• Materials may be returned during Contactless Materials Pick-Up & Drop-Off hours. All book drop boxes remain locked, materials should only be placed in designated return containers.

  • All due dates and late fines are suspended during the closure.

  • Librarians are available to assist you online and by phone. Visit ask.nolalibrary.org any time or call any Library location during operating hours for more information.

  • Orleans Parish residents without a Library account can sign up for a temporary one at getacard.nolalibrary.org.

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Read the latest issues of 95 digital magazines

We offer a wide variety of magazines for all interests and ages. From Highlights to Harper's Bazaar, from Fast Company to Food & Wine, and on and on. Access digital magazines and newspapers from our e-Resources Magazines & Newspapers webpage.


The Library's much-loved SUMMER FUN program will look a little different this year due to COVID-19; but, just because Library buildings are closed, it doesn't mean we don't have a ton of fun in store for all ages. Get started by signing up for VIRTUAL SUMMER FUN 2020.

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Library Service Update

We are very happy to announce that Library users can now safely and easily request and return materials through our new Contactless Materials Pick-Up & Drop-Off service. Instructions and additional information can be found on the Contactless Materials Pick-Up & Drop-Off service page.

Play-at-Home Bingo Keeps Us Connected

The Library impacts individuals every day in big and small ways. During quarantine, play-at-home bingo kept families connected to the Library. Read about how it affected one family here.

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