At the East New Orleans branch of the New Orleans Public Library computer terminals are available for patrons to update résumés, check email or just surf the web.
On the first floor, a computer lab is devoted to the serious pursuit of learning how to use these tools, essential to modern work and life.
On Saturday, staff members will lead a class in Excel from 10:30 a.m. to 11:45 a.m. Back by popular demand and with a longer class time, this course teaches organization of information, basic Excel functionality and terminology, and how to make charts out of information.
The eastern New Orleans branch offers a wide variety of computer classes. Call (504) 596-0200 to learn more.
The Algiers Regional Branch, 3014 Holiday Drive, also offers computer education sessions on weekdays from 11 a.m. to noon. For more information, call (504) 596-2641.
3014 Holiday Drive, (504) 596-2641
teen stop-motion video workshoP:Thursday, 4:30 p.m.
Adult poetry night: Thursday, 5:30 p.m.
Storytime:Tuesday, 10:30 a.m.; Saturday, 10:30 a.m. and 2:30 p.m.
Young adult craft (ages 12-17): First Thursday, 4 p.m.
Computer education session: daily at 11 a.m. No appointment necessary.
Guys Read Book Club: Ages 9-13; last Saturday of the month, 2 p.m.
Young adult homework club: ages 12-18, Wednesday, 3 p.m.
913 Alvar St., (504) 596-2667
Storytime: Monday, 10 a.m. and Saturday, 1:30 p.m.
Basic computer tutoring: By appointment
Chess with Bernard Parun: Fourth Thursday, 5 p.m.
Stitch ‘n’ Book knitting circle: second and fourth Saturday, 2:30 p.m.
Central City Branch
2405 Jackson Ave., Building C, Room 235, (504) 596-3110
Storytime: Tuesday, 10 a.m.
Urban Fiction book club: Second Wednesday, 5 p.m.
Movie for preschoolers: Monday, 10 a.m.
Children’s Resource Center
913 Napoleon Ave., (504) 596-2628
Storytime: Wednesday, 10:30 a.m.
Story with craft (ages 4-8): Second and fourth Monday, 4:30 p.m.
Kids Movie Matinee: Fourth Saturday, 1 p.m.
Lego Club (ages 6-12): Second Saturday, 11 a.m. - 1 p.m.
East New Orleans Regional
5641 Read Blvd., (504) 596-0200
Storytime: Tuesday, 10:30 a.m.
Book club: first Saturday, 2:30 p.m.
225 Morgan St., (504) 366-0657
Storytime for toddlers: Today and Wednesday, 10:30 a.m.
Pajama storytime: Today, 5:30 p.m.
Computer tutoring: By appointment
Keller Library and Community Center
4300 S. Broad St., (504) 596-2660
Storytime for toddlers and babies: Monday, 10:30 a.m.
Computer tutoring: Saturday, 10 a.m., by appointment
Reading to Rover: Second Thursday, 6 p.m.
Citizenship class: Sunday, 2 p.m.
Homework help: Today and Tuesday, 4:30 p.m.
ESL tutoring: Today and Monday, 5 p.m.
Spanish conversation: Today and Monday. 6 p.m.
Prime Time family reading night: Tuesday, 5 p.m.
Cooking with Crescent City farmer’s market: Wednesday, 5 p.m.
Chess club: Thursday, 6:30 p.m.
1611 Caffin Ave., (504) 596-2695
Storytime: Wednesday, 10 a.m.
After-school movie: Thursday, 3 p.m.
Poetry workshop for adults: Second Friday, 3 p.m.
5120 St. Charles Ave., (504) 596-2625
Storytime: Tuesday, 10:30 a.m.; Wednesday, 6 p.m.
Family movie: Second and third Sunday, 2 p.m.
New Orleans Haiku Society: Third Monday, 6 p.m.
Sew Hip NOLA: Second Wednesday, 5:30 p.m.
Poetry buffet: First Saturday, 2 p.m.
3700 Orleans Ave., (504) 596-2654
Storytime with craft: Tuesday, 10:30 a.m.
Crafts for ages 4-10: First Saturday, 2 p.m.
Homework assistance: Wednesday, 4-6 p.m.
1401 S. Carrollton Ave., (504) 596-2630
Storytime: Wednesday, 5:30 p.m.
Norman Mayer Branch
3001 Gentilly Blvd., (504) 596-3100
Storytime: Tuesday, 5:30 p.m.; Wednesday, 10:30 a.m.
Romance book club: Second Tuesday, 2:30 p.m.
Mystery book club: Third Thursday, 5:30 p.m.
Writing Workshops Led by Youths (ages 12-17): Thursdays, 5:30 p.m.
Sewing (ages 13-17): First Saturday, 10 a.m. - 1 p.m.
6301 Canal Blvd., (504) 596-2638
Storytime: Saturday, 11 a.m.
Preschoolers’ storytime: Thursday,11 a.m.
219 Loyola Ave., (504) 596-2565
POET LAUREATE: U.S. Poet Laureate Natasha Trethewey reads from her work at 7 p.m. and signs books at 8 p.m. Thursday.
Children’s storytime and craft, (ages 5 and up): Saturday, 11:30 a.m.
Baby Jam: Saturday, 10:30 a.m.
Teen video game day: First Saturday, 2 p.m.
xBox and Playstation games in the Auditorium (use ours or bring your own)
Teen Movie: Second Saturday, 2 p.m.
Anime Club: Third Saturday, 2 p.m.
EAST JEFFERSON PARISH LIBRARIES
Free computer classes: Call (504) 838-1144. Free computer classes: Call (504) 838-1144.
East Bank Regional
4747 W. Napoleon Ave., Metairie, (504) 838-1190
Story with craft: today, 11 a.m.
craft: Saturday, 10 a.m.
craft for teens: Walk in, supplies provided. Monday, 4 p.m.
Infant and toddler storytime: Tuesday, 10 a.m.
219 Soniat Ave., Harahan, (504) 736-8745
Story and holiday craft: today, 4 p.m.
1000 W. Esplanade Ave., Metairie, (504) 838-4375; Large groups call ahead
Book club: First Thursdays, 6:30 p.m.
Children’s craft: Saturday, 10:30 a.m.
Story time and crafts: Tuesday, 10:30 a.m.
Family movie night: Wednesday, 6 p.m.
North Kenner Branch
Storytime: Tuesday, 10:30-noon.
Old Metairie Branch
2350 Metairie Road, Metairie, (504) 838-4353
Story with craft: today, 10:30 a.m.
4036 Jefferson Highway, Jefferson, (504) 838-4350
Story with craft: today, 11 a.m.
Children’s craft: Saturday, 1 p.m.