August is “Fine Free” Month and More at ALL the Library’s Locations!

ALL items returned in good condition during August will have ALL fines waived on them.
On outstanding fines and fees (fines on items that were returned before August or lost item charges on items not returned), we have a special MATCHING DEAL for August ONLY:
Throughout the entire month of August, whatever amount you pay in fines or lost item charges, the library will MATCH with a waive:

Examples: You pay 10 cents, we waive 10 cents. You pay a dollar, we waive a dollar. You pay ten dollars, we waive ten dollars.

Please note that this applies for fines and lost or damaged item charges ONLY. It does not apply to copies or fax charges or to deposits on study guides. It also can’t be used to create an account with a credit balance.

You can take advantage of this special offer as many times as you wish throughout the month of August. It’s a great way to gradually clear your account and make a fresh start for the new school year.

For lost library cards, the usual fee for replacements is three dollars. During August you pay only one dollar for a replacement (a two-thirds off the regular price savings). If you are an adult who is still using a card you got while you were a child, your card will be replaced with an adult card for FREE. (This is a year round offer.)

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Upcoming Events
Oct
21
Sat
9:30 am Evangeline Genealogical & Histor... @ Evangeline Parish Main Library
Evangeline Genealogical & Histor... @ Evangeline Parish Main Library
Oct 21 @ 9:30 am – 11:00 am
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,[...]
Oct
25
Wed
10:30 am Mystery Book Club meets Wed. Oct... @ Evangeline Parish Main Library
Mystery Book Club meets Wed. Oct... @ Evangeline Parish Main Library
Oct 25 @ 10:30 am – 11:30 am
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[...]
Oct
30
Mon
4:45 pm October 30th 4:45 pm deadline to... @ Mamou Branch Library
October 30th 4:45 pm deadline to... @ Mamou Branch Library
Oct 30 @ 4:45 pm – 4:45 pm
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[...]
Nov
23
Thu
8:00 am Library closed for Thanksgiving ... @ Evangeline Parish Library
Library closed for Thanksgiving ... @ Evangeline Parish Library
Nov 23 @ 8:00 am – Nov 26 @ 6:00 pm
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.
Nov
29
Wed
10:30 am Mystery Book Club meets Wed. Nov... @ Evangeline Parish Main Library
Mystery Book Club meets Wed. Nov... @ Evangeline Parish Main Library
Nov 29 @ 10:30 am – 11:30 am
The Mystery Book Club will meet Wed. Nov. 29th at the main library (Ville Platte) at 10:30 am. The book of the month is “The Drop” by Michael Connelly. Please come and enjoy the fellowship[...]
Dec
6
Wed
all-day Library closed to public for sta... @ Evangeline Parish Library
Library closed to public for sta... @ Evangeline Parish Library
Dec 6 all-day
The Main Library and all branches will be closed to the public all day Wed. Dec. 6th due to staff workshop.
Dec
11
Mon
4:00 pm Library Board meets Dec. 11th at... @ Evangeline Parish Main Library
Library Board meets Dec. 11th at... @ Evangeline Parish Main Library
Dec 11 @ 4:00 pm – 5:30 pm
The Library Board meeting originally scheduled for Nov. 14th in Mamou has been rescheduled to Dec. 11th in Ville Platte. It will be held at the main library in Ville Platte at 4 pm. The[...]
Dec
22
Fri
8:00 am Library system closed Friday Dec... @ Evangeline Parish Library
Library system closed Friday Dec... @ Evangeline Parish Library
Dec 22 @ 8:00 am – Dec 26 @ 8:00 pm
The Main Library and all branches will be closed Friday Dec. 22nd through Tues. Dec. 26th for the Christmas holidays.  
Dec
29
Fri
8:00 am Library closed Dec. 29th through... @ Evangeline Parish Library
Library closed Dec. 29th through... @ Evangeline Parish Library
Dec 29 2017 @ 8:00 am – Jan 1 2018 @ 6:00 pm
The Main Library and all branches will be closed Friday Dec. 29th through Monday Jan. 1st due to the New Year’s holiday.