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Children's Summer Reading Program Finale Party Children's Summer Reading Program Finale Party
Lawn Games, Foam Party, Crafts, Treats, Hamster Balls, Video Games, & More. All Summer Reading Program participants are invited.
August 2, Noon - 3 p.m.
Latter Library
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Summer Nights The African American Resource Center Presents . . .
Summer Nights
Wine Tasting with Chris Williams of The Vine Life. Learn about rosé -- the symbol of Summer sipping -- at this free tasting.
July 30, 6:30 p.m.
Main Library
Women of a New Tribe The African American Resource Center Presents . . .
Women of a New Tribe: The New Orleans Edition
The internationally acclaimed photographic exhibition celebrating the physical and spiritual beauty of Black American Women travels to New Orleans. Included in the exhibit are the portraits of over twenty New Orleans Women purposely photographed for this event.
On display June 23 - August 1
Main Library
Poems & Pink Ribbons Poems & Pink Ribbons presents . . .
Write to Wellness
Local NOLA writers lead creative writing workshops and wellness exercises for breast cancer patients, survivors, family and friends.
Workshop Shedule
August 2, 10:30 a.m. - 12:00 p.m.
September 6, 10:30 a.m. - 12:00 p.m.
October 4, 10:30 a.m. - 12:00 p.m.
November 11, 10:30 a.m. - 12:00 p.m.

Celebration Reading: December 6, 11 a.m. - 1 p.m. Rosa Keller Library & Community Center
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Corporation of One: Personal Branding for the Job Market Corporation of One™: Personal Branding for the Job Market
August 2, 3 - 4 p.m.
Join Certified Career Coach, Jessica Rareshide, CPC, CSP of Rare Insight, LLC for a workshop dealing with finding your personal brand and marketing yourself in today's job market.
Algiers Regional Library
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New Orleans Video Access Center The New Orleans Film and Video Access Center's Screenwriting Series
Table Read: Ephron, Chaefsky, Schrader
August 7, 5:30 - 7 p.m.
Main Library
Author Night at Hubbell Author Night At Hubbell
New Orleans' Best Ethnic Restaurants
Join author Ann Benoit for a discussion and signing of her new book.
August 12, 6:30 p.m.
Hubbell Library
Resume Writing Secrets Resumé Writing Secrets
Re-entering the job market? Looking to start a career? Want to refresh or build a resume? Then come and gain the knowledge with Certified Career Coach, Jessica Rareshide, CPC, CSP of Rare Insight, LLC. Learn the secrets of a hire-worthy resume with this seminar.
August 16, 3 - 4 p.m.
Algiers Regional Library
Intro to Ethnic Genealogy Research Introduction to Ethnic Genealogy Research
Learn how to use a variety of resources to assist with ethnic genealogical research. This workshop will provide an overview on African-American, Caribbean, Western European, and Native American research. Presented by LaToya Devezin, Manager, African American Resource Center.
August 21, 6:30 p.m.
Nix Library
Grant Writing 101 Grant Writing 101
Fundraising pro Adraine Kreglo will present an interactive workshop designed for the novice grant writer interested in securing program/project funds for non-profits (and for seasoned professionals who want to learn new tips).
August 22, 1 - 4 p.m. (Please note that the original date of August 8 has changed)
Main Library
Link here for information on how to register for the workshop
Interview Success Secrets Interview Success Secrets
So, you've gotten the interview. Are you nervous? Unsure how to dress or what to say? Then come and learn interview techniques with Certified Career Coach, Jessica Rareshide, CPC, CSP of Rare Insight, LLC. Learn the secrets to get through the interview.
August 23, 3 - 4 p.m.
Algiers Regional Library
We Were There We Were There
In association with the National WWII Museum, Nix presents two local WWII Veterans who share their amazing first-hand accounts, resulting in a one-of-a-kind retelling of WWII history.
August 28, 6 p.m.
Nix Library
Death in the Archives Death in the Archives
A story usually starts at the beginning. However, sometimes you can learn more by starting at the end. Using obituaries, Christina Bryant of the NOPL’s Louisiana Division/City Archives, will discuss how to tell a story by starting at the end and working backwards.
September 13, 2 - 3 p.m.
Nix Library
Good Reads for Teens Good Reads for T(w)eens
Link here for lists of good reads for tweens and teens
BIA Events Events Sponsored by the . . .
Broadmoor Improvement Association at the Keller Library & Community Center
  Family Movie Night
Enjoy the film How to Train Your Dragon with the whole family. Free popcorn and drinks.
July 31, 5:30 - 7 p.m.
  Web Awareness
Join this interactive discussion sponsored by Broadmoor Community Care on concerns families share about the internet and ways to keep internet usage “healthy.”
August 8, 6 - 7 p.m.
  Qi Gong
The ancient art of meditative movement and conscious breathing techniques are taught in this weekly Qi Gong class.
Saturdays, 2 - 3 p.m.
  New Yoga Class
A new class in Vinyasa Flow Yoga will be taught weekly.
Thursdays [beginning August 28], 6 - 7 p.m.
Champions for the Young Child Orleans Public Education Network (OPEN)
Champions for the Young Child
The Champion for the Young Child campaign is an ongoing call to action for elected officials, early childhood practitioners, providers and community partners to participate in a long term early childhood support campaign. Champions will lead the charge in many different areas of supporting youth development, from educating citizens on the importance of this period of a child's life to advocating for improved measures in the policy world to including the unique Champions logo on communications to spread awareness of the cause.
For more information on this campaign, visit
Turn the Page
A collaborative effort to make New Orleans the most literate city in America by 2018.
For more information on Turn the Page, visit

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