Alvar Library

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


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.

Events on 2/21/2018

In honor of Black History Month and the New Orleans Tricentennial, the New Orleans Public Library is collecting recipes and the stories behind them for a community cookbook celebrating 300 years of African-American influence on New Orleans cuisine. (More)

Wed, February 21st / 10am - 12pm

Alvar Library

A representative from Odyssey House is available to assist with Medicaid applications and questions. (More)

Wed, February 21st / 4pm - 5pm

Alvar Library

The New Orleans Public Library offers after-school snacks for youth in partnership with Second Harvest Food Banks’ Kids Café program at participating branches. Free snacks are offered on a first-come, first-served basis. (More)