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Events on 10/17/2018

Wed, October 17th / 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)

Wed, October 17th / 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)

Wed, October 17th / 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)

Wed, October 17th / 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)

Wed, October 17th / 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)

Wed, October 17th / 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)

Wed, October 17th / 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)

Wed, October 17th / 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)

Wed, October 17th / 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)

Wed, October 17th / 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)

Wed, October 17th / 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)

Wed, October 17th / 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)

Wed, October 17th / 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)

Wed, October 17th / 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)

Wed, October 17th / 10am - 4pm

Main Library

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

Wed, October 17th / 10:30am

Norman Mayer Library

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

Wed, October 17th / 11am

Nora Navra Library

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

Wed, October 17th / 12:30pm - 2pm

Milton H. Latter Memorial Library

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

Wed, October 17th / 3pm - 5:30pm

Main Library

Teen duelists of all skill levels welcome. Bring your own deck. (More)

Wed, October 17th / 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)

Wed, October 17th / 4pm - 5:30pm

Children's Resource Center Library

Enjoy a relaxing environment with coffee, coloring, and fun conversation. Herbal tea will also be provided for those that are not into late-afternoon caffeine. (More)

Wed, October 17th / 5pm - 6pm

East New Orleans Regional Library

Join a supportive club where girls learn coding and solve real-world problems. No experience? No problem. For ages 13 - 18. In partnership with Girls Who Code. (More)

Wed, October 17th / 5:30pm - 7pm

Mid-City Library

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

Wed, October 17th / 5:30pm

Nix Library

Open to all families and caregivers with toddlers to children age 7. (More)

Wed, October 17th / 6pm

Martin Luther King Library

Learn how to establish a community and togetherness by developing better communication skills through group building & collaboration. (More)

Wed, October 17th / 6pm - 7pm

Rosa F. Keller Library & Community Center

Call the Library at 504-596-2660 in advance to confirm a volunteer will be in attendance. Notary services are not available to businesses. Limited to 5 stamps per person. (More)

Wed, October 17th / 6pm - 7:30pm

Main Library

Delve into the life of Patrina, Wild Queen of the Red Hawk Hunters, the first woman to lead a Mardi Gras Indian tribe with author, restauranteur, and founding member of the Peauxdunque Writers’ Alliance Maurice Carlos Ruffin. (More)