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The Belleville Iron Works of Algiers & What Came After It

2019-07-20 10:00:00 2019-07-20 12:00:00 America/Chicago The Belleville Iron Works of Algiers & What Came After It Algiers Regional Library

Saturday, July 20
10:00am - 12:00pm

Add to Calendar 2019-07-20 10:00:00 2019-07-20 12:00:00 America/Chicago The Belleville Iron Works of Algiers & What Came After It Kevin Herridge will discuss the history of the Belleville Iron Works and the assorted businesses and other uses that followed its closure. Algiers Regional Library

Kevin Herridge will discuss the history of the Belleville Iron Works and the assorted businesses and other uses that followed its closure.

Kevin Herridge is one of the co-founders of the Algiers Historical Society (AHS) and was president for 15 years. An avid collector of all things Algiers, he has been collecting, writing and publishing articles in the “The Algerine” since day one. An amateur historian, he has a love of genealogy and local history and has researched and written three self-guided walking tours of Algiers - one a historical tour of Algiers Point, and the other two concentrate on the rich history of jazz throughout all the neighborhoods of Algiers. Kevin is currently an AHS Board member and consulting editor for "The Algerine". 

In partnership with the Algiers Historical Society.

Algiers Regional Library

Phone: (504) 596-2641
Branch Manager
Mary Ann Marx

Hours
Mon, Apr 05 10:00AM to 6:00PM
Tue, Apr 06 10:00AM to 6:00PM
Wed, Apr 07 10:00AM to 6:00PM
Thu, Apr 08 10:00AM to 6:00PM
Fri, Apr 09 10:00AM to 5:00PM
Sat, Apr 10 10:00AM to 5:00PM
Sun, Apr 11 Closed

About the library

Algiers Regional Library is currently providing the following:

• Contactless Pick-Up & Drop-Off by appointment

    ◦ Mondays - Thursdays from 10am - 6pm

    ◦ Fridays - Saturdays from 10am - 5pm

45-Minute In-Library Sessions by appointment; walk-ups welcome

    ◦ Mondays - Thursdays from 10am - 10:45am, 11am - 11:45am, 1pm - 1:45pm, 2pm - 2:45pm, 3pm - 3:45pm, and 4pm - 4:45pm

    ◦ Fridays from 10am - 10:45am, 11am - 11:45am, 1pm - 1:45pm, 2pm - 2:45pm, and 3pm - 3:45pm

Algiers Regional Library is also offering wireless printing services. Print up to 10 pages at the Library by clicking here and following the instructions. Then contact the Library to schedule a contactless pick-up time.

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Algiers Regional Library serves the greater Algiers community with all traditional library services as well as computer access, storytimes, printing and fax services and a variety of informational, educational and recreational programs for all ages. It is the meeting place for the Algiers Historical Society’s monthly meeting. It has two meeting rooms available for booking by non-commercial organizations. It also has a computer technical lab with twelve computers. Additionally, there is a teen activity room and a separate space for the teen collections.

Upcoming events

Tue, Apr 13, 10:30am - 5:00pm

Mon, Apr 19, 10:30am - 5:00pm

Wed, Apr 21, 10:30am - 5:00pm

Tue, Apr 27, 10:30am - 5:00pm

Mon, May 03, 10:30am - 5:00pm

Wed, May 05, 10:30am - 5:00pm