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 10/20/2018

Sat, October 20th / During Library Hours

Algiers Regional Library

The Pontchartrain Beach Last Ride photography exhibit ©9-24-83 by Dr. Darrell H. Richards will be on display throughout October. This exhibit features several photographs of its last day in operation, September 24, 1983. (More)

Sat, October 20th / 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)

Sat, October 20th / During Library Hours

Rosa F. Keller Library & Community Center

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)

Sat, October 20th / During Library Hours

Nix 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)

Sat, October 20th / 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)

Sat, October 20th / 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)

Sat, October 20th / 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)

Sat, October 20th / 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)

Sat, October 20th / 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)

Sat, October 20th / 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)

Sat, October 20th / 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)

Sat, October 20th / 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)

Sat, October 20th / 10am - 1pm

Norman Mayer Library

Skill building, creativity, respect, responsibility, perseverance, and self-discipline are some of the attributes that can be learned by the art of sewing. For girls ages 13 - 17. (More)

Sat, October 20th / 10am - 12pm

Algiers Regional Library

Kevin Herridge will talk about the Algiers Fire Department's history leading up to the Great Fire of October 20, 1895, the cause and path of the fire, the destruction it caused, the attempts to fight it, and the aftermath. In partnership with Algiers Historical Society. (More)

Sat, October 20th / 10am - 11:30am

East New Orleans Regional Library

Join the East New Orleans community in an open conversation with District E City Council Member Cyndi Nguyen. She will be available to discuss your ideas for growing a successful community in the years to come. (More)

Sat, October 20th / 10am - 10:45am

Rosa F. Keller Library & Community Center

Call the Library at 504-596-2660 in advance to confirm a volunteer will be in attendance. Notary services are not available to businesses. Limited to 5 stamps per person. (More)

Sat, October 20th / 10am - 12pm

Rosa F. Keller Library & Community Center

Assistance for those who want to become U.S. citizens by guiding them through the application forms and tutoring for the naturalization test. (More)

Sat, October 20th / 10:30am

Main Library

Open to all families and caregivers with children age 7 and under. (More)

Sat, October 20th / 10:30am & 2pm

Cita Dennis Hubbell Library

Join us for family movies every Saturday. Refreshments are provided. Click more to view upcoming movies. (More)

Sat, October 20th / 11am - 12pm

Martin Luther King Library

Engage in a unique activity, like cooking, VR gaming, magic tricks, and more, that will foster creativity and community. (More)

Sat, October 20th / 12pm - 1:30pm

Martin Luther King Library

Join the Lower Ninth Ward community in an open conversation with District E City Council Member Cyndi Nguyen. She will be available to discuss your ideas for growing a successful community in the years to come. (More)

Sat, October 20th / 1pm - 4pm

Main Library

Learn and play chess. Open to adults and teens, beginners and skilled players. (More)

Sat, October 20th / 2pm - 4pm

Main Library

In the Teen Zone on the second floor. (More)

Sat, October 20th / 2pm - 3pm

Alvar Library

Decorate a candle for the fall season. All supplies provided, but feel free to bring your own pictures, stickers, etc. All ages welcome. (More)

Sat, October 20th / 2pm - 3:30pm

Cita Dennis Hubbell Library

Bring your frozen food scraps to our weekly food waste drop-off. For more information, click more. (More)

Sat, October 20th / 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)

Sat, October 20th / 5pm - 8pm

East New Orleans Regional Library

An after-hours event for teens only. Hang out in the Library after we close and enjoy a silent disco, video games, slime, crafts, food, and Halloween fun. For ages 11 - 17. (More)