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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 9/20/2018

The local chapter of the International Federation of Trekkers, the USS NEW ORLEANS (NFC-61000), along with New Orleans Public Library are working together to provide Hurricane Florence relief. Please deliver any of the items listed to a participating Library location. (More)

Thu, September 20th / By Appointment

Central City Library

Designed for adults 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, September 20th / During Library Hours

Main Library

The New Orleans Public Library is proud to announce a temporary installation in partnership with Paper Monuments, Stories Unfold. This series is designed to engage a broader audience than traditional historical markers through the combination of written (narrative) and illustrated (visual) storytelling and is inspired by HistoryPin and the American Library Association. (More)

Thu, September 20th / By Appointment

Main Library

Designed for adults 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 504-596-2570. (More)

Thu, September 20th / By Appointment

Martin Luther King Library

Designed for adults 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, September 20th / By Appointment

Mid-City Library

Designed for adults 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, September 20th / 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, September 20th / 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, September 20th / During Library Hours

Algiers Regional Library

Crossroads’ Arts 4 All presents African-inspired creations, on display in September. In partnership with the Arts Council of New Orleans and Louisiana Office of Cultural Development. (More)

Thu, September 20th / 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, September 20th / 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, September 20th / 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, September 20th / 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, September 20th / By Appointment

Nora Navra 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 504-596-3118. (More)

Thu, September 20th / 8:30am - 10am

Main 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, September 20th / 9am - 10:30am

Nora Navra 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 504-596-3118. (More)

Thu, September 20th / 10am - 4pm

Main Library

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

Thu, September 20th / 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, September 20th / 11am

Mid-City Library

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

Thu, September 20th / 1:30pm

Main Library

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

Thu, September 20th / 4pm - 6pm

Main Library

A dedicated staff person is available in the Teen Zone to provide teens with one-on-one assistance using HomeworkLouisiana and navigating the college application process. For ages 13 - 19. (More)

Thu, September 20th / 4pm - 5pm

East New Orleans Regional Library

Make a craft or participate in an activity every week. For ages 6 - 12. Click more to view weekly activities. (More)

Thu, September 20th / 4pm - 5:30pm

Nora Navra Library

A different activity for teens and tweens every week. Call the Library at 504-596-3118 for this week's activity. For ages 12 - 17. (More)

Thu, September 20th / 4:30pm - 5:30pm

Central City Library

Build and play with a wide assortment of Lego bricks. For ages 7 - 12. (More)

Thu, September 20th / 5pm - 6:30pm

Central City Library

Kara Tucina Olidge, PhD, Executive Director of the Amistad Research Center at Tulane University, explores New Orleans as a frontier for legal battles and protests that fueled the Civil Rights movement. (More)

Thu, September 20th / 5pm - 6pm

Algiers Regional Library

Thor, a licensed therapy dog, provides a patient and receptive audience for reluctant readers- and kids who just love dogs- to practice reading aloud. (More)

Thu, September 20th / 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, September 20th / 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, September 20th / 6pm - 7pm

Rosa F. Keller Library & Community Center

Learn the A,B,C, and Ds of Medicare with this educational workshop. Find out what Medicare is, who can get it, and when you can get it. In addition to this, learn how and when to make changes to your existing coverage. (More)