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Accomplish Your New Year’s Resolutions With Your Library Card

If your resolution was to read more, it’s pretty obvious how you can use your Library card to accomplish that goal with ease. But, did you know that a New Orleans Public Library account unlocks SO much more than that? Check out just a few ways your Library card can help you stick to some common resolutions.

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A past entry in New Orleans Public Library's Black History Month Art Contest.

Black History Month 2022

Celebrate Black History Month 2022 with the Library. Orleans Parish students in grades K-12 are eligible to enter our art competition.

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East New Orleans Regional Library
Impact Stories

East New Orleans Library: A Community Pillar for 53 Years

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

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Shukrani Gray displays Kwanzaa reading recommendations from the African American Resource Collection
Staff Recommendations

Celebrate Kwanzaa with the Library

Learn about the customs, symbols, and history of Kwanzaa and what you to read, watch, and listen to this year to celebrate with recommendations from African American Resource Collection, Equity & Inclusion librarian Shukrani Gray!

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