Events

There is always something fun, entertaining, and educational happening at the Library.

We offer hundreds of events each month. Search below by any combination of date, library location, or age group.

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Events on 6/29/2017

Thursday, June 29th

Cita Dennis Hubbell Library

Hubbell Library offers one-on-one HiSET tutoring by appointment. Call us and book a one-hour session today! Contact Catherine at 504-596-3113. By appointment daily. (More)

Thursday, June 29th

Robert E. Smith Library

Robert E. Smith Branch Library is offering one-on-one basic computer literacy training by appointment. Please choose from the following:

  • Downloading eBooks with 3M Cloud/OverDrive
  • Managing Your Library Account Online
  • Creating a Gmail Account
  • Viewing Popular Magazines on Flipster
  • Getting Started with Microsoft Word 2010
Call 504-596-2638 to make an... (More)

Thursday, June 29th

Cita Dennis Hubbell Library

Hubbell Library offers one-on-one computer classes by appointment. Call us and book a one-hour session today! Contact Chris at 504-596-3113 to discuss your computer training needs. Every day except for holidays. (More)

Thursday, June 29th

Main Library

The New Orleans Public Library has partnered with YMCA Educational Services (YES!) and Tulane School of Social Work to bring quality computer skills training to the Main Library. Find the offering that's right for you from the options listed below.

Computer Assistance

Not sure how to turn on a computer?... (More)

Thursday, June 29th

Cita Dennis Hubbell Library

Vincente is a photographic & visual artist working in alternative image making processes. The craftsmanship & patience needed in handmade image making (and images on film) has helped create his unique vision. He creates all of his images on analog film and makes entirely handmade photographs with woven strips. Visit... (More)

Thursday, June 29th

The New Orleans Public Library wants your short story, poem, or essay for our 3rd Annual Writing Contest as a part of our 2017 Adult Summer Reading Program! To read the rules for entry or print out an entry form, click here. (More)

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Thursday, June 29th

Algiers Regional Library

Free summer music classes. A music education program for children and adults ages 5 - 90+. Reservations are required. Call Edwin Harrison 504-333-0858 to reserve time slot one week in advance. (More)

Thursday, June 29th

Alvar Library

Odyssey House will be available to assist with Medicaid applications and questions. Odyssey House can also assist in answering questions such as:
- Why should I go to the doctor when I'm not sick?
- How often should I get tested for STIs?
- How can I apply for Medicaid?... (More)

Thursday, June 29th

Martin Luther King Library

Join us all summer for hands-on activities for teens and tweens. From screenprinting to button-making, you'll get a chance to try something new every week. Meets on the following days:
June 6, 13, 20, 22, 27, & 29
July 6, 11, 13, 18, 20, 25 & 27
August 1, 3
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Thursday, June 29th

Main Library

Eat cookies and listen to stories about teens that have changed their own worlds. (More)

Thursday, June 29th

Main Library

Bruce Davenport, Jr. was born in 1972 at Charity Hospital and grew up in the Lafitte Housing Projects in the 6th Ward. With the encouragement of his grandparents who raised him, he began to draw at the age of five as a means to entertain himself and document the world... (More)

Thursday, June 29th

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.

Workshops

Bring Your Résumé Night
Attendees will be able to bring their own résumé and have it reviewed by... (More)

Thursday, June 29th

Main Library

Learn how to create simple circuits out of copper tape and LEDs, and create a light up bookmark to take home and keep. Supplies provided for 15 on a first come, first served basis. (More)

Thursday, June 29th

Norman Mayer Library

Join the New Orleans Preservation Coalition for a presentation and open discussion about how to protect your personal photographs and papers before the rains come. Preservation specialists from libraries and archives will provide you with steps you can take to safely store your personal documents, photographs, objects and other items... (More)

Learn about the ways this group is building a better world through assisting the re-entry of formerly incarcerated young adults, the elimination of blight and decay, and the creation of affordable housing options. (More)

Thursday, June 29th

Alvar Library

Come and share your musical talent and have fun singing a song from a hand-selected playlist in the garden. All ages. (More)

Thursday, June 29th

Alvar Library

New Orleans has a vibrant street performance culture, but most people don't know how controversial- and how regulated- busking can be. We'll be talking about the laws that regulate street performance in New Orleans, including a brief history of busking in the French Quarter, and show how our Guide to... (More)