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 2/22/2018

Thu, February 22nd / During Library Hours

Central City Library

Our one-on-one sessions are designed for those who are just beginning to learn about technology or who would like to grow their digital skills. (More)

Thu, February 22nd / During Library Hours

Main Library

While African American men’s roles in the indigenous ritual procession traditions go back over a century, the vital role of women is not as widely known. This exhibit illustrates a historical overview of the pride and work involved in preparing for the neighborhood processions that bring beauty and pride to New Orleans. It is documented through photographs and the ceremonial attire of the women who participate in the community based customs of the Black Masking/Mardi Gras Indian, Baby Doll and Social and Pleasure Club traditions. (More)

Thu, February 22nd / During Library Hours

Main Library

Our one-on-one sessions are designed for those who are just beginning to learn about technology or who would like to grow their digital skills. (More)

Thu, February 22nd / During Library Hours

Martin Luther King Library

Our one-on-one sessions are designed for those who are just beginning to learn about technology or who would like to grow their digital skills. (More)

Thu, February 22nd / During Library Hours

Mid-City Library

Our one-on-one sessions are designed for those who are just beginning to learn about technology or who would like to grow their digital skills. (More)

Thu, February 22nd / During Library Hours

Nix Library

Our one-on-one sessions are designed for those who are just beginning to learn about technology or who would like to grow their digital skills. (More)

Thu, February 22nd / 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)

Thu, February 22nd / During Library Hours

Algiers Regional Library

A collection of intricately beaded Mardi Gras Indian costumes, primarily constructed and worn by Chief Kevin Turner of the Black Mohawks, will be on display during February. (More)

In honor of Black History Month and the New Orleans Tricentennial, the New Orleans Public Library is collecting recipes and the stories behind them for a community cookbook celebrating 300 years of African-American influence on New Orleans cuisine. (More)

Thu, February 22nd / During Library Hours

Cita Dennis Hubbell Library

Hubbell Library offers one-on-one HiSET tutoring by appointment. Call us and book a one-hour session today! (More)

Thu, February 22nd / During Library Hours

Robert E. Smith Library

Our one-on-one sessions are designed for those who are just beginning to learn about technology or who would like to grow their digital skills. (More)

Thu, February 22nd / During Library Hours

Cita Dennis Hubbell Library

Our one-on-one sessions are designed for those who are just beginning to learn about technology or who would like to grow their digital skills. (More)

Thu, February 22nd / 10am - 2pm

Milton H. Latter Memorial Library

AARP is offering free tax preparation assistance this tax season. AARP membership is not required. Please bring your picture ID, social security card, income documents, previous year's completed taxes, and any other appropriate tax documents. (More)

Thu, February 22nd / 10am - 3pm

East New Orleans Regional Library

Computer basics; email accounts; My Hire (LA Works), SNAP, and general benefits application assistance; resume preparation, online job applications, locating social services information (e.g housing, meals, etc.), and referrals to specialized employment programs in the New Orleans area. (More)

Thu, February 22nd / 10am - 4pm

Main Library

Computer basics; email accounts; My Hire (LA Works), SNAP, and general benefits application assistance; resume preparation, online job applications, locating social services information (e.g housing, meals, etc.), and referrals to specialized employment programs in the New Orleans area. (More)

Thu, February 22nd / 10am - 1pm

Norman Mayer Library

Computer basics; email accounts; My Hire (LA Works), SNAP, and general benefits application assistance; resume preparation, online job applications, locating social services information (e.g housing, meals, etc.), and referrals to specialized employment programs in the New Orleans area. (More)

Thu, February 22nd / 10am - 2pm

Algiers Regional Library

AARP is offering free tax preparation assistance this tax season. AARP membership is not required. Please bring your picture ID, social security card, income documents, previous year's completed taxes, and any other appropriate tax documents. (More)

Thu, February 22nd / 10am

Main Library

Our classes are appropriate for beginning and intermediate computer users. Help ranges from learning how to turn on computers to learning terminology, how to explore the Internet, and more. (More)

Thu, February 22nd / 10am - 2pm

Norman Mayer Library

AARP is offering free tax preparation assistance this tax season. AARP membership is not required. Please bring your picture ID, social security card, income documents, previous year's completed taxes, and any other appropriate tax documents. (More)

Thu, February 22nd / 11am - 1pm

Alvar Library

Our one-on-one sessions are designed for those who are just beginning to learn about technology or who would like to grow their digital skills. (More)

Thu, February 22nd / 11am

Mid-City Library

Story Time is open to all families and caregivers with children ages 5 & under. (More)

Thu, February 22nd / 11am

Robert E. Smith Library

Story Time is open to all families and caregivers with children ages 5 & under. (More)

Thu, February 22nd / 1:30pm

Main Library

Story Time is open to all families and caregivers with children ages 7 & under. (More)

Thu, February 22nd / 1:30pm - 2:30pm

Main Library

Learn how to make your own kaleidoscope that you can take home and keep. We will also demonstrate a few examples of optical illusions. For ages 11 - 17. (More)

Thu, February 22nd / 3pm - 4:30pm

Nix Library

The New Orleans Public Library offers after-school snacks for youth in partnership with Second Harvest Food Banks’ Kids Café program at participating branches. Free snacks are offered on a first-come, first-served basis. (More)

Thu, February 22nd / 4pm - 6pm

Main Library

Homework help is available every Thursday afternoon in the teen zone with a dedicated librarian for assistance. (More)

Thu, February 22nd / 4pm - 5pm

Alvar Library

The New Orleans Public Library offers after-school snacks for youth in partnership with Second Harvest Food Banks’ Kids Café program at participating branches. Free snacks are offered on a first-come, first-served basis. (More)

Thu, February 22nd / 5:30pm - 7:45pm

Main Library

Explore black contributions to science fiction through books and film during this club, which meets at various Library locations throughout the year. Click more to view this month's selection. (More)

Thu, February 22nd / 5:30pm - 7pm

Alvar Library

Bring your frozen food scraps in a reusable or compostable container, and we will transport them to local farms to be turned into nutrient-rich compost. (More)

Thu, February 22nd / 6pm - 7pm

Robert E. Smith Library

Ever wanted to join a book club? Now's your chance. New additions are always welcome - just read the book and show up ready to discuss. Click more to view upcoming selections. (More)

Thu, February 22nd / 6pm

Central City Library

Have you been formerly incarcerated or in prison? You are entering the job market again but don’t know how to begin because you’ve been confined for several or many years. Attend and participate to learn the “how” of finding that employer and position that fits your unique skill set. Learn how to present yourself in the interview for a positive outcome. The first step is to take the "Professionally You" survey online, which takes about 12 minutes. Email jrareshide@mindspring.com to request the codes to access the survey. Put “Survey” in the subject line. (More)