Robert E. Smith Library

Robert E. Smith Library
6301 Canal Boulevard
New Orleans, LA 70124
(504) 596-2638 Directions Events News


Library Manager - Sara Olivia Melton

The Robert E. Smith Library offers a wide collection of books, music, and movies, and hosts many programs for children, teens, and adults.

Upcoming Events

During Library Hours

One-on-One Basic Computer Training by Topic

Robert E. Smith Library

Robert E. Smith Branch Library is offering one-on-one basic computer literacy training by appointment. Please choose from the following:

  • Downloading eBooks with 3M Cloud/OverDrive
  • Managing Your Library Account Online
  • Creating a Gmail Account
  • Viewing Popular Magazines on Flipster
  • Getting Started with Microsoft Word 2010
Call 504-596-2638 to make an... (More)

Thursdays 11am - 12pm

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

Sundays 2pm

Musical Story Time Sundays

Robert E. Smith Library

Children, and their accompanying grown-ups, are invited to sing, dance, and enjoy a good story with us at Smith Library's Musical Sunday Story Times! Every Sunday. (More)

5:30pm - 7:30pm

Black and White Movie Night (every 2nd Saturday of the month)

Robert E. Smith Library

Join us for a black and white classic. All patrons 12 or younger must be accompanied by a guardian. Every 2nd Saturday of the month. (More)

3pm - 4pm

Adult Crafternoon (every 3rd Thursday of the month)

Robert E. Smith Library

Upcycle materials to create unique crafts! All supplies provided, no previous crafting experience required! January's craft: jewelry dish February's craft: heart sachet March's craft: picture frames April's craft: flower wreaths Every 3rd Thursday of the month. (More)

3pm - 4pm

Lego Club (every 3rd Saturday of the month)

Robert E. Smith Library

Join us every month to explore books and Legos! It's lots of fun! Every 3rd Saturday of the month. (More)

6pm -7pm

Popular Fiction Book Club (every last Thursday of the month)

Robert E. Smith Library

Ever wanted to join a book club? Now's your chance! New additions are always welcome-- just read the book and show up ready to discuss! January's book selection is Hag-Seed by Margaret Atwood. February's book selection is Swing Time by Zadie Smith. March's book selection is Underground Railroad by Colson... (More)

4:30pm - 5:30pm

Altered Book Club (every last Tuesday of the month)

Robert E. Smith Library

Express your creativity! Come upcycle old books to create art journals! At each club meeting, a new page of the journal will be altered according to a theme, using paint, collage, poetry, etc. All supplies will be provided. Every last Tuesday of the month. (More)