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 2/23/2018

Fri, February 23rd / During Library Hours

Central City Library

Our one-on-one sessions are designed for those who are just beginning to learn about technology or who would like to grow their digital skills. (More)

Fri, February 23rd / During Library Hours

Main Library

While African American men’s roles in the indigenous ritual procession traditions go back over a century, the vital role of women is not as widely known. This exhibit illustrates a historical overview of the pride and work involved in preparing for the neighborhood processions that bring beauty and pride to New Orleans. It is documented through photographs and the ceremonial attire of the women who participate in the community based customs of the Black Masking/Mardi Gras Indian, Baby Doll and Social and Pleasure Club traditions. (More)

Fri, February 23rd / During Library Hours

Main Library

Our one-on-one sessions are designed for those who are just beginning to learn about technology or who would like to grow their digital skills. (More)

Fri, February 23rd / During Library Hours

Martin Luther King Library

Our one-on-one sessions are designed for those who are just beginning to learn about technology or who would like to grow their digital skills. (More)

Fri, February 23rd / During Library Hours

Mid-City Library

Our one-on-one sessions are designed for those who are just beginning to learn about technology or who would like to grow their digital skills. (More)

Fri, February 23rd / During Library Hours

Nix Library

Our one-on-one sessions are designed for those who are just beginning to learn about technology or who would like to grow their digital skills. (More)

Fri, February 23rd / 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)

Fri, February 23rd / During Library Hours

Algiers Regional Library

A collection of intricately beaded Mardi Gras Indian costumes, primarily constructed and worn by Chief Kevin Turner of the Black Mohawks, will be on display during February. (More)

In honor of Black History Month and the New Orleans Tricentennial, the New Orleans Public Library is collecting recipes and the stories behind them for a community cookbook celebrating 300 years of African-American influence on New Orleans cuisine. (More)

Fri, February 23rd / During Library Hours

Cita Dennis Hubbell Library

Hubbell Library offers one-on-one HiSET tutoring by appointment. Call us and book a one-hour session today! (More)

Fri, February 23rd / During Library Hours

Robert E. Smith Library

Our one-on-one sessions are designed for those who are just beginning to learn about technology or who would like to grow their digital skills. (More)

Fri, February 23rd / During Library Hours

Cita Dennis Hubbell Library

Our one-on-one sessions are designed for those who are just beginning to learn about technology or who would like to grow their digital skills. (More)

Fri, February 23rd / 10am - 12pm

Main Library

Join us for coloring, coffee, and conversation at Main Library. All materials are provided but you can BYOC (coloring book and/or color pencils). (More)

Fri, February 23rd / 10am - 12pm

Milton H. Latter Memorial Library

Enjoy some play time at the Library. Meet new friends, and share Lego Duplo, Play-Doh, and puzzles with your child. For ages 1 - 5. (More)

Fri, February 23rd / 10:30am - 11am

Rosa F. Keller Library & Community Center

Jack Donovan’s early childhood music program users finger plays and prop-based songs and activities that hone fine and gross motor skills, speech development, and socialization. Appropriate for kids ages 6 months -3 years accompanied by a caregiver. (More)

Fri, February 23rd / 3pm - 4:30pm

Main Library

Teens, bring your own rated-T games or play ours. (More)

Fri, February 23rd / 3pm - 4:30pm

Nix Library

The New Orleans Public Library offers after-school snacks for youth in partnership with Second Harvest Food Banks’ Kids Café program at participating branches. Free snacks are offered on a first-come, first-served basis. (More)

Fri, February 23rd / 4pm - 5pm

Alvar Library

The New Orleans Public Library offers after-school snacks for youth in partnership with Second Harvest Food Banks’ Kids Café program at participating branches. Free snacks are offered on a first-come, first-served basis. (More)