We hope you enjoy these
photographs of 2006 programs and other happenings at
New Orleans Public Library

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December 2006

On December 3, at the Wyndham Canal Place Hotel, the Jack and Jill of America Organization and Foundation presented a check for $10,000 to the New Orleans Public Library Foundation to help in the Rebuild effort. Among those pictures are NOPL Board member Lynette Causey, J&J Foundation President Grace Speights, and NOPL Board Liason Rica Trigs.

November 2006

The New Orleans Ragtime and Dixieland Band entertains visitors to the Hubbell Library Holiday Fest and Christmas Tree Sale, Thanksgiving weekend, 2006.

Nathan Sawaya, shows his LEGO scupture of a re-built New Orleans to students from the Good Shepherd School at its unveiling November 17.
A check for $1250 was presented to NOPL officials on Nov. 10 from St. Mark Lutheran Church in West Des Moines, Iowa. Spearheaded by Jan and Paul Kramme, the church held a booksale in Iowa on behalf of NOPL. Laurie Abadie of Luling, La. presented the check on behalf of the church. The money will be used for Main Library improvements. Left to right: Monna Mathieu, Business Manager; Linda Marshall Hill, Head of Main Public Services; Laurie Abadie (presenting check); Elisabeth Konrad, Head of Technical Services. The fellow in the middle is Napoleon Bonaparte wearing our "Rebuild New Orleans Public Library" tee shirt.

On November 6, NOPL Board Chair Irvin Mayfield joined NOPL staff in bidding a fond farewell to Interim NOPL Director Geraldine Harris. Jeri leaves NOPL to take up a position with the Calcasieu Parish Public Library in Lake Charles, her home town. Cecilia Dartez and Jenny Giraffe visited the Children's Resource Center to help celebrate Children's Book Week. Ben Franklin High School students conducted special craft activities and story times to kick off Children’s Book Week at the New Orleans Public Library.

Students from Avery Alexander School participated in an Oragami program put on by the Japenese Consulate during Teen Read Week.
October 2006
It was a Not-So-Scary Halloween Party @ Main on Oct. 30.
Staff members in Halloween costumes. K.G. Wilkins (left) is a Ladybug. Henri Fourroux (right) is Cosmo from the Fairly Odd Parents cartoon show. Twenty-five children got not-so-scared at the party and trick-or-treated through the library afterwards.

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