On November 5, 2019, Dr. Ernest J. Gaines peacefully passed away at his home in the presence of his wife, Mrs.
The Ernest J. Gaines Center and the Cajun and Creole Music Collection would like to invite you to our listening party! Join us and come listen to some wonderful Zydeco, Creole, Louisiana Blues, R&B and other music from the Cajun and Creole Music Collection and look at some fantastic poetry from the Ernest J. Gaines Center's collection! Our listening party will be on February 22, 2018 from 6-8 pm in the Edith Garland Dupré Library Staff Lounge, which is located on the 2nd floor and is a free, family friendly event. Everyone is encouraged to join us and learn about the interesting local collections housed in the Ernest J. Gaines Center and the Cajun and Creole Music Collection and the services we provide!