All meetings are scheduled for 4 pm at the Main Library, and public attendance and comments are encouraged.  Schedule may be changed with advance notice, and special meetings called with advance notice.

  • Jan. 24 (Monday)–held
  • Feb. 28 (Monday)
  • March 28 (Monday)
  • May 30 (Monday)–Note: Board to reschedule: Library closed for Memorial Day
  • June 27 (Monday)
  • August 29 (Monday)
  • October 27
  • November 28 (Monday)

The Library Board of Control will meet Monday, Jan. 24th at 4 pm at the Main Library. 

The meeting is open to the public, and public attendance and comments are encouraged. Refreshments will be served.

An agenda is posted at the main library and has also been faxed to each branch.

The Library will welcome its newest board member, Ms. Rosemarie Johnson from Basile, and also welcome guest attendee Ms. Sherry Bergeron, Basile Branch Manager.

Walk ins will be accepted.  Come 15 minutes before start time.  To ensure a place, call 1-888-487-2700 to preregister.  This course will be offered:

  • Mon. the 24th at Pine Prairie from 9 to 5;
  •  Wed. the 26th at Mamou from 9 to 5; and
  • Fri. the 28th at Ville Platte from 9 to 5. 

For more information, please call the number above.

This course provides students with an overview of the features and functions of Microsoft Office Word 2007.  It will provide you with the introductory concepts required to produce basic business documents.

This course is provided FREE to patrons by the State Library of Louisiana as part of a Broadband USA grant.

The Friends of the Library will meet Tuesday Jan. 18th at 6 pm at the Main Library.  Come have coffee and King Cake with us and learn more about the Friends.  In addition to the election of officers for 2011, the Friends will have a special demonstration of the new Overdrive downloadable eBooks and audiobooks.

You do not have to be a member of the Friends to attend.  Everybody welcome!

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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,[...]
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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[...]
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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[...]
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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.
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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
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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.
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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[...]
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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.  
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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.