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Keller Library & Community Center: A Story of Resilience and Determination​

Exterior of Rosa F. Keller Library & Community Center

On April 4, 1954, the New Orleans Public Library opened its 11th location at 3841 Washington Avenue as the Norman Mayer Broadmoor Branch. In the 67 years since, it was closed twice, both times reopening bigger and better, thanks to its dedicated and outspoken neighbors.

Library Research Provides Facts-Based Foundation to Rename Streets

Andrew Mullins and Brittanny Silva head the Library's research into New Orleans streets up for renaming.

Two New Orleans Public Library researchers have been working tirelessly to produce an in-depth, facts-based report on the origins and historical context of 25 street and park names throughout the city, which have been flagged for celebrating the Confederacy and are being considered for renaming.