Throughout the month of November, all 15 Library locations will serve as drop-off points for clothing donations to benefit Covenant House New Orleans, an organization that provides housing and supportive services to youth facing homelessness.
The following items are needed: new men’s and women’s undergarments, bras, or sports bras; new or gently used winter weather clothing (hats, scarves, gloves, and jackets).
Teensgiving: No-Sew Fleece Scarf Workshops
In recognition of Hunger & Homelessness Awareness Week, November 16 - 24, teens can create no-sew fleece scarves to give to the Covenant House Donation Drive.
The New Orleans Public Library wants your short story, poem, or essay for our 2020 Winter Writing Contest. This year's theme is "Roots."
Entry Deadline: Friday, February 28 at 5pm
Printed submissions can be dropped off at any New Orleans Public Library location. Please include the completed entry form with...
The Career Online High School program is free to adults, ages 19 & older, who have successfully completed 8th grade and who live in Orleans Parish. Program applicants must have a Library card in good standing or be willing to apply for a Library card. The program does not require...
Before first responders arrive, you can save a life by knowing how to provide hands-only CPR, administer Naloxone, and stop bleeding.
This two-hour class will teach participants how to identify someone who has overdosed from opioids, gone into cardiac arrest, or has uncontrolled bleeding. The training is free and no...
Celebrate the life and legacy of Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr.
MLK Storytime & Craft
In honor of Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr.'s birthday, children and caregivers are encouraged to listen to stories that celebrate the legacy of Dr. King and make peace crafts. While supplies last....
Early each summer, teens come to the Library and ask, “Where can I get a job?” but applications are often due in the spring and teens miss their window of opportunity. Last spring, the Library connected teens and businesses through the Summer Internship & Job Fair held at the Main...