This week the Summer Reading program plans at the main library and all branches will change as Mr. Villegas had to cancel due to unforeseen circumstances.  So, each library will design a program that fits the needs of their communities. Please touch base with your library of choice to learn more about programming: Tuesday, June 14th, Turkey Creek branch library @ 10 am the Chataignier branch library @ 2 pm; June 15th, Wednesday, at the Pine Prairie branch library @ 10 am and the Mamou branch @ 2 pm; and, June 16th , Thursday, the Basile branch library @ 10 am at the Ville Platte main library @ 2. Don’t forget to register for the reading programs that are unique to each branch library that reward kids with prizes for books, Ebooks, and audiobooks that they check out and enjoy! We have a program for the adults too! Just ask!

Here are the dates for our other JUNE performers. Note: Summer Reading Program calendars are now posted on our website and available for pick up at all main and all branches. Here’s a quick posting:  June 21, 22, 23rd:  VENTRILOQUIST DONNA & PALS, June 28, 29, 30th:  HONEY DO PETTING ZOO. Thank you to our sponsors for helping us make  this the best summer ever! Friends of the Library, State Farm Eric Gil, Bon Aimee’ Insurance & Appraisal Services, Lakeview Park & Beach, Healthworks Rehab, Basile State Bank, Lyons Market, Paul’s Meat Market, Vidrine Ace Hardware, Adrion’s Funeral Homes, Buller Family Dentistry, JD Bank, Peter Strawitz Edward Jones, Reed’s Pharmacy, Investar Bank & Evangeline Parish Farm Bureau. 

Please drop by the main library in Ville Platte to take a picture of your children, friends and family in front of the captivating and colorful Ocean backdrop!

 Ville Platte main library will host Medicare Seminars on Tuesday, June 14th from 1 – 4 pm and also on Wednesday, June 15th from 11 am – 2 pm. These informational seminars are free to the public.

 Note to our Quilters: The group will now meet at 10 am on Thursday mornings due to Summer Reading programs. 

 CLOSURE NOTICE: In observance of the federal holiday, Juneteenth, the main library will be closed Saturday, June 18th and the main library and all branch libraries will be closed on Monday, June 20th.

For more information call the main library @ 337-363-1369 or email evangeline_parish@yahoo.com. Visit our main library and branch library Facebook pages or www.evangelinelibrary.org for all upcoming events and never forget that libraries do change lives…. even in the cloud! Suzy Lemoine, Outreach Coordinator.

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