Save the date! We will host our annual LIBRARY FEST this year on Saturday, May 20, 2023 from 9 am to 1 pm on the grounds of the main library in Ville Platte.  We will be contacting authors, vendors, civic and social groups who would like to promote their goods!. Details will be shared soon. Please share this good news!  

The Board of Control and staff from around the parish wish everyone a Happy Valentine’s Day this Tuesday and a memorable Mardi Gras celebration next week. To celebrate both, the main library has photo opportunities for friends and families with a Valentine Tree and Mardi Gras backdrop! Stop by to check them out!  

The new weekly Chess Club in the Ville Platte multipurpose room on Thursdays @ 4 pm will now include Scrabble and Puzzles! The next game gathering is Thursday, February 16th  @ 4 pm. Please get the word out.  

Weekly free and stimulating programs around the parish: on Mondays the Mamou branch library offers a program called Coffee with FriendsVille Platte main library offers a conversational French program called Allons Parler Français every Tuesday at 1 pm and Quilting with Friends happens on Thursdays @ 1 pm.  These programs are free and available to anyone who wishes to join in. 

Remember to visit the Facebook page of your branch to see the many good things that are going on throughout the month.    

Early Notice about Mardi Gras closures: The Mamou branch library will be closed on Monday, February 20th and Tuesday February 21st.  The main library and all branches will be closed only on Tuesday, February 21st.  Regular hours will resume on Wednesday, February 22nd.  

For more information call the main library @ 337-363-1369 or send an email to [email protected] for more information.  Visit our main library and branch library Facebook pages or for all of the weekly, monthly and upcoming events and never forget that libraries do change lives…. even in the cloud! Suzy Lemoine, Outreach Coordinator.    

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