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The Friends of the St. Martin Public Library





Established in 1984

We promote the value of library service; sponsor events and activities; provide special items to enhance services; encourage gifts, endowments and memorials; raise funds and serve as advocates. Membership is open to all who support these purposes. 

Friends Officers:                               Committee Chairs:

President: Mike Formeller                     Fund Raising: Margaret Richard, Gloria Pete

Vice-President: Michael McBane             Membership: Lou Champagne

Secretary: Derrel Duplechin                   Publicity: Bobbie Bienvenu

Treasurer: Tommy Romero                     Special Projects: (Open)

Parliamentarian: Bobby Theriot

Coinciding with National Friends of Libraries Week, we hold our annual membership drive every October. During this time, we invite all patrons to join or renew their membership.

For more information regarding the Friends of the St. Martin Parish Library, contact the organization's President, Mike Formeller. Mr. Formeller can be reached by calling 337-962-1730.

2017-2018 membership can be downloaded here .  Forms are also available at all branches of the St. Martin Parish Library.


Completed forms can be hand delivered to any branch or returned by mail to:

Friends of the St. Martin Public Library

201 Porter Street

St. Martinville, LA  70582



Photograph from January 2016 Parish Recycle Day: Check-In Crew, Pictured (L to R): Brenda Hobbs, St. Martin Parish Library board member; Michael McBane, Friends of the St. Martin Parish Library VP; Ginny Higgins, St. Martin Sheriff's Department public information officer.


Friends of the Library Bookstore

St. Martin Parish Library

Parks Branch

1012 Martin Street

Parks, LA




Hours:         Monday through Thursday    10:00 AM - 6:00 PM

                  Friday                                 9:00 AM - 5:00 PM 

                  Saturday                             8:00 AM - 12:00 PM 

Prices:        Hardbacks  50¢      Paperbacks  25¢      Audiobooks  50¢

                 Magazines  10¢      VHS Tapes  50¢


*Great resource for students and teachers needing books for projects  

*Some of these books have great photos that could be used in art/craft projects

*Classics that may be required reading


Bookstore volunteers are always needed to:  

*Sort and organize books      *Help to work bookstore