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We love starting our week off with our Monday afternoon conversational French program, “Allons Parler en Français.  It is a free program on Monday  afternoons at 3:30 pm at the main library. The free coffee is always hot, too!

Tuesdays at 5:30 are our FINANCIAL EDUCATION BOOT CAMP. There are still spaces available and this event is FREE to the public. We’d love to have a few high school Seniors attend! Call the library or go online: http://bit.ly/sbtivbc2 to register. 

For the youngsters, Ms. Pat’s Mother Goose Tuesday and Thursday “Storytime with Crafts” continue @ 3:30 pm for ages 2-15.  Her programs will be in either the Children’s Room or Multipurpose room. 

Our Wednesday “Books & Beyond” program with Tina Davis for our pre-teen / teens, will meet at 4 pm. New members are always welcomed.   

Early Notices and Updates: September 242019 @ 5:30 pm is when  BOOKFEST updated: Deadline to get a participant spot is October 15th. United Blood Services will be conducting a BLOOD DRIVE! Contact Suzy Lemoine @ slemoine@evangelinelibrary.org or call the main library for more information. The Mystery Book Club usually meets on the last Wednesday of each month. The October date is 10/30/19 at 10:30 am. The book for the month is “The Sentence is Death” By Anthony Horowitz.

For more information about library programs and services, please call 363-1369, the branch nearest you, or visit our Facebook page or website www.evangelinelibrary.org. Thank you for supporting your library; libraries change lives!

Thank you to the folks who recently donated yearbooks that we are missing for our digitation project: Vina S. Bridge and Nancy K. Shannon, Judith Ardoin, and Bernella Meche. We are so grateful for the loan! As soon as we have a box full and they are digitized, rest assured that your book will be returned!
We love starting our week off with our Monday afternoon conversational French program, “Allons Parler en Français. It is a free program on Monda afternoons at 3:30 pm at the main library. The free coffee is always hot, too!
Ms. Pat’s Mother Goose Tuesday and Thursday “Storytime with Crafts” continue @ 3:30 pm for ages 2-15. Her programs will be in either the Children’s Room or Multipurpose room.
Our Wednesday “Books & Beyond” program with Tina Davis for our pre-teen / teens, will meet at 3:30 pm 5:30. New members are always welcomed.
Early Notices and Updates: September 24, 2019 @ 5:30 pm is when our 5-week FINANCIAL EDUCATION BOOT CAMP begins. This event is FREE to the public but registration is required. Call the library to register or online: http://bit.ly/sbtivbc2. Call the main library @ 337-363-1369 for more information and to register. NEW BOOKFEST PARTICIPANTS: Authors Lorrie Melbert and D.S.Causey. Cook Martin Fontenot with his Jambalaya & Vendor Paula Deville with pies, crochet items, etc. KVPI will be live from 9 – 11 am too! Deadline to get a spot is October 15th. Contact Suzy Lemoine for more information @ slemoine@evangelinelibrary.org or call the main library at 337-363-1369.
For more information about library programs and services, please call 363-1369, the branch nearest you, or visit our Facebook page or website www.evangelinelibrary.org. Thank you for supporting your library; libraries change lives!

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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
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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
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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
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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
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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.)
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28
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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.