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Events on 9/21/2018

The local chapter of the International Federation of Trekkers, the USS NEW ORLEANS (NFC-61000), along with New Orleans Public Library are working together to provide Hurricane Florence relief. Please deliver any of the items listed to a participating Library location. (More)

Fri, September 21st / By Appointment

Central City Library

Designed for adults who are just beginning to learn about technology or who would like to grow their digital skills and utilize the many digital resources the library offers. Reservations are required and can be made by calling 504-596-3110. (More)

Fri, September 21st / During Library Hours

Main Library

The New Orleans Public Library is proud to announce a temporary installation in partnership with Paper Monuments, Stories Unfold. This series is designed to engage a broader audience than traditional historical markers through the combination of written (narrative) and illustrated (visual) storytelling and is inspired by HistoryPin and the American Library Association. (More)

Fri, September 21st / By Appointment

Main Library

Designed for adults who are just beginning to learn about technology or who would like to grow their digital skills and utilize the many digital resources the library offers. Reservations are required and can be made by calling 504-596-2570. (More)

Fri, September 21st / By Appointment

Martin Luther King Library

Designed for adults who are just beginning to learn about technology or who would like to grow their digital skills and utilize the many digital resources the library offers. Reservations are required and can be made by calling 504-596-2695. (More)

Fri, September 21st / By Appointment

Mid-City Library

Designed for adults who are just beginning to learn about technology or who would like to grow their digital skills and utilize the many digital resources the library offers. Reservations are required and can be made by calling 504-596-2654. (More)

Fri, September 21st / By Appointment

Nix Library

Designed for those who are just beginning to learn about technology or who would like to grow their digital skills and utilize the many digital resources the library offers. Reservations are required and can be made by calling 504-596-2630. (More)

Fri, September 21st / During Library Hours

Main Library

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)

Fri, September 21st / During Library Hours

Algiers Regional Library

Crossroads’ Arts 4 All presents African-inspired creations, on display in September. In partnership with the Arts Council of New Orleans and Louisiana Office of Cultural Development. (More)

Fri, September 21st / During Library Hours

Main Library

This exhibit presents a selection of women who owned real estate or businesses in New Orleans during the 19th and early 20th centuries. Ranging from the well-known, like the Baroness Pontalba, to the obscure, like midwife Susie A. Carter, each contributed in some way to the economy of the Crescent City. The exhibit uses municipal and civil court records, directories, newspapers, and other sources in the Louisiana Division/City Archives to illustrate who these women were and how they represent the spirit of female enterprise in New Orleans. (More)

Fri, September 21st / During Library Hours

Cita Dennis Hubbell Library

Call Catherine at 504-596-3113 to make an hour-long appointment for one-on-one HiSET tutoring. (More)

Fri, September 21st / By Appointment

Robert E. Smith Library

Designed for those who are just beginning to learn about technology or who would like to grow their digital skills and utilize the many digital resources the library offers. Reservations are required and can be made by calling 504-596-2638. (More)

Fri, September 21st / By Appointment

Cita Dennis Hubbell Library

Designed for those who are just beginning to learn about technology or who would like to grow their digital skills and utilize the many digital resources the library offers. Reservations are required and can be made by calling 504-596-3113. (More)

Fri, September 21st / By Appointment

Nora Navra Library

Designed for those who are just beginning to learn about technology or who would like to grow their digital skills and utilize the many digital resources the library offers. Reservations are required and can be made by calling 504-596-3118. (More)

Fri, September 21st / 10am - 11am

Robert E. Smith Library

Learn about the many electronic resources, including e-books and audiobooks, available through the Library. Bring your laptop, smart phone, tablet, or e-reader for individual assistance. (More)

Fri, September 21st / 10am - 12pm

Milton H. Latter Memorial Library

Enjoy some play time at the Library. Meet new friends, and share Lego Duplo, Play-Doh, and puzzles with your child. For ages 1 - 5. (More)

Fri, September 21st / 10:30am - 11:30am

Rosa F. Keller Library & Community Center

Learn the A,B,C, and Ds of Medicare with this educational workshop. Find out what Medicare is, who can get it, and when you can get it. In addition to this, learn how and when to make changes to your existing coverage. (More)

Fri, September 21st / 11am - 12pm

Central City Library

Learn computer basics, create an email account, and get help with online job applications. These sessions are designed for those who are just beginning to learn about technology or who want to grow their digital skills. (More)

Fri, September 21st / 3pm - 4:30pm

Main Library

Bring your own rated-T games or play ours. (More)

Fri, September 21st / 4pm - 6pm

Main Library

A dedicated staff person is available in the Teen Zone to provide teens with one-on-one assistance using HomeworkLouisiana and navigating the college application process. For ages 13 - 19. (More)