The Friends of the Library will meet Tues. March 18th at 5:30 p.m. at the current Main Library (242 W. Main St., Ville Platte). Everybody is welcome. For more information, please contact Friends President Paula Lafleur at 831-1891. Come and bring a friend!
The Library Board of Control will meet Monday March 17th at 4 p.m. at the current Main Library (242 W. Main St., Ville Platte). The meeting is open to the public, and public attendance and comments are very welcome. Refreshments will be served. An agenda is posted at the library.
The Main Library and all branches will be closed Tuesday March 4th for Mardi Gras. Staff wish everybody a very happy and safe Mardi Gras in Evangeline Parish.
The Mamou Branch Library will be closed Monday and Tuesday, March 3rd and 4th. Staff wish everybody a very happy and safe Mardi Gras in Mamou.
Congratulations to Suzy Lemoine, library outreach coordinator and grant writer, for being selected as the “Woman with Heart” for Evangeline Parish 2014! For more information on the award and Suzy’s accomplishments, please see the Opelousas Daily World front page article for Feb. 16th.
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