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Evening Playtime: Let's Play Ice Cream Shop

2024-05-06 17:00:00 2024-05-06 18:00:00 America/Chicago Evening Playtime: Let's Play Ice Cream Shop Imagine and play with a variety of sweet treats for kids to scoop, serve, and eat their favorite ice cream flavors. This event is for children ages 2 - 5 and their families. Nix Library -

Monday, May 06
5:00pm - 6:00pm

Add to Calendar 2024-05-06 17:00:00 2024-05-06 18:00:00 America/Chicago Evening Playtime: Let's Play Ice Cream Shop Imagine and play with a variety of sweet treats for kids to scoop, serve, and eat their favorite ice cream flavors. This event is for children ages 2 - 5 and their families. Nix Library -

Imagine and play with a variety of sweet treats for kids to scoop, serve, and eat their favorite ice cream flavors. This event is for children ages 2 - 5 and their families.

Sponsored by the Friends of the New Orleans Public Library


This is a recurring program. It occurs Mondays unless otherwise noted. 

AGE GROUP: | Children |

EVENT TYPE: | Early Literacy |

TAGS: | Early Literacy |

Nix Library

Phone: (504) 596-2630
Branch manager
Damian Lambert

Hours
Mon, May 20 10:00AM to 7:00PM
Tue, May 21 10:00AM to 7:00PM
Wed, May 22 10:00AM to 7:00PM
Thu, May 23 10:00AM to 7:00PM
Fri, May 24 10:00AM to 5:00PM
Sat, May 25 10:00AM to 5:00PM
Sun, May 26 Closed

About the branch

Opened in 1930, Nix Memorial Library is located in the Carrollton neighborhood, two blocks from Oak Street.

Upcoming Events

Thu, May 23, 10:00am - 12:00pm
Algiers Regional Library - Small Meeting Room
If you're a District C resident, stop by during Freddie King III's office hours to discuss city issues with your council representative. No appointment is necessary.

Thu, May 23, 10:30am - 2:30pm
East New Orleans Regional Library - Large Meeting Room
The Louisiana Department of Children & Family Services will help with SNAP Assistance. They provide assistance with applying, account maintenance, and questions about the programs.

Canceled
Thu, May 23, 10:30am - 2:30pm
Algiers Regional Library
Get information and referrals to Metropolitan Human Services District, which addresses mental health, developmental disability, and addictive disorder needs.

Thu, May 23, 10:30am - 11:30am
Cita Dennis Hubbell Library - Programming Space
Practice reading and playing together at your own pace.

Thu, May 23, 10:30am - 11:30am
Mid-City Library
Practice reading and playing together at your own pace.

Thu, May 23, 10:30am - 11:30am
Rosa F. Keller Library and Community Center - Children's Room
Practice reading and playing together at your own pace.

Thu, May 23, 10:30am - 11:30am
Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. Library - Programming Space
Practice reading and playing together at your own pace.

Thu, May 23, 11:00am - 12:00pm
East New Orleans Regional Library - Computer Lab
Get assistance with the basics of using a computer and its common applications, such as internet browsing and email.

Thu, May 23, 1:30pm - 3:30pm
East New Orleans Regional Library - Lobby Table #1
Get information and referrals to Metropolitan Human Services District, which addresses mental health, developmental disability, and addictive disorder needs.

Thu, May 23, 4:00pm - 5:30pm
East New Orleans Regional Library - Large Meeting Room
Learn and have fun with STEM NOLA, where future innovators, creators, makers, and entrepreneurs are inspired and engaged through science, technology, engineering, and math.
Register

Thu, May 23, 4:00pm - 5:00pm
Algiers Regional Library - Small Meeting Room
Learn the basics of chess or checkers. Make new friends, and try out your skills against them. All skill levels are welcome.

Thu, May 23, 4:30pm - 5:30pm
East New Orleans Regional Library - Small Meeting Room
Get your documents notarized, free of charge. A Notary Public is a state official who verifies the identity of the signer or signers. Appointment required.
Register

Thu, May 23, 5:30pm - 6:30pm
Algiers Regional Library
Look for jobs online, fill out applications, polish your resume, and increase your technology skills and understanding. All with assistance from Library staff.

Canceled
Fri, May 24, 10:30am - 11:30am
Nora Navra Library
Each week, a fresh collection of surprising objects is thoughtfully presented to inspired creative, child-led play for children ages 2 - 5 years old.

Fri, May 24, 10:30am - 11:30am
Children's Resource Center Library - Programming Space
Roll, squish, flatten, and more with Play-Doh using your hands and a variety of tools and accessories. Each week will feature a new themed activity and an opportunity for free-play.

Fri, May 24, 1:00pm - 4:00pm
East New Orleans Regional Library - Lobby Table #1
Women with a Vision will provide reproductive health resources.

Fri, May 24, 4:00pm - 4:45pm
Cita Dennis Hubbell Library - Programming Space
Imagine and play with science-themed toys for children to experiment and explore. This event is for children ages 2 - 5 and their families.

Sat, May 25, 10:00am - 10:45am
Rosa F. Keller Library and Community Center - Cafe / Hallway Sitting Area
Get your documents notarized, free of charge. A Notary Public is a state official who verifies the identity of the signer or signers. Appointment required.
Register

Sat, May 25, 10:30am - 12:00pm
Robert E. Smith Library - Meeting Room
Celebrate different dragon-themed series with snacks, crafts, and activities inspired by Wings of Fire, How to Train Your Dragon, and more.

Sat, May 25, 10:30am - 12:30pm
Main Library - 1st Floor Meeting Room
Learn to sew a small, snap-closure bag with a loop to hang on your belt, with instructors from ricRACK. Beginners welcome. Registration required.
This event is full

Sat, May 25, 1:00pm - 2:00pm
Algiers Regional Library - Small Meeting Room
Learn English vocabulary and grammar alongside other students, in-person and free of charge.

Sat, May 25, 1:00pm - 2:00pm
Algiers Regional Library - Teen Room
Learn English vocabulary and grammar alongside other students, in-person and free of charge. This class is for learners with a head start on the English language.

Sat, May 25, 2:00pm - 4:00pm
Main Library - 1st Floor Meeting Room
Get your documents notarized, free of charge. A Notary Public is a state official who verifies the identity of the signer or signers. Appointment required.
Register

Sat, May 25, 2:30pm - 3:30pm
Milton H. Latter Memorial Library - Dining Room
Experiment, create, and craft at this hands-on STEAM event for children ages 6 – 12.

Tue, May 28, 10:00am - 2:00pm
Algiers Regional Library - Lobby Table #1
Meet with JOB1 Business and Career Solutions, a NOPL partner. This agency offers employment and training services to provide employers with a skilled workforce and to link job seekers to employment.

Tue, May 28, 10:30am - 2:30pm
Algiers Regional Library - Large Meeting Room
The Louisiana Department of Children & Family Services will help with SNAP Assistance. They provide assistance with applying, account maintenance, and questions about the programs.

Tue, May 28, 10:30am - 11:30am
Algiers Regional Library - Small Meeting Room
Read, sing, talk, write, and play together in a format designed for children from birth to 5 years old and their caregivers.

Tue, May 28, 10:30am - 11:30am
Norman Mayer Library
Read, sing, talk, write, and play together in a format designed for children from birth to 5 years old and their caregivers.

Tue, May 28, 10:30am - 11:30am
Milton H. Latter Memorial Library - Front Porch,Lawn
Read, sing, talk, write, and play together in a format designed for children from birth to 5 years old and their caregivers.

Tue, May 28, 10:30am - 11:30am
Robert E. Smith Library - Meeting Room
Read, sing, talk, write, and play together in a format designed for children from birth to 5 years old and their caregivers.

Tue, May 28, 10:30am - 11:30am
Main Library - Sands Early Learning Center
Read, sing, talk, write, and play together in a format designed for children from birth to 5 years old and their caregivers.

Tue, May 28, 11:00am - 12:00pm
East New Orleans Regional Library - Computer Lab
Get assistance with the basics of using a computer and its common applications, such as internet browsing and email.

Tue, May 28, 4:30pm - 5:30pm
Algiers Regional Library - Teen Room
Drop in for activities, conversations, games, and snacks. A teen program with a different theme each month.

Tue, May 28, 5:00pm - 6:00pm
East New Orleans Regional Library
Read, sing, talk, write, and play together in a format designed for children from birth to 5 years old and their caregivers.

Tue, May 28, 5:30pm - 6:30pm
East New Orleans Regional Library - Small Meeting Room
Learn English vocabulary and grammar alongside other students, in-person and free of charge. This is a beginner class.

Wed, May 29, 10:30am - 2:30pm
Norman Mayer Library - Meeting Room
The Louisiana Department of Children & Family Services will help with SNAP Assistance. They provide assistance with applying, account maintenance, and questions about the programs.

Wed, May 29, 10:30am - 11:30am
Alvar Library - Programming Space
Read, sing, talk, write, and play together in a format designed for children from birth to 5 years old and their caregivers.

Wed, May 29, 10:30am - 11:30am
Children's Resource Center Library
Read, sing, talk, write, and play together in a format designed for children from birth to 5 years old and their caregivers.

Wed, May 29, 10:30am - 11:30am
Nix Library - Programming Space
Read, sing, talk, write, and play together in a format designed for children from birth to 5 years old and their caregivers.

Wed, May 29, 10:30am - 11:30am
Central City Library - Programming Space
Read, sing, talk, write, and play together in a format designed for children from birth to 5 years old and their caregivers.

Wed, May 29, 11:00am - 12:00pm
Algiers Regional Library - Computer Lab
Look for jobs online, fill out applications, polish your resume, and increase your technology skills and understanding. All with assistance from Library staff.

Wed, May 29, 1:00pm - 2:30pm
Audubon Aquarium
Take an English Language Learning field trip to learn about the culture and languages of New Orleans.

Wed, May 29, 3:00pm - 5:00pm
Rosa F. Keller Library and Community Center - Meeting Room
Play board games and make new friends. This program is open to anyone 11 - 18 years of age.

Wed, May 29, 3:30pm - 5:30pm
Main Library - Teen Zone
Dream of being a singing sensation, eat snacks, and enjoy the Disney Channel Original movie, "Let It Shine." Teens only. Hosted by Andera Sullivan.

Wed, May 29, 4:00pm - 5:30pm
Algiers Regional Library - Small Meeting Room
Get your documents notarized, free of charge. A Notary Public is a state official who verifies the identity of the signer or signers. Appointment required.
Register

Wed, May 29, 4:00pm - 5:00pm
Nix Library - Programming Space
Drop in for engineering challenges and other activities featuring LEGO bricks.

Wed, May 29, 4:00pm - 5:00pm
Children's Resource Center Library - Programming Space
Learn the basics of chess. Make new friends and try out your skills with them.

Wed, May 29, 4:30pm - 5:30pm
Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. Library - Programming Space
Drop in for engineering challenges and other activities featuring LEGO bricks.

Wed, May 29, 5:00pm - 6:00pm
Nora Navra Library - Kids' Area
Read, sing, talk, write, and play together in a format designed for children from birth to 5 years old and their caregivers.

Wed, May 29, 5:00pm - 6:30pm
East New Orleans Regional Library - Large Meeting Room
A fun night of phonics for kids. Engage with hands-on activities to develop awareness of sounds and letter recognition.

Wed, May 29, 5:30pm - 6:30pm
East New Orleans Regional Library - Teen Room
Drop in for activities, conversations, games, and snacks. A teen program with a different theme each month.

Wed, May 29, 5:30pm - 6:30pm
Robert E. Smith Library - Meeting Room
Ever wonder what to read next? Show and tell your favorite reads and hear suggestions from other local readers.

Wed, May 29, 6:00pm - 6:45pm
Rosa F. Keller Library and Community Center - Sitting Room
Improve your Spanish speaking and listening skills in an informal, relaxed setting. Join the conversation at whatever level you are able, or just sit and listen.

Thu, May 30, 10:00am - 12:00pm
Algiers Regional Library - Small Meeting Room
If you're a District C resident, stop by during Freddie King III's office hours to discuss city issues with your council representative. No appointment is necessary.

Thu, May 30, 10:30am - 2:30pm
East New Orleans Regional Library - Large Meeting Room
The Louisiana Department of Children & Family Services will help with SNAP Assistance. They provide assistance with applying, account maintenance, and questions about the programs.

Thu, May 30, 10:30am - 11:30am
Cita Dennis Hubbell Library - Programming Space
Read, sing, talk, write, and play together in a format designed for children from birth to 5 years old and their caregivers.

Thu, May 30, 10:30am - 11:30am
Mid-City Library
Read, sing, talk, write, and play together in a format designed for children from birth to 5 years old and their caregivers.

Thu, May 30, 10:30am - 11:30am
Rosa F. Keller Library and Community Center - Children's Room
Read, sing, talk, write, and play together in a format designed for children from birth to 5 years old and their caregivers.

Thu, May 30, 10:30am - 11:30am
Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. Library - Programming Space
Read, sing, talk, write, and play together in a format designed for children from birth to 5 years old and their caregivers.

Thu, May 30, 11:00am - 12:00pm
East New Orleans Regional Library - Computer Lab
Get assistance with the basics of using a computer and its common applications, such as internet browsing and email.

Thu, May 30, 4:00pm - 5:00pm
Algiers Regional Library - Small Meeting Room
Drop in for engineering challenges and other activities featuring LEGO bricks.

Thu, May 30, 4:00pm - 5:00pm
Mid-City Library
Drop in for engineering challenges and other activities featuring LEGO bricks.

Thu, May 30, 4:30pm - 5:30pm
East New Orleans Regional Library - Small Meeting Room
Get your documents notarized, free of charge. A Notary Public is a state official who verifies the identity of the signer or signers. Appointment required.
Register

Thu, May 30, 5:00pm - 6:00pm
Mid-City Library
Get together with other kids to talk about how we can make the world a better place.

Thu, May 30, 5:30pm - 6:30pm
Algiers Regional Library
Look for jobs online, fill out applications, polish your resume, and increase your technology skills and understanding. All with assistance from Library staff.

Fri, May 31, 10:30am - 11:30am
Nora Navra Library - Kids' Area
Each week, a fresh collection of surprising objects is thoughtfully presented to inspired creative, child-led play for children ages 2 - 5 years old.

Fri, May 31, 4:00pm - 4:45pm
Cita Dennis Hubbell Library - Programming Space
Imagine and play with science-themed toys for children to experiment and explore. This event is for children ages 2 - 5 and their families.

Sat, Jun 01, 10:00am - 10:45am
Rosa F. Keller Library and Community Center - Cafe / Hallway Sitting Area
Get your documents notarized, free of charge. A Notary Public is a state official who verifies the identity of the signer or signers. Appointment required.
Register

Sat, Jun 01, 10:00am - 12:00pm
East New Orleans Regional Library
Imagine and play with grocery market toys for kids to shop and check out items. This event is for children ages 2 - 5 and their families.

Sat, Jun 01, 10:30am - 11:30am
Robert E. Smith Library - Meeting Room
Read, sing, talk, write, and play together in a format designed for children from birth to 6 years old and their caregivers.

Sat, Jun 01, 10:30am - 12:30pm
Algiers Regional Library
Imagine and play with a movie theater set where children can experience directing a film and serving their favorite snacks. This event is for children ages 2 - 5 and their families.

Sat, Jun 01, 10:30am - 12:30pm
Main Library - Sands Early Learning Center
Imagine and play with outer space-themed toys for children to blast off and explore the galaxies.

Sat, Jun 01, 10:30am - 12:30pm
Milton H. Latter Memorial Library - Pink Parlor
Imagine and play with camping toys for kids to explore a variety of nature adventures. This event is for children ages 2 - 5 and their families.

Sat, Jun 01, 10:30am - 12:30pm
Norman Mayer Library
Imagine and play with puppets and a puppet theater for kids to use their storytelling skills. This event is for children ages 2 - 5 and their families.

Sat, Jun 01, 11:00am - 12:00pm
Norman Mayer Library - 2nd Floor Study Area
Enhancing and awakening the world of reading for the community through monthly selections of BIPOC authors.

Sat, Jun 01, 11:00am - 3:00pm
Central City Library - Programming Space
Celebrate the re-opening of Central City Library with a free book giveaway and free shoe giveaway.

Sat, Jun 01, 1:00pm - 2:00pm
Algiers Regional Library - Small Meeting Room
Learn English vocabulary and grammar alongside other students, in-person and free of charge.

Sat, Jun 01, 1:00pm - 2:00pm
Algiers Regional Library - Teen Room
Learn English vocabulary and grammar alongside other students, in-person and free of charge. This class is for learners with a head start on the English language.

Sat, Jun 01, 1:30pm - 4:30pm
Nix Library - Programming Space
Experience the adventure, grandeur, and thrills of Dungeons and Dragons tabletop role-playing. Open to adults of all ages.

Sat, Jun 01, 2:00pm - 4:00pm
Main Library - 1st Floor Meeting Room
Get your documents notarized, free of charge. A Notary Public is a state official who verifies the identity of the signer or signers. Appointment required.
Register

Sat, Jun 01, 2:00pm - 3:00pm
Alvar Library - Yard
Sign up for the Summer Fun and Reading Challenge. Enjoy outdoor activities including puffy sidewalk paint, chalk, giant Jenga, bubbles, and snacks.

Sat, Jun 01, 2:00pm - 3:00pm
Main Library - Sands Early Learning Center
Make and eat your own sno-ball while learning about the science of how frozen treats are made.

Sat, Jun 01, 3:00pm - 4:00pm
Robert E. Smith Library - Meeting Room
Drop in for engineering challenges and other activities featuring LEGO bricks.

Mon, Jun 03, 10:30am - 11:30am
Alvar Library - Programming Space
Read, sing, and play together in a format designed for babies and their caregivers.

Mon, Jun 03, 1:00pm - 2:00pm
Virtual Events
In an online author talk, Matt Shindell discusses his new book "For the Love of Mars." Register to receive the link to join and submit questions.
Register

Mon, Jun 03, 2:00pm - 3:00pm
East New Orleans Regional Library
Dance, wiggle, and stretch as we use music and movement to connect to books and practice early literacy skills. This program is designed for children ages 2-5 and their caregivers.

Mon, Jun 03, 4:30pm - 5:30pm
Norman Mayer Library - Meeting Room
Drop in for engineering challenges and other activities featuring LEGO bricks.

Mon, Jun 03, 4:30pm - 5:30pm
Children's Resource Center Library - Programming Space
Get creative with crafting sessions centered around time-relevant themes and related literature.

Mon, Jun 03, 4:30pm - 6:00pm
Robert E. Smith Library - Meeting Room
Get your documents notarized, free of charge. A Notary Public is a state official who verifies the identity of the signer or signers. Appointment required.
Register

Mon, Jun 03, 5:00pm - 6:00pm
Nix Library - Programming Space
Imagine and play with toy animals and a barn for kids to explore life on a farm. This event is for children ages 2 - 5 and their families.

Mon, Jun 03, 5:00pm - 6:00pm
Mid-City Library
Imagine and play with puppets and a puppet theater for kids to use their storytelling skills.

Mon, Jun 03, 5:00pm - 6:00pm
Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. Library - Programming Space
Join us for a playdate at the New Orleans Public Library. Play with wooden blocks and practice using open-ended questions at weekly parent-led playdates for children 5 and under. Invite a friend!

Mon, Jun 03, 5:00pm - 6:00pm
Central City Library - Programming Space
Imagine and play with Library-provided dress up clothes to explore a variety of careers. This event is for children ages 2 - 5 and their families.

Mon, Jun 03, 5:30pm - 6:30pm
Milton H. Latter Memorial Library - Dining Room
Practice public speaking with Toastmasters International, the premiere organization for mentoring adults in leadership and communication skills.

Tue, Jun 04, 10:00am - 2:00pm
East New Orleans Regional Library - Lobby Table #1
Meet with JOB1 Business and Career Solutions, a NOPL partner. This agency offers employment and training services to provide employers with a skilled workforce and to link job seekers to employment.

Tue, Jun 04, 10:30am - 2:30pm
Algiers Regional Library - Large Meeting Room
The Louisiana Department of Children & Family Services will help with SNAP Assistance. They provide assistance with applying, account maintenance, and questions about the programs.

Tue, Jun 04, 10:30am - 11:30am
Algiers Regional Library - Small Meeting Room
Read, sing, talk, write, and play together in a format designed for children from birth to 5 years old and their caregivers.

Tue, Jun 04, 10:30am - 11:30am
Norman Mayer Library
Read, sing, talk, write, and play together in a format designed for children birth to 5 years old and their caregivers.

Tue, Jun 04, 10:30am - 11:30am
Milton H. Latter Memorial Library - Dining Room
Read, sing, talk, write, and play together in format designed for children from birth to 5 years old and their caregivers.

Tue, Jun 04, 10:30am - 11:30am
Main Library - Sands Early Learning Center
Read, sing, talk, write, and play together in a format designed for children from birth to 5 years old and their caregivers.

Tue, Jun 04, 10:30am - 11:30am
Robert E. Smith Library - Meeting Room
Read, sing, talk, write, and play together in a format designed for children from birth to 5 years old and their caregivers.

Tue, Jun 04, 11:00am - 12:00pm
Children's Resource Center Library - Programming Space
Jump into summer with The Magical Poodles. Witness exciting tricks, learn interesting facts about dogs and their jobs, get in on the show, and have a dog gone good time.

Tue, Jun 04, 11:00am - 12:00pm
East New Orleans Regional Library - Computer Lab
Get assistance with the basics of using a computer and its common applications, such as internet browsing and email.

Tue, Jun 04, 1:00pm - 4:00pm
Algiers Regional Library - Lobby Table #2
Women with a Vision will provide reproductive health resources.

Tue, Jun 04, 1:00pm - 5:30pm
Main Library - Best Buy Teen Tech Center
Discover what the Best Buy Teen Tech Center is all about on the first Tuesday of every month.

Tue, Jun 04, 2:00pm - 3:00pm
Cita Dennis Hubbell Library - Programming Space
Jump into summer with The Magical Poodles. Witness exciting tricks, learn interesting facts about dogs and their jobs, get in on the show, and have a dog gone good time.

Tue, Jun 04, 2:00pm - 3:00pm
Main Library - Teen Zone
Stretch your body and mind this summer with YEAH!YOGA. Teen participants can build strength and learn mindfulness tools to use in daily life.

Tue, Jun 04, 3:30pm - 4:30pm
Rosa F. Keller Library and Community Center - Classroom
Make pin-back buttons, including Pride buttons.

Tue, Jun 04, 4:00pm - 5:00pm
Algiers Regional Library - Large Meeting Room
Explore the science behind bubble making.

Tue, Jun 04, 4:00pm - 5:00pm
Mid-City Library
Beat the summer heat and boredom. Create personalized buttons, bracelets, bags, and more. A different craft at every meeting. Snacks Provided.

Tue, Jun 04, 4:00pm - 5:00pm
Robert E. Smith Library - Meeting Room
Make art inspired by our amazing natural world and hang out with other kids. Registration is required.

Tue, Jun 04, 5:00pm - 6:00pm
Nora Navra Library - Meeting Room
Get your documents notarized, free of charge. A Notary Public is a state official who verifies the identity of the signer or signers. Appointment required.
Register

Tue, Jun 04, 5:00pm - 6:30pm
Nix Library - Programming Space
Learn new stitches while embroidering a fun design. All supplies will be provided. Registration is recommended as embroidery kits are limited. Walk-ins are welcome for any remaining space.

Tue, Jun 04, 5:00pm - 6:00pm
East New Orleans Regional Library
Read, sing, talk, write, and play together in a format designed for children from birth to 5 years old and their caregivers.

Tue, Jun 04, 5:30pm - 6:30pm
East New Orleans Regional Library - Small Meeting Room
Learn English vocabulary and grammar alongside other students, in-person and free of charge. This is a beginner class.

Wed, Jun 05, 10:30am - 2:30pm
Norman Mayer Library - Meeting Room
The Louisiana Department of Children & Family Services will help with SNAP Assistance. They provide assistance with applying, account maintenance, and questions about the programs.

Wed, Jun 05, 10:30am - 11:30am
Alvar Library - Programming Space
Read, sing, talk, write, and play together in a format designed for children from birth to 5 years old and their caregivers.

Wed, Jun 05, 10:30am - 11:30am
Children's Resource Center Library - Programming Space
Read, sing, talk, write, and play together in a format designed for children from birth to 5 years old and their caregivers.

Wed, Jun 05, 10:30am - 11:30am
Nix Library - Programming Space
Read, sing, talk, write, and play together in a format designed for children from birth to 5 years old and their caregivers.

Wed, Jun 05, 10:30am - 11:30am
Central City Library - Programming Space
Read, sing, talk, write, and play together in a format designed for children from birth to 5 years old and their caregivers.

Wed, Jun 05, 11:00am - 12:00pm
Mid-City Library
Jump into summer with The Magical Poodles. Witness exciting tricks, learn interesting facts about dogs and their jobs, get in on the show, and have a dog gone good time.

Wed, Jun 05, 1:00pm - 2:00pm
Main Library
Practice English as a Second Language conversation with other students from all over the world. Feel free to bring your lunch.

Wed, Jun 05, 2:00pm - 3:00pm
Rosa F. Keller Library and Community Center - Meeting Room,Sunroom
Jump into summer with The Magical Poodles. Witness exciting tricks, learn interesting facts about dogs and their jobs, get in on the show, and have a dog gone good time.

Wed, Jun 05, 4:00pm - 5:30pm
Algiers Regional Library
Read and discuss a variety of literary fiction. New members are always welcome.

Wed, Jun 05, 4:00pm - 5:30pm
Algiers Regional Library - Small Meeting Room
Get your documents notarized, free of charge. A Notary Public is a state official who verifies the identity of the signer or signers. Appointment required.
Register

Wed, Jun 05, 4:00pm - 5:00pm
Children's Resource Center Library - Programming Space
Learn the basics of chess. Make new friends and try out your skills with them.

Wed, Jun 05, 4:30pm - 5:30pm
Main Library - Sands Early Learning Center
Drop in for engineering challenges and other activities featuring LEGO bricks.

Wed, Jun 05, 4:30pm - 5:30pm
Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. Library - Programming Space
Drop in for engineering challenges and other activities featuring LEGO bricks.

Wed, Jun 05, 5:00pm - 6:30pm
Rosa F. Keller Library and Community Center - Meeting Room,Sunroom
A series of hands-on workshops that dive deep into creating video games.

Wed, Jun 05, 5:00pm - 6:00pm
Nora Navra Library - Kids' Area
Read, sing, talk, write, and play together in a format designed for children from birth to 5 years old and their caregivers.

Wed, Jun 05, 6:00pm - 6:45pm
Virtual Events
Improve your Spanish speaking and listening skills in an informal, relaxed, online setting. Join the conversation at whatever level you are able, or just sit and listen.
Register

Thu, Jun 06, 10:00am - 12:00pm
Algiers Regional Library - Small Meeting Room
If you're a District C resident, stop by during Freddie King III's office hours to discuss city issues with your council representative. No appointment is necessary.

Thu, Jun 06, 10:30am - 2:30pm
East New Orleans Regional Library - Large Meeting Room
The Louisiana Department of Children & Family Services will help with SNAP Assistance. They provide assistance with applying, account maintenance, and questions about the programs.

Thu, Jun 06, 10:30am - 11:30am
Cita Dennis Hubbell Library - Programming Space
Read, sing, talk, write, and play together in a format designed for children from birth to 5 years old and their caregivers.

Thu, Jun 06, 10:30am - 11:30am
Mid-City Library
Read, sing, talk, write, and play together in a format designed for children from birth to 5 years old and their caregivers.

Thu, Jun 06, 10:30am - 11:30am
Rosa F. Keller Library and Community Center - Children's Room
Read, sing, talk, write, and play together in a format designed for children from birth to 5 years old and their caregivers.

Thu, Jun 06, 10:30am - 11:30am
Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. Library - Programming Space
Read, sing, talk, write, and play together in a format designed for children from birth to 5 years old and their caregivers.

Thu, Jun 06, 11:00am - 12:00pm
East New Orleans Regional Library - Computer Lab
Get assistance with the basics of using a computer and its common applications, such as internet browsing and email.

Thu, Jun 06, 12:30pm - 2:30pm
Norman Mayer Library - Lobby Table #1
Get information and referrals to Metropolitan Human Services District, which addresses mental health, developmental disability, and addictive disorder needs.

Thu, Jun 06, 1:00pm - 4:00pm
Main Library - Lobby
Women with a Vision will provide reproductive health resources.

Thu, Jun 06, 4:00pm - 5:00pm
Algiers Regional Library - Large Meeting Room
Learn the basics of chess or checkers. Make new friends, and try out your skills against them. All skill levels are welcome.

Thu, Jun 06, 4:30pm - 5:30pm
East New Orleans Regional Library - Small Meeting Room
Get your documents notarized, free of charge. A Notary Public is a state official who verifies the identity of the signer or signers. Appointment required.
Register

Thu, Jun 06, 5:00pm - 6:30pm
Milton H. Latter Memorial Library - Dining Room
Celebrate LGBTQIA+ Pride with readings of poetry and prose from local authors Nikki Ummel, Daniel W.K. Lee, T.Q. Sims, Kirsten Reneau, and Rickey Laurentiis.

Thu, Jun 06, 5:00pm - 6:00pm
Norman Mayer Library - Meeting Room
Follow comedic duo Lenny and Mabel down the yellow brick road to the land of Oz. Meet all of your favorite characters along the way.

Fri, Jun 07, 10:30am - 11:30am
Children's Resource Center Library - Programming Space
Roll, squish, flatten, and more with Play-Doh using your hands and a variety of tools and accessories. Each week will feature a new themed activity and an opportunity for free-play.

Fri, Jun 07, 10:30am - 11:00am
Algiers Regional Library - Small Meeting Room
Move and meditate with professional healer Shanda Domango Brown. Learn movement, breath work, and meditation techniques together in an engaging way. Designed for children ages 2-5 and their families.

Fri, Jun 07, 10:30am - 11:30am
East New Orleans Regional Library - Large Meeting Room
Meet the soldiers and horses of the Ninth and Tenth (Horse) Cavalry Association outside the Library.

Fri, Jun 07, 10:30am - 11:30am
Nora Navra Library - Kids' Area
Join us for a playdate at the New Orleans Public Library. Play with wooden blocks and practice using open-ended questions at weekly parent-led playdates for children 5 and under. Invite a friend!

Fri, Jun 07, 10:30am - 11:30am
Main Library - Sands Early Learning Center
Watch new and favorite stories brought to life by silhouette figures.

Fri, Jun 07, 4:00pm - 5:00pm
Cita Dennis Hubbell Library - Programming Space
Drop off your stuffed animal at the Library for a special sleepover event. Upon pick-up, you’ll receive a booklet showcasing all the activities enjoyed by the plushies.

Fri, Jun 07, 4:00pm - 4:45pm
Alvar Library - Programming Space
Imagine and play with a variety of sweet treats for kids to scoop, serve, and eat their favorite ice cream flavors. This event is for children ages 2 - 5 and their families.

Sat, Jun 08, 10:00am - 10:45am
Rosa F. Keller Library and Community Center - Cafe / Hallway Sitting Area
Get your documents notarized, free of charge. A Notary Public is a state official who verifies the identity of the signer or signers. Appointment required.
Register

Sat, Jun 08, 10:00am - 12:00pm
East New Orleans Regional Library
Imagine and play with grocery market toys for kids to shop and check out items. This event is for children ages 2 - 5 and their families.

Sat, Jun 08, 10:00am - 12:00pm
Robert E. Smith Library
Imagine and play with barber shop and beauty salon toys for kids to style and beautify mannequins. This event is for children ages 2 - 5 and their families.

Sat, Jun 08, 10:30am - 11:30am
Nix Library - Programming Space
Fill your Saturdays with STEAM (science, technology, engineering, art, and math). Each STEAM Saturday at Nix features a different activity.

Sat, Jun 08, 10:30am - 12:30pm
Algiers Regional Library
Imagine and play with a movie theater set where children can experience directing a film and serving their favorite snacks. This event is for children ages 2 - 5 and their families.

Sat, Jun 08, 10:30am - 12:30pm
Main Library - Sands Early Learning Center
Imagine and play with outer space-themed toys for children to blast off and explore the galaxies.

Sat, Jun 08, 10:30am - 12:30pm
Milton H. Latter Memorial Library - Pink Parlor
Imagine and play with camping toys for kids to explore a variety of nature adventures. This event is for children ages 2 - 5 and their families.

Sat, Jun 08, 10:30am - 12:30pm
Norman Mayer Library
Imagine and play with puppets and a puppet theater for kids to use their storytelling skills. This event is for children ages 2 - 5 and their families.

Sat, Jun 08, 1:00pm - 2:00pm
Algiers Regional Library - Small Meeting Room
Learn English vocabulary and grammar alongside other students, in-person and free of charge.

Sat, Jun 08, 1:00pm - 2:00pm
Algiers Regional Library - Teen Room
Learn English vocabulary and grammar alongside other students, in-person and free of charge. This class is for learners with a head start on the English language.

Sat, Jun 08, 2:00pm - 4:00pm
Main Library - 1st Floor Meeting Room
Get your documents notarized, free of charge. A Notary Public is a state official who verifies the identity of the signer or signers. Appointment required.
Register

Sat, Jun 08, 2:00pm - 4:00pm
Virtual Events
Discuss your works-in-progress with local writers in a friendly and supportive environment. Novice to experienced writers in all genres are welcome to participate. Meetings are held over Zoom.

Sat, Jun 08, 3:00pm - 4:00pm
Alvar Library - Programming Space
Read and discuss a variety of literary fiction. New members are always welcome.

Sat, Jun 08, 3:00pm - 4:00pm
Algiers Regional Library - Large Meeting Room
Discover the traditional art of henna and get a design by Henna artist Mehwish. Bring home a small henna design and cone to practice.

Sat, Jun 08, 3:30pm - 4:30pm
Norman Mayer Library - Teen Room
Drop by to draw, play games, and have conversations based on your favorite anime and current manga.

Sat, Jun 08, 7:00pm - 9:00pm
Marigny & French Quarter
Find our krewe in this year's New Orleans Pride Parade to catch one of our specialty throws: fabric fans, buttons, and comic books. Line up at 6pm. Rolls at 7pm through the Marigny & French Quarter.

Sun, Jun 09, 10:00am - 1:00pm
Longue Vue House & Garden
Visit the Library's table at Family Equality Day as we give away books and other special swag for Pride. Learn about our Summer Fun & Reading Challenge, get a library card, free resources, and more.

Mon, Jun 10, 10:30am - 11:30am
Alvar Library - Programming Space
Read, sing, and play together in a format designed for babies and their caregivers.

Mon, Jun 10, 10:30am - 11:30am
Rosa F. Keller Library and Community Center - Children's Room
Discover the untold story of Ella Jenkins, the First Lady of Children's Music, during a music-inspired story hour.

Mon, Jun 10, 1:00pm - 3:30pm
Main Library - Lobby
Get assistance from Odyssey House Louisiana (OHL), a non-profit behavioral health care provider with an emphasis on addiction treatment.

Mon, Jun 10, 2:00pm - 3:00pm
East New Orleans Regional Library
Dance, wiggle, and stretch as we use music and movement to connect to books and practice early literacy skills. This program is designed for children ages 2-5 and their caregivers.

Mon, Jun 10, 4:30pm - 5:30pm
Norman Mayer Library - Meeting Room
Drop in for engineering challenges and other activities featuring LEGO bricks.

Mon, Jun 10, 5:00pm - 6:00pm
Nix Library - Programming Space
Imagine and play with toy animals and a barn for kids to explore life on a farm. This event is for children ages 2 - 5 and their families.

Mon, Jun 10, 5:00pm - 6:00pm
Mid-City Library
Imagine and play with puppets and a puppet theater for kids to use their storytelling skills.

Mon, Jun 10, 5:00pm - 6:00pm
Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. Library - Programming Space
Join us for a playdate at the New Orleans Public Library. Play with wooden blocks and practice using open-ended questions at weekly parent-led playdates for children 5 and under. Invite a friend!

Mon, Jun 10, 5:00pm - 6:00pm
Central City Library - Programming Space
Imagine and play with Library-provided dress up clothes to explore a variety of careers. This event is for children ages 2 - 5 and their families.

Mon, Jun 10, 5:30pm - 6:30pm
Alvar Library - Programming Space
Get your documents notarized, free of charge. A Notary Public is a state official who verifies the identity of the signer or signers. Appointment required.
Register

Mon, Jun 10, 5:30pm - 6:30pm
Milton H. Latter Memorial Library - Dining Room
Practice public speaking with Toastmasters International, the premiere organization for mentoring adults in leadership and communication skills.

Tue, Jun 11, 10:00am - 2:00pm
Algiers Regional Library - Lobby Table #1
Meet with JOB1 Business and Career Solutions, a NOPL partner. This agency offers employment and training services to provide employers with a skilled workforce and to link job seekers to employment.

Tue, Jun 11, 10:30am - 2:30pm
Algiers Regional Library - Large Meeting Room
The Louisiana Department of Children & Family Services will help with SNAP Assistance. They provide assistance with applying, account maintenance, and questions about the programs.

Tue, Jun 11, 10:30am - 11:30am
Norman Mayer Library
Read, sing, talk, write, and play together in a format designed for children birth to 5 years old and their caregivers.

Tue, Jun 11, 10:30am - 11:30am
Milton H. Latter Memorial Library - Dining Room
Read, sing, talk, write, and play together in format designed for children from birth to 5 years old and their caregivers.

Tue, Jun 11, 10:30am - 11:30am
Main Library - Sands Early Learning Center
Read, sing, talk, write, and play together in a format designed for children from birth to 5 years old and their caregivers.

Tue, Jun 11, 10:30am - 11:30am
Robert E. Smith Library - Meeting Room
Read, sing, talk, write, and play together in a format designed for children from birth to 5 years old and their caregivers.

Tue, Jun 11, 10:30am - 11:00am
Algiers Regional Library - Small Meeting Room
Explore stories through the performing arts with Young Audiences of Louisiana.

Tue, Jun 11, 11:00am - 12:00pm
East New Orleans Regional Library - Computer Lab
Get assistance with the basics of using a computer and its common applications, such as internet browsing and email.

Tue, Jun 11, 2:00pm - 3:00pm
Main Library - Teen Zone
Stretch your body and mind this summer with YEAH!YOGA. Teen participants can build strength and learn mindfulness tools to use in daily life.

Tue, Jun 11, 3:30pm - 4:30pm
Children's Resource Center Library - Programming Space
Make and eat your own sno-ball while learning about the science of how frozen treats are made.

Tue, Jun 11, 3:30pm - 4:30pm
Milton H. Latter Memorial Library - Dining Room
Make pin-back buttons, including Pride buttons.

Tue, Jun 11, 4:00pm - 6:00pm
Nora Navra Library - Meeting Room
Explore and try out technology from the Best Buy Teen Tech Center.

Tue, Jun 11, 5:00pm - 6:00pm
East New Orleans Regional Library
Read, sing, talk, write, and play together in a format designed for children from birth to 5 years old and their caregivers.

Tue, Jun 11, 5:30pm - 6:30pm
East New Orleans Regional Library - Small Meeting Room
Learn English vocabulary and grammar alongside other students, in-person and free of charge. This is a beginner class.

Tue, Jun 11, 6:30pm - 7:30pm
Cita Dennis Hubbell Library - Programming Space
In this street-level tableau of New Orleans culture, photographer Cheryl Gerber portrays the city’s rich and famous while paying homage to the everyday people who make life special in her hometown.

Wed, Jun 12, 10:30am - 2:30pm
Norman Mayer Library - Meeting Room
The Louisiana Department of Children & Family Services will help with SNAP Assistance. They provide assistance with applying, account maintenance, and questions about the programs.

Wed, Jun 12, 10:30am - 12:30pm
Main Library - Lobby
Get information and referrals to Metropolitan Human Services District, which addresses mental health, developmental disability, and addictive disorder needs.

Wed, Jun 12, 10:30am - 11:30am
Children's Resource Center Library - Programming Space
Read, sing, talk, write, and play together in a format designed for children from birth to 5 years old and their caregivers.

Wed, Jun 12, 10:30am - 11:30am
Nix Library - Programming Space
Read, sing, talk, write, and play together in a format designed for children from birth to 5 years old and their caregivers.

Wed, Jun 12, 10:30am - 11:00am
Alvar Library - Programming Space
Explore stories through the performing arts with Young Audiences of Louisiana.

Wed, Jun 12, 10:30am - 11:30am
Central City Library - Programming Space
Read, sing, talk, write, and play together in a format designed for children from birth to 5 years old and their caregivers.

Wed, Jun 12, 1:00pm - 2:00pm
Main Library
Practice English as a Second Language conversation with other students from all over the world. Feel free to bring your lunch.

Wed, Jun 12, 1:00pm - 2:30pm
Cita Dennis Hubbell Library - Programming Space,Yard
Make sun prints with local plants and flowers while learning about the origins of photography.

Wed, Jun 12, 2:00pm - 3:30pm
Rosa F. Keller Library and Community Center - Meeting Room
Teens, learn to hand-kneed and roll pasta from scratch while examining the physics of developing gluten strands that hold the dough together.

Wed, Jun 12, 3:30pm - 4:30pm
Robert E. Smith Library - Meeting Room
Make your own magnets, pins, or keychains using Perler beads.

Wed, Jun 12, 3:30pm - 4:30pm
East New Orleans Regional Library - Large Meeting Room
Make and eat your own sno-ball while learning about the science of how frozen treats are made.

Wed, Jun 12, 4:00pm - 5:30pm
Algiers Regional Library - Small Meeting Room
Get your documents notarized, free of charge. A Notary Public is a state official who verifies the identity of the signer or signers. Appointment required.
Register

Wed, Jun 12, 4:00pm - 5:00pm
Nix Library - Programming Space
Drop in for engineering challenges and other activities featuring LEGO bricks.

Wed, Jun 12, 4:30pm - 5:30pm
Central City Library - Programming Space
Make and eat your own sno-ball while learning about the science of how frozen treats are made.

Wed, Jun 12, 4:30pm - 5:30pm
Main Library - Sands Early Learning Center
Drop in for engineering challenges and other activities featuring LEGO bricks.

Wed, Jun 12, 4:30pm - 5:30pm
Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. Library
Drop in for engineering challenges and other activities featuring LEGO bricks.

Wed, Jun 12, 5:00pm - 6:30pm
Norman Mayer Library - Meeting Room
Learn how to craft an engaging and active scene where your characters can shine. From short story to novel to nonfiction writers, all experience levels are welcome.

Wed, Jun 12, 5:00pm - 6:00pm
Nora Navra Library - Kids' Area
Read, sing, talk, write, and play together in a format designed for children from birth to 5 years old and their caregivers.

Wed, Jun 12, 6:00pm - 6:45pm
Rosa F. Keller Library and Community Center - Sitting Room
Improve your Spanish speaking and listening skills in an informal, relaxed setting. Join the conversation at whatever level you are able, or just sit and listen.

Thu, Jun 13, 10:00am - 12:00pm
Algiers Regional Library - Small Meeting Room
If you're a District C resident, stop by during Freddie King III's office hours to discuss city issues with your council representative. No appointment is necessary.

Thu, Jun 13, 10:30am - 2:30pm
East New Orleans Regional Library - Large Meeting Room
The Louisiana Department of Children & Family Services will help with SNAP Assistance. They provide assistance with applying, account maintenance, and questions about the programs.

Thu, Jun 13, 10:30am - 2:30pm
Algiers Regional Library - Lobby Table #1
Get information and referrals to Metropolitan Human Services District, which addresses mental health, developmental disability, and addictive disorder needs.

Thu, Jun 13, 10:30am - 11:30am
Mid-City Library
Read, sing, talk, write, and play together in a format designed for children from birth to 5 years old and their caregivers.

Thu, Jun 13, 10:30am - 11:30am
Rosa F. Keller Library and Community Center - Children's Room
Read, sing, talk, write, and play together in a format designed for children from birth to 5 years old and their caregivers.

Thu, Jun 13, 10:30am - 11:30am
Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. Library - Programming Space
Read, sing, talk, write, and play together in a format designed for children from birth to 5 years old and their caregivers.

Thu, Jun 13, 10:30am - 11:00am
Cita Dennis Hubbell Library - Programming Space
Explore stories through the performing arts with Young Audiences of Louisiana.

Thu, Jun 13, 11:00am - 12:00pm
East New Orleans Regional Library - Computer Lab
Get assistance with the basics of using a computer and its common applications, such as internet browsing and email.

Thu, Jun 13, 2:00pm - 4:00pm
Milton H. Latter Memorial Library - Dining Room
Teens, learn how to be a filmmaker, content creator, and editor, all using just your smartphone in this hands-on workshop with NOVAC (New Orleans Video Access Center).

Thu, Jun 13, 4:00pm - 5:30pm
Norman Mayer Library - Meeting Room
Exploring Vietnamese Culinary Heritage within the context of New Orleans, teen participants will learn to make spring rolls.

Thu, Jun 13, 4:00pm - 5:00pm
Mid-City Library
Make art inspired by our amazing natural world and hang out with other kids. Registration is required.

Thu, Jun 13, 4:30pm - 5:30pm
East New Orleans Regional Library - Small Meeting Room
Get your documents notarized, free of charge. A Notary Public is a state official who verifies the identity of the signer or signers. Appointment required.
Register

Thu, Jun 13, 7:00pm - 8:00pm
Virtual Events
In an online author talk, Freida McFadden discusses her new thriller "The Housemaid Is Watching." Register to receive the link to join and submit questions.
Register

Fri, Jun 14, 10:30am - 11:00am
Cita Dennis Hubbell Library - Programming Space
Stimulate your baby's playtime with hands-on, exploratory activities and crafts during this early learning program.

Fri, Jun 14, 10:30am - 11:30am
Nora Navra Library - Kids' Area
Join us for a playdate at the New Orleans Public Library. Play with wooden blocks and practice using open-ended questions at weekly parent-led playdates for children 5 and under. Invite a friend!

Fri, Jun 14, 10:30am - 11:30am
Rosa F. Keller Library and Community Center - Children's Room
Drop in and play with the Library's puppet theater and puzzle collections alongside other families or at your own pace with your child.

Fri, Jun 14, 1:00pm - 4:00pm
East New Orleans Regional Library - Lobby Table #1
Women with a Vision will provide reproductive health resources.

Fri, Jun 14, 2:30pm - 4:30pm
Robert E. Smith Library - Meeting Room,Outside Porch Area
Creative and interactive playtime featuring giant-sized building materials. Spark creativity and promote imaginative play.

Fri, Jun 14, 3:30pm - 4:30pm
Main Library - 1st Floor Stage and Performance Space
Chill out to some fresh tunes. DJ Dewey D will be spinning new and favorite tracks from Crescent City Sounds for all to enjoy.

Fri, Jun 14, 4:00pm - 4:45pm
Alvar Library - Programming Space
Imagine and play with a variety of sweet treats for kids to scoop, serve, and eat their favorite ice cream flavors. This event is for children ages 2 - 5 and their families.

Sat, Jun 15, 10:00am - 10:45am
Rosa F. Keller Library and Community Center - Cafe / Hallway Sitting Area,Classroom
Get your documents notarized, free of charge. A Notary Public is a state official who verifies the identity of the signer or signers. Appointment required.
Register

Sat, Jun 15, 10:00am - 12:00pm
East New Orleans Regional Library
Imagine and play with grocery market toys for kids to shop and check out items. This event is for children ages 2 - 5 and their families.

Sat, Jun 15, 10:00am - 12:00pm
Robert E. Smith Library
Imagine and play with barber shop and beauty salon toys for kids to style and beautify mannequins. This event is for children ages 2 - 5 and their families.

Sat, Jun 15, 10:00am - 12:00pm
Rosa F. Keller Library and Community Center - Children's Room,Meeting Room,Sitting Room,Sunroom
Celebrate Juneteenth with Young Audiences' fourth annual event, featuring a singalong, performers, activities, and free book for kids. Open to families with children, especially ages 8 and under.

Sat, Jun 15, 10:30am - 11:30am
East New Orleans Regional Library
Home composting doesn't have to be intimidating. Learn how to start your own composting system, regardless of the size of your outdoor space.

Sat, Jun 15, 10:30am - 12:30pm
Algiers Regional Library
Imagine and play with a movie theater set where children can experience directing a film and serving their favorite snacks. This event is for children ages 2 - 5 and their families.

Sat, Jun 15, 10:30am - 12:30pm
Main Library - Sands Early Learning Center
Imagine and play with outer space-themed toys for children to blast off and explore the galaxies.

Sat, Jun 15, 10:30am - 12:30pm
Milton H. Latter Memorial Library - Pink Parlor
Imagine and play with camping toys for kids to explore a variety of nature adventures. This event is for children ages 2 - 5 and their families.

Sat, Jun 15, 10:30am - 12:30pm
Norman Mayer Library
Imagine and play with puppets and a puppet theater for kids to use their storytelling skills. This event is for children ages 2 - 5 and their families.

Sat, Jun 15, 11:00am - 12:00pm
Robert E. Smith Library - Upstairs Largeprint Area
Learn some beginner moves to the music of Capoeira, a Brazilian dance and martial art. Kids and families welcome.

Sat, Jun 15, 11:00am - 1:00pm
Main Library - Teen Zone
June's Library Link-Up will host a moderated panel discussion with young activists to celebrate the activism of Queer and Trans young folks in our community. Pizza will be served.

Sat, Jun 15, 1:00pm - 2:00pm
Algiers Regional Library - Small Meeting Room
Learn English vocabulary and grammar alongside other students, in-person and free of charge.

Sat, Jun 15, 1:00pm - 2:00pm
Algiers Regional Library - Teen Room
Learn English vocabulary and grammar alongside other students, in-person and free of charge. This class is for learners with a head start on the English language.

Sat, Jun 15, 1:30pm - 4:30pm
Nix Library - Programming Space
Experience the adventure, grandeur, and thrills of Dungeons and Dragons tabletop role-playing. Open to adults of all ages.

Sat, Jun 15, 2:00pm - 4:00pm
Main Library - 1st Floor Meeting Room
Get your documents notarized, free of charge. A Notary Public is a state official who verifies the identity of the signer or signers. Appointment required.
Register

Sat, Jun 15, 2:00pm - 4:00pm
Main Library - Lobby
Talk with a renter's rights expert about rental issues, like dealing with security deposits, illegal activity, or questions about other housing issues.

Sat, Jun 15, 2:00pm - 3:00pm
Main Library - 1st Floor Stage and Performance Space
Take a leisurely sashay through the French Quarter’s LGBT+ history with a focus on what makes New Orleans queer history distinctive, from Indigenous queerness in Bulbancha to Gay Carnival.

Sat, Jun 15, 2:00pm - 3:30pm
Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. Library - Programming Space
Louisiana SPCA cats, kittens, or puppies are headed to the Library. Kids and families can meet these fluffy visitors and craft toys to go back with them to Louisiana SPCA.

Sat, Jun 15, 3:00pm - 4:00pm
Robert E. Smith Library - Meeting Room
Drop in for engineering challenges and other activities featuring LEGO bricks.

Mon, Jun 17, 10:30am - 11:30am
Norman Mayer Library - Meeting Room
Create your very own works of art and experience new ways to get ready to read. A series of four early learning programs brought to you by the New Orleans Museum of Art. Registration required.

Mon, Jun 17, 10:30am - 11:30am
Alvar Library - Programming Space
Read, sing, and play together in a format designed for babies and their caregivers.

Mon, Jun 17, 11:00am - 1:00pm
East New Orleans Regional Library - Large Meeting Room
Learn about local snakes, common myths, snake ID techniques, and even get to pet and hold live snakes.

Mon, Jun 17, 2:00pm - 3:00pm
East New Orleans Regional Library
Dance, wiggle, and stretch as we use music and movement to connect to books and practice early literacy skills. This program is designed for children ages 2-5 and their caregivers.

Mon, Jun 17, 2:00pm - 3:30pm
Nora Navra Library - Meeting Room
Create collage art using images of parade culture. Explore the theme of what freedom looks like for you and the larger community. Open to kids 6 - 12 years of age.

Mon, Jun 17, 4:30pm - 5:30pm
Norman Mayer Library - Meeting Room
Drop in for engineering challenges and other activities featuring LEGO bricks.

Mon, Jun 17, 4:30pm - 6:00pm
Robert E. Smith Library - Meeting Room
Get your documents notarized, free of charge. A Notary Public is a state official who verifies the identity of the signer or signers. Appointment required.
Register

Mon, Jun 17, 5:00pm - 6:00pm
Nix Library - Programming Space
Imagine and play with toy animals and a barn for kids to explore life on a farm. This event is for children ages 2 - 5 and their families.

Mon, Jun 17, 5:00pm - 6:00pm
Mid-City Library
Imagine and play with puppets and a puppet theater for kids to use their storytelling skills.

Mon, Jun 17, 5:00pm - 6:00pm
Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. Library - Programming Space
Join us for a playdate at the New Orleans Public Library. Play with wooden blocks and practice using open-ended questions at weekly parent-led playdates for children 5 and under. Invite a friend!

Mon, Jun 17, 5:00pm - 6:00pm
Central City Library - Programming Space
Imagine and play with Library-provided dress up clothes to explore a variety of careers. This event is for children ages 2 - 5 and their families.

Mon, Jun 17, 5:30pm - 6:30pm
Milton H. Latter Memorial Library - Dining Room
Practice public speaking with Toastmasters International, the premiere organization for mentoring adults in leadership and communication skills.

Tue, Jun 18, 10:00am - 2:00pm
East New Orleans Regional Library - Lobby Table #1
Meet with JOB1 Business and Career Solutions, a NOPL partner. This agency offers employment and training services to provide employers with a skilled workforce and to link job seekers to employment.

Tue, Jun 18, 10:30am - 12:30pm
Alvar Library - Yard
Bring your clean glass to recycle it. Glass is turned into sand and cullet for coastal restoration, disaster relief, eco-construction, and more. Glass is only accepted during program hours.

Tue, Jun 18, 10:30am - 2:30pm
Algiers Regional Library - Large Meeting Room
The Louisiana Department of Children & Family Services will help with SNAP Assistance. They provide assistance with applying, account maintenance, and questions about the programs.

Tue, Jun 18, 10:30am - 11:30am
Algiers Regional Library - Small Meeting Room
Read, sing, talk, write, and play together in a format designed for children from birth to 5 years old and their caregivers.

Tue, Jun 18, 10:30am - 11:30am
Norman Mayer Library
Read, sing, talk, write, and play together in a format designed for children birth to 5 years old and their caregivers.

Tue, Jun 18, 10:30am - 11:30am
Milton H. Latter Memorial Library - Dining Room
Read, sing, talk, write, and play together in format designed for children from birth to 5 years old and their caregivers.

Tue, Jun 18, 10:30am - 11:30am
Main Library - Sands Early Learning Center
Read, sing, talk, write, and play together in a format designed for children from birth to 5 years old and their caregivers.

Tue, Jun 18, 10:30am - 11:00am
Robert E. Smith Library - Meeting Room
Explore stories through the performing arts with Young Audiences of Louisiana.

Tue, Jun 18, 11:00am - 12:00pm
East New Orleans Regional Library - Computer Lab
Get assistance with the basics of using a computer and its common applications, such as internet browsing and email.

Tue, Jun 18, 1:00pm - 4:00pm
Algiers Regional Library - Lobby Table #2
Women with a Vision will provide reproductive health resources.

Tue, Jun 18, 2:00pm - 3:00pm
Main Library - Teen Zone
Stretch your body and mind this summer with YEAH!YOGA. Teen participants can build strength and learn mindfulness tools to use in daily life.

Tue, Jun 18, 4:00pm - 5:00pm
Robert E. Smith Library - Meeting Room
Make art inspired by our amazing natural world and hang out with other kids. Registration is required.

Tue, Jun 18, 4:00pm - 6:00pm
Rosa F. Keller Library and Community Center - Meeting Room
Learn to sew a small, snap-closure bag with a loop to hang on your belt, with instructors from ricRACK. Beginners welcome. Registration required.
Registration opens Tuesday, June 4 2024 at 9:00am

Tue, Jun 18, 4:00pm - 5:00pm
Algiers Regional Library - Large Meeting Room
Experiment with everyday objects to create your own circuit.

Tue, Jun 18, 4:00pm - 5:00pm
Mid-City Library
Beat the summer heat and boredom. Create personalized buttons, bracelets, bags, and more. A different craft at every meeting. Snacks Provided.

Tue, Jun 18, 4:00pm - 6:00pm
Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. Library - Programming Space
Explore and try out technology from the Best Buy Teen Tech Center.

Tue, Jun 18, 5:00pm - 6:00pm
Nora Navra Library - Meeting Room
Get your documents notarized, free of charge. A Notary Public is a state official who verifies the identity of the signer or signers. Appointment required.
Register

Tue, Jun 18, 5:00pm - 6:00pm
East New Orleans Regional Library
Read, sing, talk, write, and play together in a format designed for children from birth to 5 years old and their caregivers.

Tue, Jun 18, 5:30pm - 6:30pm
East New Orleans Regional Library - Small Meeting Room
Learn English vocabulary and grammar alongside other students, in-person and free of charge. This is a beginner class.

Wed, Jun 19, 1:00pm - 2:30pm
Ogden Museum of Art
Take an English Language Learning field trip to learn about the culture and languages of New Orleans.

Thu, Jun 20, 10:00am - 12:00pm
Algiers Regional Library - Small Meeting Room
If you're a District C resident, stop by during Freddie King III's office hours to discuss city issues with your council representative. No appointment is necessary.

Thu, Jun 20, 10:30am - 12:30pm
Algiers Regional Library
Bring your clean glass to recycle it. Glass is turned into sand and cullet for coastal restoration, disaster relief, eco-construction, and more. Glass is only accepted during program hours.

Thu, Jun 20, 10:30am - 2:30pm
East New Orleans Regional Library - Large Meeting Room
The Louisiana Department of Children & Family Services will help with SNAP Assistance. They provide assistance with applying, account maintenance, and questions about the programs.

Thu, Jun 20, 10:30am - 11:30am
Cita Dennis Hubbell Library - Programming Space
Read, sing, talk, write, and play together in a format designed for children from birth to 5 years old and their caregivers.

Thu, Jun 20, 10:30am - 11:30am
Rosa F. Keller Library and Community Center - Children's Room
Read, sing, talk, write, and play together in a format designed for children from birth to 5 years old and their caregivers.

Thu, Jun 20, 10:30am - 11:30am
Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. Library - Programming Space
Read, sing, talk, write, and play together in a format designed for children from birth to 5 years old and their caregivers.

Thu, Jun 20, 10:30am - 11:00am
Mid-City Library
Explore stories through the performing arts with Young Audiences of Louisiana.

Thu, Jun 20, 11:00am - 12:00pm
Alvar Library - Programming Space,Yard
Build your own solar oven, cook some s'mores to enjoy, and learn the science behind it all.

Thu, Jun 20, 11:00am - 12:00pm
East New Orleans Regional Library - Computer Lab
Get assistance with the basics of using a computer and its common applications, such as internet browsing and email.

Thu, Jun 20, 12:30pm - 2:30pm
Norman Mayer Library - Lobby Table #1
Get information and referrals to Metropolitan Human Services District, which addresses mental health, developmental disability, and addictive disorder needs.

Thu, Jun 20, 1:00pm - 4:00pm
Main Library - Lobby
Women with a Vision will provide reproductive health resources.

Thu, Jun 20, 1:00pm - 2:00pm
Virtual Events
In an online author talk, Tiffany Jewell discusses her new book "Everything I Learned About Racism I Learned in School." Register to receive the link to join and submit questions.
Register

Thu, Jun 20, 1:30pm - 3:30pm
East New Orleans Regional Library - Lobby Table #1
Get information and referrals to Metropolitan Human Services District, which addresses mental health, developmental disability, and addictive disorder needs.

Thu, Jun 20, 2:00pm - 4:00pm
Algiers Regional Library - Small Meeting Room
Teens, learn how to be a filmmaker, content creator, and editor, all using just your smartphone in this hands-on workshop with NOVAC (New Orleans Video Access Center).

Thu, Jun 20, 2:00pm - 3:00pm
Central City Library - Programming Space
Build your own solar oven, cook some s'mores to enjoy, and learn the science behind it all.

Thu, Jun 20, 3:30pm - 4:30pm
Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. Library - Programming Space
Make and eat your own sno-ball while learning about the science of how frozen treats are made.

Canceled
Thu, Jun 20, 4:00pm - 5:30pm
Virtual Events
Each month, we'll read a new mystery novel and meet together on Zoom to discuss "who dun it." New members are always welcome. For any questions, please contact virtualbookclub@nolalibrary.org.

Thu, Jun 20, 4:00pm - 5:00pm
Algiers Regional Library - Large Meeting Room
Learn the basics of chess or checkers. Make new friends, and try out your skills against them. All skill levels are welcome.

Thu, Jun 20, 4:00pm - 5:00pm
Cita Dennis Hubbell Library - Programming Space
Experiment with everyday objects to create your own circuit.

Thu, Jun 20, 4:30pm - 5:30pm
East New Orleans Regional Library - Small Meeting Room
Get your documents notarized, free of charge. A Notary Public is a state official who verifies the identity of the signer or signers. Appointment required.
Register

Thu, Jun 20, 5:00pm - 6:30pm
Rosa F. Keller Library and Community Center - Sitting Room
Read, discuss, and meet your neighbors with this monthly book club. 

Thu, Jun 20, 5:00pm - 6:30pm
Rosa F. Keller Library and Community Center - Meeting Room,Sunroom
A series of hands-on workshops that dive deep into creating video games.

Thu, Jun 20, 5:00pm - 6:00pm
Nora Navra Library - Kids' Area
Make and eat your own sno-ball while learning about the science of how frozen treats are made.

Thu, Jun 20, 5:30pm - 6:30pm
Nora Navra Library - Meeting Room
Ground your body and mind with deep breathing, slow stretching, and gentle strengthening. Each class includes a guided deep relaxation. Accessible to every body. Limited number of mats are provided.

Fri, Jun 21, 10:30am - 12:30pm
Milton H. Latter Memorial Library
Bring your clean glass to recycle it. Glass is turned into sand and cullet for coastal restoration, disaster relief, eco-construction, and more. Glass is only accepted during program hours.

Fri, Jun 21, 10:30am - 11:30am
Children's Resource Center Library - Programming Space
Roll, squish, flatten, and more with Play-Doh using your hands and a variety of tools and accessories. Each week will feature a new themed activity and an opportunity for free-play.

Fri, Jun 21, 10:30am - 11:00am
Algiers Regional Library - Small Meeting Room
Move and meditate with professional healer Shanda Domango Brown. Learn movement, breath work, and meditation techniques together in an engaging way. Designed for children ages 2-5 and their families.

Fri, Jun 21, 10:30am - 11:30am
Nora Navra Library - Kids' Area
Join us for a playdate at the New Orleans Public Library. Play with wooden blocks and practice using open-ended questions at weekly parent-led playdates for children 5 and under. Invite a friend!

Fri, Jun 21, 11:00am - 12:00pm
Nix Library
Read and sing along with local drag queen Laveau Contraire at this special family event.

Fri, Jun 21, 2:30pm - 4:30pm
Milton H. Latter Memorial Library - Lawn,Front Porch
Creative and interactive playtime featuring giant-sized building materials. Spark creativity and promote imaginative play.

Fri, Jun 21, 4:00pm - 4:45pm
Alvar Library - Programming Space
Imagine and play with a variety of sweet treats for kids to scoop, serve, and eat their favorite ice cream flavors. This event is for children ages 2 - 5 and their families.

Sat, Jun 22, 10:00am - 10:45am
Rosa F. Keller Library and Community Center - Cafe / Hallway Sitting Area
Get your documents notarized, free of charge. A Notary Public is a state official who verifies the identity of the signer or signers. Appointment required.
Register

Sat, Jun 22, 10:00am - 12:00pm
East New Orleans Regional Library
Imagine and play with grocery market toys for kids to shop and check out items. This event is for children ages 2 - 5 and their families.

Sat, Jun 22, 10:00am - 12:00pm
Robert E. Smith Library
Imagine and play with barber shop and beauty salon toys for kids to style and beautify mannequins. This event is for children ages 2 - 5 and their families.

Sat, Jun 22, 10:30am - 12:00pm
Alvar Library - Yard
Learn easy mushroom growing techniques including inoculating coffee grounds, paper waste, and straw. Registered participants will get a mushroom growing starter kit to take home.
Registration opens Saturday, June 8 2024 at 9:00am

Sat, Jun 22, 10:30am - 12:30pm
Algiers Regional Library
Imagine and play with a movie theater set where children can experience directing a film and serving their favorite snacks. This event is for children ages 2 - 5 and their families.

Sat, Jun 22, 10:30am - 12:30pm
Main Library - Sands Early Learning Center
Imagine and play with outer space-themed toys for children to blast off and explore the galaxies.

Sat, Jun 22, 10:30am - 12:30pm
Milton H. Latter Memorial Library - Pink Parlor
Imagine and play with camping toys for kids to explore a variety of nature adventures. This event is for children ages 2 - 5 and their families.

Sat, Jun 22, 10:30am - 12:30pm
Norman Mayer Library
Imagine and play with puppets and a puppet theater for kids to use their storytelling skills. This event is for children ages 2 - 5 and their families.

Sat, Jun 22, 11:00am - 12:00pm
Algiers Regional Library - Large Meeting Room
Learn some beginner moves to the music of Capoeira, a Brazilian dance and martial art. Kids and families welcome.

Sat, Jun 22, 1:00pm - 3:00pm
Rosa F. Keller Library and Community Center - Meeting Room
Practice building, coding, and math skills with STEM Kits.

Sat, Jun 22, 1:00pm - 2:00pm
Algiers Regional Library - Large Meeting Room
Learn English vocabulary and grammar alongside other students, in-person and free of charge.

Sat, Jun 22, 1:00pm - 2:00pm
Algiers Regional Library - Teen Room
Learn English vocabulary and grammar alongside other students, in-person and free of charge. This class is for learners with a head start on the English language.

Sat, Jun 22, 2:00pm - 4:00pm
Main Library - 1st Floor Meeting Room
Get your documents notarized, free of charge. A Notary Public is a state official who verifies the identity of the signer or signers. Appointment required.
Register

Sat, Jun 22, 2:00pm - 4:00pm
Milton H. Latter Memorial Library - Front Porch,Dining Room
Learn about EGL and Lolita dress, a Japanese fashion influenced by Victorian and Rococo styles.

Sat, Jun 22, 3:00pm - 4:00pm
Milton H. Latter Memorial Library - Pink Parlor
Read two classic or contemporary science fiction stories each month and meet to discuss their themes and current relevance. To register and receive the stories, email AdultPrograms@nolalibrary.org

Sat, Jun 22, 3:00pm - 5:00pm
Cita Dennis Hubbell Library - Programming Space
Hark! Young rangers, elves, and wizards, adventure awaits with Dungeons and Dragons at Hubbell Library.