Events

There is always something fun, entertaining, and educational happening at the Library.

We offer hundreds of events each month. Search below by any combination of date, library location, or age group.

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Events on 9/19/2018

Wed, September 19th / 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, September 19th / 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, September 19th / 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, September 19th / 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, September 19th / 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, September 19th / 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, September 19th / 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, September 19th / 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)

Wed, September 19th / 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, September 19th / 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)

Wed, September 19th / 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, September 19th / 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, September 19th / 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, September 19th / 10am - 3pm

East New Orleans Regional Library

Walk-in clients receive assistance with workforce readiness, technological assistance, and community advancement. (More)

Wed, September 19th / 10am - 4pm

Main Library

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

Wed, September 19th / 10am - 4pm

Main Library

Walk-in clients receive assistance with workforce readiness, technological assistance, and community advancement. (More)

Wed, September 19th / 10am - 12:30pm

Algiers Regional Library

This series focuses how to use different sites and software applications. Each week, we will discuss a new topic or a continuation of the previous week's instruction. Space is limited. Registration is required by calling the Library at 504-596-2641. Previous computer skills are preferred. (More)

Wed, September 19th / 10:30am

Norman Mayer Library

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

Wed, September 19th / 11am

Nora Navra Library

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

Wed, September 19th / 3pm - 6:30pm

East New Orleans Regional Library

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

Wed, September 19th / 3pm - 5:30pm

Main Library

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

Wed, September 19th / 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, September 19th / 4pm - 5:30pm

Children's Resource Center Library

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

Wed, September 19th / 5pm - 6pm

East New Orleans Regional Library

Earn community service hours, eat pizza, and help decide what you want to see at your Library. For ages 11 - 17. (More)

Wed, September 19th / 5pm - 7pm

East New Orleans Regional Library

Learn how to make larger-than-life paper flowers for weddings, special events, and household decor. All supplies provided. Intended for adults, but children may attend with a parent or caregiver to help. (More)

Wed, September 19th / 5:30pm

Nix Library

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

Wed, September 19th / 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, September 19th / 6pm

Main Library

Have you been formerly incarcerated or in prison? You are entering the job market again but don’t know how to begin because you’ve been confined for several or many years. Attend and participate to learn the “how” of finding that employer and position that fits your unique skill set. Learn how to present yourself in the interview for a positive outcome. The first step is to take the "Professionally You" survey online, which takes about 12 minutes. Email jrareshide@mindspring.com to request the codes to access the survey. Put “Survey” in the subject line. (More)