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Events on 2/21/2018

Wed, February 21st / During Library Hours

Central City Library

Our one-on-one sessions are designed for those who are just beginning to learn about technology or who would like to grow their digital skills. (More)

Wed, February 21st / During Library Hours

Main Library

While African American men’s roles in the indigenous ritual procession traditions go back over a century, the vital role of women is not as widely known. This exhibit illustrates a historical overview of the pride and work involved in preparing for the neighborhood processions that bring beauty and pride to New Orleans. It is documented through photographs and the ceremonial attire of the women who participate in the community based customs of the Black Masking/Mardi Gras Indian, Baby Doll and Social and Pleasure Club traditions. (More)

Wed, February 21st / During Library Hours

Main Library

Our one-on-one sessions are designed for those who are just beginning to learn about technology or who would like to grow their digital skills. (More)

Wed, February 21st / During Library Hours

Martin Luther King Library

Our one-on-one sessions are designed for those who are just beginning to learn about technology or who would like to grow their digital skills. (More)

Wed, February 21st / During Library Hours

Mid-City Library

Our one-on-one sessions are designed for those who are just beginning to learn about technology or who would like to grow their digital skills. (More)

Wed, February 21st / During Library Hours

Nix Library

Our one-on-one sessions are designed for those who are just beginning to learn about technology or who would like to grow their digital skills. (More)

Wed, February 21st / 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)

Wed, February 21st / During Library Hours

Algiers Regional Library

A collection of intricately beaded Mardi Gras Indian costumes, primarily constructed and worn by Chief Kevin Turner of the Black Mohawks, will be on display during February. (More)

In honor of Black History Month and the New Orleans Tricentennial, the New Orleans Public Library is collecting recipes and the stories behind them for a community cookbook celebrating 300 years of African-American influence on New Orleans cuisine. (More)

Wed, February 21st / During Library Hours

Cita Dennis Hubbell Library

Hubbell Library offers one-on-one HiSET tutoring by appointment. Call us and book a one-hour session today! (More)

Wed, February 21st / During Library Hours

Robert E. Smith Library

Our one-on-one sessions are designed for those who are just beginning to learn about technology or who would like to grow their digital skills. (More)

Wed, February 21st / During Library Hours

Cita Dennis Hubbell Library

Our one-on-one sessions are designed for those who are just beginning to learn about technology or who would like to grow their digital skills. (More)

Wed, February 21st / 10am - 12pm

Alvar Library

A representative from Odyssey House is available to assist with Medicaid applications and questions. (More)

Wed, February 21st / 10am - 3pm

East New Orleans Regional Library

Computer basics; email accounts; My Hire (LA Works), SNAP, and general benefits application assistance; resume preparation, online job applications, locating social services information (e.g housing, meals, etc.), and referrals to specialized employment programs in the New Orleans area. (More)

Wed, February 21st / 10am - 4pm

Main Library

Computer basics; email accounts; My Hire (LA Works), SNAP, and general benefits application assistance; resume preparation, online job applications, locating social services information (e.g housing, meals, etc.), and referrals to specialized employment programs in the New Orleans area. (More)

Wed, February 21st / 10am - 11am

Robert E. Smith Library

Learn about the many electronic resources, including e-books and audiobooks, available through the Library. Bring your laptop, smart phone, tablet, or e-reader with you, along with a valid Library card. (More)

Wed, February 21st / 10am - 2pm

East New Orleans Regional Library

AARP is offering free tax preparation assistance this tax season. AARP membership is not required. Please bring your picture ID, social security card, income documents, previous year's completed taxes, and any other appropriate tax documents. (More)

Wed, February 21st / 10am - 12pm

Mid-City Library

A representative from Odyssey House is available to assist with Medicaid applications and questions. (More)

Wed, February 21st / 10:30am

Norman Mayer Library

Story Time is open to all families and caregivers with children ages 5 & under. (More)

Wed, February 21st / 12pm

Martin Luther King Library

Our classes are appropriate for beginning and intermediate computer users. Help ranges from learning how to turn on computers to learning terminology, how to explore the Internet, and more. (More)

Wed, February 21st / 12:30pm - 2pm

Milton H. Latter Memorial Library

Bring your frozen food scraps in a reusable or compostable container, and we will transport them to local farms to be turned into nutrient-rich compost. (More)

Wed, February 21st / 3pm - 6:30pm

East New Orleans Regional Library

Computer basics; email accounts; My Hire (LA Works), SNAP, and general benefits application assistance; resume preparation, online job applications, locating social services information (e.g housing, meals, etc.), and referrals to specialized employment programs in the New Orleans area. (More)

Wed, February 21st / 3pm - 5:30pm

Main Library

Teen duelists of all skill levels welcome. (More)

Wed, February 21st / 3pm - 4:30pm

Nix Library

The New Orleans Public Library offers after-school snacks for youth in partnership with Second Harvest Food Banks’ Kids Café program at participating branches. Free snacks are offered on a first-come, first-served basis. (More)

Wed, February 21st / 4pm - 5pm

Alvar Library

The New Orleans Public Library offers after-school snacks for youth in partnership with Second Harvest Food Banks’ Kids Café program at participating branches. Free snacks are offered on a first-come, first-served basis. (More)

Wed, February 21st / 4:30pm - 7:30pm

Martin Luther King Library

Join us for a potluck celebrating 300 years of African-American influence on New Orleans cuisine. Bring a dish and enjoy those from your neighbors and friends. Immediately following, Zella Palmer, chair of the Dillard University Ray Charles Program in African-American Material Culture, talks about the African roots of Louisiana’s Creole cuisine. (More)

Wed, February 21st / 5:30pm - 7pm

Mid-City Library

Bring your frozen food scraps in a reusable or compostable container, and we will transport them to local farms to be turned into nutrient-rich compost. (More)

Wed, February 21st / 5:30pm

Nix Library

Story Time is open to all families and caregivers with children ages 2 - 7. (More)

Wed, February 21st / 6pm - 7:30pm

East New Orleans Regional Library

Watch a screening of Oscar-nominated documentary I Am Not Your Negro using the Library's new streaming service Kanopy. (More)

Wed, February 21st / 6pm - 7pm

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. (More)