Events

There is always something fun, entertaining, and educational happening at the Library.

We offer hundreds of events each month. Search below by any combination of date, library location, or age group.

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Events on 8/18/2018

Sat, August 18th / By Appointment

Main 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 504-596-2585. (More)

Sat, August 18th / By Appointment

Martin Luther King 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 504-596-2695. (More)

Sat, August 18th / By Appointment

Mid-City 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 504-596-2654. (More)

Sat, August 18th / 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)

Sat, August 18th / 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)

Sat, August 18th / During Library Hours

Algiers Regional Library

Crossroads’ Arts 4 All presents African-inspired creations, on display in August. (More)

Sat, August 18th / 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)

Sat, August 18th / 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)

Sat, August 18th / 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)

Sat, August 18th / 10am - 1pm

Norman Mayer Library

Skill building, creativity, respect, responsibility, perseverance, and self-discipline are some of the attributes that can be learned by the art of sewing. For girls ages 13 - 17. (More)

Sat, August 18th / 10am - 11:30am

East New Orleans Regional Library

Join the East New Orleans community in an open conversation with District E City Council Member Cyndi Nguyen. She will be available to discuss your ideas for growing a successful community in the years to come. (More)

Sat, August 18th / 10am - 12pm

Algiers Regional Library

In 2019, Algiers will celebrate the tricentennial of its founding. Algiers Point resident, business owner, and co-founder of the Algiers Historical Society Kevin Herridge highlights the changes in Algiers over the past 300 years. (More)

Sat, August 18th / 10am - 11am

Alvar Library

Open to all families and caregivers with children age 5 and over. (More)

Sat, August 18th / 10am - 10:45am

Rosa F. Keller Library & Community Center

Call the Library at 504-596-2660 in advance to confirm a volunteer will be in attendance. Notary services are not available to businesses. Limited to 5 stamps per person. (More)

Sat, August 18th / 10am - 11am

Children's Resource Center Library

Ms. Angele will read to us in French, followed by a related craft. Open to all families and caregivers with children of all ages. (More)

Sat, August 18th / 10am - 12pm

Rosa F. Keller Library & Community Center

Assistance for those who want to become U.S. citizens by guiding them through the application forms and tutoring for the naturalization test. (More)

Sat, August 18th / 10:30am - 12pm

Rosa F. Keller Library & Community Center

Bring your frozen food scraps in a reusable or compostable container to feed farm animals or be turned into nutrient-rich composted used by local farms. (More)

Sat, August 18th / 10:30am & 2pm

Cita Dennis Hubbell Library

Join us for family movies every Saturday. Refreshments are provided. Click more to view upcoming movies. (More)

Sat, August 18th / 12pm - 1:30pm

Martin Luther King Library

Join the Lower Ninth Ward community in an open conversation with District E City Council Member Cyndi Nguyen. She will be available to discuss your ideas for growing a successful community in the years to come. (More)

Sat, August 18th / 1pm - 4pm

Rosa F. Keller Library & Community Center

Open to all anime fans, this relaxing drop in game day will feature Pictionary, Charades, Password, and a K-pop dance game. For ages 15 and over. (More)

Sat, August 18th / 1pm - 4pm

Main Library

Learn and play chess. Open to adults and teens, beginners and skilled players. (More)

Sat, August 18th / 1pm

Main Library

Open to all families and caregivers with children age 7 and under. (More)

Sat, August 18th / 2pm - 4pm

East New Orleans Regional Library

Our Book Club is for adults who enjoy reading and sharing their opinions about books. Click more to view upcoming selections. (More)

Sat, August 18th / 2pm - 4pm

Main Library

In the Teen Zone on the second floor. (More)

Sat, August 18th / 2pm - 3:30pm

Cita Dennis Hubbell Library

Bring your frozen food scraps in a reusable or compostable container to feed farm animals or be turned into nutrient-rich composted used by local farms. (More)