This Week at the Library

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The Main Library is closed for renovations to the 1st & 2nd floors through Monday, May 28.

All New Orleans Public Library locations will be closed Monday, May 28, in observance of Memorial Day.

For Children:


Children’s Summer Fun & Reading Challenge Kick Off Party

Kick off your summer with an afternoon of fun, games, and refreshments. Everyone who registers to participate in our Summer Fun & Reading Challenge will receive a prize.


Latter Library

Saturday, June 2 from 1pm - 3pm

For Teens:


Youth Wealth Building

“Learn How I Moved Out My Mother’s House and Purchase My First Home After High School Without Breaking The Bank At 20 Years Old.” Learn about gaining homeownership, building credit, the benefits of becoming a landlord, and financial management. For ages 12 - 19. In partnership with Hitchens Holdings. Sponsored by the Friends of the New Orleans Public Library. 


Martin Luther King Library

Thursday, May 31 from 4pm - 5pm

For Adults:


A Shake-Up at Club Söda: an Interactive Murder Mystery Play

Club Söda may not be the most popular bar in the Quarter, but their monthly Amateur Detectives Drink Free Night always draws a crowd. It's not the smartest night for someone to murder the owner; but, hey, maybe you'll be the one to crack the case! Featuring a script by local author Zach Bartlett. Sponsored by the Friends of the New Orleans Public Library.


Norman Mayer Library

Friday, June 1 from 6pm - 8pm

For All Ages:


Get Ready to have FUN this Summer

Pre-register for the Library’s 2018 Summer Fun & Reading Challenge, featuring hundreds of free events throughout June and July for children, teens, and adults as well as the opportunity for all who register to win prizes.