Alvar Library

Alvar Library
913 Alvar Street
New Orleans, LA 70117 (504) 596-2667 Directions News


Although all Library buildings are closed to the public, Contactless Materials Pick-Up & Drop-Off is available at Alvar Library Mondays - Fridays from 10am - 5pm.

Interim Library Manager - Sara Jacobelli

Located in the Bywater neighborhood, the Alvar Library was built by the WPA in 1940 and is a fine example of the Art Deco architectural style of that period. Weekly, we offer computer tutoring, storytime, and crafts. Collection highlights include locally-made comics and zines.