Mid-City Library

Mid-City Library
4140 Canal Street
New Orleans, LA 70119 (504) 596-2654 Directions Events News

Description

Library Manager - Adrienne Strock

The Mid-City Library offers a wide offering of books, music, and movies.

In 2016, the Mid-City Library relocated to The Automotive Life Insurance Company Building. Built in 1963, this mid-century modern gem was designed by Curtis & Davis Architects who are also known for designing the Superdome and the Main Library on Loyola Ave. In 2010, the building was recognized as a historic landmark by the New Orleans Historic District Landmarks Commission.

Upcoming Events

Thursdays 11am

Join us for story time fun with a new story every week. Every Thursday. (More)

2pm

Tea Tasting with Leaf & Bean NOLA

Mid-City Library

Specialty tea experts Charles McLaughlin and Nick Carlisi will hold discussions and complimentary tea tastings to showcase high quality loose leaf teas from around the world. A fun event for tea enthusiasts and newcomers alike! (More)

1pm

Saturday Movie Matinee

Mid-City Library

Come dressed as your favorite beast, wizard, or muggle! Mid-City Library will be showing Fantastic Beasts and Where to Find Them. The movie is rated PG-13. Watch the trailer here. Refreshments will be served. (More)

5pm

Investing 101 Workshop Series: Foundations of Investing

Mid-City Library

Investing 101 is resented by Marigny deMauriac from Edward Jones. Do you have the information you need to make decisions about your financial goals? At Edward Jones, we believe financial education is an important step in helping you achieve a better future. At our Financial Workshop, you’ll learn:
• Key... (More)

Join us for a night of table top gaming upstairs at Mimi's hosted by the New Orleans Public Library, featuring new, original indie titles, old classic favorites, and everything in between! Bring a few friends or make some new ones. Get a library card, or renew your old one. Check... (More)

6pm - 7:30pm

Technology and Higher Education in Louisiana 

Mid-City Library

How do online courses work? How do students learn, and how are courses able to keep costs low? Can they work in Louisiana? Dr. Rob Stufflebeam, professor of Philosophy and Online Education, will answer these questions in his lecture. This lecture is a part of the Logsdon and Mizell-Nelson Library... (More)

5:30pm - 7:30pm

Chess Club (every 2nd & 4th Thursday of the month)

Mid-City Library

Come play chess at Mid-City Library. Free and open to the public. All levels welcome. Every 2nd & 4th Thursday of the month. (More)

Come celebrate National Poetry Month with us at the Old Point Bar (545 Patterson Rd. in Algiers Point). Have a drink, and share some words. Read your original work or some pieces by your favorite poets. Or songwriters, because it's Jazz Appreciation Month too! Funny, sad, long, short... we want... (More)

5:30pm

80's Movie and Trivia Night! (every 3rd Tuesday of the month)

Mid-City Library

Tease your hair and pop your collar for Mid-City's totally rad 80's movie and trivia night! April's selection is TBD. Trivia starts at 5:30pm, the movie at 6pm. Every 3rd Tuesday of the month. (More)

Wednesdays 5:30pm - 7:30pm

Prime Time is a literacy program for families with children ages 6 - 10. Limited reservations available. Stop by Mid-City Library or all 504-596-2654 to reserve your spot. Light meals served. Sponsored by the Louisiana Endowment for the Humanities. Every Wednesday from April 19 to May 24. (More)

5:30pm - 7:30pm

Chess Club (every 2nd & 4th Thursday of the month)

Mid-City Library

Come play chess at Mid-City Library. Free and open to the public. All levels welcome. Every 2nd & 4th Thursday of the month. (More)

5pm

Investing 101 Workshop Series: Retirement by Design

Mid-City Library

Investing 101 is resented by Marigny deMauriac from Edward Jones. Do you have the information you need to make decisions about your financial goals? At Edward Jones, we believe financial education is an important step in helping you achieve a better future. At our Financial Workshop, you’ll learn:
• Key... (More)

9:30am - 1pm

Free ACT Practice Tests @ Your Library!

Mid-City Library

The New Orleans Public Library is now offering Free ACT Practice Tests! Register with the Princeton Review. The test will begin at 9:30am. Please arrive the day of the practice test at least 10 minutes early. You will need to bring a valid photo ID, #2 pencils, and a calculator.... (More)

5pm

Investing 101 Workshop Series: Ready or Not? Preparing for the Unexpected

Mid-City Library

Investing 101 is resented by Marigny deMauriac from Edward Jones. Do you have the information you need to make decisions about your financial goals? At Edward Jones, we believe financial education is an important step in helping you achieve a better future. At our Financial Workshop, you’ll learn:
• Key... (More)

6pm

Career Workshop Series: Bring Your Résumé Night

Mid-City Library

This series is presented by Jessica Rareshide, certified personnel consultant and certified staffing professional. These workshops will provide the strategies and techniques to find the right job and career for you. About this workshop:
Attendees will be able to bring their own résumé and have it reviewed by Jessica for... (More)

6pm

Career Workshop Series: Interview with Purpose

Mid-City Library

This series is presented by Jessica Rareshide, certified personnel consultant and certified staffing professional. These workshops will provide the strategies and techniques to find the right job and career for you. About this workshop:
Learn why job fit is vitally important to employers and to employees. Understand the interview process... (More)