Main Library

Main Library
219 Loyola Avenue
New Orleans, LA 70112 (504) 596-2560 Directions Events News

Description

Library Manager - Emily Painton

The Main Library, located in the Central Business District, opened in December 1958. The building, encompassing three main floors and two sub-basements, is the Library's flagship location, providing the system's largest collection of popular and research sources.

The Main Library offers a wide collection of books, music, and movies, and hosts many programs for children, teens, and adults.

Events on 4/23/2018

Mon, April 23rd / During Library Hours

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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)

Mon, April 23rd / During Library Hours

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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)

Mon, April 23rd / 10am - 4pm

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

Mon, April 23rd / 10am - 4pm

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

Celebrate National Poetry Month with us at the Old Point Bar (545 Patterson Drive). Have a drink, and share some words. Read your original work or pieces by your favorite poets (or songwriters because it's Jazz Appreciation Month too). Funny, sad, long, short, we want to hear it all. (More)