Rock This School Year

August 14th, 2019

Rock This School Year


The New Orleans Public Library has all of the resources you need for a successful school year.

Homework Help & Clubs

Homework Help in person, over the phone, and online.
Did you know that Library staff answered over 700,000 questions in person, over the phone, and online last year? If you need information, the Library is here to help. Visit any Library location, call Information Services at 504-596-2570, or Ask A Librarian (in the top navigation in the green box) for help.

Homework Help and College Prep
A dedicated staff person is available in the Teen Zone to provide teens with one-on-one assistance using Homework Louisiana and navigating the college application process. For ages 13 - 19.
Main Library on Thursdays from 4pm - 6pm

Drop-In Homework Help
Homework assistance for children and teens.
Hubbell Library on Mondays - Thursdays from 4:30pm - 6:30pm

Homework Club
Peer assistance is encouraged, and a staff member will be available for research questions. Break time crafts and snacks provided. For students of all ages.
Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. Library on Tuesdays from 4pm - 6pm

Computers, Wifi & E-Resources for Students

All 15 Library locations offer free access to computers and wifi. The Library also offers a wide variety of e-resources. Just a few of the e-resources include:

HomeworkLouisiana is an online resource that provides live online tutors, a skills builder, homework help and tutoring assistance for k through basic college level, a writing center, a career center, and an adult education center. - Library Edition is available at all Library locations and is an engaging online learning resource that assists early learners to succeed in pre-k, kindergarten, and early elementary school.
Britannica and World Book Online Encyclopedias

Dedicated Teen Areas

The following locations have dedicated Teen areas for studying:
Algiers Regional Library
East New Orleans Regional Library
Norman Mayer Library
Main Library
Mid-City Library
Robert E. Smith Library

Other News

The Library offers access to the popular on-demand film streaming service Kanopy. By simply downloading the Kanopy app, anyone with a Library card can stream more than 30,000 films from any computer, television, mobile device, or platform. (More)

Pick up a December magazine at any Library location or check it out here to learn about our new executive director, meet Thor, see the fun that we had at The Spy Who Read Me, learn about bestowing books, and to see what's happening this month at your Library. (More)

If you are looking for the perfect gift to give this holiday season, consider the Bestow-A-Book bookplate program, which allows you to purchase books for the New Orleans Public Library in honor or in memory of a loved one, a friend, or family member. Each book purchased for the Library’s... (More)

From a tablet or smartphone

  • Visit your device’s app store and install then launch the PrinterOn App.
  • Once the PrinterOn App has been installed click No Printer Selected.
  • Click Search and enter the library name where you would like to pick up your printed material.
  • Click...

Get Information for the Career Online High School

Main Library | Algiers Regional Library | East New Orleans Regional Library

Adults, age 19 and older, who are interested in earning their high school diploma through the Library’s free online program, are invited to learn more at an information session. The Library and YMCA Educational Services (YES!) have partnered to make it easier for adults to earn their high school diplomas... (More)