The Agenda for the Library Board Search Committee (meeting is 3 p.m. on Tues. Jan. 23rd at the main library) and the Library Board of Control meeting (meeting is at 4 p.m. on Tues. Jan. 23rd at the main library) are now posted.  To view the agendas, please click on Minutes and Agendas link on the right hand side of this page.  Both meetings are open to the public, and public attendance and comments are very welcome.  Refreshments will be served.

The main library (Ville Platte), Turkey Creek Branch, Mamou Branch, and Basile Branch will open at noon on Thursday Jan. 18th and close at 4 p.m.   Pine Prairie Branch, which normally closes at noon on Thursday, will be closed for the day.

All locations that are normally open on Friday will open at 10 a.m. on Friday Jan. 19th and close at their regular closing times.

Fines on overdue items will be waived through the rest of the week.  We are extending “Fine Free” period because of the weather closures this week.  

 

 

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Upcoming Events

May
15
Tue
1:00 pm Library Board meets Tues. May 15th @ Evangeline Parish Main Library
Library Board meets Tues. May 15th @ Evangeline Parish Main Library
May 15 @ 1:00 pm – 2:30 pm
The Library Board of Control will meet Tuesday May 15th at 1 pm at the main library.  The meeting is open to the public and public comments are welcomed. Agenda items expected include finalist interviews[...]
May
26
Sat
all-day No Saturday hours at Main Library M... @ Evangeline Parish Main Library
No Saturday hours at Main Library M... @ Evangeline Parish Main Library
May 26 all-day
The main library will be closed for the Memorial Day weekend, Saturday May 26th through Monday May 28th, reopening at regular hours Tues. May 29th.
May
28
Mon
all-day Main Library and all branches close... @ Evangeline Parish Library
Main Library and all branches close... @ Evangeline Parish Library
May 28 all-day
The Main Library and all branches will be closed Monday May 28th in observance of Memorial Day.
May
29
Tue
all-day Summer Reading Pre Registration Beg... @ Evangeline Parish Library
Summer Reading Pre Registration Beg... @ Evangeline Parish Library
May 29 all-day
Tuesday May 29th is the first day of pre-registration for Summer Reading at the main library and all branches.  Please note that no prizes will be given out until Friday May 1st.
Jun
5
Tue
10:00 am Chatty the Mime at Turkey Creek Bra... @ Turkey Creek Branch Library
Chatty the Mime at Turkey Creek Bra... @ Turkey Creek Branch Library
Jun 5 @ 10:00 am – 11:00 am
Chatty the Mime will entertain at the Turkey Creek Branch on Tues. June 5th at 10 a.m.  This event is free to the public.  Children under 10 must be accompanied by an adult.
2:00 pm Chatty the Mime performs twice at t... @ Evangeline Parish Main Library
Chatty the Mime performs twice at t... @ Evangeline Parish Main Library
Jun 5 @ 2:00 pm – 3:00 pm
Chatty the Mime performs at the main library (Ville Platte) on Tues. June 5th at 2 pm and 6 pm.  Both performances are free to the public.  Children under 10 must be accompanied by an[...]
6:00 pm Chatty the Mime has 6 pm show at ma... @ Evangeline Parish Main Library
Chatty the Mime has 6 pm show at ma... @ Evangeline Parish Main Library
Jun 5 @ 6:00 pm – 7:00 pm
Chatty the Mime performs at the main library (Ville Platte) at 2 pm and again at 6 pm on Tues. June 5th.  The event is free to the public.  Children under 10 must be accompanied[...]
Jun
6
Wed
10:00 am Chatty the Mime performs at Prescot... @ Prescott Branch, Pine Prairie
Chatty the Mime performs at Prescot... @ Prescott Branch, Pine Prairie
Jun 6 @ 10:00 am – 11:00 am
Chatty the Mime performs at the Prescott Branch in Pine Prairie on Wed. June 6th at 10 am.  This event is free to the public.  Children under 10 must be accompanied by an adult.
2:00 pm Chatty the Mime performs at Mamou T... @ Mamou Teen Center
Chatty the Mime performs at Mamou T... @ Mamou Teen Center
Jun 6 @ 2:00 pm – 3:00 pm
Chatty the Mime performs at the Mamou Teen Center Wed. June 6th at 2 pm.  The event is free to the public.  Children under 10 must be accompanied by an adult.
Jun
7
Thu
10:00 am Chatty the Mime performs at Basile ... @ Basile Branch Library
Chatty the Mime performs at Basile ... @ Basile Branch Library
Jun 7 @ 10:00 am – 11:00 am
Chatty the Mime performs at the Basile Branch Library Thurs. June 7th at 10 am.  This event is free to the public.  Children under 10 must be accompanied by an adult.