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Adult Learning, Technology, and Job Readiness

Are you looking for help with adult learning, technology skills, finding a job, or growing your business? The New Orleans Public Library is here to connect you with the information and resources you need to grow and thrive. Our doors are open for you. 

We are passionate about bringing issues of access and diversity – in lifestyle and learning – to the community, which is a vital component of the Library’s mission of equitable access for all. The Library champions learning as a lifelong pursuit, and we work with people daily to improve their reading and computer skills. 

We are very happy you are here and we look forward to working with you.

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Need computer, smartphone, or job help? Our librarians will connect you with the right resources and organizations to assist you. Call or text 504-224-8720, fill out our Book a Librarian form, or visit any Library location and ask a staff member to help you sign up.

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YMCA Educational Services

The YMCA of Greater New Orleans offers classes for adults at the Main Library through YMCA Educational Services. Whether you want to improve your reading, writing, math, and job-readiness skills or prepare for the HiSet exam, YMCA Educational Services  can help. Registration is required. Call 504-596-3842.

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