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Events on 9/25/2018

The local chapter of the International Federation of Trekkers, the USS NEW ORLEANS (NFC-61000), along with New Orleans Public Library are working together to provide Hurricane Florence relief. Please deliver any of the items listed to a participating Library location. (More)

What do Harry Potter, To Kill a Mockingbird, and Merriam-Webster’s Collegiate Dictionary have in common? They're all banned books. Click more to see what the New Orleans Public Library is doing to celebrate Banned Books Week from September 23 – 29, 2018. (More)

Tue, September 25th / 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, September 25th / 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, September 25th / 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, September 25th / 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, September 25th / 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, September 25th / 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, September 25th / 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, September 25th / 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, September 25th / During Library Hours

Algiers Regional Library

Crossroads’ Arts 4 All presents African-inspired creations, on display in September. In partnership with the Arts Council of New Orleans and Louisiana Office of Cultural Development. (More)

Tue, September 25th / 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, September 25th / During Library Hours

Cita Dennis Hubbell Library

Call Catherine at 504-596-3113 to make an hour-long appointment for one-on-one HiSET tutoring. (More)

Tue, September 25th / 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, September 25th / 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, September 25th / 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, September 25th / 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, September 25th / 10am - 4pm

Main Library

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

Tue, September 25th / 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, September 25th / 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, September 25th / 11am

Alvar Library

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

Tue, September 25th / 12pm - 4pm

Main Library

The Orleans Parish Registrar of Voters will register citizens to vote. (More)

Tue, September 25th / 1pm - 3pm

Alvar Library

A representative from Odyssey House is available to assist with Medicaid applications and questions. (More)

Tue, September 25th / 3:30pm

Martin Luther King Library

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

Tue, September 25th / 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, September 25th / 5pm - 6:30pm

Milton H. Latter Memorial Library

Meets monthly to knit, crochet, and share ideas. Plus, donate to local organizations for their use and enjoyment. (More)

Tue, September 25th / 5:30pm - 7pm

Nora Navra Library

Bring your frozen food scraps in a reusable or compostable container to feed farm animals or be turned into nutrient-rich composted used by local farms. (More)

Tue, September 25th / 6pm - 7:30pm

Main Library

The New Orleans Health Department and Medical Reserve Corps in partnership with New Orleans Public Library are excited to offer a new community course designed to teach individuals about their role in stopping the opioid crisis. (More)

Tue, September 25th / 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, September 25th / 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, September 25th / 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, September 25th / 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, September 25th / 6pm - 7pm

Robert E. Smith Library

Call Smith Library at 504-596-2638 for this month's book selection. Refreshments will be provided. (More)