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 www.evangelinelibrary.org or ask at the branch library near yo

 She will be pointing  out some of the pitfalls and surprises a new or aspiring author might encounter. This is a FREE event and the public is invited. Please get the word out. 

Lynn is also a former Louisiana library director.  Having retired fourteen years ago, she is frequently asked what she is doing with her free time.  Her answer: painting, traveling, reading, and writing, especially the last.  Soon after completing thirty years of library service in 2004, she began working on a funny, somewhat spicy, romance novel with a football theme. In her book, “Goals For a Sinner”. I invented my own Cajun quarterback, Joe Dean Billodeaux, who eventually takes his team, the Sinners, very loosely based on my hometown Saints, to the Super Bowl

Her first historical novel, Queen of the Mardi Gras Ball, and her first mystery/romance Mardi Gras Madness came out in 2012 followed by Courir de Mardi Gras which takes place in a small Cajun town not unlike Ville Platte.  “All but two of my books take place in southern Louisiana, a great place for wonderful settings and colorful characters,” said Shurr.  She now has twenty-three books in print with two additional titles to be released in 2019. Her books are available on amazon.com, barnesandnoble.com, and other venues or may be ordered at book stores.






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