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Week of 29 April, 2012
Sunday - 4/29
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Monday - 4/30
10:00 AMStorytime - Alvar Library Bookmark and Share
Contact  Alvar Library
596-2667

10:30 AMStorytime for Toddlers & Babies - Keller Library & Community Center Bookmark and Share
Contact  Rosa Keller Library 4300 S Broad St
(504) 596-2660

Storytime for toddlers and babies. We will read stories and sing songs for about 30 minutes.


4:00 PMDia De Los Libros - Children's Resource Center Bookmark and Share
Contact  Children's Resource Center
596-2628

The Pebbles Center and the New Orleans Public Library will celebrate El Dia de los Libros with the reading o of Book Fiesta. Come celebrate el Dia de los libros with us Monday, April 30 starting at 4 pm. Bring your favorite book as we celebrate reading.  Open to the public and recommended for ages 4-7. For more information contact the Children's Resource Center at 596-2628.



Tuesday - 5/1
10:30 AMStorytime with Craft - Mid-City Library Bookmark and Share

Wednesday - 5/2
10:00 AMStorytime - Martin Luther King Library Bookmark and Share

 Friends of NOPL Book Sale - Latter Library Bookmark and Share

The Friends of New Orleans Public Library's continuing book sale is held in the carriage house behind the Latter Branch, 5120 St. Charles Avenue.


5:30 PMStorytime - Nix Library Bookmark and Share

 The Farmer's Market: A How to Guide - Mid City Branch Library Bookmark and Share
Contact  Mid City Branch
596-2667

Take part in this how to discussion before visiting the farmer's market.  Call the Mid City Branch Library for more information, 596-2667.


Thursday - 5/3
9:00 AMCaring Parent Group - Keller Library & Community Center Bookmark and Share

Share your experiences with other parents and learn strategies to soothe and calm your baby, enjoy your baby more, and begin to take care of yourself.  (Fussing babies welcome but not necessary!)


11:00 AMPre-Schoolers Storytime - Smith Library Bookmark and Share

5:30 PMPajama Storytime - Hubbell Library Bookmark and Share
Contact  Hubbell Branch
366-0657

Wear your pajamas or bring a snuggly blanket or stuffed animal if you wish. Materials for this program will appeal to preschoolers, but all children are welcome to attend with an adult.

For more information call 366-0657.



Friday - 5/4
 Free Eye Exam - Central City Branch Bookmark and Share
Contact  Central City Branch
596-3110

Children under 18 who can recognize letters of the alphabet can receive a free eye exam and get a voucher for glasses, if needed. Parent permission slips are a must and can be gotten from our website. For more info call 596-3110


 On the Run Storytime - Latter Library Bookmark and Share
Contact  Latter Branch
596-2625

Casey Willems will read his book On the Run as part of Children's Book Week. For more information call  596-2625


6:00 PMLouisiana Bicentennial Program - Nix Library Bookmark and Share
Contact  Nix Branch
596-2630

Dr. Gregory Gagnon, University of North Dakota and Research Associate, Loyola University will discuss Native Americans in Louisiana.  "More Than 8,000 Years: Native Americans in Louisiana" will begin at 6 pm at the Nix Library, 1401 S. Carrollton Ave. Dr. Gagnon is author of several works on Native Americans including Sioux Culture and Society and co-author of  Native Peoples of the Northern Plains.

This program is part of a series of programs offered at the Nix Branch Library in recognition of the Louisiana Bicentennial. For more information contact the Nix Branch at 596-2630.



Saturday - 5/5
10:00 AMBasic Computer Tutoring - Keller Library & Community Center Bookmark and Share

Call 596-2660


 Citizenship Class - Keller Library & Community Center Bookmark and Share

Volunteers are available to talk to those interested in citizenship, and to give them information about the requirements for becoming a citizen.  Volunteers also meet with candidates for citizenship regularly for tutoring in the exam material. 


 Friends of NOPL Book Sale - Latter Library Bookmark and Share

The Friends of New Orleans Public Library's continuing book sale is held in the carriage house behind the Latter Branch, 5120 St. Charles Avenue.


10:30 AMBaby Jam Time - Main Library Bookmark and Share
Contact  Children's Room
596-2588

Story time for children 3 years old and younger. Call 596-2588 for more info.


11:00 AMStorytime - Smith Library Bookmark and Share

1:30 PMStorytime - Alvar Library Bookmark and Share
Contact  Alvar Branch
596-2667

2:00 PMGirls Freadom - Algiers Regional Library Bookmark and Share

Girls Freadom is a new club for young women ages 12-17.   This club will focus on life skills, health, friendships, and how to get ahead through fun activities and reading.



 Poetry Buffet - Latter Library Bookmark and Share
Contact  Latter Branch Library
596-2625

The Poetry Buffet takes place the first Saturday of the month at the Latter Branch Library. For more information call 596-2625.


 Video Game Day - Main Library Bookmark and Share

In the Auditorium


 Video Game Day - Main Library Bookmark and Share
Contact  Auditorium
596-2565

Teens come and play your favorite video games in the library's auditorium - Guitar Hero,  Wii Sports, Playstation and much more. It's all FREE so bring a friend.

The fun starts at 2 pm and lasts til 4 pm.

Also,  Check out our Teen Zone on the 2nd floor any day of the week for lots of cool reading, computer use or just to have a place to do that homework. 

All provided courtesy of the Main Library's  TEEN ZONE, your space in this place.



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