Good news to share! To promote our new “First Tuesday Game Night” program, we will be hosting a Bingo Game on 4/2/19 @ 5 pm for all ages! We will also have a variety of games available for play that same night from 6 – 7:30 pm. This is a new program that will occur on the first Tuesday of each month (except in June & July when we have summer reading performers at the Main library) and it is all about games. We are especially interested in starting a Chess Game group. Please come by and  check us out!

Tuesday and Thursday’s our children’s programs with Pat Savoy’s Mother Goose Storytime with Crafts or movies at 3:30 pm (for ages 2 – 11).

Tuesday Crocheting (when Ms. Pat Fontenot is available) @ 5pm. (This is a drop in class offered by a volunteer and may not occur every week. See Suzy Lemoine for details)

 Wednesday, March 27, our Books & Beyond Book Club pre-teen/teen club (8-16) will meet at 4 pm in the Multipurpose Room at the main library with facilitator Tina Davis to choose a new book! New members are welcomed to attend.

Early Summer Reading support thank you to the FRIENDS OF THE LIBRARY who just booked a really cool traveling exotic animal petting zoo, Schoolhouse Safari, for June 18, 19 & 20th! They will be shown in our Summer Reading Calendar of Events once it is completed with logos from our sponsors. If a business or civic club would like to be a sponsor and have their logo shown on all of our calendars, brochures, advertisements, etc., please contact Suzy Lemoine at 337-363-1369.  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!

This article will also be published in the Ville Platte Gazette’s Sunday edition, 3/17/19-

Our afternoon programs for children are changing just a bit. Our Monday afternoon “Fun with French” and Tuesday “Divine Teen Club” will be put on hold as we reorganize each program. Keep an eye on this column for updates! Tuesday and Thursday’s are still very active with Pat Savoy’s  Mother Goose Storytime with Crafts or movies at 3:30 pm (for ages 2 – 11). This program as grown so much that it will be held in the Multipurpose Room of the main library.

Tuesday Crocheting (when Ms. Pat Fontenot is available) @ 5pm. (This is a drop in class offered by a volunteer and may not occur every week. See Suzy Lemoine for details)

 Wednesday, March 20th, our “Just Craftn’ Around” pre-teen/teen club (8-16) will meet at 4 pm in the Multipurpose Room at the main library to create bath bombs!! New members are welcomed to attend.

We are already gearing up for Summer Reading! The theme this year is “A Universe of Stories” and our grant funded performers are Porta Puppets traveling puppet troupe, Storyteller & singer Daphne Thomas, and Geebo the Clown! Keep an eye on our website for updates in May. If a business or civic club would like to be a sponsor for our always fun and fabulous parish wide summer  reading program and be shown on all of our calendars, brochures, advertisements, etc, please contact Suzy Lemoine at 337-363-1369.  

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!

Monday, March 4th, the Mamou branch library ONLY will be closed. The main library and all other branches will be opened, in fact, on Monday at 3:30 pm Ms. Jo Millers’ “Fun with French” program at the main library will be crafting for Mardi Gras!!  Tuesday, March 5th, the main library and ALL branches will be closed to celebrate Mardi Gras. The Library Board of Control and the Staff wish all of our patrons around the parish a fun, safe, and memorable celebration! Look at Miss Pat’s Storyhour Mardi Gras program fun and a pic from lst year of Ms. Jo’s “Fun with French” program! 

         

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