• 2017 Mayoral and City Council Surveys Results

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  • Books, Beer, and Bookworm Babble: A fundraiser for Friends of NOPL

    Our pals at Urban South Brewery will generously donate $1 for every pint sold to Friends of the New orleans Public Library. 100% of the proceeds will go directly to the NOPL Summer Reading Program. We’ll have raffle prizes, free books and our famous…

  • We’ve mapped the route to fill the Little Free Libraries of New Orleans on May 2. #GiveNOLADay!

    Through Little Free Libraries (LFLs), millions of books are exchanged each year, profoundly increasing access to books for readers of all ages and backgrounds.  New Orleans is proud to have over 200 LFLs in our city. In the spirit of giving for GiveNOLA Day,…

  • On Give NOLA Day, Friends will fill Over 200 Little Free Libraries in New Orleans with BOOKS!

    FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Contact: Dixon Stetler Executive Director The Friends of the New Orleans Public Library jdixonstetler@gmail.com Follow Stetler’s journey on GiveNOLA Day: Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/NewOrleansReads/ Twitter: @FriendsNOLA Instagram: Friends_NOPL Event:   Friends will fill Over 200 Little Free Libraries in New Orleans with FREE…

  • Trojan Horse Little Free Library in New Orleans!

    Created by a NOCCA sculpture student, this Little Free Library is located at 2424 Palmer Ave.

  • For Give NOLA Day, Friends will fill Little Free Libraries all over New Orleans!

    On May 2nd, 2017, as part of GiveNOLA Day, Friends of the New Orleans Public Library will ride around town, filling the over 200 Little Free Libraries in New Orleans with books, CDs, and DVDs! Wilcox’s Academy, we’ll see you soon!

  • Grand Opening of City Bark’s Little Free Library!

    30 Zachary Taylor Drive, New Orleans, 70124

  • Educator Night at the Book Sale!

    We LOVE teachers! All teachers will receive 50% off everything at the Carriage House Book Sale! We have hundreds of textbooks, children’s books, and free giveaways! Thursday April 6 4:00 – 7:00 pm 5120 St. Charles Ave. 70115 Please bring school ID or home…

  • REALLY REALLY Old Book Sale!

    Please join us Saturday March 25 for a REALLY REALLY Old Book Sale! This sale will feature out-of-print books, signed books, first editions, antiquarian books- and books that are fond treasures from your childhood. Prices start at $1! Proceeds will go to the New…

  • Books and Beer with Friends!

    Join us March 23rd for a beer with Friends at The Courtyard Brewery! For every pint sold, The Courtyard Brewery will generously donate $1 to Friends of the New Orleans Public Library. There will be raffle prizes! A food truck WOW! And the proceeds…

  • Mystery Writer Mix & Mingle – Benefit Reception

      Join many of the most well-known mystery writers in the world for an elegant evening of conversation. This event is part of the Bouchercon World Mystery Convention and is a benefit reception for the Friends of the New Orleans Public Library. Writers scheduled to…

  • June 4: Eat Pizza with Friends!

    Support the NOPL Summer Reading Program on June 4th 4pm- 8pm at Blaze Pizza, 611 O’Keefe Ave, South Market District. Show this flyer and Blaze Pizza will donate 20% of proceeds from your meal to Friends.

  • Join the Story

    Life is made up of great stories…you are part of ours. Join Friends of the Library today to show your support for New Orleans’ vibrant literary culture and the free programs that give all New Orleanians access to knowledge and communication. Learn more and…

  • Holiday Book,
    Craft & Food Fair

    On Saturday, December 14, Friends of the Library will host a holiday festival featuring: Local craft vendors Food & drinks Games for children Music Great books at the lowest prices in town! Bring your friends, family and kids from 10am to 2pm, Saturday December…

  • Silence in the Library

    Celebrate science fiction in books, film and television at Silence in the Library. Our next event will feature Friends’ members favorite episodes of Doctor Who and a Q&A with guests from the show. Sign up below to receive updates on Silence in the Library….

  • On Location

    A book club that takes you inside the book! Discuss your favorite works of literature with period settings, food and drink. It’s book club like you’ve never before experienced it! Sign up below to receive updates about On Location. [gravityform id=”14″ name=”Event Updates –…

  • Bookleggers

    Join us for a literary pub quiz and win prizes with your team! Sign up for updates on Bookleggers below. [gravityform id=”16″ name=”Event Updates – Bookleggers” title=”false” description=”false”]

  • Library Lovers

    Valentine’s Day for those who love to read. Join your fellow bibliophiles for a night of great books, drinks and company. Sign up below to receive updates about Library Lovers. [gravityform id=”15″ name=”Event Updates – Library Lovers” title=”false” description=”false”]