Exhibits at the Library

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Current or Upcoming Exhibits

Baton Rouge Giving Quilt DisplayBaton Rouge Giving Quilt Display 

  • When: March 1, 2019 - March 31, 2019
  • Where: Central Library (corner of W. Claude St. and Ernest St. in Lake Charles, LA)
  • What: More information


Past Exhibits

Did you miss any exhibits that were displayed at the library? Here's your chance to browse through past, current and future exhibits. 

Purchased Lives

Purchased Lives

  • This exhibit explores the slave trade out of New Orleans and down the Mississippi River and the consequences of purchasing these people and breaking up their families.
  • This is an exhibit open to the public, and is on loan to the Central Library from January 18, 2018 through February 27, 2018.
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Tablet to Tablet
Les Cenelles
Indonesian Puppets

Indonesian Puppets Exhibit central library nov. 20 to dec 31st corner of ernest st./W. Claude St Lake Charles

  • "Beautiful hand-carved wooden rod puppets from Indonesia were on display at Central Library in 2015. The puppets, along with original silk screen fabric, are part of a collection were on loan from one of the Library's patrons. Known as wayang golek, those wooden doll puppets are operated from below by rods connected to the hands and a central control rod that runs through the body to the head and are most commonly associated with the Sundanese culture of West Java."

Lincoln: The Constitution and Civil War

Lincoln The Constitution and the Civil War

  • Lincoln: The Constitution and the Civil War exhibit (Jan. 21-Mar. 6, 2015) 
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