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Sunday March 13th the Basile Branch Library will be open for special videotaping of residents’ memories of life in Basile.  This is a part of Basile’s 100th anniversary celebration this Sunday.

Update, Monday, March 14th: The Basile celebration was a great success!  Special thanks to Sherry Bergeron, Branch Manager, and Becky Leger, Branch Assistant Manager, for working at the Basile Branch during the celebration.  Also, very special thanks to former Library Board Member Elaine Deshotels, who coordinated the event for the town of Basile and who did the videotaped interviews with Basile residents throughout the day at the library.  For more information about Basile’s celebration and about the videotaping at the library, please see the article online at evangelinetoday.com.

Saturday morning March 12, meet representatives of LSUA at the main library (Ville Platte).  You can speak to representatives about prior college work, returning to college, costs of college, and more.  These sessions are designed for adults who wish to return to college or enroll in college for the first time.

The Evangeline Parish Library system (main and all branches) will be closed Tuesday March 8th for Mardi Gras.

The Mamou Branch Library will be closed on Monday March 7th, as well as the 8th.

Because of the Tuesday closure, Turkey Creek Branch and the Main Library (Ville Platte) will open to the public at 8 a.m. on Wed. March 9th, rather than their usual Wed. opening time of 10 a.m.

We wish everybody a safe and happy Mardi Gras!

  • The Computer Foundations course in the Turkey Creek Branch today is full.
  • The Computer Foundations course in Ville Platte at the Main Library tomorrow is full, with a waiting list.
  • The Library Board of Control meeting scheduled for Monday, Feb. 28, has been canceled.  The next Board meeting is scheduled for Monday, March 28.

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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.