This was our biggest SUMMER FUN program yet.

June 1st, 2019

This was our biggest SUMMER FUN program yet.


Thank you for making summer so much fun!

Raffle Prize Information

For Children: Drawstring backpacks; earbuds; Amazon gift cards
For Teens: Drawstring backpacks; earbuds; Bluetooth speakers
For Adults: NOPL super fan prize pack; Steamboat Natchez tickets; $25 bookstore certificates; Amazon Fire HD 8 tablet

Chances to earn raffle tickets expired at 5pm on July 20. Each Library location will hold drawings on Monday, July 22. The locations will draw one drawing per item/package for children, teens, and adults. Winners will be contacted and informed that they have until Monday, July 29, to visit the Library location to pick up their prize. If a prize has not been picked up by Tuesday, July 30, the location may redraw for a new winner.

Adult Writing Contest Winners

1st Place: Russell MacClaren, The Power of Reading
2nd Place: Gilbert Estrada, A Summer Season
3rd Place: Sarah Waits, Mississippi, U.S.A.

Winners’ Reading Night was held on Tuesday, July 16 from 6pm - 7:30pm at Mid-City Library.

Summer Fun is sponsored by the Friends of the New Orleans Public Library.

Other News

Central City Library is Moving to a New Larger Location this Fall: Allie Mae Williams Multi Service Center at 2020 Jackson Avenue Library services within the Mahalia Jackson Learning Center will end Thursday, September 26. Pop-up Library Service: Until the new location opens this fall, there will be three-day-a-week Library... (More)

Pharmacists will administer free flu shots at the Library. Please bring I.D. and insurance card/information. Vouchers are available on a first-come, first-served basis for those who are uninsured. Available to adults and children age 7 & older with parent or guardian's consent. Main Library on Thursday, August 29 from 3pm... (More)

The New Orleans Public Library will eliminate Library late fines for youth materials beginning Sunday, September 1, 2019. This board-approved policy change will remove economic barriers that impede access to the Library’s youth materials. With 44% of New Orleans third-graders being unable to read at a 3rd-grade level and 40%... (More)

The New Orleans Public Library has all of the resources you need for a successful school year.

Homework Help & Clubs

Homework Help in person, over the phone, and online.
Did you know that Library staff answered over 700,000 questions in person, over the phone, and online last year? If... (More)