Study Skills
Date: Fri., Sep. 25, 2020
Time: 12:00 Noon ET | 9:00 AM PT

Not quite on top of your studies? Learn how to bring better study habits into your routine in this short Student Success Series webinar, where we’ll help you discover:

  • How to avoid cramming
  • Effective memorization strategies
  • Strategic use of notes, pictures, and mind maps
  • The power of wellness in studying (#selfcare)

More good news! Tomorrow, Monday, 9/21/20, the main library and all branches will resume their normal operating hours with the exception of our late night on Tuesdays.  The main library will be opened Mon, Tues, Thurs, and Friday 8am – 6 pm and Wednesdays from 10 am – 6 pm and Saturday mornings from 8 – Noon. Branch hours are basically 8am – 5 pm however some of the days differ. See operating hours for all branches on our website.

Next bit of good news is that all of the meeting rooms at the main library will be opened again but with limited occupancy and a requirement of wearing masks. So, in our multipurpose room the following groups can begin to meet againThe French Table can meet on Mondays @ 3pm; the Quilters can meet on Thursdays at 1 pm; the Crochet group can meet on Wednesdays at 4 pm; the Mystery Book Club can meet the last Wednesday of the month at 10:30 am and the Evangeline Genealogical & Historical Society can meet on a Saturday morning of their choice @ 9:30 am.  We are so happy to be able to invite these groups back to the way it was before COVID!

The Library Board of Control will meet on Thursday, September 24, 2020 at the main library at noon. The public is invited to attend.

And the big news is that the library will indeed host its annual BOOKFEST after all on Saturday, November 7, 2020 at 10 am on the grounds of the main library! I will be reaching out to authors, vendors, and entertainers to make this event an opportunity for our parish patrons to share their talents! Details will follow in the next few At the Library articles. Please share this news with any crafters, cooks, and clubs that would like to participate. We have a form to be filled out so we can plan accordingly.  Social distancing and mask wearing will be included in the planning.

With school children either returning to their classrooms or taking classes online from home, we’d like to encourage parents to visit our website link for tutoring assistance through Homework Louisiana. The benefits of this FREE resource are incredible. The link is located at the bottom of our webpage,  If you need a direct link then go to

The staff genuinely appreciates the never-ending understanding, patience and support it continues to receive from all patrons! Please get updates at or on our Facebook page and continue to request books and other materials by phone or by email at  Never forget that libraries do change lives… even through the Cloud! Main library: 337-363-1369


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