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Teen Summer Reading Program Finale Parties Teen Summer Reading Program Finale Parties
Celebrate your well-earned Summer Reading success at one of two Teen Program Finale Parties.
July 26, 2 p.m.
Algiers Regional Library
Norman Mayer Library

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Children's Summer Reading Program Finale Party Children's Summer Reading Program Finale Party
Lawn Games, Foam Party, Crafts, Treats, Hamster Balls, Video Games, & More. All Summer Reading Program participants are invited.
August 2, Noon - 3 p.m.
Latter Library
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    The African American Resource Center Presents . . .
    Summer Nights
    Concert with hip hop violinist Trenton Thomas and guitarist Ed Barrett
    July 24, 6:30 p.m.
    Main Library
Latter Green Room Fundraiser The New Orleans Public Library Foundation Requests Your Presence at . . .
An Evening of Support for Latter Library's Green Room
Join us for an evening of support and fun to raise money for completing the restoration of the historic mural in the Green Room.
July 24, 6:30 - 8:30 p.m.
Latter Library
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Adult Summer Reading Program
CSI Night at the Library
Learn the difference between a real C.S.I. (crime scene investigation) and the overly dramatic television shows. Join Special Agent Amy Ford of the FBI's Evidence Response Team, Orleans Parish Coroner Dr. Jeffrey Rouse, and others to discuss evidence handling and more. Refreshments will be served.
July 24, 7 - 8:45 p.m.
Algiers Regional Library
Move Over Einstein
Move Over Einstein: Girls Do Science Too! . . . and Technology, Engineering and Math!
Join us for a special presentation with a Q&A by local members of the Association for Women in Science. Explore famous women role models in STEM fields and research, as well as some of the obstacles and opportunities that can be found with a STEM career. Free and open to all interested Teens and Adults.
July 29, 12:30 p.m.
Keller Library & Community Center
Summer Nights The African American Resource Center Presents . . .
Summer Nights
Wine Tasting with Chris Williams of The Vine Life. Learn about rosé -- the symbol of Summer sipping -- at this free tasting.
July 30, 6:30 p.m.
Main Library
Women of a New Tribe The African American Resource Center Presents . . .
Women of a New Tribe: The New Orleans Edition
The internationally acclaimed photographic exhibition celebrating the physical and spiritual beauty of Black American Women travels to New Orleans. Included in the exhibit are the portraits of over twenty New Orleans Women purposely photographed for this event.
On display June 23 - August 1
Main Library
Poems & Pink Ribbons Poems & Pink Ribbons presents . . .
Write to Wellness
Local NOLA writers lead creative writing workshops and wellness exercises for breast cancer patients, survivors, family and friends.
Workshop Shedule
August 2, 10:30 a.m. - 12:00 p.m.
September 6, 10:30 a.m. - 12:00 p.m.
October 4, 10:30 a.m. - 12:00 p.m.
November 11, 10:30 a.m. - 12:00 p.m.

Celebration Reading: December 6, 11 a.m. - 1 p.m. Rosa Keller Library & Community Center
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Corporation of One: Personal Branding for the Job Market Corporation of One™: Personal Branding for the Job Market
August 2, 3 - 4 p.m.
Join Certified Career Coach, Jessica Rareshide, CPC, CSP of Rare Insight, LLC for a workshop dealing with finding your personal brand and marketing yourself in today's job market.
Algiers Regional Library
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New Orleans Video Access Center The New Orleans Film and Video Access Center's Screenwriting Series
Table Read: Ephron, Chaefsky, Schrader
August 7, 5:30 - 7 p.m.
Main Library
Grant Writing 101 Grant Writing 101
Fundraising pro Adraine Kreglo will present an interactive workshop designed for the novice grant writer interested in securing program/project funds for non-profits (and for seasoned professionals who want to learn new tips).
August 8, 1 - 4 p.m.
Main Library
Link here for information on how to register for the workshop
Author Night at Hubbell Author Night At Hubbell
New Orleans' Best Ethnic Restaurants
Join author Ann Benoit for a discussion and signing of her new book.
August 12, 6:30 p.m.
Hubbell Library
Resume Writing Secrets Resumé Writing Secrets
Re-entering the job market? Looking to start a career? Want to refresh or build a resume? Then come and gain the knowledge with Certified Career Coach, Jessica Rareshide, CPC, CSP of Rare Insight, LLC. Learn the secrets of a hire-worthy resume with this seminar.
August 16, 3 - 4 p.m.
Algiers Regional Library
Intro to Ethnic Genealogy Research Introduction to Ethnic Genealogy Research
Learn how to use a variety of resources to assist with ethnic genealogical research. This workshop will provide an overview on African-American, Caribbean, Western European, and Native American research. Presented by LaToya Devezin, Manager, African American Resource Center.
August 21, 6:30 p.m.
Nix Library
Interview Success Secrets Interview Success Secrets
So, you've gotten the interview. Are you nervous? Unsure how to dress or what to say? Then come and learn interview techniques with Certified Career Coach, Jessica Rareshide, CPC, CSP of Rare Insight, LLC. Learn the secrets to get through the interview.
August 23, 3 - 4 p.m.
Algiers Regional Library
We Were There We Were There
In association with the National WWII Museum, Nix presents two local WWII Veterans who share their amazing first-hand accounts, resulting in a one-of-a-kind retelling of WWII history.
August 28, 6 p.m.
Nix Library
Good Reads for Teens Good Reads for T(w)eens
Link here for lists of good reads for tweens and teens
BIA Events Events Sponsored by the . . .
Broadmoor Improvement Association at the Keller Library & Community Center
  Artmoor: The Photographs of Kenneth LaFrance
The photographs of Kenneth LaFrance capture both the traditional and non-traditional beauty of New Orleans in haunting images that resonate with the observer long after viewing. Join us for the opening of the newest ARTMOOR exhibition. Also showing, "Portraits of Uganda," a series of photographs by Maggie Tidwell.
July 19, 2 - 4 p.m.
  Postpartum Support Group
Join other moms for support, advice, and compassion in this group designed especially for those facing the exciting challenges that come with new babies!
July 24, 6 - 7 p.m.
  Welcome Baby
Moms and Dads! Bring your babies to this fun family group for interactive play and lots of idea-sharing.
Saturdays, 10 - 11 a.m.
  Playing With Your Food
Children 6 to 12 are invited to discover the tastes, textures, colors, smells and FUN of healthy foods in this fast-paced food-loverís workshop.
July 26, 10 - 11 a.m.
Champions for the Young Child Orleans Public Education Network (OPEN)
Champions for the Young Child
The Champion for the Young Child campaign is an ongoing call to action for elected officials, early childhood practitioners, providers and community partners to participate in a long term early childhood support campaign. Champions will lead the charge in many different areas of supporting youth development, from educating citizens on the importance of this period of a child's life to advocating for improved measures in the policy world to including the unique Champions logo on communications to spread awareness of the cause.
For more information on this campaign, visit
Turn the Page
A collaborative effort to make New Orleans the most literate city in America by 2018.
For more information on Turn the Page, visit

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