Main Library

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

Description

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 6/28/2017

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Wednesday, June 28th

Main Library

Odyssey House will be available to assist with Medicaid applications and questions. Odyssey House can also assist in answering questions such as:
- Why should I go to the doctor when I'm not sick?
- How often should I get tested for STIs?
- How can I apply for Medicaid?... (More)

Wednesday, June 28th

Main Library

Bruce Davenport, Jr. was born in 1972 at Charity Hospital and grew up in the Lafitte Housing Projects in the 6th Ward. With the encouragement of his grandparents who raised him, he began to draw at the age of five as a means to entertain himself and document the world... (More)

Wednesday, June 28th

Main Library

This class provides a foundation in Italian language, alongside an insight into some aspects of the rich and varied Italian culture presented by the American Italian Cultural Center, a nonprofit whose mission is to honor and celebrate the Italian-American heritage in Louisiana. Refreshments will be served. (More)