Rock This School Year

August 14th, 2019

Rock This School Year

Description

The New Orleans Public Library has all of the resources you need for a successful school year.

Homework Help & Clubs

Homework Help in person, over the phone, and online.
Did you know that Library staff answered over 700,000 questions in person, over the phone, and online last year? If you need information, the Library is here to help. Visit any Library location, call Information Services at 504-596-2570, or Ask A Librarian (in the top navigation in the green box) for help.

Homework Help and College Prep
A dedicated staff person is available in the Teen Zone to provide teens with one-on-one assistance using Homework Louisiana and navigating the college application process. For ages 13 - 19.
Main Library on Thursdays from 4pm - 6pm

Drop-In Homework Help
Homework assistance for children and teens.
Hubbell Library on Mondays - Thursdays from 4:30pm - 6:30pm

Homework Club
Peer assistance is encouraged, and a staff member will be available for research questions. Break time crafts and snacks provided. For students of all ages.
Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. Library on Tuesdays from 4pm - 6pm


Computers, Wifi & E-Resources for Students

All 15 Library locations offer free access to computers and wifi. The Library also offers a wide variety of e-resources. Just a few of the e-resources include:

HomeworkLouisiana is an online resource that provides live online tutors, a skills builder, homework help and tutoring assistance for k through basic college level, a writing center, a career center, and an adult education center.
ABCmouse.com - Library Edition is available at all Library locations and is an engaging online learning resource that assists early learners to succeed in pre-k, kindergarten, and early elementary school.
Britannica and World Book Online Encyclopedias


Dedicated Teen Areas

The following locations have dedicated Teen areas for studying:
Algiers Regional Library
East New Orleans Regional Library
Norman Mayer Library
Main Library
Mid-City Library
Robert E. Smith Library

Other News

Central City Library is Moving to a New Larger Location this Fall: Allie Mae Williams Multi Service Center at 2020 Jackson Avenue Library services within the Mahalia Jackson Learning Center will end Thursday, September 26. Pop-up Library Service: Until the new location opens this fall, there will be three-day-a-week Library... (More)

Pharmacists will administer free flu shots at the Library. Please bring I.D. and insurance card/information. Vouchers are available on a first-come, first-served basis for those who are uninsured. Available to adults and children age 7 & older with parent or guardian's consent. Main Library on Thursday, August 29 from 3pm... (More)

The New Orleans Public Library will eliminate Library late fines for youth materials beginning Sunday, September 1, 2019. This board-approved policy change will remove economic barriers that impede access to the Library’s youth materials. With 44% of New Orleans third-graders being unable to read at a 3rd-grade level and 40%... (More)

The New Orleans Public Library has all of the resources you need for a successful school year.

Homework Help & Clubs

Homework Help in person, over the phone, and online.
Did you know that Library staff answered over 700,000 questions in person, over the phone, and online last year? If... (More)