Take advantage of this great opportunity to get your library account clear and save money! Fines will be waived on all items returned in good condition during this period. In addition, you can get big discounts on existing fines (items already turned in during the year but the fines not yet paid) and other book fees (fees for lost or damaged items). Ask for details at your branch or call 363-1369.

Please click on “Agendas and Minutes” on the right hand side of this page in order to see the minutes of the Dec. 11, 2017, Library Board meeting and also to view the minutes of previous board meetings.

The Library Board approved asking the Police Jury to advertise for bids for construction of a new Chataignier Branch building.  The Police Jury has also approved at its meeting, and advertising for bids has begun.  We are very excited over the prospect of providing better service to the Chataignier area through a new branch library.

The Main Library and all branches are closed Friday Dec. 8th due to the weather. Generally when the Evangeline Parish schools are closed due to a weather event, the Library system closes also.

We plan to reopen at the regular time, 8 am, in Ville Platte on Saturday Dec. 9th. We are open on Saturdays at the main library from 8 am to 12 noon. However, Detel has just notified us that the Internet to the library seems to be down. You may want to call us on Saturday morning at 337 363-1369 to see what services are available before you make your trip to the library. We will do our best to be open as scheduled and have all regular services available.

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Upcoming Events

Jan
23
Tue
3:00 pm Library Search Committee meets T... @ Evangeline Parish Main Library
Library Search Committee meets T... @ Evangeline Parish Main Library
Jan 23 @ 3:00 pm – 4:00 pm
The Search Committee of the Library Board of Control will meet on Tuesday Jan. 23rd at 3 pm at the main library.  The meeting is open to the public.  This is the initial meeting of[...]
4:00 pm Library Board of Control meets T... @ Evangeline Parish Main Library
Library Board of Control meets T... @ Evangeline Parish Main Library
Jan 23 @ 4:00 pm – 5:30 pm
The Library Board of Control will meet Tues. Jan. 23rd at the main library at 4 p.m.  Everybody is welcome, and public comments are encouraged.  The Board will elect officers for 2018, review the results[...]
Jan
24
Wed
12:00 pm Acadiana Center for the Arts App... @ Evangeline Parish Main Library
Acadiana Center for the Arts App... @ Evangeline Parish Main Library
Jan 24 @ 12:00 pm – 1:00 pm
Artists of Evangeline Parish are invited to apply for Art Spark Individual Artist Stipends.  If you are an artist in any medium who lives in the eight parish Acadiana region, you are invited to attend[...]
Feb
12
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all-day Mamou Branch closed for Lundi Gras @ Mamou Branch Library
Mamou Branch closed for Lundi Gras @ Mamou Branch Library
Feb 12 all-day
The Mamou Branch Library is closed Monday Feb. 12th for Lundi Gras.  Pine Prairie, Basile, and Ville Platte are open regular hours.
Feb
13
Tue
all-day Main Library and all branches cl... @ Evangeline Parish Library
Main Library and all branches cl... @ Evangeline Parish Library
Feb 13 all-day
The Main Library and all branches are closed Tuesday Feb. 13th for Mardi Gras.
Mar
20
Tue
3:00 pm Library Search Committee meets T... @ Evangeline Parish Main Library
Library Search Committee meets T... @ 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 T... @ Evangeline Parish Main Library
Library Board of Control meets T... @ 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 cl... @ Evangeline Parish Library
Main Library and all branches cl... @ 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 w... @ Evangeline Parish Main Library
Main Library closed for Easter w... @ 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
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3:00 pm Library Board Search Committee m... @ Evangeline Parish Main Library
Library Board Search Committee m... @ 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.