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And the Winners Are

Our 2021 Winter Writing Contest winners have been announced. Thanks to all who participated!

Winners
1st Place: One Parlor's Parrot by Sarah Waits
2nd Place: Escaping Into Green by Erin Lestrade
3rd Place: Horse Firetruck Apple Sky by MM Kaufman


Winners of the 2021 Winter Writing Contest will read their winning entries during a virtual reader's night on Thursday, February 25 from 6pm - 8pm. Register here to attend.

Celebrate Black History Month With Us

This Black History Month, celebrate Black voices, activism, and excellence with programs, an art contest, recommended reads, online activities, and more.

Twin Brothers Reflect on Dryades Library's Influence

Ken and Kerry Sabathia are twins who grew up going to the Dryades Library in the 1960s — a time when libraries were desegregated on paper, but not always in practice. More than 60 years later, the brothers returned to the newly registered historic place to reflect on the lifelong influences it imparted. Read their story here.

Has the Library made an impact in your life? Tell us how at impact@nolalibrary.org.

Free AARP Tax Assistance

AARP Foundation Tax-Aide provides in-person and virtual tax assistance to anyone free of charge with a special focus on taxpayers who are over 50 or have low to moderate income. Tax-Aide volunteers are located nationwide, and are trained and IRS-certified every year to make sure they know about and understand the latest changes and additions to the tax code.