• Mon. Jan. 17 (Martin Luther King Jr. Day)
  • Tues. Mar. 8 (Mardi Gras) [Mamou also closed Mon. Mar. 7, Lundi Gras]
  • Fri. April 22 (Good Friday) [Main Library also closed Sat. Apr. 23]
  • Mon. May 30 (Memorial Day)
  • Mon. July 4th (4th of July) [Main Library also closed Sat. July 2nd]
  • Mon. Sept. 5th (Labor Day)
  • Fri. Nov. 11th (Veterans’ Day)
  • Thurs. Nov. 24, Fri. Nov. 25th (Thanksgiving) [Main Library also closed Sat. Nov. 26th]
  • Fri. Dec. 23rd through Tues. Dec. 27th (Christmas holidays)
  • Fri. Dec. 30th through Mon. Jan. 2nd, 2012 (New Year’s holidays)

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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Upcoming Events

Aug
22
Thu
1:00 pm Quilting @ VILLE PLATTE LIBRARY
Quilting @ VILLE PLATTE LIBRARY
Aug 22 @ 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
Aug 22 @ 3:30 pm – 4:30 pm
Mother Goose Story Hour @ Evangeline Parish Library
Ms. Pat’s Mother Goose Story Hour with crafts, movie & activities.
Aug
26
Mon
3:30 pm Allons Parler En Français? @ Evangeline Parish Library
Allons Parler En Français? @ Evangeline Parish Library
Aug 26 @ 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.[...]
Aug
27
Tue
3:30 pm Mother Goose Story Hour @ Evangeline Parish Library
Mother Goose Story Hour @ Evangeline Parish Library
Aug 27 @ 3:30 pm – 4:30 pm
Mother Goose Story Hour @ Evangeline Parish Library
Ms. Pat’s Mother Goose Story Hour with crafts, movie & activities.
5:29 pm Crocheting @ VILLE PLATTE LIBRARY
Crocheting @ VILLE PLATTE LIBRARY
Aug 27 @ 5:29 pm – 6:29 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.)
Aug
28
Wed
10:30 am Mystery Book Club meets Wed. August... @ VILLE PLATTE LIBRARY
Mystery Book Club meets Wed. August... @ VILLE PLATTE LIBRARY
Aug 28 @ 10:30 am – 11:30 am
Mystery Book Club meets Wed. August 28th at the main library at 10:30 a.m. @ VILLE PLATTE LIBRARY
The Mystery Book Club will meet Wednesday August 28th at the Main Library (Ville Platte) at 10:30 a.m.  Everyone is welcome.  The book for the month is “Nine Perfect Strangers” by  Liane Moriarty.
4:00 pm Books & Beyond Youth Club @ VILLE PLATTE LIBRARY
Books & Beyond Youth Club @ VILLE PLATTE LIBRARY
Aug 28 @ 4:00 pm – 5:00 pm
Books & Beyond Youth Club @ VILLE PLATTE LIBRARY
Book Club for Ages 8-12 Book: Wonder  Author: R. J. Palacio
Aug
29
Thu
1:00 pm Quilting @ VILLE PLATTE LIBRARY
Quilting @ VILLE PLATTE LIBRARY
Aug 29 @ 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
Aug 29 @ 3:30 pm – 4:30 pm
Mother Goose Story Hour @ Evangeline Parish Library
Ms. Pat’s Mother Goose Story Hour with crafts, movie & activities.
Aug
31
Sat
all-day Labor Day Closings @ Evangeline Parish Library
Labor Day Closings @ Evangeline Parish Library
Aug 31 – Sep 2 all-day
Labor Day Closings @ Evangeline Parish Library
The Main Library (Ville Platte) will be close Saturday, August 31st. The main library (Ville Platte) and all branches are closed for Labor Day Monday Sept. 2nd.
Sep
3
Tue
3:30 pm Mother Goose Story Hour @ Evangeline Parish Library
Mother Goose Story Hour @ Evangeline Parish Library
Sep 3 @ 3:30 pm – 4:30 pm
Mother Goose Story Hour @ Evangeline Parish Library
Ms. Pat’s Mother Goose Story Hour with crafts, movie & activities.
5:29 pm Crocheting @ VILLE PLATTE LIBRARY
Crocheting @ VILLE PLATTE LIBRARY
Sep 3 @ 5:29 pm – 6:29 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.)
Sep
5
Thu
1:00 pm Quilting @ VILLE PLATTE LIBRARY
Quilting @ VILLE PLATTE LIBRARY
Sep 5 @ 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
Sep 5 @ 3:30 pm – 4:30 pm
Mother Goose Story Hour @ Evangeline Parish Library
Ms. Pat’s Mother Goose Story Hour with crafts, movie & activities.
Sep
9
Mon
3:30 pm Allons Parler En Français? @ Evangeline Parish Library
Allons Parler En Français? @ Evangeline Parish Library
Sep 9 @ 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.[...]
Sep
10
Tue
3:30 pm Mother Goose Story Hour @ Evangeline Parish Library
Mother Goose Story Hour @ Evangeline Parish Library
Sep 10 @ 3:30 pm – 4:30 pm
Mother Goose Story Hour @ Evangeline Parish Library
Ms. Pat’s Mother Goose Story Hour with crafts, movie & activities.
5:29 pm Crocheting @ VILLE PLATTE LIBRARY
Crocheting @ VILLE PLATTE LIBRARY
Sep 10 @ 5:29 pm – 6:29 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.)
Sep
12
Thu
1:00 pm Quilting @ VILLE PLATTE LIBRARY
Quilting @ VILLE PLATTE LIBRARY
Sep 12 @ 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
Sep 12 @ 3:30 pm – 4:30 pm
Mother Goose Story Hour @ Evangeline Parish Library
Ms. Pat’s Mother Goose Story Hour with crafts, movie & activities.