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Covenant House Donation Drive at all 15 Library locations

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NOVEMBER 2019

THE SPY WHO READ ME A 007-THEMED SCAVENGER HUNT and SOIRÉE BENEFITING the NEW ORLEANS PUBLIC LIBRARY

Saturday, November 9, 6:30–10:30pm Purchase tickets online at friendsnola.org.


Culture Passes are Now Easier than Ever to Check Out

CONTENTS The Spy Who Read Me Fundraiser

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Covenant House Donation Drive Event Listings

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2–13 With new partners expanding to include more than just museums, the program will now be known as the New Orleans Culture Pass Program. Instead of physically checking out a pass from one of our locations, Library users will now be able to do it all online. Reservations may also be made by speaking with a staff member at any location or by calling the Library. Phone numbers for each location can be found at nolalibrary.org.

Algiers Regional Library, 3 Alvar Library, 4 Central City Library, 4 Children’s Resource Center Library, 4–5 East New Orleans Regional Library, 5–6 Cita Dennis Hubbell Library, 6 Rosa F. Keller Library & Community Center, 6–8

Each pass will have a single set date-of-use, allowing more people opportunities to reserve them. Reservations are permitted up to 30 days in advance.

Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. Library, 8–9 Milton H. Latter Memorial Library, 9 Main Library, 10–11

Once a reservation is made, the Library user will receive a confirmation email, which they or a Library staff member can print out. The reservation confirmation will contain the Library user’s name and date of their visit, which will be used for entrance by the partner organization. The reservation confirmation can be shown on a digital device or by showing a printed confirmation.

Norman Mayer Library, 11–12 Mid-City Library, 12 Nora Navra Library, 12–13 Nix Library, 13 Robert E. Smith Library, 13

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One of the Library’s most popular offerings—the Museum Partner Pass Program—is making some big changes to allow even more Library cardholders access to some of New Orleans’ most interesting and exciting cultural institutions for free.

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THANKSGIVING LIBRARY CLOSURE: All Library locations will be closed beginning at 5pm, Wednesday, November 27 and will reopen at 10am, Saturday, November 29.

Once the reserved date passes, there is nothing more to do – the pass becomes invalid and does not have to be returned, therefore eliminating the risk of late fees. The new Culture Pass Program will become available for reservations on Monday, October 28, at nolalibrary.org or by calling any Library location. The Library is thrilled to improve this extremely popular program as part of our Core Values of Customer Service, where we seek to provide an excellent Library user experience to all.

NEW ORLEANS CULTURE PASS Program Partners


THE SPY WHO READ ME

A 007-THEMED SCAVENGER HUNT and SOIRÉE BENEFITING the NEW ORLEANS PUBLIC LIBRARY Saturday, November 9, 2019 6:30–10:30 pm MAIN LIBRARY 219 Loyola Avenue

Scavenger Hunt 7–8pm Crack the clues & solve the challenges. First place winner receives 2 domestic round-trip Southwest Airlines tickets. First place team wins a keg party for 50, food included, at District Lounge.

Soirée 6:30–10:30pm Amazing auction items for your bidding pleasure from more than 60 businesses, hotels and restaurants. Live Music, Fantastic Food, Open Bar

Featured Restaurants: CITY GREENS, FIVE HAPPINESS, GABY'S DESSERTS, GATTUSO’S NEIGHBORHOOD BAR & RESTAURANT, KATIE’S RESTAURANT, LANGENSTEIN’S, LAUREL STREET BAKERY, LIBERTY CHEESESTEAKS, MESSINA’S RUNWAY CAFE, TARTINE, THE MUNCH FACTORY and ZEA ROTISSERIE & BAR Sponsored by: ABITA BREWING COMPANY, THE BARMAN'S FUND OF LOUISIANA, DAN BURGHARDT INSURANCE, LITTLE BOUSQUET LAW FIRM, MCDONALD'S – S. CARROLLTON AVE., and SEVEN THREE DISTILLING COMPANY

Proper Spy Attire Encouraged Limited complimentary parking is available in the Library’s employee lot (enter from Tulane Avenue). Friends of the

Proceeds from this event will support the New Orleans

PUBLIC LIBRARY

Public Library's 2020 Summer Fun reading program.

NEW ORLEANS

Purchase tickets online at friendsnola.org.

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DONATION DRIVE Throughout the month of November, all 15 Library locations will serve as drop-off points for clothing donations to benefit Covenant House New Orleans, an organization that provides housing and supportive services to youth facing homelessness. The following items are needed: new men’s and women’s undergarments, bras, or sports bras; new or gently used winter weather clothing (hats, scarves, gloves, and jackets).

TEENSGIVING: No-Sew Fleece Scarf Workshops In recognition of Hunger & Homelessness Awareness Week, November 16–24, teens can create no-sew fleece scarves to give to the Covenant House Donation Drive.

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MONDAY, NOVEMBER 18, 4–6PM

WEDNESDAY, NOVEMBER 20, 3:30–5:30PM

WEDNESDAY, NOVEMBER 20, 4–6PM

Algiers Regional Library 3014 Holiday Dr.

Rosa F. Keller Library & Community Center 4300 S. Broad Ave.

Latter Library 5120 St. Charles. Ave.

THURSDAY, NOVEMBER 21, 4:30–6:30 PM

THURSDAY, NOVEMBER 21, 5–7PM

THURSDAY, NOVEMBER 21, 5–7PM

Nora Navra Library 1902 St. Bernard Ave.

Main Library Youth Services 219 Loyola Ave., 2nd Floor

East New Orleans Regional Library 5641 Read Blvd.


NOVEMBER EVENT LISTINGS

ALGIERS REGIONAL LIBRARY 3014 Holiday Dr // 596-2641 M–Th 10am–8pm, Fri & Sat 10am–5pm, Sun 1pm–5pm ON VIEW DAILY, DURING LIBRARY HOURS, Paradise Display –

The Louisiana Department of Wildlife and Fisheries will present an informative display highlighting the public areas and facilities the department manages as well as threatened and endangered animals. MONDAYS & THURSDAYS, 10AM–5PM, YES Community

Assistance – Computer assistance on an individual basis for beginner to intermediate skill levels. Enrollment is required. Walk-ins and appointments accepted. For enrollment information, call 504-596-3842. In partnership with the YMCA of Greater New Orleans. TUESDAYS, 10:30–11:30AM, Baby & Toddler Storytime –

Read, sing, talk, write, and play together in a format designed for children from birth–2 years and their caregivers. Siblings welcome. TUESDAYS, 11AM–12PM, One-on-One Computer Tutoring

– Designed for adults who are just beginning to learn about technology or who would like to grow their digital skills and utilize the many digital resources the Library offers. TUESDAYS, 4–6PM, Ask About Medicare – Have Medicare

questions? Come in for a personalized one-on-one educational drop-in and get the answers. Don’t keep yourself in the dark when making decisions about your Medicare needs. THURSDAYS, 5–6PM, Reading to Thor – Thor, a licensed

therapy dog, provides a patient and receptive audience for reluctant readers—and kids who just love dogs—to practice reading aloud. SATURDAYS, 10–11AM, Community Yoga – Enjoy a free

yoga class for all levels. Mats will be provided on a first-come, first-served basis; bring your own towel and water. Register at nolalibrary.org or at 504-596-2596. In partnership with Domineaux Yoga. SUNDAY, NOVEMBER 3, 2–4:30PM, Sewing Class: Tote Bags –

Learn how to sew from X'Zavior Crockett, a professional fashion designer, by making a tote bag. Registration required. TUESDAY, NOVEMBER 5, 4–6PM, Teen Game Day: Nerfnite –

Bring your favorite video games to life with a special Teen Game Day featuring Nerf Blasters. WEDNESDAY, NOVEMBER 6, 5–6PM, West Bank Book Club

– Discuss a new book each month. New members are always welcome. Call the Library at 596-2641 for this month’s selection. Meets on the 1st Wednesday of the month.

THURSDAY, NOVEMBER 7, 5:30–7PM, In Stitches – Bring a

knitting, crochet, or needlecraft project and join area crafters to share ideas, inspiration, and conversation. Knitting and crochet instruction is available on request, and limited supplies are provided for beginners trying out a new craft. Meets on the 1st Thursday of the month. SATURDAY, NOVEMBER 9, 10AM–12PM, Healthy Women New

Orleans – This women's health initiative will provide blood pressure screenings, provider consultations, health education, and resources to the women of New Orleans. TUESDAY, NOVEMBER 12, 4–6PM, K-Pop Day – Watch your

favorite K-Pop music videos to celebrate South Korea’s pop music phenomenon. WEDNESDAYS, NOVEMBER 13 & 27, 4–5PM, Lego Club –

Build and play with a wide assortment of Lego bricks. For ages 8–14. Meets on the 2nd and 4th Wednesdays of the month. SATURDAY, NOVEMBER 16, 10AM–12PM, Meet the Scholar

with Deborah Burst – Algiers native Deborah Burst, an awardwinning writer and photographer, will share her work relating to historic Algiers churches and architecture. In partnership with the Algiers Historical Society. SUNDAY, NOVEMBER 17, 2–4:30PM, Sewing Class: Apron or

Decorative Pillow – Learn how to sew from X'Zavior Crockett, a professional fashion designer, by making an apron or decorative pillow. Registration required. MONDAY, NOVEMBER 18, 4–6PM, Teensgiving: No-Sew

Fleece Scarves – In recognition of Hunger & Homelessness Awareness Week, teens will create no-sew fleece scarves to give to Covenant House as part of a system-wide donation drive. All supplies provided. TUESDAY, NOVEMBER 19, 4–6PM, Teen Game Day – Get your

game on in the Library. Come unwind at the Library after school and play video and classic board games or learn new card games in the teen room. Meets on the 1st & 3rd Tuesdays of the month. SUNDAY, NOVEMBER 24, 1–3PM, Algiers Writing Group –

Calling writers of all genres (poetry, short fiction, non-fiction, novels, etc.) for the opportunity to meet and discuss your work. Writers of all levels are welcome. Meets on the 4th Sunday of the month. MONDAY, NOVEMBER 25, 6–7:45PM, Good Rockin's Rhythm

& Blues in the French Quarter – Eric Seiferth will discuss rhythm & blues as it relates to the French Quarter and the development of rock ‘n roll through recordings, radio, and live performance.

All programs are free and open to the public. To request interpretation of Library programs for the hearing-imparied, call 504-896-2583.

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NOVEMBER EVENT LISTINGS

THURSDAY, NOVEMBER 7, 6–7:30PM, The Women of Dauphine

ALVAR LIBRARY M–Th 10am–8pm, Fri & Sat 10am–5pm, Sun Closed

– Deb Jannerson is the award-winning author of the new YA novel, The Women of Dauphine, and two poetry collections. She lives in New Orleans and works at Latter Library.

TUESDAYS, 11AM–12PM, Toddler Storytime – Read, sing,

SATURDAY, NOVEMBER 9, 2–3:45PM, In the Garden Writers'

913 Alvar St // 504-596-2667

write, and play together in a format designed for children ages 2–3 years and a caregiver. Siblings welcome. THURSDAYS, 11AM–1PM, One-on-One Computer Tutoring

– Designed for adults who are just beginning to learn about technology or who would like to grow their digital skills and utilize the many digital resources the Library offers. THURSDAYS, 5:30–7PM, Community Composting with

Compost NOW – Bring frozen food scraps to this weekly food waste drop-off. For more information, visit nolalibrary.org. SATURDAY, NOVEMBER 2, 10AM–12PM, Healthy Women New

Orleans – This women's health initiative will provide blood pressure screenings, provider consultations, health education, and resources to the women of New Orleans. In partnership with the Mayor's Office of Youth and Families, the New Orleans Health Department, and The Touro Infirmary Foundation.

Workshop – Writers of all levels of experience are welcome to attend this workshop that alternates between poetry and prose. The last session in May will be a reading by workshop participants. THURSDAY, NOVEMBER 14, 6–7:30PM, Aliens, Immigrants, &

Other Evildoers – José Torres-Tama will read from Encuentro: New Latinx Performances for the American Theater and his poetry book, Immigrant Dreams and Alien Nightmares. Followed by a Q&A and book signing. SATURDAY, NOVEMBER 16, 1–2PM, Drag Queen Story Hour

– Listen to the beautiful and talented Vanessa and friends read stories. Designed for children of all ages and their caregivers. Meets on the 3rd Saturday of the month.

CENTRAL CITY LIBRARY

A " maing Grace" Retires After 47 Years

AFTER 47 YEARS of working for the New Orleans Public Library system, Grace Benson retired with a celebration September 30 at the Algiers Regional Library. Affectionately called “Amazing Grace" for her decades of devotion, Benson, 88, volunteered at various libraries and was a fixture at the Algiers Regional Library. Coworkers who treasured her friendship and humor gathered with Benson’s family for the retirement party, and many cards and messages were sent offering good wishes.

Allie Mae Williams Center, 2020 Jackson Ave. *Temporary Pop-up Service Hours: Mon 2–6pm, Wed 2–6pm, Sat 10am–2pm SATURDAYS, 10:30–11:30AM, Storytime – Read, sing, talk,

write, and play together in a format designed for children of all ages and their caregivers.

CHILDREN’S RESOURCE CENTER LIBRARY 913 Napoleon Ave // 504-596-2628 M–Th 10am–8pm, Fri & Sat 10am–5pm, Sun Closed MONDAYS, 4–5:30PM, Community Composting with

Compost NOW – Bring frozen food scraps to this weekly food waste drop-off. For more information, visit nolalibrary.org. MONDAYS, 4:30–5:15PM, Storytime & Craft – Read a fun story,

and make a fabulous related craft. Designed for children of all ages and their caregivers. TUESDAYS, 10:30–11:15AM, Storytime & Snack – Children of

all ages and their caregivers are welcome to attend. A light snack will be provided. Sponsored by Louisiana Healthcare Connections. WEDNESDAYS, 10:30–11:30AM, Preschool Storytime – Read,

sing, talk, write, and play together in a format designed for children ages 3–5 years and their caregivers. Siblings welcome. – Sponsored by the Friends of the New Orleans Public Library.

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Occasionally, event dates and times change. Check nolalibrary.org or call the Library location to confirm the most current event information.


NOVEMBER EVENT LISTINGS

THURSDAYS, 10:30–11:30AM, Baby Storytime – Read, sing,

talk, write, and play together in a format designed for children from birth–2 years and a caregiver. Siblings welcome. SATURDAY, NOVEMBER 9, 11AM–1PM, Lego Club – Meets on

the 2nd Saturday of the month. MONDAY, NOVEMBER 11, 4:30–5:15PM, La Hora Del Cuento/

SUNDAYS, 2–3PM, Drop In Crafts for Everyone – Simple crafts

for all ages. All supplies provided. MONDAY, NOVEMBER 4, 10:30AM–4PM, Community Office

Hours with the Mayor's Neighborhood Engagement Office – Representatives from various city departments will be available to answer questions. Additional dates: November 6, 12, 18, & 20.

Bilingual Spanish Storytime & Craft – Open to all families and caregivers with children of all ages. Sponsored by the Tulane Stone Center for Latin American Studies and the Library’s Pebbles Center. Meets on the 2nd Mondays of the month.

TUESDAYS, NOVEMBER 5 & 19, 5–6PM, What's the Tea? – A

WEDNESDAY, NOVEMBER 13, 3:30–4:30PM, T(w)een Craft

Enjoy board games, video games, and snacks.

Series: Shrinky Dinks – Draw, trace or copy any image onto a Shrinky Dinks sheet, bake and bake in our tiny oven to transform your image into a hardened piece of plastic that gets 9 times thicker. We will make useful and meaningful keepsakes, jewelry, pins and more! SATURDAY, NOVEMBER 16, 2:30–4:30PM, Joseph Bienvenu

– New Literary Works – Local writer and performance poet Joseph Bienvenu will read from his new works, accompanied by a live classical music ensemble featuring the original compositions of local composer Jeff Pagano. Sponsored through a generous grant from Poets & Writers. WEDNESDAY, NOVEMBER 20, 3:30–5:30PM, Comic Book

Design Workshop – Local artist Terrance Osborne will guide t(w)eens through effective and eye-catching manga comic book design techniques. WEDNESDAY, NOVEMBER 27, 3:30–4:30PM, T(w)een Craft

Series: Perler Beading – Make magnets and jewelry with Perler Beads. SATURDAY, NOVEMBER 30, 11:30AM–1:30PM, Knitting &

Crafting Circle – Please bring your own project and supplies to our knitting, crocheting, tatting, and crafting Circle. Herbal tea will be served. Meets on the last Saturday of the month.

space to talk about what's going on in your life over tea, snacks, and a craft or activity. WEDNESDAY, NOVEMBER 6, 5–6PM, Teen Game Night – THURSDAY, NOVEMBER 7, 5:30–7:30PM, BYOWine &

Coloring – Enjoy a relaxing environment with wine and coloring. For ages 21 & over. SATURDAY, NOVEMBER 9, 10AM–12PM, Bystander Response

Training – Before first responders arrive, you can save a life by knowing how to provide hands-only CPR, administer Naloxone, and stop bleeding. This two-hour class will teach participants how to identify someone who has overdosed from opioids, gone into cardiac arrest, or has uncontrolled bleeding. The training is free and no medical background is needed. To learn more or sign up, visit ready.nola.gov/training. In partnership with the New Orleans Health Department. SATURDAY, NOVEMBER 9, 1–3PM, Urban Fiction Book Club

– Discuss a new book each month. New members are always welcome. Call the Library at 504-596-0200 or stop by to find out what we're reading. Refreshments will be provided. SATURDAY, NOVEMBER 9, 2–3PM, Teen Science: Explosions

and Eruptions – Create scientific reactions with simple ingredients. Wear clothes that can get messy. All supplies provided. TUESDAY, NOVEMBER 12, 5–6PM, Oreo Tasting Challenge –

Taste different types of Oreos and guess the flavors. WEDNESDAY, NOVEMBER 13, 1–3PM, Business Information

EAST NEW ORLEANS REGIONAL LIBRARY

Session – This education and information session includes topics relevant to business owners and entrepreneurs, and is presented by the Mayor's Office of Community and Economic Development.

5641 Read Blvd // 596-0200

WEDNESDAY, NOVEMBER 13, 5–6PM, Teen Advisory Board

M–Th 10am–8pm, Fri & Sat 10am–5pm, Sun 1pm–5pm

– Earn community service hours, eat food, and help decide what you want to see at your Library.

MONDAYS, 5–6PM, Maker Monday – Make cool stuff. Work on

different projects, including crafts, food, and STEM activities. For ages 12–17. TUESDAYS, 5–6PM, Preschool Storytime – Read, sing, talk,

write, and play together in a format designed for children ages 3–5 years and their caregivers. Siblings welcome. THURSDAYS, 4:30–5:30PM, Think Fun Thursday – Make your

SATURDAY, NOVEMBER 16, 10–11:30AM, Community

Conversation with Council Member Cyndi Nguyen – Join the East New Orleans community in an open conversation with District E City Council Member Cyndi Nguyen. She will be available to discuss your ideas for growing a successful community in the years to come. Meets on the 3rd Saturday of the month.

Thursdays fun with projects and experiments. For ages 6–12. All programs are free and open to the public. To request interpretation of Library programs for the hearing-imparied, call 504-896-2583.

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NOVEMBER EVENT LISTINGS

TUESDAY, NOVEMBER 19, 5:30–7:30PM, DIY Recycled Wine

Bottle Vases –Turn an old wine bottle into a unique glass vase. Bring your own or use one provided by the Library. Other supplies provided. THURSDAY, NOVEMBER 21, 5–7PM, Teensgiving: No Sew

Fleece Scarves – In recognition of Hunger & Homelessness Awareness Week, teens will create no-sew fleece scarves to give to Covenant House as part of a system-wide donation drive. All supplies provided. Sewing Circle – Learn the basics and beyond to improve your sewing skills. Our local seamstress will teach you everything you need to know to get started sewing at home. SATURDAY, NOVEMBER 23, 10AM–12PM,

SATURDAY, NOVEMBER 23, 2–3PM, Paper Bag Turkey Craft –

A craft for families. Supplies provided.

TUESDAY, NOVEMBER 5, 6:30–8PM, Author Night with Ellen

Byron & Colleen Mooney– Cozy mystery writers Ellen Byron and Colleen Mooney join for a 2-for-1 Author Night conversation and discuss their Cajun Country Mystery and NOLA Go Cup series. Sponsored by the Friends of Hubbell Library. WEDNESDAY, NOVEMBER 13, 6:30–8PM, German Influence

on Louisiana Foodways – Jennie Merrill, director of education at the Southern Food & Beverage Museum, will trace the German foodway through Louisiana. Sponsored by the Friends of Hubbell Library. SATURDAY, NOVEMBER 30, 9AM–2PM, Hubbell Library

Christmas Tree Sale and Holiday Fest – Get a beautiful, fresh Christmas tree from North Carolina, enjoy a gift market featuring local artists and artisans, and listen to a story at 10:30am, followed by mermaid crafts. Sponsored by the Friends of Hubbell Library. SATURDAY, NOVEMBER 30, 10:30–11AM, New Orleans Neigh-

CITA DENNIS HUBBELL LIBRARY 725 Pelican Ave // 596-3113 M–Th 10am–8pm, Fri & Sat 10am–5pm, Sun Closed

bors Storytime Mermaid Edition – New Orleans author Sally Asher will lead a fun mermaid storytime as she reads her latest book, The Mermaids’ Night Before Christmas. Mermaid crafts to follow. Sponsored by the Friends of Hubbell Library.

MONDAYS–FRIDAYS, BY APPOINTMENT, One-on-One

Computer Tutoring – Designed for adults who are just beginning to learn about technology or who would like to grow their digital skills and utilize the many digital resources the Library offers. Reservations are required and can be made by calling 596-3113.

ROSA F. KELLER LIBRARY & COMMUNITY CENTER

MONDAYS, 4–5PM, Reading to Thor – Thor, a licensed therapy

M–Th 10am–8pm, Fri & Sat 10am–5pm, Sun Closed

dog, provides a patient and receptive audience for reluctant readers—and kids who just love dogs—to practice reading aloud.

MONDAYS, 11–11:30AM, Baby & Toddler Storytime – Read,

4300 S Broad Avenue // 596-2660

MONDAYS–THURSDAYS, 4:30–6:30PM, Drop-In Homework

sing, talk, write, and play together in a format designed for children from birth–3 years and their caregivers. Siblings welcome.

Help – Homework assistance for children and teens.

MONDAYS & TUESDAYS, BY APPOINTMENT, One-on-

TUESDAYS & THURSDAYS, 10:30–11:30AM, Raising Readers

One Computer Tutoring – Designed for adults who are just beginning to learn about technology or who would like to grow their digital skills and utilize the many digital resources the Library offers. Reservations are required and can be made by calling 596-2660.

Storytime – Read, sing, talk, write, and play together in a format designed for children from birth–5 years and their caregivers. THURSDAYS, 4:30–6PM, Comic Book Club – Are you interested

in comics? If so, meet others at the Library who share your comic book interests. Talk about your favorite heroes and movies, and discover new comics you might enjoy. The 1st & 3rd Thursdays of the month will be video game nights. SATURDAYS, 10:30AM & 2PM, Saturday Movies at Hubbell –

Join us for family movies every Saturday. To see the scheduled movies, visit nolalibrary.org. Refreshments are provided. SATURDAYS, 2–3:30PM, Community Composting with

Compost NOW – Bring frozen food scraps to this weekly food waste drop-off. For more information, visit nolalibrary.org.

MONDAYS–WEDNESDAYS, 10:30AM–4PM, Community Office

Hours with the Mayor's Neighborhood Engagement Office – Representatives from various city departments will be available to answer questions. MONDAYS, 6–7:30PM, Toastmasters – A public speaking

group which empowers individuals to become more effective communicators and leaders. TUESDAYS IN NOVEMBER, 4–5PM, 504 Teen Yoga – Practice yoga to gain strength and help manage stress, anxiety, and

– Sponsored by the Friends of the New Orleans Public Library.

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Occasionally, event dates and times change. Check nolalibrary.org or call the Library location to confirm the most current event information.


NOVEMBER EVENT LISTINGS

emotions. Classes are presented by certified instructors from Youth Yoga Nola. Yoga mats and equipment provided.

THURSDAYS, 10AM–2PM, Mahjong Meetup – Play the ancient

TUESDAYS, 6–7PM, La Table Louisianaise: Louisiana French

THURSDAYS, 1–2:30PM, Discussing The New Yorker – Copies

Conversation and Discussion Group – A group for learning and discussion of the French of Louisiana, including its origins, its present condition, and its future. All levels of fluency welcome. For more information, contact Sam Craft at 427-9375 or atablelouisianaise@gmail.com. Sponsored by the Broadmoor Improvement Association.

of The New Yorker are available at the Library and on nolalibrary. org using the digital magazine service Flipster. Limited to 15 participants. Registration required by emailing Jillian at j.henree14@gmail.com. Sponsored by the New Orleans Lifelong Learning Cooperative.

TUESDAYS, 6–7:45PM, English Conversation Circle – A

– Need help applying or managing your SNAP account? For more information or to make an appointment, call 249-5130 or email counselorintern@broadmoorimprovement.com. Sponsored by the Broadmoor Improvement Association.

supportive, relaxed environment for those who want to strengthen their English-speaking skills. Specifically designed for the ESL community. Sponsored by the Broadmoor Improvement Association. WEDNESDAYS, 5–7PM, Ask About Medicare – Have Medicare

questions? Come in for a personalized one-on-one educational drop-in and get the answers. Don’t keep yourself in the dark when making decisions about your Medicare needs. WEDNESDAYS, 6–7PM, Spanish Conversation Circle – An

Chinese tile game with others.

FRIDAYS, 10AM–12PM, Snap Assistance and Case Management

SATURDAYS, 10AM–12PM, BY APPOINTMENT, Citizenship

Assistance – Volunteers with the Order of St. Lazarus will offer one-on-one assistance for those preparing to become U.S. citizens. Reservations required. Call 504-861-2875 to make an appointment. In partnership with the Order of St. Lazarus. Sponsored by the Broadmoor Improvement Association.

informal, supportive conversation circle for beginners or those wishing to improve their fluency. Sponsored by the Broadmoor Improvement Association.

SATURDAYS, 10:30AM–12PM, Community Composting with

WEDNESDAYS, 6–7PM & SATURDAYS, 10–10:45AM, Notary

SATURDAYS, 11AM–12PM, Preschool Storytime – Read, sing,

Public Services provided by volunteers – Call 596-2660 in advance to confirm a volunteer will be in attendance. Notary services are not available to businesses. Limited to 5 stamps per person. Sponsored by the Broadmoor Improvement Association.

talk, write, and play together in a format designed for children ages 3–5 years and their caregivers. Siblings welcome.

THURSDAYS, 10AM–12PM, Drop In & Play – Enjoy play time,

meet new friends, and share Lego Duplo, Play-Doh, and puzzles. Open to all families and caregivers with children age 1–5. No registration is needed.

Compost NOW – Bring frozen food scraps to this weekly food waste drop-off. For more information, visit nolalibrary.org.

SATURDAY, NOVEMBER 2, 11AM–1PM, Pumpkin Smash – Did

you know that most of the 1.91 billion pounds of pumpkins grown annually in the US end up in landfills? Instead, bring your pumpkins to Compost NOW. Prizes and giveaways while supplies last.

althy Women New Orleans

Healthy Women New Orleans Presented by Touro, the Mayor’s Office of Youth and Family Services and the New Orleans Public Library. This series is part of a Women’s Health Initiative that will take place at New Orleans Public Library locations throughout the City of New Orleans and provide blood pressure screenings, provider consultations, health education and resources to the women of New Orleans.

he Mayor’s Office of Youth and Family Services and New Public Libraries present Healthy Women New Orleans.

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s part of a Women’s Health Initiative that will take place at New Orleans Public ations throughout the City of New Orleans and provide blood pressure screenings, nsultations, health education and resources to the women of New Orleans.

October 5th 10am-12pm ayer Library y Blvd ns, LA 70122

Saturday, November 2nd 10am-12pm Alvar Library 913 Alvar St New Orleans, LA 70117

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Algiers Regional 3014 Holiday Drive New Orleans, LA 70131

Visit touro.com/healthywomen for more information. Saturday, November 9th 10am-12pm

SATURDAY, NOVEMBER 9, 10AM–12PM Algiers Regional Library 3014 Holiday Drive New Orleans, LA 70131


NOVEMBER EVENT LISTINGS

TUESDAY, NOVEMBER 5, 4–5:30PM, Crescent City Reading

Buddies Book Club – The Crescent City Reading Buddies Book Club partners middle school student volunteers with younger children ages 2–7 to read one-on-one helping to build literacy skills. TUESDAY, NOVEMBER 5, 5–6PM, Teen Tuesday: Teen

Advisory Board – Need volunteer/leadership experience for your college and job applications? Want to have a say in what the Library plans for teens? Share your ideas with us in a relaxed environment. For ages 13–17. Meets on the 1st Tuesday of the month. WEDNESDAY, NOVEMBER 6, 11AM–1PM & 5:30–7:30PM,

Financial Workshop Series – Orleans Public Defenders and Flyte present a workshop series covering a different topic each week, including bank accounts, budgeting, credit, insurance, taxes, employment, and more. WEDNESDAY, NOVEMBER 6, 3:30–5:30PM, Afterschool

Escapades: Video Game Day – Hang out with your friends and play video games at the Library. We have a number of Nintendo Switch games to choose from. For ages 11–17. Meets on the 1st Wednesday of the month. THURSDAY, NOVEMBER 7, 6–7PM, Young Writers’ Workshop

– You’re never too young to be an author. We are a group of young adults who aspire to be novelists, poets, memoirists, and storywriters. Registration required by emailing kbalma@ nolalibrary.org or calling 504-596-2660. FRIDAY, NOVEMBER 8, 1–3:30PM, Friday Movie Matinée

– Enjoy popcorn and a show with us. For ages 18 & over. November's movie is Baby Driver. TUESDAY, NOVEMBER 12, 5–6PM, Teen Tuesday: UNO

Tournament – Join our squad of UNO enthusiasts and find out if you have what it takes to become the reigning UNO champion of Broadmoor. For ages 13–17. WEDNESDAY, NOVEMBER 13, 3:30–5:30PM, After-School

Escapades: DIY Dominos – Create your own domino set to be used for future tournaments. For ages 11–17. THURSDAY, NOVEMBER 14, 3:30–4:30PM, DIY for Kids:

Popcorn Eco-Crafts – Make popcorn garlands and pinecone feeders for your bird neighbors. Also learn how to grow your own popcorn. For ages 7–12. SATURDAY, NOVEMBER 16, 10–12PM, My First Book: Aspiring

Writers Workshop – No more excuses. This two-hour workshop, organized by Wisdom Productions, LLC, is designed to help interested writers unfold their passion to write their first book. Register online at nolalibrary.org. MONDAY, NOVEMBER 18, 6–7:30PM, Creative Writing

Workshop – In this dynamic adult writing workshop, students will produce, share, and critique texts while learning how to

develop character, voice, and style. Registration required by emailing mlopez@nolalibrary.org or calling 596-2660. TUESDAY, NOVEMBER 19, 5–6PM, Teen Tuesday: Burrito in a

Jar – Learn about the health and cost benefits of "meals in a jar" and make your own burrito to go. WEDNESDAY, NOVEMBER 20, 3:30–5:30PM, Teensgiving: No

Sew Fleece Scarves – In recognition of Hunger & Homelessness Awareness Week, teens will create no-sew fleece scarves to give to Covenant House as part of a system-wide donation drive. All supplies provided. THURSDAY, NOVEMBER 21, 6–7:30PM, Book Gumbo – A

neighborhood group for people who love to read and get together to discuss ideas. November’s selection is Autumn by Ali Smith. Meets on the 3rd Thursday of the month. THURSDAY, NOVEMBER 21, 6–7PM, Gay Sci-Fi Book Club –

Visit a different Library location each month to discuss titles that explore queer themes in science fiction. For ages 15 & over due to mature themes contained in our book selections. November’s selection is The Stone Sky, Book 3 of The Broken Earth trilogy, by N.K. Jemisin. TUESDAY, NOVEMBER 26, 5–6PM, Teen Tuesday:

Thanksgiving Book Tasting – Have a feast of words with us. Enjoy our buffet of books and some fall snacks.For ages 13–17.

DR. MARTIN LUTHER KING, JR. LIBRARY 1611 Caffin Ave // 596-2695 M–Th 10am–8pm, Fri & Sat 10am–5pm, Sun Closed MONDAYS–SATURDAYS, BY APPOINTMENT, One-on-

One Computer Tutoring – Designed for adults who are just beginning to learn about technology or who would like to grow their digital skills and utilize the many digital resources the Library offers. Reservations are required and can be made by calling 596-2695. MONDAYS, 3:30–4:30PM, Game Day – Play video, board, and

card games. MONDAYS, 5:30–7PM, Community Composting – Bring

frozen food scraps to this weekly food waste drop-off. For more information, visit nolalibrary.org. TUESDAYS, 4–6PM, Homework Club – Peer assistance is

encouraged, and a staff member will be available for research questions. Break time crafts and snacks provided. For students of all ages. WEDNESDAY, NOVEMBER 6, 5–6PM, Youth V.O.I.C.E.S. –

Youth V.O.I.C.E.S. (Voices Originated through Innovative,

– Sponsored by the Friends of the New Orleans Public Library.

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Occasionally, event dates and times change. Check nolalibrary.org or call the Library location to confirm the most current event information.


NOVEMBER EVENT LISTINGS

Creative, Educational Sounds) will help teens foster creativity and discuss issues in their lives. Light refreshments will be served. For more information, email program coordinator Felicia T. Simpson at info@feliciatsimpson.com.

SUNDAYS, 1–2PM, E-Resources Happy Hour – Learn about

WEDNESDAYS, NOVEMBER 13 & 27, 6–7:30PM, SisterHearts

SATURDAY, NOVEMBER 2, 2–3PM, Poetry Buffet – Local poets

Speech Club – A fun, supportive, and positive learning experience where members and guests are empowered to develop public speaking, communication, and leadership skills. For ages 18 & over. Meets on the 2nd and 4th Wednesdays of the month.

read from their own work each month. Meets on the 1st Saturday of the month.

FRIDAY, NOVEMBER 15, 3:30–4:30PM, Art Therapy – Show

your art, writing, music, costumes, etc. Express how you feel and who you are in a judgment- and critique-free space. Meets on the 3rd Friday of the month. SATURDAY, NOVEMBER 16, 12–1:30PM, Community

Conversation with Council Member Cyndi Nguyen – Join the Lower Ninth Ward community in an open conversation with District E City Council Member Cyndi Nguyen. She will be available to discuss your ideas for growing a successful community in the years to come. Meets on the 3rd Saturday of the month.

MILTON H. LATTER MEMORIAL LIBRARY 5120 St. Charles Ave // 596-2625 M–Th 10am–8pm, Fri & Sat 10am–5pm, Sun 1pm–5pm DAILY DURING LIBRARY HOURS, BY APPOINTMENT, One-

on-One Computer Tutoring – Designed for adults who are just beginning to learn about technology or who would like to grow their digital skills and utilize the many digital resources the Library offers. Reservations are required and can be made by calling 596-2625.

the electronic resources, including e-books and audiobooks, available through the Library. Bring your laptop, smart phone, tablet, or e-reader for individual assistance.

WEDNESDAY, NOVEMBER 13, 6–7:45PM, Great Decisions with

the World Affair Council of New Orleans – Designed to create a more informed and engaged citizenry by bringing people together to talk about global affairs. A facilitator will give an overview of a topic and then lead discussion about it. In partnership with the World Affair Council of New Orleans. Meets on the 2nd Wednesday of the month. THURSDAY, NOVEMBER 14, 11AM–12:30PM, Bookie Boomers

Book Club – Discuss a new book each month. New members are always welcome. November's selection is Someone by Alice McDermott. Meets on the 2nd Thursday of the month. THURSDAY, NOVEMBER 14, 6–7PM, Southern Nights Book

Club – Discuss a new book about the South by Southern authors each month. New members are always welcome. November's selection is A Christmas Memory: One Christmas, and The Thanksgiving Visitor by Truman Capote. Meets on the 2nd Thursday of the month. WEDNESDAY, NOVEMBER 20, 4–6PM, Teensgiving: No Sew

Fleece Scarves – In recognition of Hunger & Homelessness Awareness Week, teens will create no-sew fleece scarves to give to Covenant House as part of a system-wide donation drive. All supplies provided. WEDNESDAY, NOVEMBER 20, 6–7:45PM, A Book Club Named

Desire – Discuss a new book each month. New members are always welcome. November's selection is On the Road by Jack Kerouac. Meets on the 4th Wednesday of the month.

TUESDAYS, 10:30–11AM, Toddler Storytime – Read, sing, talk,

THURSDAY, NOVEMBER 21, 6–8PM, Wine & Coloring – For

write, and play together in a format designed for children ages 2–3 years and their caregivers. Siblings welcome.

ages 21 and over. Meets on the 3rd Thursday of the month. TUESDAY, NOVEMBER 26, 5–6:30PM, April’s Crafty Hands

WEDNESDAYS, 10:30–11:30AM, Baby Storytime – Read, sing,

– Knit, crochet, and share ideas. This group also donates blankets and children’s accessories to the Louisiana Foster Care organization. For more information, contact Eileen at eryan@ tulane.edu. Meets on the 4th Tuesday of the month.

talk, write, and play together in a format designed for children from birth–2 years and their caregivers. Siblings welcome. WEDNESDAYS, 12:30–2PM, Community Composting – Bring

frozen food scraps to this weekly food waste drop-off. For more information, visit nolalibrary.org. FRIDAYS, 10AM–12PM, Drop In & Play – Enjoy some play time

at the Library. Meet new friends while sharing blocks, puzzles, imaginative toys, and engaging STEAM activities. For ages 1–5. SATURDAYS, 10:30–11AM, Raising Readers Storytime – Read,

sing, talk, write, and play together in a format designed for children from birth–5 years and their caregivers. All programs are free and open to the public. To request interpretation of Library programs for the hearing-imparied, call 504-896-2583.

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MAIN LIBRARY 219 Loyola Ave // 596-2560

Unlock your crafting potential with the guidance of expert DIY-ers on this award-winning platform.

M–Th 10am–8pm, Fri & Sat 10am–5pm, Sun 1pm–5pm ON VIEW DAILY, DURING LIBRARY HOURS, New Orleans 300:

Female Enterprise: Women Business and Property Owners in New Orleans – Celebrate the contributions of women to the building of New Orleans. This exhibit highlights both popular figures like the Baroness Pontalba and everyday shop owners. DAILY, DURING LIBRARY HOURS, Craft Corner – Make a fun

simple craft with supplies and examples provided. We will have a new craft every two weeks. This is a passive craft for children, located in the Alan and Cecilia Sands Early Literacy Center. Assistance from a guardian is recommended for younger ages. MONDAYS–THURSDAYS, 10AM–5:30PM, YES Adult Education

Classes – Scheduled group classes focused on raising learners’ reading, math, and writing skills. Enrollment, level assessment tests, and daily attendance required. For enrollment information, call 504-596-3842. In partnership with the YMCA of Greater New Orleans. MONDAYS, 2–4PM & THURSDAYS, 2–5PM, New Directions

CREATIVEBUG is the newest addition to the Library’s growing collection of e-Resources. Watch thousands of step-by-step video tutorials from arts & crafts experts and learn to make anything from ceramics to stitching, book binding to baking, and so much more. With new classes added all the time, Creativebug is a great place to find inspiration for your next craft, party theme, or costume. Each class is divided into chapters, which makes following along easier than ever, and projects are available for all skill levels, ages, and interests. Users can browse classes by categories including art & design, sewing, quilting, knitting, paper, food & home, jewelry, and holiday & party. Additionally, Creativebug has a Daily Practice feature, which guides creators in long-term projects and challenges designed to sharpen skills and bring peace to mind. Available practices include a 30-day printmaking challenge, daily color meditation, and guides to help overcome your creative block. To gain unlimited access to Creativebug, visit nolalibrary.org, click Borrow in the main navigation, choose Research & Learning, then click on Do It Yourself (DIY).

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Project– Free counseling and case management for individuals who are homeless and have experienced substance use or abuse in their lives. Sessions can be in an individual or group setting. To make an appointment, contact Jenn Vigue at 504-822-0800 or jvigue@fsgno.org. In partnership with Family Service of Greater New Orleans. TUESDAYS, WEDNESDAYS & FRIDAYS, 10AM–5PM, YES

Community Assistance – Computer assistance on an individual basis for beginner to intermediate skill levels. Enrollment is required. Walk-ins and appointments accepted. For enrollment information, call 504-596-3842. In partnership with the YMCA of Greater New Orleans. WEDNESDAYS, 3–5:30PM, Yu-Gi-Oh! Wednesdays – Teen

duelists of all skill levels are welcome to play. Bring your own deck. THURSDAYS, 8:30–10AM, Community Composting with

Compost NOW – Bring frozen food scraps to this weekly food waste drop-off. For more information, visit nolalibrary.org. THURSDAYS, 10–11:30AM, Computer Class for Adults –

Designed for those who are just beginning to learn about technology or who would like to grow their digital skills and utilize the many digital resources the library offers. Classes are limited to 18 students first come, first served. View our website or call 596-2560 for upcoming topics. THURSDAYS, 4–5PM, GRAMMY Museum / Best Buy Career

Pathways Program – GRAMMY Museum/Best Buy Career Pathways Program covers all areas of music technology. The


NOVEMBER EVENT LISTINGS

program is free and open to students enrolled in high school. For more information and to register, go to nolalibrary.org. THURSDAYS, 4–6PM, Homework Help and College Prep – A

dedicated staff person is available in the Teen Zone to provide teens with one-on-one assistance using HomeworkLouisiana and navigating the college application process. For ages 13–19.

MONDAY, NOVEMBER 25, 6–7:30PM, E-Resources Help –

Learn about the Library's electronic resources, including e-books and audiobooks. Bring your laptop, smartphone, tablet, or e-reader and your Library card. Appointments may also be made out of class. Meets on the 4th Monday of the month.

FRIDAYS, 12:30–1:30PM, & SATURDAYS, 10:30–11:30AM,

Raising Readers Storytime – Read, sing, talk, write, and play together in a format designed for children from birth–5 years and their caregivers. FRIDAYS, 3–4PM, Xbox Afternoon – Teens, bring your own

rated T games or play ours. SATURDAYS, 1–4PM, Saturday Chess League – Learn and play

chess. Open to adults and teens, beginners and skilled players. SATURDAY, NOVEMBER 2, 2–4PM, Video Game Day – Play

your favorite video games on the second floor in the Teen Zone. It's all free so bring a friend. WEDNESDAY, NOVEMBER 6, 2–3:30PM, Coffee & Coloring

– Enjoy a relaxing environment with coffee, coloring, and conversation. Coloring materials are provided, or feel free to bring your own. Meets on the 1st Wednesday of the month. SATURDAY, NOVEMBER 9, 2–4PM, Teen Movie Matinée – In

the Teen Zone on the second floor. Meets on the 2nd Saturday of the month. FRIDAY, NOVEMBER 15, 2–3:30PM, Silent Storytime – An

audible delight that doesn't make a sound. We'll listen together— each wearing headphones—to stories, poems, essays, music, and more. Check out headphones at the 1st floor Connection Circle. SATURDAY, NOVEMBER 16, 2–4PM, Anime Club – In the

Teen Zone on the second floor. Meets on the 3rd Saturday of the month. THURSDAY, NOVEMBER 21, 5–7PM, Teensgiving: No Sew

Fleece Scarves – In recognition of Hunger & Homelessness Awareness Week, teens will create no-sew fleece scarves to give to Covenant House as part of a system-wide donation drive. All supplies provided. THURSDAY, NOVEMBER 21, 5:30–7:30PM, Best Buy Teen

Tech Center Community Night – Community Night is an opportunity for community members of all ages to come view the space and see the projects teens have been creating and working on. The Best Buy Teen Tech Center at the New Orleans Public Library is made possible by grant funds from Best Buy and The Clubhouse Network, a collaboration with the MIT Media Lab. Learn more about the Best Buy Teen Tech Center on our website. Meets on the 3rd Thursday of the month. SATURDAY, NOVEMBER 23, 2–4PM, Tabletop Gaming – In the

Teen Zone on the second floor. Meets on the 4th Saturday of the month.

NORMAN MAYER LIBRARY 3001 Gentilly Blvd // 596-3100 M–Th 10am–8pm, Fri & Sat 10am–5pm, Sun 1pm–5pm MONDAYS & TUESDAYS, 10AM–12PM, One-on-One Computer

Tutoring – Designed for adults who are just beginning to learn about technology or who would like to grow their digital skills and utilize the many digital resources the Library offers. WEDNESDAYS, 10:30–11:30 AM, Baby & Toddler Storytime –

Read, sing, talk, write, and play together in a format designed for children from birth–3 years and their caregivers. SATURDAYS, 3–4PM, Lego Club – Build and play with a wide

assortment of Lego bricks. SUNDAYS, 2–3:30PM, Community Composting with Compost

NOW – Bring frozen food scraps to this weekly food waste dropoff. For more information, visit nolalibrary.org. SATURDAY, NOVEMBER 2 & 16, 10AM–1PM, Divine Design

Sewing Class – Skill building, creativity, respect, responsibility, perseverance, and self-discipline can be learned through the art of sewing. For girls ages 13–17. Meets on the 1st and 3rd Saturdays of the month. SATURDAY, NOVEMBER 2, 1–3PM, Teen Movie Matinée– Hang

out and watch a movie in the teen room. Light refreshments provided. Movies shown at this event will be PG-13 and under. Parental guidance suggested. SATURDAY, NOVEMBER 2, 3–4PM, Reading with Oprah Book

Club –Discuss a new book that's recommended in O, the Oprah Magazine, each month. New members are always welcome. November's selection is Red at the Bone by Jacqueline Woodson. Light refreshments are provided. THURSDAYS, NOVEMBER 7 & 14, WEDNESDAY, NOVEMBER 20, 6–7:45PM, Film Noir Series– Coming to prominence during

the Golden Age of Hollywood, Film Noir is a cinematic world of gung-ho gumshoes and deadly dames. Light refreshments will be provided. 11/7: The Maltese Falcon; 11/14: Shadow of a Doubt; 11/20: Rope. SATURDAY, NOVEMBER 9, 1–3PM, Tabletop Gaming –

Celebrate International Games Week at the Library. Play one of our available board games, or learn how to create a character for Dungeons & Dragons and take them on a mini-adventure.

All programs are free and open to the public. To request interpretation of Library programs for the hearing-imparied, call 504-896-2583.

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NOVEMBER EVENT LISTINGS

SATURDAY, NOVEMBER 16, 1–3PM, Teen Crafternoon – Work

THURSDAYS, 11AM–12PM, Toddler Storytime – Read, sing,

on a variety of crafts in the teen room. We will provide supplies and directions for different projects.

talk, write, and play together in a format designed for children ages 2–3 years and their caregivers. Siblings welcome.

WEDNESDAY, NOVEMBER 18, 5:30–6:30PM, Workforce

Development Series: Returning to the Workforce – Are you returning to the workforce after a period of unemployment due to life circumstances like parenthood or incarceration? THURSDAY, NOVEMBER 21 5:30–6:30PM, Booked for Murder

Book Club – Discuss a new book each month. New members are always welcome. Call the Library at 596-3100 for this month's selection. THURSDAY, NOVEMBER 21, 5:30–7:30PM, Bystander Response

Training – Before first responders arrive, you can save a life by knowing how to provide hands-only CPR, administer Naloxone, and stop bleeding. This two-hour class will teach participants how to identify someone who has overdosed from opioids, gone into cardiac arrest, or has uncontrolled bleeding. The training is free and no medical background is needed. To learn more or sign up, visit ready.nola.gov/training. In partnership with the New Orleans Health Department. TUESDAY, NOVEMBER 26, 6–7PM, Serving People

Experiencing Homelessness –Regi Reyes, public relations coordinator for the Harry Tompson Center, will speak about the Center's work for people who are experiencing homelessness.

NORA NAVRA LIBRARY 1902 St. Bernard Ave // 596-3118 M–Th 10am–8pm, Fri & Sat 10am–5pm, Sun Closed MONDAYS–SATURDAYS, BY APPOINTMENT, One-on-

One Computer Tutoring – Designed for adults who are just beginning to learn about technology or who would like to grow their digital skills and utilize the many digital resources the Library offers. Reservations are required and can be made by calling 596-3118. MONDAYS, 5:30–6PM & WEDNESDAYS, 11AM–12PM, Raising

Readers Storytime – Read, sing, talk, write, and play together in a format designed for children from birth–5 years and their caregivers. TUESDAYS & THURSDAYS, 9–10AM, Computer Class –

Designed for those who are just beginning to learn about technology or who would like to grow their digital skills and utilize the many digital resources the library offers. Reservations are required and can be made by calling 596-3118. TUESDAYS, 5–6PM, Homework Club – Get help with homework

and projects. Kids are encouraged to come ready to help one another. For ages 9–13.

MID-CITY LIBRARY

TUESDAYS, 5:30–7PM, Community Composting with

4140 Canal St // 596-2654 M–Th 10am–8pm, Fri & Sat 10am–5pm, Sun Closed

Compost NOW – Bring frozen food scraps to this weekly food waste drop-off. For more information, visit nolalibrary.org.

MONDAYS–FRIDAYS, BY APPOINTMENT, One-on-One

TUESDAYS, 6–7PM, Notary Public Services – Call 504-596-

Computer Tutoring – Designed for adults who are just beginning to learn about technology or who would like to grow their digital skills and utilize the many digital resources the Library offers. Reservations are required and can be made by calling 596-2654. On Thursdays, from 12–2pm, a Tulane University intern is on-hand to help you with your computer needs. No appointment necessary. WEDNESDAYS, 12–1PM, Restore and Relax – Meditation can

reduce stress, improve concentration, and help manage emotions. Unplug and unwind in the meeting room with this mid-day meditation session. Register online at nolalibrary.org or call 504596-2596. WEDNESDAYS, 5:30–7PM, Community Composting with

Compost NOW – Bring frozen food scraps to this weekly food waste drop-off. For more information, visit nolalibrary.org.

3118 in advance to confirm a volunteer will be in attendance. Notary services are not available to businesses. Limited to 5 stamps per person. THURSDAYS, 10:30–11:30AM, Restore and Relax – Meditation

can reduce stress, improve concentration, and help manage emotions. Unplug and unwind in the meeting room with this mid-day meditation session. Register online at nolalibrary.org or call 504-596-2596. SATURDAY, NOVEMBER 2, 11AM–2:30PM, Coco and the Day of

the Dead – Watch Coco and make a Dia de los Muertos / Day of the Dead craft. THURSDAY, NOVEMBER 7, 4:30–5:45PM, Teen Council

Meeting – Get involved with your Library. Help decide future teen programs and all teen-related fun. For ages 12–17. Meets on the 1st Thursday of the month.

– Sponsored by the Friends of the New Orleans Public Library.

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Occasionally, event dates and times change. Check nolalibrary.org or call the Library location to confirm the most current event information.


NOVEMBER EVENT LISTINGS

SATURDAY, NOVEMBER 9, 1–2:30PM, Club Teen DIY: Graphic

TUESDAYS, 11–11:30AM, Baby Storytime – Read, sing, talk,

Design Button Making – Use basic graphic design skills on the Library's computers to create your own images. Then take those images and make unique pin-back buttons.

write, and play together in a format designed for children from birth–2 years and their caregivers. Siblings welcome.

TUESDAYS, NOVEMBER 12–26, 6–7PM, 504 Teen Yoga –

about the many electronic resources, including e-books and audiobooks, available through the Library. Bring your laptop, smart phone, tablet, or e-reader for individual assistance.

Practice yoga to gain strength and help manage stress, anxiety, and emotions. Classes are presented by certified instructors from Youth Yoga Nola. Yoga mats and equipment provided. THURSDAY, NOVEMBER 14, 4:30–6PM, Empower: It's My

Body – Designed to support teens in celebrating themselves. This month, we will have a mini workshop about body positivity and health with arts and crafts. For ages 12–17. THURSDAY, NOVEMBER 21, 4:30–6:30PM, Teensgiving: No

Sew Fleece Scarves – In recognition of Hunger & Homelessness Awareness Week, teens will create no-sew fleece scarves to give to Covenant House as part of a system-wide donation drive. All supplies provided.

WEDNESDAYS, 10–11AM, E-Resources Help Hour – Learn

THURSDAYS, 11AM–12PM, Toddler & Preschool Storytime –

Read, sing, talk, write, and play together in a format designed for children ages 2–5 years and their caregivers. Siblings welcome. SATURDAYS, BEGINNING NOVEMBER 9, 1–3PM, Teen Anime

Club – Love anime? Want a chill environment to watch the latest cutting edge anime and eat snacks? Do you know how to read manga? Want to learn? We’ve got the club for you. For ages 11–18. SATURDAYS, 3–4PM, Lego Club – Build and play with a wide

assortment of Lego bricks. TUESDAY, NOVEMBER 12, 6–7:15PM, "Fully Booked" Bring

NIX LIBRARY 1401 S. Carrollton Ave // 596-2630 M–Th 10am–8pm, Fri & Sat 10am–5pm, Sun Closed MONDAYS–THURSDAYS, BY APPOINTMENT, One-on-

One Computer Tutoring – Designed for adults who are just beginning to learn about technology or who would like to grow their digital skills and utilize the many digital resources the Library offers. Reservations are required and can be made by calling 596-2630. WEDNESDAYS, 5:30–6:30PM, Toddler & Preschool Storytime

– Read, sing, talk, write, and play together in a format designed for children ages 2–5 years and their caregivers. Siblings welcome. SATURDAY, NOVEMBER 16, 11AM–12PM, Science Saturdays –

Participate in a fun, hands-on science experiment. Each month, we will explore a different area of scientific study and briefly review the subject at hand. For ages 7–12.

Your Own Book Book Club – Love a book and want to talk about it? "Fully Booked" is a space for fellow book lovers to talk up their favorite books. New members are always welcome. TUESDAY, NOVEMBER 19, 3:30–4:30PM, Terrific Tuesdays:

Windy City Tower Challenge – Do crafts, games or STEM activities at the Library. This month, build a tower that can withstand high winds. For ages 6–12. TUESDAY, NOVEMBER 19, 6–7:15PM, Popular Fiction Book

Club – Discuss a new book each month. New members are always welcome. Light refreshments are provided. November's selection is Resistance Women by Jennifer Chiaverini. Meets on the 3rd Tuesday of the month.

Read the latest digital issue of your favorite magazine using Flipster. Choose from 96 titles. To access Flipster, visit nolalibrary.org, click Borrow, then select Read.

ROBERT E. SMITH LIBRARY 6301 Canal Blvd // 596-2638 M–Th 10am–8pm, Fri & Sat 10am–5pm, Sun 1pm–5pm DAILY, BY APPOINTMENT, One-on-One Computer Tutoring

– Designed for adults who are just beginning to learn about technology or who would like to grow their digital skills and utilize the many digital resources the Library offers. Reservations are required and can be made by calling 596-2638. All programs are free and open to the public. To request interpretation of Library programs for the hearing-imparied, call 504-896-2583.

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LOCATIONS EN

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MC NV AV

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LA AR

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Algiers Regional Library – AR

Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. Library – MLK

3014 Holiday Dr. • 596-2641

1611 Caffin Ave. • 596-2695

Alvar Library – AV

Milton H. Latter Library – LA

913 Alvar St. • 596-2667

5120 St. Charles Ave. • 596-2625

Central City Library* – CC

Main Library – MAIN

2020 Jackson Ave.

219 Loyola Ave. • 596-2560

*Temporary three-day-a-week service

Norman Mayer Library – NM

Children’s Resource Center Library – CRC

3001 Gentilly Blvd. • 596-3100

913 Napoleon Ave. • 596-2628

Mid-City Library – MC

East New Orleans Regional Library – EN

4140 Canal St. • 596-2654

5641 Read Blvd. • 596-0200

Nora Navra Library – NV

Cita Dennis Hubbell Library – HB

1902 St. Bernard Ave. • 596-3118

725 Pelican Ave. • 596-3113

Nix Library – NX

Rosa F. Keller Library & Community Center – KE

1401 S. Carrollton Ave. • 596-2630

4300 S. Broad Ave. • 596-2660

Robert E. Smith Library – SM 6301 Canal Blvd. • 596-2638

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