Monday, January 6, 2020, Allons Parler en Français, our friendly, relaxed conversationnel program continues. This is a free program on Monday afternoons at 3:30 pm at the main library in Ville Platte. Please share and mention that the coffee is always hot! Our Basile branch Library is also hosting a French Coffee Talk every other Tuesday at 9 am. The next one is Tuesday,  January7th. Please share this good news!

Tuesday & Thursday every week – For the youngsters, Our Mother Goose “Story hour” continues  @ 3:30 pm in the Children’s Room. Please share.

Wednesday, 1/8/20, our “Books & Beyond” program with Tina Davis for ages 8 – 16, will meet at 4 pm in the multipurpose room.  Games are going to be played! New members are always welcomed.   

Thursday, 1/9/20, the library Board of Control will meet at the main library in Ville Platte at noon. The public is invited to attend.

A FEW new items to our collection:

COOKBOOK:  “The Pioneer Woman Cooks: Food from my Frontier” by Ree Drummond

AUDIOBOOKS: “The Nanny” by Gilly Macmillan and “The Good Daughter” by Karin Slaughter.

KIDS: “Yoga Frog” by Nora Carpenter and “Why? A National Geographic edition for Kids.

FICTION: “The Lost Man” by Jane Harper and   “The Priory of the Orange Tree” by Samantha Shannon

NON-FICTION: ”The American Revolution: A Visual History”. Smithsonian edition.

EARLY NOTICES: The main library and all branches will be closed on Monday, 1/20/20, in observance of the Martin Luther King holiday.

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Upcoming Events

Jan
29
Wed
10:30 am Mystery Book Club @ VILLE PLATTE LIBRARY
Mystery Book Club @ VILLE PLATTE LIBRARY
Jan 29 @ 10:30 am – 11:30 am
Mystery Book Club @ VILLE PLATTE LIBRARY
The Mystery Book Club will meet Wednesday January 29th at the Main Library (Ville Platte) at 10:30 a.m.  Everyone is welcome.  The book for the month is “The Goldfinch ” By Donna Tartt.  
Jan
30
Thu
10:00 am Basile Pre-K Storyhour @ BASILE BRANCH LIBRARY
Basile Pre-K Storyhour @ BASILE BRANCH LIBRARY
Jan 30 @ 10:00 am – 11:00 am
Basile Pre-K Storyhour @ BASILE BRANCH LIBRARY
Basile Pre-K Story Hour Ages 0-5 January 30th – Nursery Rhymes             
1:00 pm Quilting @ VILLE PLATTE LIBRARY
Quilting @ VILLE PLATTE LIBRARY
Jan 30 @ 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
Jan 30 @ 3:30 pm – 4:30 pm
Mother Goose Story Hour @ Evangeline Parish Library
 Mother Goose Story Hour with crafts, movie & activities.