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Events on 9/24/2018

The local chapter of the International Federation of Trekkers, the USS NEW ORLEANS (NFC-61000), along with New Orleans Public Library are working together to provide Hurricane Florence relief. Please deliver any of the items listed to a participating Library location. (More)

What do Harry Potter, To Kill a Mockingbird, and Merriam-Webster’s Collegiate Dictionary have in common? They're all banned books. Click more to see what the New Orleans Public Library is doing to celebrate Banned Books Week from September 23 – 29, 2018. (More)

Mon, September 24th / By Appointment

Central City Library

Designed for adults 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 504-596-3110. (More)

Mon, September 24th / During Library Hours

Main Library

The New Orleans Public Library is proud to announce a temporary installation in partnership with Paper Monuments, Stories Unfold. This series is designed to engage a broader audience than traditional historical markers through the combination of written (narrative) and illustrated (visual) storytelling and is inspired by HistoryPin and the American Library Association. (More)

Mon, September 24th / By Appointment

Rosa F. Keller Library & Community Center

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 504-596-2660. (More)

Mon, September 24th / By Appointment

Main Library

Designed for adults 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 504-596-2570. (More)

Mon, September 24th / By Appointment

Martin Luther King Library

Designed for adults 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)

Mon, September 24th / By Appointment

Mid-City Library

Designed for adults 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)

Mon, September 24th / 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)

Mon, September 24th / 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)

Mon, September 24th / During Library Hours

Algiers Regional Library

Crossroads’ Arts 4 All presents African-inspired creations, on display in September. In partnership with the Arts Council of New Orleans and Louisiana Office of Cultural Development. (More)

Mon, September 24th / 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)

Mon, September 24th / During Library Hours

Cita Dennis Hubbell Library

Call Catherine at 504-596-3113 to make an hour-long appointment for one-on-one HiSET tutoring. (More)

Mon, September 24th / 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)

Mon, September 24th / By Appointment

Cita Dennis Hubbell 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 504-596-3113. (More)

Mon, September 24th / 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)

Mon, September 24th / 10am - 4pm

Main Library

Enrolled students receive individualized teaching focused on academic skills, workforce development, and technological knowledge. Enrollment is required. (More)

Mon, September 24th / 10am - 12pm

Norman Mayer 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. (More)

Mon, September 24th / 10am - 2pm

Nora Navra Library

The Orleans Parish Registrar of Voters will register citizens to vote. (More)

Mon, September 24th / 4pm

Central City Library

Learn to make a variety of recreational arts and crafts projects. From sculpting to button-making, you'll get a chance to try something new each week. (More)

Mon, September 24th / 4pm - 6pm

Main Library

A dedicated staff person is available in the Teen Zone to provide teens with one-on-one assistance using HomeworkLouisiana and navigating the college application process. For ages 13 - 19. (More)

Mon, September 24th / 4pm - 5pm

Cita Dennis Hubbell Library

Thor, a licensed therapy dog, provides a patient and receptive audience for reluctant readers- and kids who just love dogs- to practice reading aloud. (More)

Mon, September 24th / 6:30pm

Cita Dennis Hubbell Library

Bill Robinson, a nationally known construction trainer and specialist in old homes and moisture management, will discuss the best ways to make your historic (or not-so-historic) home efficient, durable, resilient, and healthy. Learn what it means to be “green." (More)