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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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From the Bookshelf – Inclusion Books

April 1, 2021 Suggestions from a Librarian - Inclusion Books   As the publishing industry pushes to diversify itself and the authors it represents, readers benefit from the inclusion of authors who represent ...

New Louisiana Christmas Books for the Family

December 1, 2020 Louisiana has a long and wonderful tradition of producing great, high quality Christmas books for kids. The state is so unique, with many interesting traditions, that there are plenty of opp...
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From the Bookshelf: Thanksgiving Family Reading

November 1, 2020 With so many things that seem to be going wrong these days, sometimes it's hard to remember what is going right! And remembering to recognize what we have to be grateful for is what Thanksgi...
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A Tribute to Mr. Mardi Gras

September 2, 2020 A Tree in the Sea - Remembering Blaine Kern, Sr. through his joyous illustrations in this children's book written by his wife, Holly Kern. As New Orleans celebrates and mourns the passing ...

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