 a.m.  Everyone is welcome.  The book for the month is “Nine Perfect Strangers” by  Liane Moriarty.
4:00 pm Books & Beyond Youth Club @ VILLE PLATTE LIBRARY
Books & Beyond Youth Club @ VILLE PLATTE LIBRARY
Aug 28 @ 4:00 pm – 5:00 pm
Books & Beyond Youth Club @ VILLE PLATTE LIBRARY
Book Club for Ages 8-12 Book: Wonder  Author: R. J. Palacio
Aug
29
Thu
1:00 pm Quilting @ VILLE PLATTE LIBRARY
Quilting @ VILLE PLATTE LIBRARY
Aug 29 @ 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
Aug 29 @ 3:30 pm – 4:30 pm
Mother Goose Story Hour @ Evangeline Parish Library
Ms. Pat’s Mother Goose Story Hour with crafts, movie & activities.
Aug
31
Sat
all-day Labor Day Closings @ Evangeline Parish Library
Labor Day Closings @ Evangeline Parish Library
Aug 31 – Sep 2 all-day
Labor Day Closings @ Evangeline Parish Library
The Main Library (Ville Platte) will be close Saturday, August 31st. The main library (Ville Platte) and all branches are closed for Labor Day Monday Sept. 2nd.
Sep
3
Tue
3:30 pm Mother Goose Story Hour @ Evangeline Parish Library
Mother Goose Story Hour @ Evangeline Parish Library
Sep 3 @ 3:30 pm – 4:30 pm
Mother Goose Story Hour @ Evangeline Parish Library
Ms. Pat’s Mother Goose Story Hour with crafts, movie & activities.
5:29 pm Crocheting @ VILLE PLATTE LIBRARY
Crocheting @ VILLE PLATTE LIBRARY
Sep 3 @ 5:29 pm – 6:29 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.)
Sep
5
Thu
1:00 pm Quilting @ VILLE PLATTE LIBRARY
Quilting @ VILLE PLATTE LIBRARY
Sep 5 @ 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
Sep 5 @ 3:30 pm – 4:30 pm
Mother Goose Story Hour @ Evangeline Parish Library
Ms. Pat’s Mother Goose Story Hour with crafts, movie & activities.
Sep
9
Mon
3:30 pm Allons Parler En Français? @ Evangeline Parish Library
Allons Parler En Français? @ Evangeline Parish Library
Sep 9 @ 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.[...]
Sep
10
Tue
3:30 pm Mother Goose Story Hour @ Evangeline Parish Library
Mother Goose Story Hour @ Evangeline Parish Library
Sep 10 @ 3:30 pm – 4:30 pm
Mother Goose Story Hour @ Evangeline Parish Library
Ms. Pat’s Mother Goose Story Hour with crafts, movie & activities.
5:29 pm Crocheting @ VILLE PLATTE LIBRARY
Crocheting @ VILLE PLATTE LIBRARY
Sep 10 @ 5:29 pm – 6:29 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.)
Sep
12
Thu
1:00 pm Quilting @ VILLE PLATTE LIBRARY
Quilting @ VILLE PLATTE LIBRARY
Sep 12 @ 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
Sep 12 @ 3:30 pm – 4:30 pm
Mother Goose Story Hour @ Evangeline Parish Library
Ms. Pat’s Mother Goose Story Hour with crafts, movie & activities.