Library Manager - Adrienne Johnson
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.
Community Composting with New Orleans Public Library/ Compostaje en New Orleans Public LibraryAlvar Library
Weekly Food Waste Drop-Off DID YOU KNOW: Americans throw out over 36 million tons of food waste each year. Once in landfi lls, food breaks down to produce methane, a potent greenhouse gas which contributes to climate change. Now, you can bring your frozen food scraps to our weekly food... (More)
Pizza PoetryAlvar Library
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)
100 Things to Do in New Orleans Before You DieAlvar Library
Are you looking for someplace new to take all of those out-of-town visitors? Or do you just want to explore your city? New Orleans food and travel writer Beth D'Addono has plenty of novel and exciting ideas she will share with you at her book talk. There's something here for... (More)
In the Garden Writers' Workshop (every 2nd Saturday of the month)Alvar Library
Participants will meet monthly to work on writing projects and share their work. The program will be facilitated by staff member Henri Fourroux who writes and publishes poetry and staff member Sara Jacobelli who writes and publishes short stories. Local and visiting authors will stop by periodically to read their... (More)
Every Child Ready to Read Workshop: Fun with Math & ScienceAlvar 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)
Table Top Tuesdays at Mimi's in the Marigny (every 2nd Tuesday of the month)Main Library | Algiers Regional Library | Alvar Library | Central City Library | Children's Resource Center Library | East New Orleans Regional Library | Cita Dennis Hubbell Library | Rosa F. Keller Library & Community Center | Martin Luther King Library | Milton H. Latter Memorial Library | Norman Mayer Library | Mid-City Library | Nix Library | Robert E. Smith Library
Poetry on TapMain Library | Algiers Regional Library | Alvar Library | Central City Library | Children's Resource Center Library | East New Orleans Regional Library | Cita Dennis Hubbell Library | Rosa F. Keller Library & Community Center | Martin Luther King Library | Milton H. Latter Memorial Library | Norman Mayer Library | Mid-City Library | Nix Library | Robert E. Smith Library
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)