This cold weather is the perfect invitation to snuggle up with a good book! I’d like to share the titles of a few good books that are now available for checkout! Large Print Fiction – “Weapons Grade” by Tom Clancy, “Condor’s fury” by Clive Cussler. Fiction: “Dead Mountain” by Douglas Preston & Lincoln Child, “The Armor of Light” by Ken Follett, “Hemlock Island” by Kelley Armstrong, “The Invisible Hour” by Alice Hoffman and “Where Time Stood Still” by Beth Adams. Non-Fiction: “The Six: The Untold Story of America’s First Women Astronauts” by Loren Grush, “Cave of Bones: A True Story of Discovery, Adventure, and Human Origins” by Lee Berger (National Geographic Explorer), and “Build the Life You Want” by Arthur C. Brooks & Oprah Winfrey.
The following list of non-fiction books are being publicized to ensure that every citizen has every opportunity to learn as much as they can about this very tumultuous time in our human history. “The Middle East: Opposing Viewpoints” by Bruno Leone, “The Middle East Conflicts from 1945 to 1983” by John Pimlott, “Israe” by Carl Alpert, “Vengeance: The True Story of an Israeli Counter-Terrorist Team” by George Jonas, “Palestine: Peach not Apartheid” by Jimmy Carter, “Josephus: An illustrated Edition of Jewish Antiquities and the Jewish War” by Paul L. Maier, and “Art from the Ashes: A Holocaust Anthology” by Lawrence l. Langer.
The Basile Weekly recently published a fabulous article written by Darrel LeJeune about the Basile branch library. Check out his title “Basile Library has so much more than just books: Its hotbed of activities now includes Chair Yoga”! We are so proud of all of the unique things that our branch managers and their staff offer their patrons. Check out our webpage to read the full article or drop by your favorite library to read the article in the paper!
We are looking for a new artist to feature as our “November Artist of the Month” at the main library in Ville Platte. If you or someone you know would like to get their art out in front of the public, please contact Suzy Lemoine for details! All ages are invited, too!
Early notice: Closures: The main library and all branches will be closed on Friday, November 10th and 11th in honor of Veterans Day. Also, the main library will be closed on Saturday, November 18th because it is an election polling center. The Fall Library Fest is slated for Saturday, December 9th. The deadline for submitting vendor participation forms for all types of participants is November. Contact Keishia Ford for more information is November 30, 2023. This is a FREE and family fun event!
Visit the Facebook page of your favorite library branch to see information about programs unique to them. Also, visit our website www.evangelinelibrary.org 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.