The library Board of Control and staff from around the parish wish everyone a safe, memorable and COOL Memorial Day as we honor those who served to protect our freedoms! The library and all branches will be closed Monday, May 29th. Our normal hours will resume on Tuesday, May 30th, when we will begin our registration process for Summer Reading which kicks off on June 6th! Please visit our website or your favorite branch to see the calendar of activities planned for the patrons of Evangeline Parish. Our programming begins on Tuesday, June 6th, and our first entertainers will be LoLo the Clown & Ventriloquist Donna Lavergne at the Turkey Creek Branch @ 10 am then they will go to the Chataignier Branch @ 2 pm. On Wednesday, June 7th, the Pine Prairie Branch will have Ventriloquist Donna Lavergne @ 10 am and the Mamou Branch will have her @ 2 pm.  On Thursday, June 8th, the Basile Branch will have LoLo the Clown and Donna Lavergne @ 10 am and the Ville Platte Main library will have them both at 2 pm.  On that note, we say, “Thank goodness for our Summer Reading Sponsors who are ARDOIN FUNERAL HOMES,  BASILE STATE BANK, BON AIMEE’ INSURANCE, R.E. & APPRAISAL SERVICES, EDWARD JONES, PETER STAWARTZ, EVANGELINE BANK & TRUST, JD BANK, VILLE PLATTE, LAKEVIEW RV PARK & RESORT, PAUL’S MEAT MARKET, REPRESENTATIVE RHONDA BUTLER, DIST.  38, SOUTHERN UROLOGY – DR. MARCEL LAHAYE, VIDRINE COMMUNITY CENTER- DR. NICK LAHAYE, VIDRINE ACE HARDWARE”!

Please visit the Facebook page of your favorite library branch to see information about programs unique to them. Also, visit our website for updates. You can always call the main library @ 337-363-1369 or send an email to [email protected] for more information and never forget that libraries do change lives…. even in the cloud! Suzy Lemoine, Outreach Coordinator.

Registration at all libraries begins on May 30th. Calendars will be included in the registration bags. Kick off date with entertainers is Tuesday, June 6th! Calendars are posted here for easy reference to help you plan your summer of reading, laughing, and hanging out at “your library” 🙂 When you see one of our generous sponsors, please thank them for their support!

Library Fest 2023 was a huge success! Thanks to all who played a role in making this event take place. Evangeline Parish Library would like to thank all vendors, authors, cooks, artists, social clubs and the citizens of the community for their support for the main library and all branch libraries. We can’t wait to see you all next year! #libraryfest2023#librarylife??

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