In recognition of Black History Month, the following mix of fiction and non-fiction books authored are ready to be checked out: “What We Found in Hallelujah” by Vanessa Miller; “Never Finished” by David Goggins; “Always & Forever” by Farrah Rochon; “The Prodigal son” by Kimberla Lawson Roby; “The Long Fall” by Walter Mosely; “Mercy” by Toni Morrison and a variety of biographies about Martin Luther King Jr.

Ville Platte main will host a Books and Beyond Craft Day on Wednesday, February 8th @ 4pm. This program fills up quickly so call Ms. Keishia Ford to reserve your spot. Leave a message if necessary.  

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 9th @ 4 pm. Please get the word out.  

Turkey Creek branch will offer a Valentine’s Day Craft on February 9th at 4pm! Hope To See You There! Spread The Word!

Weekly free and stimulating programs around the parish: on Mondays the Mamou branch library offers a program called Coffee with Friends. Ville 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.

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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