The Ville Platte Rotary Club today (Tuesday) heard from two representatives of the Evangeline Parish Public Library at their weekly luncheon at the Family Life Center. The guest speakers were Suzie Lemoine, Library outreach coordinator and Acting Librarian Yvonne Lavergne.
Lavergne went through many of the daily and weekly activities that are going on at the Ville Platte Library as well at its branches.
The Summer Reading program is in full swing at all of the library branches for young people and adults with special guest entertainers.
There is an active French Table program adults wishing to converse or learn to speak in French every Monday at 3;30. There is also a French class for children at the same every Monday afternoon. On Tuesday there is story time for children at 3:30pm and a crocheting class at 5;00pm. Wednesday at 4;00pm there is a a books and beyond youth club program at 4;00pm and crafting classes. On Thursdays at 1;00pm there is a quilting class.
The library has a a board game night on the First Tuesday of each month and a Family Movie night on the last Tuesday night of each month.
Suzie Lemoine announced that the annual Book Fest is planned to take place October 25.
Ville Platte Mayor Jennifer Vidrine announced that sand bags will be available at city hall for those wanting to have some for the expected stormy weather this weekend.