Library Fest on Saturday, May 20, 2023, from 9 am to 1 pm on the grounds of the main library in Ville Platte is where you’ll meet our unique and diverse COMMUNITY PARTICIPANTS and COOKS: Here’s a “hint” of what they’ll be promoting or selling: Information will be available from the Evangeline Genealogical & Historical Society, Sisters on the Go – Breast Cancer Awareness, Krewe de Evangeline Coalition, Blood Donor Services and Southern Draw Lab Services. A variety of food will be offered by T’Nay Arvie, Natasha Edwards aka Saucin with Tashh, Sweets by the Catholic Daughters, Variety foods by Mona Charles, Pasta by Marie Lavigne, Food Truck delights by Myra Fontenot, BBQ  by Ava Jean, and Lemonade by the 4-H students. YUM!!  AND THAT’S A WRAP for our Community Participants and Cooks as we do not have any spaces left this year. If you missed the sign-up deadline, please come to the festival anyway and be a part of our 2024 festival! Keep an eye on our Facebook page for information.

Tuesday May 9th our monthly “Computer Tutor Support “ opportunity with Tobin Deville is being offered at the following branches:  Ville Platte Main @ 9-10 am, Turkey Creek Branch @ 10:30 – 11:30 am, Pine Prairie Branch @ 12 noon – 1 pm, Mamou Branch @ 1:30 – 2:30 pm, Basile Branch @ 3- 4 pm and Chataignier Branch @ 4:30 – 5:30 pm. Please share this good news with anyone who needs FREE help with their e-devices or laptops.

Also on Tuesday, May 9th at 3 pm at the main library in Ville Platte,  Louisiana Hospice and Palliative Care will be offering support and resources for Veterans with a program called “Warriors Mission: Community and Compassion. Veterans Supporting Veterans” Please share this wonderful opportunity for our Veterans and their families. This program is FREE to the public.

Wednesday, May 10th @ 4 pm, join in at the main library in Ville Platte for Kids’ Painting with Ms. Keishia. Reserve your spot early by calling the main library at 337-363-1369.

Please visit the Facebook page of your favorite library branch to see information about programs unique to them. Also, visit our website for updates. You can always call the main library @ 337-363-1369 or send an email to [email protected] for more information and never forget that libraries do change lives…. even in the cloud! Suzy Lemoine, Outreach Coordinator.

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