Around 7:45pm on Tuesday, October 17, a bullet came through the front door of the Alvar Library and struck the security guard. The guard has been taken to the hospital. No one else was struck by gunfire.

Alvar Library will be closed on Wednesday, October 18, so that repairs can be made. All other locations will be open regular hours.

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Genealogy Research Series

Join Louisiana Division archival staff and featured guest speakers Gaynell Brady and the New Orleans Preservation Collaborative for a four week introductory course in genealogical research.

Every Child Ready to Read Fall Workshops

Help your children become ready to learn to read.

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