Rosa F. Keller Library & Community Center

Rosa F. Keller Library & Community Center
4300 S. Broad Avenue
New Orleans, LA 70125 (504) 596-2660 Directions Events News

Description

Library Manager - Sharon Kohl

The Rosa F. Keller Library and Community Center is a partnership between the New Orleans Public Library and the Broadmoor Improvement Association which serves the Broadmoor community by providing residents with a gathering space for free programs, meetings, and valuable educational resources.

The Rosa F. Keller Library and Community Center offers a wide collection of books, music, and movies, and hosts many programs for children, teens, and adults.

Upcoming Events

Wednesdays 6pm -7pm, Saturdays 10am - 12pm

Free Notary Public Services

Rosa F. Keller Library & Community Center

Free Notary Public services are offered in the sunroom. Please call 504-821-6633 to confirm availability. Every Wednesday & Saturday. (More)

Tuesdays 6pm -7:45pm

English Conversation Circle

Rosa F. Keller Library & Community Center

This group will provide a supportive, relaxed environment for those who want to strengthen their English-speaking skills. Join us for easy conversation and new friendships. Specifically designed for the ESL community. Sponsored by the Broadmoor Improvement Association. Every Tuesday. (More)

Wednesdays 6pm - 7pm

Spanish Conversation Circle

Rosa F. Keller Library & Community Center

Improve your Spanish in this informal, supportive conversation circle. Perfect for shy beginners or those wishing to revive their rusty skills. Sponsored by the Broadmoor Improvement Association. Every Wednesday. (More)

Thursdays 10am - 12pm

Join us every week for some play time. Meet new friends, and enjoy sharing Lego Duplo, Play-doh, and puzzles with your child. No registration is needed. Ages 1 - 5. (All children must be accompanied by adult caregiver.) Every Thursday. (More)

Mondays 5:30pm - 7:30pm

Bring projects, yarn, or just yourself to the Broadmoor Knitting Circle and let’s see what we can create in a homey setting. Every Monday. (More)

Saturdays 10:30am - 12pm

Compost with NOPL/ Compostaje en la Biblioteca de New Orleans

Rosa F. Keller Library & Community Center

Weekly Food Waste Drop-Off Every Saturday, beginning January 7th
10:30 am - 12:00 pm outside Rosa Keller Library & Community Center
2:00 pm - 4:00 pm outside Alvar Library DID YOU KNOW: Americans throw out over 36 million tons of food waste each year. Once in landfills, food breaks down... (More)

6:30pm

Obituaries for Genealogy Research

Rosa F. Keller Library & Community Center

Have you wondered what an obituary is and what it can be used for? Then join the Louisiana Division/City Archives and Special Collections staff for an introductory talk on how to find, read, and understand obituaries. Every story has a beginning, but sometimes you can learn more by starting at... (More)

6pm - 7pm

Reading to Rover (every 2nd Thursday of the month)

Rosa F. Keller Library & Community Center

The Visiting Pet Program's literacy project, Reading to Rover, has been tremendously successful. During Reading to Rover, the dogs offer a calm, accepting presence for children to practice their reading aloud skills. Reading to Rover is a wonderful opportunity to share the unconditional love of the dogs with children who... (More)

6pm - 7pm

Author Reading/Discussion with Michael Tisserand

Rosa F. Keller Library & Community Center

Keller Library's friend and favorite, Michael Tisserand launches his new book, KRAZY: George Herriman, A Life in Black and White. In the tradition of Schulz and Peanuts, it is an epic and revelatory biography of Krazy Kat creator George Herriman that explores the turbulent time and place from which he... (More)

6pm - 7:30pm

Nix Book Club (every 3rd Thursday of the month)

Rosa F. Keller Library & Community Center

A neighborhood group for people who love to read and get together to discuss ideas. Beginning Thursday, October 20th, the book club will be meeting at Keller during Nix's Renovation. January's book is TBD. Every 3rd Thursday of the month. (More)

10am - 12pm

Adult Asperger/High-Functioning Autism Meetup Monthly (every 3rd Saturday of the month)

Rosa F. Keller Library & Community Center

This group is for adults who are diagnosed or self-diagnosed with Asperger/High-Functioning Autism and are interested in a casual, peer group for sharing stories, providing resources, and finding a safe place to give and get support. Please contact adultaspergersnola@gmail.com for questions or suggestions. Every 3rd Saturday of the month. (More)

1pm - 2:30pm

Baking With A Purpose advocates opportunities for children to explore their strengths and interests through baking, critical thinking, problem solving, planning, and entrepreneurial activities that help teens successfully and productively transition to adulthood. If you'd like to participate in this free hands-on baking experience, please RSVP to kdsnolatreats@gmail.com at your... (More)

6pm - 7:30pm

Creative Writing Workshop (every 3rd Monday of the month)

Rosa F. Keller Library & Community Center

Trisha Rezende, MFA, leads a dynamic writing workshop where students will produce, share, and critique texts while learning how to develop character, voice, and style. RSVP to Rachel at 596-2660. Every 3rd Monday of the month except for January. (More)

Mondays 4pm - 5:30pm

Are you interested in computers and learning to code? Join Tech Talent South for an afternoon of code every Monday. Each week they'll cover a different topic so come to every class or stop in when you can. This program is limited to kids, 9-13 years. Please bring your own... (More)

12pm - 1:30pm

Early Stage Alzheimer's Support Group (every 1st & 3rd Monday of the month)

Rosa F. Keller Library & Community Center

Support for those experiencing early-stage Alzheimer’s and their caregivers. Sponsored by the Alzheimer’s Association. Every 1st & 3rd Monday of the month. (More)

1pm - 2:30pm

Baking With A Purpose advocates opportunities for children to explore their strengths and interests through baking, critical thinking, problem solving, planning, and entrepreneurial activities that help teens successfully and productively transition to adulthood. If you'd like to participate in this free hands-on baking experience, please RSVP to kdsnolatreats@gmail.com at your... (More)

12pm - 1:30pm

Early Stage Alzheimer's Support Group (every 1st & 3rd Monday of the month)

Rosa F. Keller Library & Community Center

Support for those experiencing early-stage Alzheimer’s and their caregivers. Sponsored by the Alzheimer’s Association. Every 1st & 3rd Monday of the month. (More)

1pm - 2:30pm

Baking With A Purpose advocates opportunities for children to explore their strengths and interests through baking, critical thinking, problem solving, planning, and entrepreneurial activities that help teens successfully and productively transition to adulthood. If you'd like to participate in this free hands-on baking experience, please RSVP to kdsnolatreats@gmail.com at your... (More)

6pm - 7:30pm

Art and the Politics of Representation in Louisiana's Civil Rights Movement 

Rosa F. Keller Library & Community Center

In the 1890s and 1900s, racist political cartoons ridiculed African Americans, and plantation postcards depicted African Americans happily toiling in cotton fields in a new Golden Age of the South. But, when African Americans photographed themselves, especially in Louisiana, they showed a dignity and humanity that was central to their... (More)

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