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Black History: Travelling During the Civil Rights Era

How the Green Book helped African Americans navigate

2023-02-23 18:00:00 2023-02-23 19:00:00 America/Chicago Black History: Travelling During the Civil Rights Era This is a history program that focuses on how African Americans travelled in the era of Jim Crow compared and how their experiences have changed. Central Branch -

Thursday, February 23
6:00pm - 7:00pm

Add to Calendar 2023-02-23 18:00:00 2023-02-23 19:00:00 America/Chicago Black History: Travelling During the Civil Rights Era This is a history program that focuses on how African Americans travelled in the era of Jim Crow compared and how their experiences have changed. Central Branch -

This is a history program that focuses on how African Americans travelled in the era of Jim Crow compared and how their experiences have changed.

Join us as we discuss changes in how African Americans travelled since the Jim Crow and Civil Rights eras. In this program, we will watch informational videos, read and review excerpts from books and discuss.  Bring your memories and share your experiences of what it was like to travel in the Civil Rights era. We will be discussing the book, Driving While Black by Gretchen Sorin.

AGE GROUP: | Adults |

EVENT TYPE: | Book Discussions |

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Central Branch

cenref@calcasieulibrary.org
Phone: (337) 721-7116
Branch manager
Felicia Oliver

Hours

Today's hours

We're open 1:00PM to 5:00PM


Tel: (337) 721-7116

The Central Branch is in South Lake Charles and is the library system's main branch.
The location houses both the Central Branch and the library's administrative offices.
The following are just some of the services offered in the branch. These include a dedicated teen room with study tables and lounge furniture, public computers, laptops that can be checked out and used in the library, self-checkout stations, faxing, scanning, and printing services, study rooms, and a conference room. 


About the branch

The Central Branch is in South Lake Charles and is the library system's main branch.
The location houses both the Central Branch and the library's administrative offices.
The following are just some of the services offered in the branch. These include a dedicated teen room with study tables and lounge furniture, public computers, laptops that can be checked out and used in the library, self-checkout stations, faxing, scanning, and printing services, study rooms, and a conference room. 

Upcoming events

Mon, Feb 06, 10:00am - 11:00am
Central Children's Area

Tue, Feb 07, 4:00pm - 5:30pm
Central Teen Area

Wed, Feb 08, 4:00pm - 5:00pm
Central Children's Area

Fri, Feb 10, 3:30pm - 5:00pm
Central Children's Area