A bilingual Spanish/English story time for children ages 4 to 8 will be held at 1 p.m. on the second Saturdays in July and August at the Pebbles Center at the Children’s Resource Center Library, 913 Napoleon Ave., New Orleans. The story time will be followed by a related craft.
Superhero Trivia for Adults will take place at 6:30 p.m. Wednesday, June 24, at the Hubbell Library, 725 Pelican Ave., New Orleans. The trivia questions will include some superhero trivia, literary trivia and New Orleans trivia, so bring a team or join one when you arrive. Only one team can be the winner, so come out and see if you have what it takes to win it all. This program is for adults 21 and over. Wine, beer and snacks will be served.
Jason Marsalis and his friends will be performing and discussing music, reading and family at 3 p.m. Saturday at the Main Library, 219 Loyola Ave., New Orleans.
Teens who sign up for the teen summer reading program and read eight books or 800 pages will be entered into a drawing for a bike and other great prizes. Plus, for every library summer reading program, workshop or event teens attend through July, they will receive an extra entry into the drawing.
To sign up for the summer reading program or to see the full schedule of events, visit nolalibrary.org.
Representatives of the LSU Health Sciences Center will lead a community conversation on wellness at 6:30 p.m. Thursday at the Rosa Keller Library and Community Center, 4300 S. Broad St., New Orleans. Coffee will be served, and the program is open to all ages.
Greg Osborn, of the New Orleans Public Library’s Louisiana Divison/City Archives, will give a presentation on Creole history at 7 p.m. Thursday at the Nix Library, 1401 S. Carrollton Ave., New Orleans. The presentation will be the first in a three-part series, “Who Are the Creole People?” The Creole history presentation will cover the origins and development of Creole people in the Caribbean and the Americas, including language, customs, culture and the impact that politics and history have had on their lives.
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Charles Brown is the executive director of the New Orleans Public Library.