On Tuesday, October 17, the Alvar Library security guard was struck by gunfire while on duty. We are happy to report that the security guard expected to eventually make a full recovery.
The Friends of the New Orleans Public Library are accepting donations on behalf of the security guard. Donations can be made online through our Donate Now page – enter Alvar Guard in the online note. Donations can also be made out to the Friends of the New Orleans Public Library and mailed to 219 Loyola Avenue, 70112, please enter Alvar Guard on the check memo.