Alan & Cecelia Sands Early Learning Center Dedication

September 28th, 2016

Alan & Cecelia Sands Early Learning Center Dedication


Please join the Library Board of Directors and the City Librarian at the dedication of the Alan and Cecilia Sands Early Learning Center being held at the Main Library on Sunday, October 9, beginning at 3pm. To attend, please email

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Calling all entrepreneurs! 

We are seeking proposals for a commercial space in the heart of the city!

The New Orleans Public Library, in partnership with the Broadmoor Improvement Association, is soliciting proposals from entrepreneurs with creative concepts for the rebirth of this commercial space. "The Green Dot" is a 850 sq. ft. commercial... (More)

Mid-City Library Ribbon Cutting

Mid-City Library

Mid-City Library celebrated its relocation to the Automotive Life Insurance Company Building at 4140 Canal Street with a ribbon-cutting by Mayor Mitch Landrieu and Councilmember Susan Guidry on Tuesday, December 13, 2016. Built in 1963, this mid-century modern gem was designed by Curtis & Davis Architects who are also known... (More)

Mid-City Library to Reopen on Tuesday, 12/13

Mid-City Library

Mayor Landrieu will hold a ribbon cutting, Tuesday, December 13 at 10am to open the new Mid-City Library location at 4140 Canal Street in the historic Automotive Life Insurance Building. The new Mid-City Library location will feature a larger children's room, a dedicated teen space, a Spanish-language collection, a community... (More)

Main Library & Nix Library Temporary Closing Information

Nix Library | Main Library

Main Library Temporary Closure Information:

The Main Library will be temporarily closed from December 5 through December 18, 2016 Main Library will temporarily close for replacement of the building’s original (circa 1958) main electrical circuit. During this time, most of the building’s lights, computers/telephones, airflow system, etc. will be inoperable... (More)