For Adults

Events & Programs for Adults

We offer much more than just storytimes and teen events, we have a full schedule of programs and events just for Adults like a monthly Author Talk series, computer training workshops, book clubs, and much more. To check out all of our Adult programs, search our Event Listings.

E-resources & Databases

Visit our E-resources and Databases pages to find e-books, e-magazines, audiobooks, and videos.

Louisiana Division/City Archives & Special Collections

Explore the resources of the Louisiana Division/City Archives & Special Collections which houses information relating to the study of Louisiana and its citizens and to the city of New Orleans and New Orleanians. Other areas of concentration are the Mississippi River, the Gulf of Mexico, and the South.

The Louisiana Division/City Archives & Special Collections is also the official repository for the records of New Orleans municipal government (1769-present), and holds on deposit the pre-1927 records of the civil courts and the pre-1932 records of the criminal courts of Orleans Parish.

Earn an Accredited High School Diploma

The New Orleans Public Library is awarding scholarships to the Career Online High School program, which is part of the world’s first accredited, private online school district. This program is designed to provide adults the opportunity to complete their high school education. For more information about this program, please contact Lawrence Williams.