Becky Smith, of The Historic New Orleans Collection, will give an illustrated survey of French Quarter architecture from 1718 through the mid-20th century. The program will be held at 6:30 p.m. Thursday at the Hubbell Library, 725 Pelican Ave.

CREOLES IN NEW ORLEANS: The second installment of the Creoles series, “Creoles in New Orleans,” will be held at 7 p.m. Thursday at the Nix Library, 1401 S. Carrollton Ave. Greg Osborn, of the library’s Louisiana division, will lead the discussion to discover the history of Creoles from Louisiana, particularly New Orleans. The program will cover who Creoles were, where they lived, how they earned their livings, what languages they spoke and who they are today.

SUMMER READING FINALE: To celebrate all the ways children and teens got involved with learning through the summer reading program, a finale party will be held from noon to 3 p.m. Saturday at the Keller Library and Community Center, 4300 S. Broad St. The party will feature prizes, snacks, crafts, giant hamster balls, a foam pit and much more.

LEARN TO CODE: Children interested in learning more about computers and coding should join the members of Tech Talent South at 4 p.m. every Tuesday through Sept. 8 at the Keller Library and Community Center, 4300 S. Broad St. Each week, members of Tech Talent South will instruct participants in different computer- and coding-related topics. The program is limited to children ages 9 to 13. Participation space is limited, and registration is encouraged. To register, call the Keller Library and Community Center at (504) 596-2660.

Charles Brown is the executive director of the New Orleans Public Library. To stay informed about library events, sign up for listing emails at