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Events on 7/19/2018

Thu, July 19th / By Appointment

Central City Library

Designed for those who are just beginning to learn about technology or who would like to grow their digital skills and utilize the many digital resources the library offers. Reservations are required and can be made by calling 504-596-3110. (More)

Thu, July 19th / By Appointment

Main Library

Designed for those who are just beginning to learn about technology or who would like to grow their digital skills and utilize the many digital resources the library offers. Reservations are required and can be made by calling 504-596-2585. (More)

Thu, July 19th / By Appointment

Martin Luther King Library

Designed for those who are just beginning to learn about technology or who would like to grow their digital skills and utilize the many digital resources the library offers. Reservations are required and can be made by calling 504-596-2695. (More)

Thu, July 19th / By Appointment

Mid-City Library

Designed for those who are just beginning to learn about technology or who would like to grow their digital skills and utilize the many digital resources the library offers. Reservations are required and can be made by calling 504-596-2654. (More)

Thu, July 19th / By Appointment

Nix Library

Designed for those who are just beginning to learn about technology or who would like to grow their digital skills and utilize the many digital resources the library offers. Reservations are required and can be made by calling 504-596-2630. (More)

Thu, July 19th / During Library Hours

Main Library

Make a fun simple craft with supplies and examples provided. A new craft every two weeks. This is a passive craft for children, located in the Alan and Cecilia Sands Early Literacy Center. Assistance from a guardian is recommended for younger ages. (More)

Thu, July 19th / During Library Hours

Main Library

This exhibit presents a selection of women who owned real estate or businesses in New Orleans during the 19th and early 20th centuries. Ranging from the well-known, like the Baroness Pontalba, to the obscure, like midwife Susie A. Carter, each contributed in some way to the economy of the Crescent City. The exhibit uses municipal and civil court records, directories, newspapers, and other sources in the Louisiana Division/City Archives to illustrate who these women were and how they represent the spirit of female enterprise in New Orleans. (More)

Thu, July 19th / During Library Hours

Cita Dennis Hubbell Library

Call Catherine at 504-596-3113 to make an hour-long appointment for one-on-one HiSET tutoring. (More)

Thu, July 19th / By Appointment

Robert E. Smith Library

Designed for those who are just beginning to learn about technology or who would like to grow their digital skills and utilize the many digital resources the library offers. Reservations are required and can be made by calling 504-596-2638. (More)

Thu, July 19th / By Appointment

Cita Dennis Hubbell Library

Designed for those who are just beginning to learn about technology or who would like to grow their digital skills and utilize the many digital resources the library offers. Reservations are required and can be made by calling 504-596-3113. (More)

Thu, July 19th / 10am - 3pm

East New Orleans Regional Library

Walk-in clients receive assistance with workforce readiness, technological assistance, and community advancement. (More)

Thu, July 19th / 10am - 4pm

Main Library

Enrolled students receive individualized teaching focused on academic skills, workforce development, and technological knowledge. Enrollment is required. (More)

Thu, July 19th / 10am - 4pm

Main Library

Walk-in clients receive assistance with workforce readiness, technological assistance, and community advancement. (More)

Thu, July 19th / 10am - 1pm

Norman Mayer Library

Walk-in clients receive assistance with workforce readiness, technological assistance, and community advancement. (More)

Thu, July 19th / 10am - 10:30am

Martin Luther King Library

Free summertime breakfasts offered in partnership with Second Harvest for youth under 18. Lunches are offered on a first-come, first-served basis. (More)

Thu, July 19th / 10:30am

Robert E. Smith Library

The Ogden Museum’s Teen Docent Puppet Theater brings art to life, giving young audiences a window into the world of a work of art. Eight short, interactive performances provide a whimsical introduction to the work of Southern painters and sculptors. (More)

Thu, July 19th / 11am - 1pm

Alvar Library

Designed for those who are just beginning to learn about technology or who would like to grow their digital skills and utilize the many digital resources the library offers. (More)

Thu, July 19th / 11am - 11:45am

Central City Library

Patti Pelican and Sammy Seagull from the Salty Seas Series get caught in the aftermath of the Gulf Oil Spill. The oiled companions are rescued, cleaned and released. For ages 3 - 10. (More)

Thu, July 19th / 11am - 11:45am

Algiers Regional Library

Discover the social and cultural connections of the rhythms of the djembe and balafon from West Africa, the berimbau and pandeiro from Brazil, and the rumba from Cuba, as they are performed by two accomplished artists. Children will also have an opportunity to learn some of the dances that accompany these rhythms, as well as how to "improvise" and create their very own musical phrases. (More)

Thu, July 19th / 11am

Mid-City Library

Open to all families and caregivers with children age 5 and under. (More)

Thu, July 19th / 12pm - 1pm

Alvar Library

Free summertime lunches offered in partnership with Second Harvest for youth under 18. Lunches are offered on a first-come, first-served basis. (More)

Thu, July 19th / 12:30pm - 2:30pm

Martin Luther King Library

Free summertime lunches offered in partnership with Second Harvest for youth under 18. Lunches are offered on a first-come, first-served basis. (More)

Thu, July 19th / 1pm - 2pm

Main Library

Free summertime lunches offered in partnership with Second Harvest for youth under 18. Lunches are offered on a first-come, first-served basis. (More)

Thu, July 19th / 1:30pm

Main Library

Open to all families and caregivers with children age 7 and under. (More)

Thu, July 19th / 2pm - 5pm

Norman Mayer Library

Free summertime snacks offered in partnership with Second Harvest for youth under 18. Lunches are offered on a first-come, first-served basis. (More)

Thu, July 19th / 3pm - 5pm

Norman Mayer Library

Compete in a gaming tournament using the Nintendo Switches. (More)

Thu, July 19th / 3pm - 4pm

Central City Library

Free summertime snacks offered in partnership with Fresh Food Factor for youth under 18. Snacks are offered on a first-come, first-served basis. (More)

Thu, July 19th / 3:30pm - 4:30pm

Martin Luther King Library

Make your own instruments and learn about the science of sound. You'll make something you can take home each time. (More)

Thu, July 19th / 4pm - 4:45pm

East New Orleans Regional Library

Free summertime snacks offered in partnership with Second Harvest for youth under 18. Lunches are offered on a first-come, first-served basis. (More)

Thu, July 19th / 3pm - 5pm

Mid-City Library

Free summertime snacks offered in partnership with Fresh Food Factor for youth under 18. Snacks are offered on a first-come, first-served basis. (More)

Thu, July 19th / 5pm - 6pm

Algiers Regional Library

Read a book to Thor, a trained therapy dog who cannot wait to hear your stories. He is very patient and loves when children read him books. (More)

Thu, July 19th / 5:30pm - 6:30pm

Norman Mayer Library

Club meets monthly. New members are welcomed to join. Please call the Library at 504-596-3100 for this month's selection. (More)

Thu, July 19th / 5:30pm - 7:30pm

Main Library

The Best Buy Teen Tech Center is an interest-based learning environment for teens ages 13 - 18 to work with new technologies with help from their peers and adult mentors. Community Night is an opportunity for community members of all ages to come view the space and see the projects teens have been creating and working on. (More)

Thu, July 19th / 5:30pm - 7pm

Alvar Library

Bring your frozen food scraps in a reusable or compostable container to feed farm animals or be turned into nutrient-rich composted used by local farms. (More)

Thu, July 19th / 6pm - 7:30pm

Algiers Regional Library

Experience the sensual sounds of the New Aurora Saxophone Ensemble. Read and share poems either original or by noted authors, or just listen. (More)