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Events on 12/11/2018

Tue, December 11th / 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)

Tue, December 11th / 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)

Tue, December 11th / During Library Hours

Nora Navra 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)

Tue, December 11th / By Appointment

Rosa F. Keller Library & Community Center

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 504-596-2660. (More)

Tue, December 11th / 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)

Tue, December 11th / 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)

Tue, December 11th / 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)

Tue, December 11th / 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)

Tue, December 11th / During Library Hours

Main Library

Make a fun, simple craft with supplies and examples provided. We will have 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)

Tue, December 11th / 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)

Tue, December 11th / 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)

Tue, December 11th / 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)

Tue, December 11th / 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)

Tue, December 11th / During Library Hours

Martin Luther King Library

This year's PhotoNOLA exhibit features Re-Examining the Landscape series by Kalee Appleton. Driven by the evolution of photography from analog-based to a predominately digital medium, Appleton’s artistic research examines the materiality of photography. (More)

Tue, December 11th / During Library Hours

Algiers Regional Library

This year’s PhotoNOLA exhibit features The Red Chair series by Ryan Lips. These photographs feature a red chair in different settings to offer scale and intimacy to landscape photography. (More)

Tue, December 11th / During Library Hours

Children's Resource Center Library

This year's PhotoNOLA exhibit features Living Dead series by Rachel June. June works in many different mediums including plexiglass, vinyl, wood, acyclic paint, and film. This installation reflects time (past and present), the economy, and our culture within the architectural elements of New Orleans. In celebration of the tricentennial, she communicates the importance in the preservation of our distinctive city. (More)

Tue, December 11th / During Library Hours

Central City Library

The "Yarns and Heroes" Exhibit is a display of artwork by members of the Central City Senior Center and also features video created for Your Story, Our Story, a collaboration between the Midlo Center and the Tenement Project. In partnership with Ashé Cultural Arts Center. (More)

Tue, December 11th / 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)

Tue, December 11th / 10am - 4pm

Main Library

Enrolled students receive individualized teaching focused on academic skills, workforce development, and technological knowledge. Enrollment is required. Call 504-596-3842 or email yes@ymcaneworleans.org. (More)

Tue, December 11th / 10am - 12pm

Norman Mayer 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)

Tue, December 11th / 11am - 12pm

Algiers Regional 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)

Tue, December 11th / 11am

Alvar Library

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

Tue, December 11th / 3:30pm

Martin Luther King Library

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

Tue, December 11th / 4pm - 6pm

East New Orleans Regional Library

Representatives from the Youth Empowerment Project (YEP) will provide information and answer questions about their mentoring, employment readiness, and enrichment services. They will also have applications for individuals who want to apply. For ages 16 - 24. (More)

Tue, December 11th / 5pm - 6pm

Rosa F. Keller Library & Community Center

Interested in writing but don't know how to get started? Are you writing already but aren't sure where to turn for help and feedback? Bring something you have written that is a page or less (short fiction, a poem, a true story, a comic strip, a joke, etc.) and share your writing with a supportive group of aspiring young writers like you. For ages 14 - 17. (More)

Tue, December 11th / 5:30pm - 7pm

Martin Luther King Library

Enjoy a relaxing environment with wine and coloring. For ages 21 & over. (More)

Tue, December 11th / 5:30pm - 7pm

Nora Navra Library

Bring your frozen food scraps to our weekly food waste drop-off. For more information, click more. (More)

Tue, December 11th / 6pm - 7pm

Rosa F. Keller Library & Community Center

A group for learning and discussion of the French of Louisiana, including its origins, its present condition, and its future. All levels of fluency welcome. For more information, contact Sam Craft at 504-427-9375 or latablelouisianaise@gmail.com. (More)

Tue, December 11th / 6pm - 7:45pm

Rosa F. Keller Library & Community Center

A supportive, relaxed environment for those who want to strengthen their English-speaking skills. Specifically designed for the ESL community. (More)

Tue, December 11th / 6pm - 7:30pm

East New Orleans Regional Library

Calling all crafters: bring your knitting, crochet, cross stitch, or other projects for a relaxing night at the Library. We will also have some supplies for those who want to start something new. (More)

Tue, December 11th / 6pm - 7pm

Robert E. Smith Library

The Alzheimer’s Association will offer helpful tips to assist families in having honest and caring conversations with family members about dementia. The workshop reinforces the need to plan ahead and build a care team that communicates well in order to reduce the stress that can accompany a disease like Alzheimer’s and connects you with helpful resources to enhance quality of life for everyone involved. (More)

Tue, December 11th / 6pm - 7:30pm

Milton H. Latter Memorial Library

Sew Hip NOLA is a monthly gathering of intermediate sewists who meet to create various projects together. (More)

Tue, December 11th / 6:30pm - 8pm

Cita Dennis Hubbell Library

Clarinetist, composer, jazz historian and musical educator Michael White, PhD, of Xavier University, will celebrate a lifetime of second lines and jazz funerals at this very special Author Night. (More)