This week we’ll finish off the month of June with a fun outdoor PETTING ZOO! The Honey Do Petting Zoo will be at the Turkey Creek branch library on Tuesday, June 26th @ 10 am then later at the Pine Prairie branch library at 2 pm. On Wednesday, June 27th they will be at the Mamou branch library @ 10 am then at the Chataignier branch library at 2 pm. On Thursday, June 30th they will be at the Ville Platte Main library @ 10 am then at the Basile branch library at 2 pm. THIS SCHEDULE IS DIFFERENT FROM THE PERFORMERS SO PLEASE CHECK OUR WEBPAGE OR FACEBOOK PAGE. 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! (Summer Reading Program calendars are posted on our website and available for pick up at all main and all branches). Here’s another “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, Ardoin’s Funeral Homes, Buller Family Dentistry, JD Bank, Peter Strawitz Edward Jones, Reed’s Pharmacy, Investar Bank & Evangeline Parish Farm Bureau. 

The Mystery Book Club will meet on Wednesday, June 29th to discuss their book, “Run Rose Run” by James Patterson and Dolly Parton. Note: There will be NO meeting in July.

NEW: Our first Grief Counseling event is scheduled for Tuesday, June 28th @ 2 pm. This is opportunity is provided by Louisiana Hospice and Palliative Care and is free to anyone who needs it. It is offered on the last Tuesday of each month.

Early Notice: The 4th of July holiday closing dates are Saturday, July 2nd and Monday, July 4th. We have a date for our annual Library Fest! It is scheduled for Saturday, November 19, 2022. Keep an eye on our webpage and Facebook page for updates. We’ll be reaching out to local authors and vendors. Email inquiries to slemoine@evangelinelibrary.org.

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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