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. Story Times are open to all families and caregivers with children age 5 and under unless noted. 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 to 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)

During Library Hours

Nat Williams "The Plug" Art Exhibit

Algiers Regional Library

Algiers Regional Library will showcase the work of local artist Nat Williams "The Plug" from April 5 - May 3, 2017. Nat Williams is a native New Orleanian who works in the mediums of photography and acrylic paintings. There will be an opening reception Monday, April 10, from 5:30pm -... (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)

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

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)

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. May's selection is Straight Man by Richard Russo. Summary of Straight Man:
Hilarious and true-to-life, witty, compassionate, and impossible to put down, Straight Man follows Hank Devereaux through one very bad week in... (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)

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)

6pm - 7pm

Know Your Rights: Spring Training Series with ACLU

Algiers Regional 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)

10am - 12pm

NOPL and the Algiers Historical Society Present... The French Opera House, New Orleans -- 1859-1919

Algiers Regional Library

Jack Belsom's lecture will broadly cover the history of opera in New Orleans from the beginning of the 19th century and the construction of the French Opera House, its history in the second half of the 19th century and the first two decades of the 20th century until its destruction... (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)

4:30pm - 5:15pm

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)

6:30pm - 7:30pm

Are You Interested in Becoming a U.S. Citizen?

Algiers Regional Library

A free program providing information about the U.S. naturalization process, hosted by the U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services. It will help participants with understanding ,and preparing for, the naturalization test, process and interview. (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)