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This branch is located in South Lake Charles and is the library system's main branch. It houses both the main branch and the library's administrative offices. Services include but are not limited to laptops that can be checked out and used in the library, self-checkout stations, faxing, scanning, and printing services, study rooms, conference room, and a dedicated quiet space. 

One-person occupancy study rooms

  • Study rooms are reserved on a first come, first served basis by speaking with staff at the Service Desk or by contacting the branch no more than one day in advance by phone. 
  • Reservations begin at 9:30am and end by 5:30pm. 
  • Rooms are not available outside of library hours of operation. 

Upcoming Events

Central Branch

Mon, Sep 18 9:00AM to 8:00PM
Tue, Sep 19 9:00AM to 8:00PM
Wed, Sep 20 9:00AM to 8:00PM
Thu, Sep 21 9:00AM to 8:00PM
Fri, Sep 22 9:00AM to 6:00PM
Sat, Sep 23 9:00AM to 5:00PM
Sun, Sep 24 1:00PM to 5:00PM

Branch manager
Vicky Staton
301 West Claude Street
Lake Charles, LA 70605
Tel: (337) 721-7116