All New Orleans Public Library locations are temporarily closed to help mitigate the spread of COVID-19 in our community.
The most current information related to COVID-19 in New Orleans is available at nola.gov.
Important Library Information to Know During the Temporary Closure
Checked Out Library Materials
Please keep all currently checked out materials until we reopen.
All due dates and late fines are suspended during the closure.
All drop boxes are locked and unavailable during the closure.
The Culture Pass program is temporarily suspended. If you have a pass reservation, please contact the institution to confirm that it is open.
Use Our e-Resources
Even though our buildings are closed, nolalibrary.org and our e-Resources are always available to Library cardholders. We offer a large collection of free electronic resources for all ages. You can stay current with trends, catch up on the latest news, watch movies, read books, listen to audiobooks, learn a language, make something creative, and more, all from wherever you are.
Library updates can found through a variety of ways:
Ask A Librarian by Phone
To speak with a Librarian, call 504-383-4682 Monday through Thursday from 9 am to 7 pm or Friday from 9 am to 5 pm.
Ask A Librarian Online
Submit a request by clicking on the Ask A Librarian button at the top of this page.
While schools and libraries remain closed, we're excited to announce the launch of Virtual Storytimes and Facebook Live Storytimes.
Watch them here or visit our YouTube channel. New videos will be uploaded regularly.