Alvar Library

Alvar Library
913 Alvar Street
New Orleans, LA 70117 (504) 596-2667 Directions Events News


Library Manager - Adrienne Johnson

Located in the Bywater neighborhood, the Alvar Library was built by the WPA in 1940 and is a fine example of the Art Deco architectural style of that period. Weekly, we offer computer tutoring, storytime, and crafts. Collection highlights include locally-made comics and zines.

Events on 6/23/2018

Sat, June 23rd / 2pm - 4pm

Alvar Library

New Orleans poet, writer, performer, and actor Valentine Pierce leads a five-part workshop teaching teens how to write and perform spoken word with meaningful rhymes. Participants are encouraged, but not required, to attend all five sessions. The last session will be a reading/performance by participating young poets. For ages 12 - 19. (More)