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Events on 12/13/2018

Thu, December 13th / 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)

Thu, December 13th / 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)

Thu, December 13th / During Library Hours

Nora Navra 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)

Thu, December 13th / 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)

Thu, December 13th / 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)

Thu, December 13th / 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)

Thu, December 13th / 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)

Thu, December 13th / During Library Hours

Main Library

Make a fun, simple craft with supplies and examples provided. We will have 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)

Thu, December 13th / 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)

Thu, December 13th / 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)

Thu, December 13th / 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)

Thu, December 13th / 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)

Thu, December 13th / During Library Hours

Martin Luther King Library

This year's PhotoNOLA exhibit features Re-Examining the Landscape series by Kalee Appleton. Driven by the evolution of photography from analog-based to a predominately digital medium, Appleton’s artistic research examines the materiality of photography. (More)

Thu, December 13th / During Library Hours

Algiers Regional Library

This year’s PhotoNOLA exhibit features The Red Chair series by Ryan Lips. These photographs feature a red chair in different settings to offer scale and intimacy to landscape photography. (More)

Thu, December 13th / During Library Hours

Children's Resource Center Library

This year's PhotoNOLA exhibit features Living Dead series by Rachel June. June works in many different mediums including plexiglass, vinyl, wood, acyclic paint, and film. This installation reflects time (past and present), the economy, and our culture within the architectural elements of New Orleans. In celebration of the tricentennial, she communicates the importance in the preservation of our distinctive city. (More)

Thu, December 13th / During Library Hours

Central City Library

The "Yarns and Heroes" Exhibit is a display of artwork by members of the Central City Senior Center and also features video created for Your Story, Our Story, a collaboration between the Midlo Center and the Tenement Project. In partnership with Ashé Cultural Arts Center. (More)

Thu, December 13th / 8:30am - 10am

Main Library

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

Thu, December 13th / 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)

Thu, December 13th / 10am - 4pm

Main Library

Enrolled students receive individualized teaching focused on academic skills, workforce development, and technological knowledge. Enrollment is required. Call 504-596-3842 or email yes@ymcaneworleans.org. (More)

Thu, December 13th / 11am - 12:30pm

Milton H. Latter Memorial Library

Discuss a new book each month. New members are always welcome. Call the Library at 504-596-2625 for this month's selection. (More)

Thu, December 13th / 11am - 1pm

Alvar 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)

Thu, December 13th / 11am

Mid-City Library

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

Thu, December 13th / 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)

Thu, December 13th / 4pm - 5pm

Central City Library

Build and play with a wide assortment of Lego bricks. For ages 7 - 12. (More)

Thu, December 13th / 4pm - 5pm

East New Orleans Regional Library

Make a craft or participate in an activity every week. For ages 6 - 12. Click more to view weekly activities. (More)

Thu, December 13th / 4pm - 5:30pm

Nora Navra Library

A different activity for teens and tweens every week. Call the Library at 504-596-3118 for this week's activity. For ages 12 - 17. (More)

Thu, December 13th / 5pm - 6pm

Algiers Regional Library

Thor, a licensed therapy dog, provides a patient and receptive audience for reluctant readers- and kids who just love dogs- to practice reading aloud. (More)

Thu, December 13th / 5pm - 7pm

Martin Luther King Library

Enjoy a movie based off of a YA novel and refreshments. Click more to view upcoming selections. (More)

Thu, December 13th / 5pm - 6pm

Norman Mayer Library

Celebrate the holidays by dropping in to frost and decorate a pre-baked cookie. (More)

Thu, December 13th / 5:30pm - 7pm

Alvar Library

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

Thu, December 13th / 5:30pm - 7pm

Algiers Regional Library

Why should kids have all the fun? Turn the music up and dance to the music of your choosing in your own set of headphones. (More)

Thu, December 13th / 6pm - 7pm

Rosa F. Keller Library & Community Center

Reading to Rover is an opportunity to share the unconditional love of dogs with children who want to read, practice reading aloud, or who may not have a pet of their own. (More)