Central City Library

Central City Library
2405 Jackson Avenue, Building C, Room 235
(in the Mahalia Jackson Center) (504) 596-3110 Directions Events News

Description

Library Manager - Maria Landrum

The Central City Library is located within the Mahalia Jackson Center and offers a wide collection of books, music, and movies, and hosts many programs for children, teens, and adults.

Upcoming Events

Join our weekly book club for guys! We’ll have snacks and comic books available to read and discuss. Guys Read is a web-based literacy program for boys founded by author and First National Ambassador of Young People’s Literature Jon Scieszka. Their mission is to help boys become self-motivated, lifelong readers.... (More)

Join us for a night of tabletop 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 out... (More)

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Sign Up - Log Your Progress - Earn Rewards
Earn rewards and prize raffle entries by simply logging your reading and event attendance.
There are two ways to sign up:
1. Sign up online and log your reading and event attendance online.
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Join us for stories, songs, and crafts. Story Times are open to all families and caregivers with children age 5 and under unless noted. Every 1st & 3rd Monday of the month. (More)

During this hands-on workshop, you will learn how to make a short comic book. (More)

Join us for stories, songs, and crafts. Story Times are open to all families and caregivers with children age 5 and under unless noted. Every 1st & 3rd Monday of the month. (More)

Come join us at BJ's in the Bywater (4301 Burgundy St.) for Barcation, a Summer Story Time for Adults, sponsored by Alvar Library. Join local writers who will read a story or a poem, or just tell a story. The topic is open: You can tell a story about a... (More)

Learn the tricks and techniques involved in the ancient art of paper folding. (More)

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 United States. (More)

Make a robot that "draws" made from pieces of pool noodle and battery powered toothbrush motors. Kiddos get to keep the robots they make. Ages 10 and up. Materials supplied. (More)

Learn about our water systems and what you can do to conserve and protect our Louisiana waterways through stories and maybe a model system. (More)