And the Winners Are...

February 11th, 2019

And the Winners Are...

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2019 Winter Writing Contest for Adults

1st Place - Paul Watson, One Summer Night With Spirits
2nd Place - Morgan Bachemin, The Nine Muses of New Orleans
3rd Place - Sue Bordelon, Untitled


2019 Black History Month Poster Design Contest for Children & Teens

Pre-K - 6th Grade:
1st Place - Colette Loughran, 3rd Grade, Lycee Francais de la Nouvelle-Orleans
2nd Place - Brett E. Massimi, 2nd Grade, Homer A. Plessy Community School
3rd Place - Buck Blake, Kindergarten, Homer A. Plessy Community School

7th - 12th Grade:
1st Place - Kira Simone Tonkin, 9th Grade, New Harmony High School
2nd Place - Sofia Olexia-Daigle, 9th Grade, New Harmony High School
3rd Place - Morgan Renee Prevost, 8th Grade, Audubon Charter School

Other News

Since 1949, Mental Health Awareness Month has been observed in the United States during May. The Library’s Health Literacy Educator has partnered with community organizations to provide a variety of mental health-related programs throughout the month. These programs are sponsored by the Friends of the New Orleans Public Library.

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Summer Fun offers hundreds of free events for all ages and chances for everyone to earn and win prizes from June 1 – July 20.

Summer Fun Events

Just a few of the many free and fun events include:
Children's Events:
• Michelle’s Magical Poodles Programs
• Magic Shows with... (More)

The Library’s Louisiana Division/City Archives & Special Collections Department houses a unique collection of mugshots and Bertillon cards from the New Orleans Police Department’s early records, dating from as early as 1895. The crimes represented in this collection are considered petty and are recorded as “criminal occupations.” These include burglar,... (More)

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Since 2014, the Library has partnered with Jessica Rareshide, CPC, CSP, to offer programs that are related to job search strategies, interviewing techniques, and résumé assistance. The success of these programs has been extraordinary in educating Library users in desperate need of new techniques of job searching in the... (More)

April is National Poetry Month, which was inaugurated by the Academy of American Poets in 1996. Over the years, it has become the largest literary celebration in the world with schools, publishers, libraries, booksellers, and poets celebrating poetry’s vital place in our culture. The Library is celebrating National Poetry Month... (More)