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)

4:30pm - 6pm

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

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

NOYOM Poetry Workshop

Algiers Regional Library

New Orleans Youth Open Mic provides a stage and space for young people to explore themselves, to share their writing and experiences with their peers, and to support one another in their artistic endeavors. Open to teens from 13 years to young adults up to 24 years. (More)

10am - 2:30pm

Ready, Set, LEAP

Algiers Regional Library

A free tutorial for students in grades 3rd through 12th preparing to take the LEAP exams. (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)

6pm

Black History Month/Valentine Film Screening: Southside with You

Algiers Regional Library

Future U.S. President Barack Obama (Parker Sawyers) and lawyer Michelle Robinson (Tika Sumpter) go on a fateful first date in the summer of 1989. Directed by Richard Tanne (2016). Refreshments will be served. Children under 10 must be accompanied by an adult. This film is 1hr 24m long. This film... (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)

During Library Hours

Marina's Watercolors Exhibit

Algiers Regional Library

Marina Reed is originally from Caracas, Venezuela, and now lives in New Orleans. She is inspired by the architecture of this city, and it can be found in many of her watercolor paintings. Algiers Regional Library will showcase her work from Thursday, February 16 - Wednesday, March 15. (More)

1pm - 3pm

NOPL and the Algiers Historical Society Present: Discovering Louisiana African American Roots

Algiers Regional Library

Join Gaynell Brady in a participatory seminar designed to get meeting attendees acquainted with African American genealogy and family history. Participants, from all backgrounds, will learn the basics of genealogy, including navigating federal and state documents, using museum resources, and visiting places of origin. This seminar is geared to novice... (More)

6pm

Black History Month Documentary Film Screening: 13th

Algiers Regional Library

13th (2016), directed by Ava DuVernay, is an in-depth look at the prison system in the United States and how it reveals the nation's history of racial inequality. Refreshments will be served. Children under 10 must be accompanied by an adult. This film is 1hr 40m long. This film is... (More)

4:30pm - 6pm

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

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)

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)

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. March's selection is The Johnstown Flood by David McCullough. Meetings are open to the public and hosted by Library staff. Every 1st Wednesday of the month. (More)

2pm - 4:30pm

DIY Mardi Gras Bead Workshop

Algiers Regional Library

Join us the weekend after Mardi Gras to recycle some of your beads! Bring your loot and learn how to turn your beads into art. This workshop is open to all ages but patrons 10-years-old and under will need to be accompanied by a guardian. (More)

6:30pm - 8pm

Author Night: Tappin at the Apollo

Algiers Regional Library

Author Cheryl Willis discusses the African American female tap duo, Edwina "Salt" Evelyn and Jewel "Pepper" Welch. They were black show business headliners, playing Harlem's Apollo Theater with the likes of Count Basie, Fats Waller & Earl "Fatha" Hines. This book chronicles for the first time the lives and careers... (More)

2pm

Tea Tasting with Leaf & Bean NOLA

Algiers Regional Library

Specialty tea experts Charles McLaughlin and Nick Carlisi will hold discussions and complementary tea tastings to showcase high quality loose leaf teas from around the world. A fun event for tea enthusiasts and newcomers alike! An additional tea tasting will take place at Mid-City Library on Saturday, March 25 at... (More)

10am - 12pm

NOPL and the Algiers Historical Society Present Stories from New Orleans Neighborhoods, Streets, and Cemeteries

Algiers Regional Library

Writers Sally Asher and Maggy Baccinelli's excellent presentation includes the authors discussing the history of our neighborhoods, our notables, and where they are buried. Ms. Asher is the author and photographer of the following published books: Hope & New Orleans: A History of Crescent City Street Names and *Stories from... (More)

2:30pm - 4pm

Art & Literacy Workshop for Parents and Children Pre-K - 5th Grade

Algiers Regional Library

New Orleans Public Library and Young Audiences of Louisiana present a special story time for Pre-K - 5th grade. The Art & Literacy Workshop will be conducted by a Wolf Trap special master performer. Snacks provided; free book for children. (More)

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