Grow your garden with free seeds from the Seed Libraries at select New Orleans Public Library locations. Seed Libraries are located at:
- Alvar Library
- Cita Dennis Hubbell Library
- Rosa F. Keller Library & Community Center
- Mid-City Library
- Milton H. Latter Memorial Library
Seed Libraries have seeds for fruits, vegetables, and herbs that grow in New Orleans. Availability may vary. Please visit a location with a Seed Library for current information on seed offerings.
- Seeds are only available at select locations with Seed Libraries during the Library’s regular hours of operation.
- Seeds are free for New Orleans Public Library cardholders in good standing.
- Library cardholders can borrow 3 packets per day.
- Seeds are available first-come, first-served and cannot be placed on hold.
- Seeds do not need to be returned.
- The Library cannot accept returns or donations of seeds saved from plants grown by neighborhood gardeners. Small donations of packaged store-bought seeds may be accepted.