Main Library

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


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 12/14/2017

Thu, December 14th / 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)

Thu, December 14th / 10am - 4pm

Main Library

Computer basics; email accounts; My Hire (LA Works), SNAP, and general benefits application assistance; resume preparation, online job applications, locating social services information (e.g housing, meals, etc.), and referrals to specialized employment programs in the New Orleans area. (More)

Thu, December 14th / 1:30pm - 2:30pm

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Please join us for a mini workshop on weaving using embroidery hoops. Participants will be able to take home their projects. Materials provided on a first come, first serve basis. (More)

Thu, December 14th / 4pm - 6pm

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Homework help is available every Thursday afternoon in the teen zone with a dedicated librarian for assistance. (More)