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Events on 11/13/2018

Tue, November 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)

Tue, November 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)

Tue, November 13th / During Library Hours

Mid-City 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)

Tue, November 13th / By Appointment

Rosa F. Keller Library & Community Center

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 504-596-2660. (More)

Tue, November 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)

Tue, November 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)

Tue, November 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)

Tue, November 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)

Tue, November 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)

Tue, November 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)

Tue, November 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)

Tue, November 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)

Tue, November 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)

Tue, November 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)

Tue, November 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)

Tue, November 13th / 10am - 12pm

Norman Mayer 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)

Tue, November 13th / 10:30am - 11:30am

Main Library

Scams can be complicated and involve many people, which can make it difficult to catch and convict criminals. This is why personal prevention is the most crucial tool in combating fraud. In this workshop, AARP Louisiana will arm you with the latest data on fraud trends and provide tips to protect yourself and your family. (More)

Tue, November 13th / 11am - 12pm

Algiers Regional 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)

Tue, November 13th / 11am

Alvar Library

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

Tue, November 13th / 3:30pm

Martin Luther King Library

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

Tue, November 13th / 4pm - 5pm

East New Orleans Regional Library

Start the morning with songs and books, then stay for play group. For ages 0 - 2 and their parents or caregivers. (More)

Tue, November 13th / 5pm - 6pm

Rosa F. Keller Library & Community Center

Interested in writing but don't know how to get started? Are you writing already but aren't sure where to turn for help and feedback? Bring something you have written that is a page or less (short fiction, a poem, a true story, a comic strip, a joke, etc.) and share your writing with a supportive group of aspiring young writers like you. For ages 14 - 17. (More)

Tue, November 13th / 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)

Tue, November 13th / 5:30pm - 7pm

Martin Luther King Library

Enjoy a relaxing environment with wine and coloring. For ages 21 & over. (More)

Tue, November 13th / 5:30pm - 7pm

Nora Navra Library

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

Tue, November 13th / 6pm - 7:30pm

Nora Navra Library

A story about a beautiful street musician suffering from memory loss and a disheartened neuroscientist intent on helping her, bringing together the city of New Orleans and the jazz that made it famous. Discussion to follow. (More)

Tue, November 13th / 6pm - 7pm

Robert E. Smith Library

Alzheimer’s disease is not a normal part of aging. It is a progressive and fatal brain disease that is the most common form of dementia. This workshop, presented by the Alzheimer’s Association, is for anyone who would like to know more about Alzheimer’s and related dementias. Topics will include symptoms and effects of Alzheimer’s disease and other types of dementia, how Alzheimer’s affects the brain, the benefits of early detection, treatment, hope for the future, and more. (More)

Tue, November 13th / 6pm - 7pm

Rosa F. Keller Library & Community Center

A group for learning and discussion of the French of Louisiana, including its origins, its present condition, and its future. All levels of fluency welcome. For more information, contact Sam Craft at 504-427-9375 or latablelouisianaise@gmail.com. (More)

Tue, November 13th / 6pm - 7:45pm

Rosa F. Keller Library & Community Center

A supportive, relaxed environment for those who want to strengthen their English-speaking skills. Specifically designed for the ESL community. (More)

Tue, November 13th / 6pm - 7:30pm

Milton H. Latter Memorial Library

Sew Hip NOLA is a monthly gathering of intermediate sewists who meet to create various projects together. (More)

Tue, November 13th / 6:30pm - 8pm

Cita Dennis Hubbell Library

Bryan Batt, whose family opened and operated Pontchartrain Beach, and co-author Katy Danos will present their new book, featuring previously unpublished photographs and and memorabilia from the iconic beachfront attraction, as well as memories shared by celebrities, former employees, and frequent park-goers. Sponsored by the Friends of Hubbell Library. (More)