Library Manager - Emily Painton
The Main Library, located in the Central Business District, opened in December 1958. The building, encompassing three main floors and two sub-basements, is the Library's flagship location, providing the system's largest collection of popular and research sources.
The Main Library offers a wide collection of books, music, and movies, and hosts many programs for children, teens, and adults.
Story Time with CraftMain Library
Enjoy story time and crafts with your child in a safe, welcoming environment. Library staff are there to welcome you and your child for a pleasant shared experience. Reference books and databases are available to assist your child in completing homework assignments. Story Times are open to all families and... (More)
Computer AssistanceMain Library
The New Orleans Public Library has partnered with YMCA Educational Services (YES!) and Tulane School of Social Work to bring quality computer skills training to the Main Library. Find the offering that's right for you from the options listed below. Mondays & Thursdays at 10am - 11:30am Not sure how... (More)
Coffee, Donuts, and ConversationMain Library
Fabulous 4Main Library
Join on Wednesdays in April for 4 fabulous foreign films! Under 17 must be accompanied by an adult. Popcorn will be provided. April 5 - Amores Perros (2000) Rated R, 2hr 35min April 12 - Dancer In The Dark (2000) Rated R, 2hr 21min April 19 - Pan's Labyrinth (2006)... (More)
Black Sci-Fi Club (every last Saturday of the month)Main Library
Know Your Rights: Spring Training Series with ACLUMain Library
Knowing your rights when interacting with authorities can be tricky business but having this knowledge can make all the difference. Do you know your rights? For almost 100 years, the ACLU has worked to defend and preserve the individual rights and liberties guaranteed by the Constitution and laws of the... (More)