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Preparing for Baby

New babies can come with a whirlwind of emotions, including joy, elation, and even maybe even a little exhaustion. Adding a member to the family often includes a learning process for everyone, and the following...

Inclusivity for All

By celebrating inclusivity for all–regardless of race, gender, sexual orientation, or ability–we can help create a more equitable, accessible, and just world. Here are seven great books to share with your famil...

Making Summer Plans? Don’t Forget the Library

By Jane LeGros and Kacy Helwick With summer just around the corner, the New Orleans Public Library has families covered. Every June and July, the Library puts on Summer Fun, a program aimed at encouraging read...

From The Bookshelf – Fit for February Reads

February 1, 2022 It’s February, which means Carnival season is in full swing, Valentine’s Day is around the corner, and most Americans have officially given up on their New Year’s resolutions. This year, hea...

From the Bookshelf – New Year, New Reads!

January 1, 2022 Jane LeGros is the director of marketing and communications for the New Orleans Public Library. When not fretting over new years, she enjoys visiting museums and adding to her plant collection....

From the Bookshelf – Festive Reads!

December 1, 2021 Looking to get in the holiday spirit? Grab a cup of cocoa and a warm blanket, and snuggle up with these festive reads. CHILDREN In Carla and the Christmas Cornbread, celebrity chef Carla H...

From the Bookself – Fall Favorite Reads

Nola Family Magazine, October 2021 Fall is that delicious time of year that brings out a need for coziness only to be satisfied with pumpkin-flavored treats, warm scarves, hot apple cider, and the crunch of le...
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From Our Bookshelf – More Summer Fun For Everyone

While the New Orleans Public Library’s Summer Fun program officially comes to a close on July 17, your whole family can continue to have fun, learn, and explore with the library throughout the summer!   Kids B...
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From Our Bookshelf – The Summer Fun Program

May 1, 2021 The Summer Fun Program is for all ages!  Summer is the time to relax with friends and family and have fun doing those things you might not have had time for during the rest of the year. The New Or...

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