Alvar Library

Alvar Library
913 Alvar Street
New Orleans, LA 70117 (504) 596-2667 Directions Events News


Library Manager - Adrienne Johnson

Located in the Bywater neighborhood, the Alvar Library was built by the WPA in 1940 and is a fine example of the Art Deco architectural style of that period. Weekly, we offer computer tutoring, storytime, and crafts. Collection highlights include locally-made comics and zines.

Events on 6/20/2018

Wed, June 20th / 10am - 12pm

Alvar Library

A representative from Odyssey House is available to assist with Medicaid applications and questions. (More)

Wed, June 20th / 12pm - 1pm

Alvar Library

Free summertime lunches offered in partnership with Second Harvest for youth under 18. Lunches are offered on a first-come, first-served basis. (More)

Wed, June 20th / 8pm - 9:30pm

Alvar Library

The Alvar Microcinema is an outdoor screening series dedicated to the exhibition of independent works projected on sixteen millimeter film. In the event of questionable weather, the screening will take place indoors. (More)