If you are 55 and over and want to save money on your auto insurance, then we have just what you need! AARP is offering a Driver’s Safety Course on January 26, 2012 from 8:30 – 1:00 pm at the Abbeville Branch of the Vermilion Parish Library. For more information or to register call Martin Troy at 337-552-5599.
Cathy Baccigalopi to visit Library
Cathy Baccigalopi, author of The Eagle’s Feather, will be visiting the Abbeville Branch of the Vermilion Parish Library on Monday, January 23, 2012 from 10:00 a.m. – 1:00 p.m.
The Eagle’s Feather is a fast paced novel that takes the reader on an adventure locating a notorious drug lord. This page turner involves a group of men and women wanting revenge on the assassination of their friends and family members. The book refers to the fight against illegal drugs, especially cocaine, in the United States and the effect the drug has on our society.
Cathy is originally from Lafayette, where she received her bachelor’s degree from U.S.L. She taught kindergarten in Pecan Island, and then moved to Texas where she continued her education experience. She served as principal of Stevenson Primary School in Alvin, Texas for eighteen years.
Cathy is the grand-daughter of the late Alexson Broussard from Erath.
National Blood Donor Month Blood Drive
What better way to start off the new year than to make a blood donation that may save someone’s life? January is National Blood Donor Month and the Abbeville Branch of the Vermilion Parish Library is sponsoring a blood drive with the United Blood Service. If you have any questions please call Sue Trahan at 337-893-2674.
Vermilion Parish Library – Abbeville
Monday, January 23, 2012
4:00 – 7:00 pm
Bloodmobile in the Parking Lot
Sign up online @ www.bloodhero.com
and enter sponsor code: AbbLib
Schedule your appointment online to donate and receive 100 points!
In addition; all donors will receive a voucher for redeemable for a long sleeve t-shirt
Please bring your photo ID and donor card. Free cholesterol testing with every donation
About Vermilion Parish Library
Since 1942, the Vermilion Parish Library has brought the joy of reading to the residents of Vermilion Parish in South Louisiana. With six branches throughout the parish, the library offers a wide variety of services and facilities for everyone from toddlers to senior citizens. The library’s book collection numbers more than 60,000, plus over 2,000 current magazine and newspaper subscriptions. In addition to traditional reading materials, the library features a large selection of books on cassette, videos, DVDs, books on CD and its newest addition; books on MP3. The library also serves its communities with copy services, faxing, free wireless Internet, VCR and DVD players and meeting rooms for groups large and small, accessible during and after hours.
M & Th 9 AM – 8 PM
TuWF 9 AM- 5:30 PM
Sat 9 AM – 1 PM
MWTh 9 AM – 5:30 PM
Tu 9 AM – 8 PM
Fri 9 AM – 5 PM
Sat 9 AM – noon
Delcambre, Erath, Gueydan and Maurice Branches
MTuWTh 10 AM – 5:30 PM
F 10 AM – 5 PM
Sat 9 AM – noon
Mobile Library (Bookmobile) Monday: Pecan Island, VPAP (Maurice), Vermilion Health Care (Nunez). Tuesday: Kid’s Connection Daycare (Meaux), Lighthouse (Abbeville) or Maurice Head Start, Indian Bayou, Maison Du Monde (Abbeville), East Ridge Nursing Home (Abbeville). Wednesday: Country Bears Head Start (Forked Island) or Little Einstein Head Start (Erath), FIEB, Lighthouse Christian Academy (Abbeville). Thursday: Honey Bears Head Start (Gueydan), Gueydan Guest House or Abbeville Head Start, Harvest Time (Abbeville), Little People Daycare (Abbeville).