The Evangeline Parish Library Board of control and the staff wish all of our patrons a happy and healthy New Year! 

New Year’s closing notice: The main library and all branches will be OPENED on Monday, (12/30/19) but will be CLOSED on Tuesday (12/31/19) & Wednesday (1/1/2020).  All will open again on Thursday, 1/2/2020.

At the main library: Allons Parler en Français, our friendly, relaxed conversational program, will be held Monday, 12/30/19 @ 3 :30 pm.  This is a free program for folks who want to speak OR listen to French and the coffee is always hot!

Our Fine-Free period will began on December 16th and will run until January 16, 2020. Items should be returned in good condition.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!

The Evangeline Parish Library Board of control and the staff wish all of our patrons a happy and healthy New Year! 

The main library and all branches will be OPENED on Monday, (12/30/19) but will be CLOSED on Tuesday (12/31/19) & Wednesday (1/1/2020).  All will open again on Thursday, 1/2/2020.

At the main library: Allons Parler en Français, our friendly, relaxed conversational program, will be held Monday, 12/30/19 @ 3 :30 pm.  This is a free program for folks who want to speak OR listen to French and the coffee is always hot!

Our Fine-Free period will began on December 16th and will run until January 16, 2020. Items should be returned in good condition.

The Library Board of Control and staff send heartfelt holiday greetings to all of our patrons around the parish! May you and yours have the merriest Christmas celebration ever!
Holiday closing Notice: The main library and all branches will be OPENED on Monday, (12/23/19) but will be CLOSED on Tuesday, Wednesday & Thursday (12/24, 25 & 26/2019). All open again on Friday, 12/27/19.
At the main library: Allons Parler en Français, our friendly, relaxed conversational program, will be held Monday, 12/23/19 @ 3 :30 pm. This is a free program for folks who want to speak OR listen to French and the coffee is always hot!
Our Fine-Free period will began on December 16th and will run until January 16, 2020. Items should be returned in good condition.
EARLY NOTICES: Closing dates for the New Year: The main library and all branches will be OPENED on Monday, (12/30/19) but will be CLOSED on Tuesday (12/31/19) & Wednesday (1/1/2020). All will open again on Thursday, 1/2/2020.
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!

The Library Board of Control and staff send heartfelt holiday greetings to all of our patrons around the parish! May you and yours have the merriest Christmas celebration ever! Holiday closing Notice: The main library and all branches will be OPENED on Monday, (12/23/19) but will be CLOSED on Tuesday, Wednesday & Thursday (12/24, 25 & 26/2019). All open again on Friday, 12/27/19.

Monday, December 16th, our annual Fine-Free period will begin and will run until January 16, 2020.Books returned in good condition will have overdue fees waived.

Monday, December 16th @ 4pm, the main library will host a “Meet the Author” event featuring Christopher Fontenot. He will introduce the third book in his Acadian Prairie series, “Amelie”.  The public is invited. Acadian Prairie 

Wednesday, December 18th @ 4 pm, our “Books & beyond Club” with staff member Tina Davis will meet with kids for holiday painting and to enjoy a holiday party!  New members are always welcomed.   

Thursday, December 19th @ 3:30 pm, the Mamou Branch Library is hosting a Christmas craft event for the kids at the library. Please get the word out!

Thursday, December 19th, the Basile branch library will host a “Photo with Santa” event @ 10 am.

EARLY NOTICES: Christmas and New Year closure dates: the main library and branches will be closed on Tuesday, 12/24/19 – Thursday 12/26/19 and Tuesday, 12/3/2019 & Wednesday, 1/1/2020.

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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.