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Staff Recommendations: Post Roe Reading

With the issue being both controversial and multifaceted, people across the political spectrum can benefit from resources about the issue and what will happen legally in the absence of Roe v. Wade.

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History

City Archives & Special Collections: Celebrating 75 Years at the Library

To celebrate the 75th Anniversary of the City Archives at the New Orleans Public Library, staff created an exhibit to feature the contributions of nine City Agencies to the collections held at the City Archives. Each exhibit will show the historically significant, impactful, and interesting materials the agencies have transferred to the Archives.

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Impact Stories

Library Celebrates 13 Students at Citywide Adult Graduation Ceremony​

Last month, we celebrated the achievements of 85 adults who received their diplomas during the 15th annual Greater New Orleans Adult Education Graduation. The graduating class successfully passed their HiSETs – a high school equivalency exam similar to the GED – after attending one of a number of adult education programs, including the 13 students Library services.

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History

Remembering The Stonewall Riots

Every June, LGBTQ+ communities across the United States celebrate Pride Month. Now known for energetic celebrations like parades, festivals, and parties, Pride began as a political demonstration when riots broke out at the now legendary Stonewall Inn.

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