Central City Library

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


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

Tuesdays 10am

Join us for story time for children ages 3 - 5. Every Tuesday. (More)

Thursdays 3pm - 6pm

Guys Read Comics

Central City Library

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)


Introduction to Genealogy Resources

Central City Library

This class will introduce beginners to the genealogy resources available in the Louisiana Division/City Archives such as marriage records, newspapers, city directories and much more. (More)