Children's Resource Center Library

Children's Resource Center Library
913 Napoleon Avenue
New Orleans, LA 70115 (504) 596-2628 Directions Events News

Description

Library Manager - Linda Gielec

The Children's Resource Center Library is home to a vast collection of juvenile and young adult materials as well as a small collection of adult items and hosts many programs for children, teens, and adults.

The building is an original Carnegie Library, and has served as a public library since 1908.

Upcoming Events

Weekly Food Waste Drop-Off DID YOU KNOW: Americans throw out over 36 million tons of food waste each year. Once in landfi lls, food breaks down to produce methane, a potent greenhouse gas which contributes to climate change. Now, you can bring your frozen food scraps to our weekly food... (More)

Join us for an afternoon of live classical chamber music, whilst coloring Edgar Allan Poe inspired coloring pages! Light snacks and cold drinks will be provided. Music will be original works composed by local artist Jeff Pagano. Cellist Susan Millar-Boldissar, a graduate of Oberlin and currently a local New Orleans... (More)

Every week on Wednesday starting on May 8, 2017 for 10 occurrences

Children's Resource Center Library

A fun and interactive story time for children. Story Times are open to all families and caregivers with children age 5 and under unless noted. Every Wednesday. (More)

A fun and interactive story time in Spanish and English! Story Times are open to all families and caregivers with children age 5 and under unless noted. Every 2nd Monday of the month. (More)

Join us for a night of tabletop gaming upstairs at Mimi's hosted by the New Orleans Public Library, featuring new, original indie titles, old classic favorites, and everything in between! Bring a few friends or make some new ones. Get a library card, or renew your old one. Check out... (More)

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Join our monthly Lego Club to design and build your own fun creations! Legos will be provided. Every 2nd Saturday of the month. (More)

A fun and interactive story time for children. Story Times are open to all families and caregivers with children age 5 and under unless noted. Every 1st & 3rd Monday of the month. (More)

A fun and interactive story time for children with a French twist. Story Times are open to all families and caregivers with children age 5 and under unless noted. Every 4th Monday of the month. (More)

Vanessa Berto, a native of France, will be presenting a Super Special live French story enactment of 3 children's folk takes: 1. Roule Galette 2. Le Gros Radis 3. Cornebidouille The stories will be followed by a related craft. (More)

A fun and interactive story time for children. Story Times are open to all families and caregivers with children age 5 and under unless noted. Every 1st & 3rd Monday of the month. (More)

Stitch N' Book Knitting, Crochet, Tatting & Crafting Circle Bring your own crafty project and enjoy conversation, snacks, and your creativity. All ages are welcome. Tatting & crochet instruction available upon request. Every 1st Monday of the month. (More)

Come join us at BJ's in the Bywater (4301 Burgundy St.) for Barcation, a Summer Story Time for Adults, sponsored by Alvar Library. Join local writers who will read a story or a poem, or just tell a story. The topic is open: You can tell a story about a... (More)

Learn how to eliminate the stress of mess and get organized. Presented by Stasia Cymes, New Orleans' #1 professional organizer and author of Clear the Clutter. (More)

Join Hey Now Hooping to make a hula hoop from scratch and take it home with you! Must be 12+ to attend. Space is limited. Call or stop by to sign up. (More)

Join us for a BYOB coloring night (we'll bring some wine too). Coloring sheets, pencils, music, and snacks provided. Must be 21+ to attend. (More)

Learn about our water systems and what you can do to conserve and protect our Louisiana waterways through stories and maybe a model system. (More)