FINE FREE MONTH continues until January 15, 2019. Library materials (books, CD’s, audio books, etc) must be returned in good condition to the branch nearest you or the main library in Ville Platte. Please call 363-1369 if you have any questions.T

Our usual afternoon programming will resume next week, January 7th due to our holiday schedule. Please note that Ms. Thelma Fontenot is now officially retired so there will be no more Wednesday afternoon Spanish programs, however, there will be a young adult program in that same afternoon time slot. Details next week.


The Evangeline Parish Library Board of Control will meet on Monday, December 10, 2018 at 12:00 noon at the Main Library in Ville Platte.  The meeting is open to the public.  An agenda is available below.  This notice and agenda will be posted at the circulation desk of the Main Library, along with a copy of R.S. 42:4.1 through 13, regarding public policy for open meetings.

Draft Amended 2018 budgets for the library’s operating fund and sinking fund, and initial 2019 budgets will be reviewed.

The budgets, following adoption by the Library Board, will be submitted to the Police Jury for inclusion in its next public budget hearing on December 20, 2018 at the courthouse in the Police Jury meeting room.

With kids crafting and older folks knitting and crocheting, our Tuesday Crafting Corners are loads of fun! These Tuesday afternoon to early evening programs are for kids 6 and older and, of course, adults. Please fell free to drop in sometime to participate or observe. Brecky Thomas-Lavigne’s art class schedule:  12/4/18, Decoupage, Collage; 12/11/18 -Painting:  12/18/18 , Jewelry Making. All programs are subject to change or cancellations. Reservations are not required for this event but space is limited. 



Knitting & Crocheting! 





Santa will be at ALL of the branches so mark your calendar for the branch nearest you! 

  • Saturday, 12/1/18       Main library in Ville Platte 8:30 am
  • Monday, 12/3/18        Pine Prairie Branch Library @ 3:30 pm
  • Tuesday, 12/4/18       Chataignier Branch Library @ 4 pm
  • Thursday, 12/6/18     Mamou Branch Library @ 3:30 pm
  • Tuesday, 12/11/18      Basile Branch Library @ 3:30 pm
  • Thursday,12/13/18    Turkey Creek Branch Library @ 4 pm

(Photos will be available for pick up during the week of December 19th)

 Sponsored in part by the Friends of the Library

For more information contact the main library @ 363-1369, see our webpage or ask at the branch library near yo


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