Main Library

Main Library
219 Loyola Avenue
New Orleans, LA 70112 (504) 596-2560 Directions Events News


Library Manager - Emily Painton

The Main Library, located in the Central Business District, opened in December 1958. The building, encompassing three main floors and two sub-basements, is the Library's flagship location, providing the system's largest collection of popular and research sources.

The Main Library offers a wide collection of books, music, and movies, and hosts many programs for children, teens, and adults.

Events on 12/16/2017

Sat, December 16th / During Library Hours

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Our one-on-one sessions are designed for those who are just beginning to learn about technology or who would like to grow their digital skills. (More)

Sat, December 16th / 1pm

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Story Time is open to all families and caregivers with children age 7 and under. (More)

Sat, December 16th / 1pm - 4pm

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Join us each Saturday afternoon to learn and play chess. Open to adults and teens; beginners and skilled players. Every Saturday. (More)

Sat, December 16th / 2pm - 4pm

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In the Teen Zone, on the second floor. (More)