So much support for our Summer Reading programming! Here’s a big “thank you” to our last summer reading incentive sponsors: Evangeline Parish Farm Bureau.   Your support is an acknowledgement of the importance of literacy and lifelong learning opportunities that are accessible to all through our public library system.
NEW
 now at the Main Library on Tuesdays @ 1 pm we are hosting “Allons Parle en François”, an 
opportunity for anyone who wants to speak or listen to our beautiful French language. Coffee is included with this FREE program! Also, this Monday, 5/23/22, the kids club, Brilliant Butterflies will meet at 4 pm to make crafts. Parents are encouraged to participate. 
Good News! Turkey Creek branch library now has an active Facebook page! Please take a look and share! Now the main library and every branch has a timely way to promote the variety of  programs that they customize for their patrons!
Mark your calendars for Saturday, June 4th for our Summer Reading Kickoff event with the impressive KUBUKI DANCERS! They will be “breakin it down” at the main library at 10 am for a morning of free entertainment, inspiration, and motivation. We hope to draw the interest of our Tweens and Teens especially! Here are the dates for our JUNE performers. 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 7, 8, 9th: CHATTY THE MIME, June 14, 15, 16th: NATIVE AMERICAN STORYTELLER PETER VILLEGAS, 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, & Evangeline Parish Farm Bureau. 
Memorial Day
 is fast approaching so I’d like to invite families to come to the lobby of the main library in Ville Platte to take a photo with our lovely Memorial Day backdrop! Holiday closure notice: The main library and all branches will be closed on May 28th and May 30th to celebrate the holiday.
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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