When East New Orleans Regional Library first opened on Read Boulevard in 1968, it was the largest in the New Orleans Public Library system. In the five decades since, the Library has served as a pillar of the community, particularly during Hurricane Katrina recovery efforts in the area, which was devastated by the storm. E
The New Orleans Public Library’s Main location is hosting the MyNew Orleans Photo Project Retrospective, a Prospect 5 satellite exhibit.
The New Orleans Public Library teamed up with UNO students to tell the often overlooked story of some of New Orleans’ most influential women.
In 1963, iconic New Orleans architects Curtis & Davis built the headquarters for the Automotive Life Insurance Company at 4140 Canal Street. Fifty-three years later, a new tenant moved in: the New Orleans Public Library.
For the past few weeks, 7th graders Gracie Hodes and Sophia Vernier–Molinario have spent every Monday afternoon building their coding and creativity skills at the New Orleans Public Library’s Girls Who Code Club.
The Library has partnered with Hermann-Grima + Gallier Historic Houses to increase public access to New Orleans’ culture and history.
Nestled within the historic Algiers Point neighborhood, Cita Dennis Hubbell Library is almost always buzzing with activity and has been considered one of the defining features of the community since it first opened its doors in 1907.
Sonnet Ireland grew up hearing stories about the time her librarian uncle wrestled a bear, but never knew the details. After reaching out to the Library’s Archives & Special Collections, Sonnet got her answer, reconnecting with her beloved Uncle Joe along the way, who died in 2012.
What must die for life to be worth living? What does truly living look like? These are the questions artist Marta Rodriguez Maleck seeks to pose in her new installation, “Vivir es Morir,” which is currently on display at the New Orleans Public Library’s Main Library.