Virtual Library Program Provides Sense of Community During Pandemic
December 22nd, 2020
When Patricia Austin stumbled across an article in August about a virtual creative writing workshop being offered for free by the Library, she was intrigued and excited. Read her story and learn about the program here.
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Equity Task Force Responds to the Events of January 6, 2021
The New Orleans Public Library stands in support of the American Library Association's Statement Condemning Violence on Capitol Hill, which outlines the library's role in defending the constitutional rights of all individuals, celebrating and preserving our democratic society, and ensuring that all individuals have the opportunity to become lifelong learners... (More)
Virtually Celebrate Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. This Year
Celebrate Dr. King's legacy as a social justice activist and learn how you can be active in social justice today. This innovative program will highlight Bryan Lee, founder of Colloqate Designs, Sophia Rabinovitz, artistic director of Artivism Dance, and Nicole Deggins from Sista Midwife Productions and their work as advocates... (More)
“Nix Library is a Very Special Place"
Almost a century ago, James, Ralph, and John Nix donated their family’s lot at the corner of Willow Street and Carrollton Avenue to the City of New Orleans in order to build a library in memory of their parents. Learn about Nix Library's past, present, and future in our latest... (More)
Calling all Orleans Parish Students!
Make your mark this Black History Month by entering the annual New Orleans Public Library Black History Month Art Contest.
This year’s contest theme is NEW ORLEANS ACTIVISTS AND ACTIVISM
Celebrate historical activists like Ruby Bridges and Oretha Castle Haley, activism that took place in New Orleans, such as the... (More)