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 - 10:45pm

Notary public services are offered free every week. Volunteer run, our community members help other community members. We recommend calling the library at 504-596-2660 ahead of time to confirm a volunteer will be in attendance. Notary services are not available to businesses. Limited to 5 stamps per person. *Every Wednesday... (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)

Saturdays 10:30am - 12pm

Community Composting with New Orleans Public Library/ Compostaje en New Orleans Public Library

Rosa F. Keller Library & Community Center

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)

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)

10am - 11am

Evacuation volunteers (aka Evacuteers) are the people who make sure that we all get out safely during a City-Assisted Evacuation. To learn more about becoming an Evacuteer, attend one of these trainings. (More)

Join us for a night of table top 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... (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)

6:30pm - 8pm

Celebrate National Poetry Month as local authors Shadow Angelina, Stacey Balkun, Jade Hurter, and Cassie Pruyn perform selections of their published work at Keller Library. (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)

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)

1pm

Every Child Ready to Read Workshop: Fun with Stories

Rosa F. Keller Library & Community Center

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)

6pm - 7:30pm

Book Gumbo (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. April's book selection is The Book of Harlan by Bernice McFadden. Can't make it this month? Get a head start on next month's selection. May's selection is The Underground Railroad by Colson Whitehead.
June's selection... (More)

6pm

Career Workshop Series: Job Match - Why It Matters 

Rosa F. Keller Library & Community Center

This series is presented by Jessica Rareshide, certified personnel consultant and certified staffing professional. These workshops will provide the strategies and techniques to find the right job and career for you. About this workshop:
Learn your core competencies and how to relate them to job functions. The attendees will learn... (More)

10am

Career Workshop Series: Science of Résumé Writing 

Rosa F. Keller Library & Community Center

This series is presented by Jessica Rareshide, certified personnel consultant and certified staffing professional. These workshops will provide the strategies and techniques to find the right job and career for you. About this workshop:
Learn best practices of what to do and not to do in developing your résumé. Attendees... (More)