Events

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Events on 2/25/2018

Sun, February 25th / During Library Hours

Main Library

While African American men’s roles in the indigenous ritual procession traditions go back over a century, the vital role of women is not as widely known. This exhibit illustrates a historical overview of the pride and work involved in preparing for the neighborhood processions that bring beauty and pride to New Orleans. It is documented through photographs and the ceremonial attire of the women who participate in the community based customs of the Black Masking/Mardi Gras Indian, Baby Doll and Social and Pleasure Club traditions. (More)

Sun, February 25th / During Library Hours

Main Library

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)

Sun, February 25th / 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)

Sun, February 25th / During Library Hours

Algiers Regional Library

A collection of intricately beaded Mardi Gras Indian costumes, primarily constructed and worn by Chief Kevin Turner of the Black Mohawks, will be on display during February. (More)

In honor of Black History Month and the New Orleans Tricentennial, the New Orleans Public Library is collecting recipes and the stories behind them for a community cookbook celebrating 300 years of African-American influence on New Orleans cuisine. (More)

Sun, February 25th / During Library Hours

Robert E. Smith Library

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)

Sun, February 25th / 1pm - 2pm

Milton H. Latter Memorial 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 with you, along with a valid Library card. (More)

Sun, February 25th / 2pm - 3:30pm

Norman Mayer Library

Bring your frozen food scraps in a reusable or compostable container, and we will transport them to local farms to be turned into nutrient-rich compost. (More)