The library Board of Control and the staff hope that everyone had a safe 4th of July celebration! Regretfully, due to the rise of COVID 19 and out of an abundance of caution the Chataignier, Mamou, and Turkey Creek branches will be closed until further notice. Additionally, the Mickey Mouse visit to Mamou is cancelled and will have to be rescheduled but the Mickey Mouse visit in Basile on July 16th at 10 am is still scheduled. We are still in Phase 2 and a 50% walk-in capacity continues. Please note that we highly recommend that you wear a FACE MASK when you are in the library! Fine Free period continues until August 31, 2020.
“Welcome Back Goodie Bags” filled with reading incentives to encourage kids of all ages to READ will continue to be given out. The only requirement to receive the “goodie bag” is that at least two books are checked out. Each bag will also have a writing activity that could help them win ONE additional prize if they use the “Imagine Your Story” form to write down their memories of how the COVID 19 pandemic is affecting them and then return it to the library with their name and phone number! I’m excited to say that have received a number of unique stories and the kids really enjoyed their extra prize!
The staff truly appreciates the never-ending understanding, patience and support it continues to receive from our patrons! Please get updates at evangelinelibrary.org or on our Facebook page and continue to request books and other materials by phone or by email at email@example.com. Never forget that libraries do change lives… even through the Cloud! Main library: 337-363-1369