Thanks to all who came to BookFest in spite of the weather! What a memorable event it was! Please note that the FOL book sale will continue this week at discounted prices.

We will begin this week with Allons Parler en Français at 3:30 pm at the main library always has new folks who want to speak or listen to French. The public is invited and the coffee is always hot!

Notice: Ms. Pat’s Story Time and Craft programs on Tuesday and Thursday afternoons will be cancelled this week.

Our pre-teen / teen Wednesday afternoon program @ 3:30 pm, Books and Beyond, will be held in the Multipurpose Room…. A Halloween theme will be enjoyed by all!

The Mystery Book Club will meet on Wednesday, 10/30/19, at 10:30 am. The book that will be discussed is “The Sentence is Death” By Anthony Horowitz. New members are always welcomed.

For more information about library programs and services, please call 363-1369, the branch nearest you, or visit our Facebook page or website www.evangelinelibrary.org. Thank you for supporting your library; libraries change lives!

IT’S ALMOST BOOK FEST TIME! Please plan on visiting the main library this Saturday, October 26th between 8 am to 1 pm to meet new authors, artists, food and craft vendors and food, food, food! Visit our website for a list of participants and Festival details. 

As we prepare for BookFest our regular programs will continue this week:

Allons Parler en Français at 3:30 pm at the main library always has new folks who want to speak or listen to French. The public is invited and the coffee is always hot!

 Tuesday, October 22nd, the main library will host Lawyers in Libraries event from event from 9 – 11 am. This is a FREE opportunity for folks to get some  quick legal advice. There will be a sign- up sheet to see the attorney so first come first serve.  

The last Financial Boot Camp is Tuesday, October 22nd.

Ms. Pat’s Mother Goose Tuesday and Thursday “Storytime with Crafts” continues @ 3:30 pm for ages 2-15.  Her programs will be in either the Children’s Room or Multipurpose room. 

The Mystery Book Club usually meets on the last Wednesday of each month. The October date is 10/30/19 at 10:30 am. The book for the month is “The Sentence is Death” By Anthony Horowitz.

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Saturday, October 19thThe Evangeline Genealogical & Historical Society will meet at 9:30 am. Their guest speaker is Wade Falcon. He will give a presentation on the second Spanish period of Louisiana, discussing the genealogy of those surnames in Acadian, as well as highlighting the history of Ortega and other Spanish names in Evangeline Parish. New members are always welcomed!

Allons Parler en Français is how we start our week at the main library. It is a conversational French program held on  Monday afternoons at 3:30 pm at the main library. The coffee is always hot, too!

Friends of the Library will meet on Tuesday, October 15th @ 4:30 pm to make plans for BOOKFEST!  New members are always welcomed! 

Tuesdays at 5:30 are our FINANCIAL EDUCATION BOOT CAMP continues. There are still spaces available and this event is FREE to the public. We’d love to have a few high school seniors attend! Call the library or go online: http://bit.ly/sbtivbc2 to register. 

For the youngsters, Ms. Pat’s Mother Goose Tuesday and Thursday “Storytime with Crafts” continue @ 3:30 pm for ages 2-15.  Her programs will be in either the Children’s Room or Multipurpose room. 

Our Wednesday “Books & Beyond” books and crafting program with Tina Davis for our pre-teen / teens, will meet at 4 pm. New members are always welcomed.

Early Notices: Tuesday, October 22nd the main library will host Lawyers in Libraries event from event from 9 – 11 am. This is a free opportunity for folks to get some legal advice. Details will follow soon. BOOKFEST update: Deadline to get a participant spot is October 15th. ! Contact Suzy Lemoine @ slemoine@evangelinelibrary.org or call the main library for more information. The Mystery Book Club usually meets on the last Wednesday of each month. The October date is 10/30/19 at 10:30 am. The book for the month is “The Sentence is Death” By Anthony Horowitz.

For more information about library programs and services, please call 363-1369, the branch nearest you, or visit our Facebook page or website www.evangelinelibrary.org. Thank you for supporting your library; libraries change lives!

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1:00 pm Quilting @ VILLE PLATTE LIBRARY
Quilting @ VILLE PLATTE LIBRARY
Dec 12 @ 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
Dec 12 @ 3:30 pm – 4:30 pm
Mother Goose Story Hour @ Evangeline Parish Library
Ms. Pat’s Mother Goose Story Hour with crafts, movie & activities.
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Dec 16 2019 @ 8:00 am – Jan 16 2020 @ 6:46 am
"Fine Free" December 16 through January 16 @ Evangeline Parish Library
“Fine Free” Period is from December 16, 2019, through January 15, 2020.   For more information, call 337-363-1369 or the branch nearest you.
3:30 pm Allons Parler En Français? @ Evangeline Parish Library
Allons Parler En Français? @ Evangeline Parish Library
Dec 16 @ 3:30 pm – 4:30 pm
Allons Parler En Français? @ Evangeline Parish Library
We’ve heard from many adults who speak local French that they would like to have a place to gather to speak French while visiting. So, we are offering an opportunity for folks to join Mrs.[...]
Dec
17
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3:30 pm Mother Goose Story Hour @ Evangeline Parish Library
Mother Goose Story Hour @ Evangeline Parish Library
Dec 17 @ 3:30 pm – 4:30 pm
Mother Goose Story Hour @ Evangeline Parish Library
Ms. Pat’s Mother Goose Story Hour with crafts, movie & activities.
5:00 pm Crocheting @ VILLE PLATTE LIBRARY
Crocheting @ VILLE PLATTE LIBRARY
Dec 17 @ 5:00 pm – 6:00 pm
Crocheting @ VILLE PLATTE LIBRARY
Tuesday Crocheting (when Ms. Pat Fontenot is available) @ 5pm. (This is a drop in class offered by a volunteer and may not occur every week.)
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10:00 am Basile Pre-K Storyhour @ BASILE BRANCH LIBRARY
Basile Pre-K Storyhour @ BASILE BRANCH LIBRARY
Dec 19 @ 10:00 am – 11:00 am
Basile Pre-K Storyhour @ BASILE BRANCH LIBRARY
Basile Pre-K Story Hour Ages 0-5 December 19th – Merry Christamas!  Come take your picture with Santa!          
1:00 pm Quilting @ VILLE PLATTE LIBRARY
Quilting @ VILLE PLATTE LIBRARY
Dec 19 @ 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 Mamou Christmas Craft @ Mamou Library
Mamou Christmas Craft @ Mamou Library
Dec 19 @ 3:30 pm – 4:30 pm
Mamou Christmas Craft @ Mamou Library
Mamou Library is hosting Christmas crafting Thursday 12/19/2019 @ 3:30pm
3:30 pm Mother Goose Story Hour @ Evangeline Parish Library
Mother Goose Story Hour @ Evangeline Parish Library
Dec 19 @ 3:30 pm – 4:30 pm
Mother Goose Story Hour @ Evangeline Parish Library
Ms. Pat’s Mother Goose Story Hour with crafts, movie & activities.
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3:30 pm Allons Parler En Français? @ Evangeline Parish Library
Allons Parler En Français? @ Evangeline Parish Library
Dec 23 @ 3:30 pm – 4:30 pm
Allons Parler En Français? @ Evangeline Parish Library
We’ve heard from many adults who speak local French that they would like to have a place to gather to speak French while visiting. So, we are offering an opportunity for folks to join Mrs.[...]
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8:00 am Library system (main library and al... @ Evangeline Parish Library
Library system (main library and al... @ Evangeline Parish Library
Dec 24 @ 8:00 am – Dec 26 @ 6:00 pm
Library system (main library and all branches) closed Tue. Dec. 24th through Thur. Dec. 26th for Christmas break @ Evangeline Parish Library
The main library and all branches are closed Tue. Dec. 24th through Thur. Dec. 26th for Christmas break.  We wish everybody a very merry Christmas.
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3:30 pm Allons Parler En Français? @ Evangeline Parish Library
Allons Parler En Français? @ Evangeline Parish Library
Dec 30 @ 3:30 pm – 4:30 pm
Allons Parler En Français? @ Evangeline Parish Library
We’ve heard from many adults who speak local French that they would like to have a place to gather to speak French while visiting. So, we are offering an opportunity for folks to join Mrs.[...]
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Library closed Dec. 31st through Ja... @ Evangeline Parish Library
Dec 31 2019 @ 8:00 am – Jan 1 2020 @ 6:00 pm
Library closed Dec. 31st through Jan. 1st @ Evangeline Parish Library
The Main Library and all branches will be closed Tuesday Dec. 31st through Wednesday Jan. 1st due to the New Year’s holiday.
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1:00 pm Quilting @ VILLE PLATTE LIBRARY
Quilting @ VILLE PLATTE LIBRARY
Jan 2 @ 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 2 @ 3:30 pm – 4:30 pm
Mother Goose Story Hour @ Evangeline Parish Library
Ms. Pat’s Mother Goose Story Hour with crafts, movie & activities.
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3:30 pm Allons Parler En Français? @ Evangeline Parish Library
Allons Parler En Français? @ Evangeline Parish Library
Jan 6 @ 3:30 pm – 4:30 pm
Allons Parler En Français? @ Evangeline Parish Library
We’ve heard from many adults who speak local French that they would like to have a place to gather to speak French while visiting. So, we are offering an opportunity for folks to join Mrs.[...]