Halloween Story Time

Come and join us!

When: Saturday October 18, 2014

Time: 10:30 AM

Place: Opelousas Public Library 212 E. Grolee


Sponsored by the Friends of the Opelousas Eunice Public Library in cooperation with the Opelousas Public Library

All children attending receive a free book

Job Opening

Job Opening:

Janitor position open. 40 hours per week, salary negotiable. Duties include but not limited to cleaning, vacuuming, mopping, dusting , washing windows, mowing grass, and some light lifting. Knowledge of basic workman’s tools desirable. Applications accepted at the Opelousas Public Library until September 29th.

Opelousas Eunice Pubic Library
212 E. Grolee
Opelousas, LA 70570

Story Time

Join Us For A
Special Story Time!

We will be reading about the importance of rescuing and fostering animals

Special guests from the St. Landry Parish Animal Shelter:
o Rescue dogs Beau and Bayou
o A kitten that is up for adoption

Thursday, September 18
At the Opelousas Public Library
10:00 AM


Eunice Public Library Event

ODon Bacque, former State Representative for District 43 and Green Beret in Vietnam, will be talking about his recent E-book entitled,  A Walk in the Park: A Vietnam Comedy, at the Eunice Public Library on Thursday, July 31st. Time for the program is 6:00 PM. The library is located on Second Street at Park Avenue.


Don graduated from L.S.U. in 1968 with a degree in history. Upon graduation, he entered the Army where he attended Infantry Officer Candidate School, Airborne, and Special Forces Officer courses and served in Vietnam with the 5th Special Forces Group, the Green Berets. In 1970, he returned to Lafayette, Louisiana, his home, and started a life insurance career. He has been active in civic affairs, heading up numerous organizations. In 1982, he served as President of the Greater Lafayette Chamber of Commerce. In 1983, he received the Distinguished Service Award given annually by the Lafayette Jaycees, and he organized a Vietnam Veterans group in Lafayette. He also served as the state co-chairman of the Vietnam Veterans Memorial Committee that built a memorial in New Orleans to the 881 Louisiana Vietnam veterans who did not return.In 1986 he was the founding chairman of Leadership Lafayette, a community leadership program sponsored by the Greater Lafayette Chamber of Don served as State Representative for District 43 from 1987 through 1991, and considers himself to be a “recovering” politician.He is a past and current president of the Acadiana Chapter of CLU/ChFC and both past and current president of the Lafayette Estate & Business Planning Council. He is currently a qualifying and life member of the Million Dollar Round Table and has qualified in 37 out of the last 43 years, with one Top of the Table and several Court of the Table qualifications. He is a past state president of the Louisiana Association of Insurance and Financial Advisors and has been a member of that organization since entering the business in 1970. He has served on the national board of directors of AALU, the association for advanced life underwriting. He specializes in the installation of executive benefit plans for banks and family business succession planning.