Summer Fun offers hundreds of free events for all ages and chances for everyone to earn and win prizes from June 1 – July 20.

Summer Fun Events

Just a few of the many free and fun events include:
Children's Events:
• Michelle’s Magical Poodles Programs
• Magic Shows with Irwin Royes “The World’s Smallest Magician”
• Professor Universe

Teen Events:
• Nintendo Switch Gaming Sessions
• Simple Coding with Ozobots Coding Robots
• Crafting with Heat-Fused Perler Beads

Adult Events:
• History of the Cocktail Presentations
• Bob Ross Paint Party
• New Orleans Street Name Spelling Bee

Summer Fun Prizes, Raffles

Registration Prize: Everyone who signs up for Summer Fun will earn a registration prize.
Reading Challenge: Children and teens can earn prizes and raffle tickets each time they read or are read to for 200 minutes, up to 1,000 minutes.
BINGO Challenge: All ages can earn raffle tickets by completing activities and getting BINGO on their Summer Fun BINGO card.


Adult Writing Contest: Adults, ages 18 and over, are invited to submit a short story, poem, or essay as part of our 5th annual Adult Writing Contest.

Original submissions should use the theme, READ | LEARN | EXPLORE and incorporate at least 7 of the 11 words listed below:
Affair, Blossom, Breeze, Explore, Humidity, Insight, Learn, Read, Space, Supernova, Travel

1st Place: Prize at $100 value
2nd Place: Prize at $50 value
3rd Place: Prize at $25 value

Sign Up

Sign up for Summer Fun beginning June 1.

Summer Fun is sponsored by the Friends of the New Orleans Public Library.

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