Algiers Regional Library

Algiers Regional Library
3014 Holiday Drive
New Orleans, LA 70131 (504) 596-2641 Directions Events News

Description

Library Manager - Mary Ann Marx

The Algiers Regional Library serves the greater Algiers Community with all traditional library services as well as computer access, story times, printing and fax services and a variety of informational, educational and recreational programs for all ages. It is the meeting place for the Algiers Historical Society’s monthly meeting. It has two meeting rooms available for booking by non-commercial organizations. It also has a computer technical lab with twelve computers. Additionally, there is a teen activity room and a separate space for the teen collections.

Upcoming Events

Tuesdays 10:30am, Saturdays 2:30pm

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

Wednesdays 4pm

Teen Homework Club

Algiers Regional Library

Don't let homework get the best of you! Join the Teen Homework Club and get assistance with your homework, research and have the perfect place to study with friends. We meet upstairs in the Teen Room. Every Wednesday. (More)

Saturdays 11am - 1pm

Math & Science Help

Algiers Regional Library

Get help with 7th-12th grade math and science subjects. Volunteers can help with the following:
• Pre Algebra
• Algebra 1 & 2
• Biology 1 & 2
• General Chemistry 1 & 2 Every Saturday. (More)

Mondays 10am - 2pm

AARP Tax Assistance

Algiers Regional Library

Need help filing taxes? The AARP offers free tax assistance weekly. Every Monday from February 6 to April 10. (More)

2:30pm

Community Arts & Literacy Workshop

Algiers Regional Library

A workshop for parents and children Pre-K through kindergarten. Join us for an engaging experience to improve learning through the performing arts! Coffee Can Theatre with Rebecca Frank at 2:30pm
Eric Carle’s The Hungry Caterpillar comes to life in a Saturday afternoon edition of Coffee Can Theatre. **A Green Picnic... (More)

4pm - 5:30pm

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

Algiers Regional Library

Youth Chess Club is open to kids 8-18. We meet in the Teen Room. Every 2nd & 4th Monday of the month. (More)

6:30pm - 8pm

Ain't I A Woman?: Exploring & Expanding Womanhood

Algiers Regional Library

The Ain't I A Woman?: Exploring and Expanding Womanhood workshop is a historical and contemporary exploration of how concepts of womanhood have interacted with Black women's lived experiences. The workshop aims to look inside the construction of womanhood as we understand it today and give language, context, and history for... (More)

10:30am

Every Child Ready to Read Workshop: Fun with Letters

Algiers Regional Library

When do children start learning language?
How can I prepare my child for Kindergarten?
Will this help my child in school?
Get the answers and everyday activities that prepare your child from birth to age 5 for success in school. We offer 4 workshop topics, each with different activities, a... (More)

4pm - 5pm

Game Day for Teens (every 1st & 3rd Tuesday of the month)

Algiers Regional Library

Video games and table top classics! Teens and tweens are welcome to come and get their game on in the teen room. Every 1st & 3rd Tuesday of the month. (More)

5pm - 6pm

West Bank Book Club (every 1st Wednesday of the month)

Algiers Regional Library

The West Bank Book Club meets every month to discuss their selection, which is usually literary fiction. April's selection is Commonwealth by Ann Patchett. Meetings are open to the public and hosted by Library staff. Every 1st Wednesday of the month. (More)

4pm

The New Orleans Public Library is teaming up with Big Class to write poetry and eat greasy treats! Come to our workshop and your poetry may be published and delivered on a pizza box on Pizza Poetry Day - Friday, April 21. The Pizza Poetry Project celebrates National Poetry Month... (More)

11am - 4pm

Free Health Screenings

Algiers Regional Library

Representatives from Common Ground Health Clinic will be here giving free blood pressure and glucose screenings to the public in honor of World Health Day. (More)

4pm - 5:30pm

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

Algiers Regional Library

Youth Chess Club is open to kids 8-18. We meet in the Teen Room. Every 2nd & 4th Monday of the month. (More)

4:30pm - 6pm

Photography Club (every 2nd Monday of the month)

Algiers Regional Library

Photography Club is open to photographers of all skill levels with any camera type. Bring your camera and come share and learn with fellow photography enthusiasts. Participate in monthly photo assignments if you wish, find inspiration from local photographers and discover much more about the art of photography. View our... (More)

10:30am - 11:30am

Bilingual Story Time

Algiers Regional Library

Join us for a bilingual Spanish and English story time presented by Tulane University Latin American Studies’ Pebbles Collection. (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)

5pm - 6pm

Lego Club (every 2nd & 4th Wednesday of the month)

Algiers Regional Library

Come build and play with a wide assortment of Lego bricks. For ages 8 - 14. Every 2nd & 4th Wednesday of the month. (More)

10am - 12pm

NOPL and the Algiers Historical Society Present... Could a Record Be More Beautiful? Exploring the Memories of New Orleans' Family Historians and the Archives They Use

Algiers Regional Library

Author Susan Tucker will discuss the history and practice of genealogy in New Orleans. Susan Tucker is an archival consultant specializing in records concerned with material culture and the manuscripts and private records of families. Between 1985 and 2015, she oversaw the Newcomb Archives and the Vorhoff Library at Tulane... (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)

10:30am

Every Child Ready to Read Workshop: Fun with Words

Algiers Regional Library

When do children start learning language?
How can I prepare my child for Kindergarten?
Will this help my child in school?
Get the answers and everyday activities that prepare your child from birth to age 5 for success in school. We offer 4 workshop topics, each with different activities, a... (More)

4pm - 5pm

Game Day for Teens (every 1st & 3rd Tuesday of the month)

Algiers Regional Library

Video games and table top classics! Teens and tweens are welcome to come and get their game on in the teen room. Every 1st & 3rd Tuesday of the month. (More)

5pm - 5:45pm

After School Yoga

Algiers Regional Library

Did you know that many athletes like Lebron James do yoga to gain flexibility and strength? Come and have fun with instructor Miss Mary Dawn for music and yoga! We will be doing basic poses and stretches to music for grades 3 - 8. Dress comfortably for easy movement. (More)

1:30pm - 2:30pm

Gullah Folklore Performance

Algiers Regional Library

Through storytelling, dance, and song, Gullah folklorist Kyndra Joi will lead you through a journey of culture and tradition from the Sea Islands of South Carolina and Georgia, where the descendants of West African slaves still remain today. All ages welcome. (More)

5pm - 6pm

Lego Club (every 2nd & 4th Wednesday of the month)

Algiers Regional Library

Come build and play with a wide assortment of Lego bricks. For ages 8 - 14. Every 2nd & 4th Wednesday of the month. (More)

4:30pm - 6pm

Teen Anime Club (every 4th Thursday of the month)

Algiers Regional Library

Calling Otaku!! Come watch anime and discuss the latest manga at your library! Every 4th Thursday of the month. (More)

3pm - 3:45pm

Music and Movement

Algiers Regional Library

Come and have fun with instructor Miss Mary Dawn for music and youth yoga! We will be doing basic poses and stretches to music for kids in grades K - 2. Dress comfortably for easy movement. Children must be accompanied by parent or guardian. If possible, bring your own yoga... (More)

10:30am - 11:30am

Bilingual Story Time

Algiers Regional Library

Join us for a bilingual Spanish and English story time presented by Tulane University Latin American Studies’ Pebbles Collection. (More)

10:30am - 3:30pm

Career Workshop Series: Job Fair Job Match

Algiers Regional 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 take the Professionally You™ online survey prior to arriving at the Job Fair at... (More)