The Ville Platte Gazette’s Thurs. June 30th edition reported on the new main library project on the front page.  KLFY 10 learned about the project and sent a crew to do a brief story on the project.  The story ran in Thursday’s 5 p.m. broadcast, and the video is available online at the KLFY website.  The Ville Platte Gazette story is available at the newspaper’s “Evangeline Today” website.  The library appreciates both stories.

Venora Legaux, well known storyteller from Orleans Parish, will perform this week as follows: Tues. June 28th: Turkey Creek 10 a.m. and Ville Platte 2 p.m. and 6 p.m.; Wed. 29th: Pine Prairie 10 a.m. and Mamou Teen Center (behind Mamou Branch Library and Health Unit) 2 p.m.; and Thurs. 30th: Basile 10 a.m. and Chataignier Community Center (next to Chataignier Branch Library) at 3 p.m.  Ms. Legaux’s performances are grant-funded and admission is FREE.

The Harvey Rabbit act will be in Turkey Creek Tuesday the 21st at 10 a.m., at Ville Platte the 21st at 2 p.m. (note: NO evening show); at Pine Prairie the 22nd at 10 a.m. and the Mamou Teen Center the 22nd at 2 p.m.; and at Basile the 23rd at 10 a.m. and the Chataignier Community Center the 23rd at 3 p.m.

Please note that the Ville Platte performance at 2 p.m. on the 21st will fill up quickly and we will probably have to turn people away.  Families may want to consider attending the show on the 22nd at the Mamou Teen Center at 2 p.m. or the show on the 23rd at the Chataignier Community Center at 3 p.m.

This week it is Branch Manager’s Choice, and the Summer Reading Programs will vary from branch to branch.  Please check with your local branch to confirm activities and times.

The staff at the Main Library would like to thank everybody who attended our programs last Tuesday for their wonderful patience and cooperation during the lockdown period last Tuesday afternoon and early evening.


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