Family Book and Culture Fest is Sat., Oct. 9, from 8 a.m. to noon at the Ville Platte North Side Civic Center.

Admission is free.  Inside the Civic Center enjoy performers, meet local authors, visit nonprofit information booths, and shop the Friends of the Library huge book sale and hot dog booth. Outside the Civic Center, visit our farmer’s market and community yard sale vendors.  Door prizes are coupons good for shopping at booths throughout the event.

Special KVPI remote broadcast.  For more information about how you can volunteer or donate items for the book sale, please call 363-1369.

If you would like to participate in the farmer’s market/community yard sale outside the Civic Center, please also call 363-1369 to register.  No entry fees, but you must bring your own table and supplies.  Space for farmer’s market/community yard sale outside the Center is first come, first served.  Sorry, no booths inside the Center.

In its continued commitment to serving the citizens of Evangeline Parish, the Evangeline Parish Library is pleased to launch this new website making it easier than ever for patrons to access all of the resources that the library system has to offer.  Here you will find links to all branches of the Evangeline Parish Library as well as contact information and hours of operation, plus much more

ONLINE LIBRARY RESOURCES

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The Tumblebook Collection

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Upcoming Events

Mar
1
Thu
9:00 am Search Committee meeting @ Evangeline Parish Main Library
Search Committee meeting @ Evangeline Parish Main Library
Mar 1 @ 9:00 am – 10:00 am
The Library Board Search Committee will meet Thurs. March 1st at 9 a.m. at the main library (Ville Platte) to review initial applications.  The meeting is open to the public.
Mar
20
Tue
3:00 pm Library Search Committee meets Tues... @ Evangeline Parish Main Library
Library Search Committee meets Tues... @ Evangeline Parish Main Library
Mar 20 @ 3:00 pm – 4:00 pm
The Library Search Committee will meet at 3 p.m. on Tues. March 20th at the main library.  The meeting is open to the public.
4:00 pm Library Board of Control meets Tues... @ Evangeline Parish Main Library
Library Board of Control meets Tues... @ Evangeline Parish Main Library
Mar 20 @ 4:00 pm – 5:30 pm
The Library Board of Control will meet Tues. Jan. 20th at 4 p.m.  The meeting is open to the public, and an agenda will be posted no later than 24 hours in advance of the[...]
Mar
30
Fri
all-day Main Library and all branches close... @ Evangeline Parish Library
Main Library and all branches close... @ Evangeline Parish Library
Mar 30 all-day
The main library and all branches are closed all day Friday March 30th in observance of Good Friday.
12:00 am Main Library closed for Easter week... @ Evangeline Parish Main Library
Main Library closed for Easter week... @ Evangeline Parish Main Library
Mar 30 @ 12:00 am – Apr 2 @ 8:00 am
The main library is closed Good Friday and Holy Saturday March 30th and 31st.  The library reopens Monday April 2nd.
May
22
Tue
3:00 pm Library Board Search Committee meet... @ Evangeline Parish Main Library
Library Board Search Committee meet... @ Evangeline Parish Main Library
May 22 @ 3:00 pm – 4:00 pm
The Library Board Search Committee will meet Tues. May 22nd at 3 pm.  The meeting is open to the public, and all are welcome.
4:00 pm Library Board meets Tues. May 22nd @ Evangeline Parish Main Library
Library Board meets Tues. May 22nd @ Evangeline Parish Main Library
May 22 @ 4:00 pm – 5:30 pm
The Library Board of Control will meet Tuesday May 22nd at 4 pm at the main library.  The meeting is open to the public and public comments are welcomed. Agenda items expected include timeline/plans for[...]
May
26
Sat
all-day No Saturday hours at Main Library M... @ Evangeline Parish Main Library
No Saturday hours at Main Library M... @ Evangeline Parish Main Library
May 26 all-day
The main library will be closed for the Memorial Day weekend, Saturday May 26th through Monday May 28th, reopening at regular hours Tues. May 29th.
May
28
Mon
all-day Main Library and all branches close... @ Evangeline Parish Library
Main Library and all branches close... @ Evangeline Parish Library
May 28 all-day
The Main Library and all branches will be closed Monday May 28th in observance of Memorial Day.
May
29
Tue
all-day Summer Reading Pre Registration Beg... @ Evangeline Parish Library
Summer Reading Pre Registration Beg... @ Evangeline Parish Library
May 29 all-day
Tuesday May 29th is the first day of pre-registration for Summer Reading at the main library and all branches.  Please note that no prizes will be given out until Friday May 1st.