Events

There is always something fun, entertaining, and educational happening at the Library.

We offer hundreds of events each month. Search below by any combination of date, library location, or age group.

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Events on 10/23/2018

Tue, October 23rd / During Library Hours

Algiers Regional Library

The Pontchartrain Beach Last Ride photography exhibit ©9-24-83 by Dr. Darrell H. Richards will be on display throughout October. This exhibit features several photographs of its last day in operation, September 24, 1983. (More)

Tue, October 23rd / By Appointment

Central City Library

Designed for adults who are just beginning to learn about technology or who would like to grow their digital skills and utilize the many digital resources the library offers. Reservations are required and can be made by calling 504-596-3110. (More)

Tue, October 23rd / During Library Hours

Main Library

The New Orleans Public Library is proud to announce a temporary installation in partnership with Paper Monuments, Stories Unfold. This series is designed to engage a broader audience than traditional historical markers through the combination of written (narrative) and illustrated (visual) storytelling and is inspired by HistoryPin and the American Library Association. (More)

Tue, October 23rd / During Library Hours

Rosa F. Keller Library & Community Center

The New Orleans Public Library is proud to announce a temporary installation in partnership with Paper Monuments, Stories Unfold. This series is designed to engage a broader audience than traditional historical markers through the combination of written (narrative) and illustrated (visual) storytelling and is inspired by HistoryPin and the American Library Association. (More)

Tue, October 23rd / During Library Hours

Nix Library

The New Orleans Public Library is proud to announce a temporary installation in partnership with Paper Monuments, Stories Unfold. This series is designed to engage a broader audience than traditional historical markers through the combination of written (narrative) and illustrated (visual) storytelling and is inspired by HistoryPin and the American Library Association. (More)

Tue, October 23rd / By Appointment

Rosa F. Keller Library & Community Center

Designed for those who are just beginning to learn about technology or who would like to grow their digital skills and utilize the many digital resources the library offers. Reservations are required and can be made by calling 504-596-2660. (More)

Tue, October 23rd / By Appointment

Main Library

Designed for adults who are just beginning to learn about technology or who would like to grow their digital skills and utilize the many digital resources the library offers. Reservations are required and can be made by calling 504-596-2570. (More)

Tue, October 23rd / By Appointment

Martin Luther King Library

Designed for adults who are just beginning to learn about technology or who would like to grow their digital skills and utilize the many digital resources the library offers. Reservations are required and can be made by calling 504-596-2695. (More)

Tue, October 23rd / By Appointment

Mid-City Library

Designed for adults who are just beginning to learn about technology or who would like to grow their digital skills and utilize the many digital resources the library offers. Reservations are required and can be made by calling 504-596-2654. (More)

Tue, October 23rd / By Appointment

Nix Library

Designed for those who are just beginning to learn about technology or who would like to grow their digital skills and utilize the many digital resources the library offers. Reservations are required and can be made by calling 504-596-2630. (More)

Tue, October 23rd / During Library Hours

Main Library

Make a fun simple craft with supplies and examples provided. A new craft every two weeks. This is a passive craft for children, located in the Alan and Cecilia Sands Early Literacy Center. Assistance from a guardian is recommended for younger ages. (More)

Tue, October 23rd / During Library Hours

Main Library

This exhibit presents a selection of women who owned real estate or businesses in New Orleans during the 19th and early 20th centuries. Ranging from the well-known, like the Baroness Pontalba, to the obscure, like midwife Susie A. Carter, each contributed in some way to the economy of the Crescent City. The exhibit uses municipal and civil court records, directories, newspapers, and other sources in the Louisiana Division/City Archives to illustrate who these women were and how they represent the spirit of female enterprise in New Orleans. (More)

Tue, October 23rd / By Appointment

Robert E. Smith Library

Designed for those who are just beginning to learn about technology or who would like to grow their digital skills and utilize the many digital resources the library offers. Reservations are required and can be made by calling 504-596-2638. (More)

Tue, October 23rd / By Appointment

Cita Dennis Hubbell Library

Designed for those who are just beginning to learn about technology or who would like to grow their digital skills and utilize the many digital resources the library offers. Reservations are required and can be made by calling 504-596-3113. (More)

Tue, October 23rd / By Appointment

Nora Navra Library

Designed for those who are just beginning to learn about technology or who would like to grow their digital skills and utilize the many digital resources the library offers. Reservations are required and can be made by calling 504-596-3118. (More)

Tue, October 23rd / 9am - 10:30am

Nora Navra Library

Designed for those who are just beginning to learn about technology or who would like to grow their digital skills and utilize the many digital resources the library offers. Reservations are required and can be made by calling 504-596-3118. (More)

Tue, October 23rd / 10am - 4pm

Main Library

Enrolled students receive individualized teaching focused on academic skills, workforce development, and technological knowledge. Enrollment is required. (More)

Tue, October 23rd / 10am - 12pm

Norman Mayer Library

Designed for those who are just beginning to learn about technology or who would like to grow their digital skills and utilize the many digital resources the library offers. (More)

Tue, October 23rd / 11am - 12pm

Algiers Regional Library

Designed for those who are just beginning to learn about technology or who would like to grow their digital skills and utilize the many digital resources the library offers. (More)

Tue, October 23rd / 11am - 12pm

Milton H. Latter Memorial Library

Nutrition Educator Yvette Sapp will provide tips, tricks, and lessons on healthy eating for you and your family. This series focuses on different health topics and includes sample recipe tasting. To sign up, call Yvette at 504-658-2900 or email her at ysapp@agcenter.lsu.edu. This program is intended for limited-income families who have young children living in the household, who are expecting a child, or who provide noncustodial care for children on a regular basis. In partnership with LSU AgCenter and the Expanded Food & Nutrition Education Program. (More)

Tue, October 23rd / 11am

Alvar Library

Open to all families and caregivers with children age 5 and under. (More)

Tue, October 23rd / 3:30pm

Martin Luther King Library

Open to all families and caregivers with children age 5 and under. (More)

Tue, October 23rd / 4pm - 6pm

Main Library

A dedicated staff person is available in the Teen Zone to provide teens with one-on-one assistance using HomeworkLouisiana and navigating the college application process. For ages 13 - 19. (More)

Tue, October 23rd / 5pm - 6pm

East New Orleans Regional Library

Taste test different types of Oreos and guess the flavors. The teen with the most correct guesses wins a special prize. For ages 11 - 17. (More)

Tue, October 23rd / 5pm - 6pm

Rosa F. Keller Library & Community Center

Muster your courage, step behind the microphone, recite your own poetry to an audience, breathe a sigh of relief, and enjoy the applause. For ages 14 - 17. (More)

Tue, October 23rd / 5pm - 6:30pm

Mid-City Library

Get crafty at your Library. Learn to make fun things and learn new skills For ages 12 - 18. Click more to see the weekly activities. (More)

Tue, October 23rd / 5:30pm - 7pm

Main Library

Join Staff from the Louisiana Division/City Archives & Special Collections and learn about the history of the department, its extensive holdings, the efforts to ensure that this unique collection is accessible, and exactly why the archival collection is in a basement. There will also be a special selection of materials on display for attendees to view with accompanying explanation of their importance by staff. Attendance is limited so please RSVP to 504-596-2610. (More)

Tue, October 23rd / 5:30pm - 7:30pm

Norman Mayer Library

Discuss your legal concerns one-on-one with a local lawyer. The clinic does not handle criminal cases. In partnership with the Louisiana State Bar Association. (More)

Tue, October 23rd / 5:30pm - 7pm

Nora Navra Library

Bring your frozen food scraps to our weekly food waste drop-off. For more information, click more. (More)

Tue, October 23rd / 6pm - 7:30pm

Cita Dennis Hubbell Library

Join other neighborhood knitters, crocheters, and needleworkers our drop-in needlework group. Finish that project that's been gathering dust, visit and share tips and ideas, or just hang out with other crafty folks. Teens and adults of all skill levels welcome. (More)

Tue, October 23rd / 6pm - 7pm

Rosa F. Keller Library & Community Center

A group for learning and discussion of the French of Louisiana, including its origins, its present condition, and its future. All levels of fluency welcome. For more information, contact Sam Craft at 504-427-9375 or latablelouisianaise@gmail.com. (More)

Tue, October 23rd / 6pm - 7:45pm

Rosa F. Keller Library & Community Center

A supportive, relaxed environment for those who want to strengthen their English-speaking skills. Specifically designed for the ESL community. (More)

Tue, October 23rd / 6pm - 7:30pm

Martin Luther King Library

Café Au Lait is a breastfeeding support group for women of color. Our mission is to improve outcomes for women of color by providing a culturally appropriate space to gather and provide peer support. Our goal is to educate, empower, and embrace pregnant and breastfeeding women in our community. Open to all pregnant and nursing families. (More)

Tue, October 23rd / 6pm - 7pm

Robert E. Smith Library

Discuss a new book each month. New members are always welcome. Call the Library at 504-596-2638 for this month's selection. (More)