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 6/28/2017

Wednesday, June 28th

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, June 28th

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. Every day except for holidays. (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, June 28th

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, June 28th

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. Every day except for holidays. (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, June 28th

The New Orleans Public Library wants your short story, poem, or essay for our 3rd Annual Writing Contest as a part of our 2017 Adult Summer Reading Program! To read the rules for entry or print out an entry form, click here. (More)

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Wednesday, June 28th

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, June 28th

Martin Luther King Library

Experiment with circuitry and see what you can build with Little Bits electronic building blocks. Ages 10 - 15. (More)

Wednesday, June 28th

Algiers Regional Library

Free summer music classes. A music education program for children and adults ages 5 - 90+. Reservations are required. Call Edwin Harrison 504-333-0858 to reserve time slot one week in advance. (More)

Wednesday, June 28th

Mid-City Library

Experiment with circuitry and see what you can build with Little Bits electronic building blocks. Ages 10 - 15. (More)

Wednesday, June 28th

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, June 28th

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, June 28th

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, June 28th

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. Mondays & Thursdays at 10am - 11:30am Not sure how... (More)

Wednesday, June 28th

Robert E. Smith Library

DIY Bath Soaks and Books Scrubs, Lip Scrubs, and More! (More)

Join this lively local-interest group for a discussion of Blood Will Tell: A Story of Deadly Obsession by Joseph Bosco in June. July title to be determined. (More)

Wednesday, June 28th

Main Library

This class provides a foundation in Italian language, alongside an insight into some aspects of the rich and varied Italian culture presented by the American Italian Cultural Center, a nonprofit whose mission is to honor and celebrate the Italian-American heritage in Louisiana. Refreshments will be served. (More)

Wednesday, June 28th

Central City Library

Kristen Kline from NOLAS (New Orleans Lip And Soap) will demonstrate the centuries-old method of making cold process soap, as well as how to make glycerin soap. Attendees must wear closed-toe shoes, a long-sleeved shirt and pants (or a long skirt) to protect your skin. Ages 13 and up. (More)

Join us for a BYOB coloring night (we'll bring some wine too). Coloring sheets, pencils, music, and snacks provided. Must be 21+ to attend. (More)