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 10/17/2017

Tue, October 17th / During Library Hours

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1-on-1 assistance with Internet use, general computer skills, online web searching, software use, and accessing resources available through the library using various electronic devices. For more information or to schedule an appointment, please call 504-596-2585. Reservations are required. Daily. (More)

Tue, October 17th / 10am - 4pm

Main Library

Computer basics; email accounts; My Hire (LA Works), SNAP, and general benefits application assistance; resume preparation, online job applications, locating social services information (e.g housing, meals, etc.), and referrals to specialized employment programs in the New Orleans area. For more information, please call 504-596-3842 or visit their website. Reservations are required for high school diploma classes. Walk-in computer assistance is every Monday - Wednesday from 10am - 4pm.
High school diploma classes are by reservation every Monday - Thursday from 10am - 4pm.
YES! also has an office at East New Orleans Regional Library and is open every Monday - Thursday from 10am - 3pm for walk-in computer assistance and every Monday & Wednesday by reservation from 4pm - 6:30pm for high school diploma classes. (More)

Tue, October 17th / During Library Hours

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During October, the Main Library will showcase photography from the MyNew Orleans Photo Project on the 2nd floor. Photographs are by those affected by homelessness in our city. There will also be a reception on Tuesday, October 10 from 5pm - 8pm (World Homeless Day). For more information on World Homeless Day, visit their website here. Daily from October 8 to November 4. (More)

Tue, October 17th / 9am - 10am

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Get to know your neighbors, learn about community resources and programs, and enjoy breakfast on the Main Library's Gravier-side porch. Sponsored by students from Tulane School of Social Work, YES!, and the New Orleans Public Library. Every Tuesday. (More)