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A Short Story Discussion Group will be held from 5-7PM on the third Tuesday of every month at the Broken Wheel Brewery. Join us!
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Friends of the Library
The purpose of the Friends organization is to be of support to the Avoyelles Parish Library system and its patrons in several different ways, from promoting activities to fund-raising for special projects.
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Upcoming Holiday Closures
Thanksgiving:
1/2 day 11/22/23
closed 11/23, 11/24, 11/25

Christmas:
closed 12/22, 12/23, 12/25, 12/26

New Years Day
closed 1/1/24
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Welcome to Avoyelles Parish Library!

Located in central-eastern Louisiana, Avoyelles Parish Library serves our community with 8 branches. We strive to serve our patrons in every way we can, from help with finding books to education and extracurricular activities.

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Summer Reading 2024 was a roaring success! We had an absolutely fantastic month filled with all kinds of fun activities. From colorful crafts and captivating books to delicious snacks, every moment was a delight! We want to extend a huge thank you to everyone who joined in the fun and made this month so special. Your enthusiasm and participation truly made this event unforgettable. We're already looking forward to next year's adventures! ☀️📚🎉 ... See MoreSee Less
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"The Harvey Rabbit and Friends Show" will be appearing at the Bunkie Library on Tuesday, July 23rd from 10:00am to 11:00am."The Harvey Rabbit and Friends Show" will also be appearing at the Plaucheville Library on Tuesday, July 23rd from 2:00pm to 3:00PM.Appearing with Harvey Rabbit will be Cecil the Orangutan and T-Boy the Alligator along with Tim and Laura Allured in a fun-filled, energetic show of ventriloquism, puppetry, music, magic, comedy and audience participation. This event is free ofcharge and will be hosted by the Avoyelles Parish Library, and sponsored by The Friends of the Avoyelles Public Libraries and The Avoyelles Community and Youth Coalition.For more information please call the Avoyelles Parish Library at (318) 253-7559 or (318) 359-6349. ... See MoreSee Less
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The Avoyelles Parish Library Main Branch in Marksville hosted a Corinne Saucier Repatriation Event on Tuesday, July 2nd. It was absolutely awesome! Over 75 people attended. The event was sponsored by The Center for Louisiana Studies, University of Lafayette and the Bayou des Glaises Cultural District. ... See MoreSee Less
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Welcome to Avoyelles Parish Library!

Located in central-eastern Louisiana, Avoyelles Parish Library serves our community with 8 branches. We strive to serve our patrons in every way we can, from help with finding books to education and extracurricular activities.

Avoyelles Parish By Numbers

1807

The year Avoyelles Parish was created.

39,693 Population

As of the 2020 census.

10 Schools

Avoyelles Parish School Board operates 10 public schools in our area with over 6000 students, total.

Main Branch

The Avoyelles Parish Library main branch is located in Marksville, LA. Known for its rich history and culture, Avoyelles Parish is considered a Cajun crossroads of South Louisiana. 

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