The Basile Branch Library is on Stagg Ave. in Basile, right across from Basile State Bank.  On Thursday May 25th, the branch will have a ribbon cutting, followed by cake and punch throughout the day, from 10 am to 4 pm.  Everybody is welcome.  Come admire the branch’s new look and celebrate having it open and ready for Summer Reading!

The agenda for the May 16, 2017, Library Board of Control meeting is posted on this website in the link Board Agendas and Minutes.  The agenda is also posted at the main library and branches.  The meeting will be 4 pm Tuesday May 17th at the main library (Ville Platte) in the multipurpose room.  The meeting is open to the public, and public participation is invited and encouraged.  Refreshments will be served.

The main library (Ville Platte) and the Pine Prairie and Mamou branches will close at 12 noon today Wednesday May 3rd due to the storm so that we can get all staff safely home and off the roads between the storm bands.  Basile branch, which is in the path of the storm system first, may close earlier than noon.  Chataignier and Turkey Creek branches will not be open today at all.  We expect to reopen at regularly scheduled times tomorrow Thursday May 4th.   

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Upcoming Events

May
27
Sat
all-day No Saturday hours for Main Library @ Evangeline Parish Main Library
No Saturday hours for Main Library @ Evangeline Parish Main Library
May 27 all-day
The Main Library will have no Saturday hours May 27th due to the Memorial Day weekend.
May
29
Mon
all-day Library system closed for Memori... @ Evangeline Parish Library
Library system closed for Memori... @ Evangeline Parish Library
May 29 all-day
The Main Library and all branches will be closed all day Monday May 29th in observance of Memorial Day.
Jun
7
Wed
all-day Turkey Creek Library closed Wedn... @ Turkey Creek Branch Library
Turkey Creek Library closed Wedn... @ Turkey Creek Branch Library
Jun 7 all-day
The Turkey Creek Branch Library will be closed all day on Wednesday June 7th. Detel will be installing the tower for the branch’s internet.
Jul
4
Tue
all-day Library closed for 4th of July @ Evangeline Parish Library
Library closed for 4th of July @ Evangeline Parish Library
Jul 4 all-day
The Main Library and all branches will be closed Tues. July 4th in observance of the 4th of July.
Jul
25
Tue
4:00 pm Library Board meets July 25th at... @ Evangeline Parish Main Library
Library Board meets July 25th at... @ Evangeline Parish Main Library
Jul 25 @ 4:00 pm – 5:30 pm
The Library Board of Control will meet Tues. July 25th at 4 pm at the Main Library (Ville Platte).  Everybody is welcome.
Sep
2
Sat
all-day No Saturday hours at Main Librar... @ Evangeline Parish Main Library
No Saturday hours at Main Librar... @ Evangeline Parish Main Library
Sep 2 all-day
The Main Library will have no Saturday hours on Sept. 2nd due to the Labor Day weekend.
Sep
4
Mon
all-day Library closed for Labor Day @ Evangeline Parish Library
Library closed for Labor Day @ Evangeline Parish Library
Sep 4 all-day
The Main Library and all branches will be closed Monday Sept. 4th in observance of Labor Day.
Sep
26
Tue
4:00 pm Library Board meets Sept. 26th a... @ Mamou Branch Library
Library Board meets Sept. 26th a... @ Mamou Branch Library
Sep 26 @ 4:00 pm – 5:30 pm
The Library Board of Control will meet Tues. Sept. 26th at 4 pm at the Mamou Branch Library.  Everybody is welcome.