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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.

2018-2019 membership application 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



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 

All items in the bookstore are available on a "donation" basis. A donation box is in the bookstore and you may leave as little or as much as you would like. Funds are collected and deposited into the general account for Friends of Library.


*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   


Looking to donate material to the bookstore?

Please note that we do not accept encyclopedias or textbooks.



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