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 7/26/2017

Wednesday, July 26th

Cita Dennis Hubbell Library

Hubbell Library offers one-on-one HiSET tutoring by appointment. Call us and book a one-hour session today! Contact Catherine at 504-596-3113. By appointment daily. (More)

Wednesday, July 26th

Robert E. Smith Library

Robert E. Smith Branch Library is offering one-on-one basic computer literacy training by appointment. Please choose from the following:

  • Downloading eBooks with 3M Cloud/OverDrive
  • Managing Your Library Account Online
  • Creating a Gmail Account
  • Viewing Popular Magazines on Flipster
  • Getting Started with Microsoft Word 2010
Call 504-596-2638 to make an... (More)

Wednesday, July 26th

Cita Dennis Hubbell Library

Hubbell Library offers one-on-one computer classes by appointment. Call us and book a one-hour session today! Contact Chris at 504-596-3113 to discuss your computer training needs. By appointment daily. (More)

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)

Notary public services are offered free every week. Volunteer run, our community members help other community members. We recommend calling the library at 504-596-2660 ahead of time to confirm a volunteer will be in attendance. Notary services are not available to businesses. Limited to 5 stamps per person. Every Wednesday. (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

Norman Mayer Library

Join us for singing, dancing, stories, and crafts! Story Times are open to all families and caregivers with children age 5 and under unless noted. Every Wednesday. (More)

A fun and interactive story time for children. Story Times are open to all families and caregivers with children age 5 and under unless noted. Every Wednesday. (More)

Wednesday, July 26th

Martin Luther King Library

Join us for a weekly beginner class, where we will help you feel comfortable using a computer. From Internet basics to Microsoft Office software, you'll learn something new you can use. Every Wednesday. (More)

Wednesday, July 26th

Main Library

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

Wednesday, July 26th

Algiers Regional Library

Don't let homework get the best of you! Join the Teen Homework Club and get assistance with your homework, research and have the perfect place to study with friends. We meet upstairs in the Teen Room. Every Wednesday. (More)

Wednesday, July 26th

Nix Library

Come enjoy stories, songs, and crafts. This Story Time is open to all families and caregivers with toddlers to children age 7. Every Wednesday. (More)

Wednesday, July 26th

Algiers Regional Library

Come build and play with a wide assortment of Lego bricks. For ages 8 - 14. Every 4th Wednesday of the month. (More)

Wednesday, July 26th

Teens: Qualify to be entered in a drawing for a Kindle Fire 7 by reading 2017 pages Teen Summer Reading Program participants who record 2017 pages in the online reading log will be automatically entered into a contest to win a brand new 7” Kindle Fire tablet with Alexa. Winners... (More)

Wednesday, July 26th

Sign up for Summer Fun

Sign Up - Log Your Progress - Earn Rewards
Earn rewards and prize raffle entries by simply logging your reading and event attendance.
There are two ways to sign up:
1. Sign up online and log your reading and event attendance online.
2. Sign up... (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)

Wednesday, July 26th

Robert E. Smith Library

Did you know that your library card gives you access to hundreds of e-books and audiobooks for free? Visit during our E-Book Help Hour to get started downloading e-books and learn about the many electronic resources available to you! Bring your laptop, smart phone, tablet, or e-reader with you, along... (More)

Wednesday, July 26th

This series is presented by Jessica Rareshide, certified personnel consultant and certified staffing professional. These workshops will provide the strategies and techniques to find the right job and career for you.

Workshops

Bring Your Résumé Night
Attendees will be able to bring their own résumé and have it reviewed by... (More)

Wednesday, July 26th

Algiers Regional Library

Algiers Regional Library will showcase the work of local still life artist Clyde Eldridge for the month of July 2017. There will be an artist reception on Monday, July 17 from 6:30pm - 7:30pm with light refreshments. Daily from July 1 to July 31. (More)

Wednesday, July 26th

Alvar Library

DID YOU KNOW: Americans throw out over 36 million tons of food waste each year. Once in landfills, food breaks down to produce methane, a potent greenhouse gas which contributes to climate change. Now, you can bring your frozen food scraps to our weekly food waste drop-off locations at New... (More)

Wednesday, July 26th

Congratulations to this year's winners of the Adult Writing Contest! Read their short stories here. 1st place - Build a Better World by Susan Ducote Bordelon
2nd place - Warrior by Lisa Jackson
3rd place - How She Found Them by Melissa Tabeek (More)

Wednesday, July 26th

Alvar Library

We will be making a scrap book of the memories we made this summer. All ages. (More)

Wednesday, July 26th

Mid-City Library

The Ogden Museum’s Teen Docent Puppet Theater brings art to life, giving young audiences a window into the world of a work of art. This short interactive performance will provide a whimsical introduction to the work of Southern painters and sculptors. (More)