As a way to support our parish communities in the wake of the recent tornado damage, we are offering a Fine Free Month that will begin on May 28th and run through June 28th.  Overdue fees will be waived and existing fines will be cut in half if the fine is attended to. Contact us if you have any questions.

The Book Bunch Club is a Mamou school club made up of 12 – 15 year olds who would like to continuing meeting every other Tuesday to continue sharing their love of books! Their next meeting is going to be Tuesday, May 28th. Contact Angie Henry, Branch Manager, for details. (337-468-5750)

Cancelled is the grant meeting on Wednesday, May 22nd due to the recent damages caused by the weather. The Acadiana Center for the Arts representative, Gwen Richard, will be rescheduling. The public will be notified. 

Our Monday French program is back and has a new name “Something French”! Staff member Irene Nichols will be conducting her own unique program @ 3:30 pm in the Children’s Room. The public is invited to join in! 

Tuesday & Thursday afternoon, Ms. Pat’s “Story Time with Crafts” continues  @ 3:30 pm for ages 2-11.  Her programs will be in either the Children’s Room or Multipurpose room. 

Wednesday, May 22nd, an Acadiana Center for the Arts representative, Gwen Richard, will be hosting an informal grant information meeting for the public at the Main library. The public is invited.

Thursdays Quilting Club will meet at 1 pm at the Main Library to start on a new project! New members are welcomed.

We send out a “big thank you” to ALL of our Summer Reading sponsors! Cabot Corporation, Bon Aimee’ Insurance & Real Estate Services, Basile State Bank, Vidrine’s Ace Hardware, Mercy Regional Medical Center and   Friends of the Library. They will be included on our calendars, flyers, radio programs and more!

Memorial Day Holiday closure dates: Saturday, May 25th and Monday May 27th.  

Early Notices:  Next week there will be NO Wednesday pre-teen Books & Beyond club meeting or Thursday  Tech Help on Thursday.  Summer reading early registration begins on Tuesday, May 28th and it is also the our Last Tuesday-of-the-Month Family Movie Night @ 5:45 until 7:30pm. This is a free program for families.  And, Wednesday, May 29 the Mystery Book Club will meet at 10:30 and new members are always welcomed.

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

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