Main Library

Main Library
219 Loyola Avenue
New Orleans, LA 70112 (504) 596-2560 Directions Events News

Description

Library Manager - Emily Painton

The Main Library, located in the Central Business District, opened in December 1958. The building, encompassing three main floors and two sub-basements, is the Library's flagship location, providing the system's largest collection of popular and research sources.

The Main Library offers a wide collection of books, music, and movies, and hosts many programs for children, teens, and adults.

Events on 7/26/2017

Wednesday, July 26th

Main Library

The New Orleans Public Library has partnered with YMCA Educational Services (YES!) and Tulane School of Social Work to bring quality computer skills training to the Main Library. Find the offering that's right for you from the options listed below.

Computer Assistance

Not sure how to turn on a computer?... (More)

Wednesday, July 26th

Main Library

Get to know your neighbors, learn about community resources and programs, and enjoy breakfast on the Main Library's Gravier-side porch. Sponsored by students from Tulane School of Social Work, YES!, and the New Orleans Public Library. Every Wednesday. (More)

Wednesday, July 26th

Main Library

Teen duelists of all skill levels welcome! Every Wednesday. (More)

Wednesday, July 26th

Main Library

Odyssey House will be available to assist with Medicaid applications and questions. Odyssey House can also assist in answering questions such as:
- Why should I go to the doctor when I'm not sick?
- How often should I get tested for STIs?
- How can I apply for Medicaid?... (More)

Wednesday, July 26th

Main Library

Bruce Davenport, Jr. was born in 1972 at Charity Hospital and grew up in the Lafitte Housing Projects in the 6th Ward. With the encouragement of his grandparents who raised him, he began to draw at the age of five as a means to entertain himself and document the world... (More)