Education, Family Favorites, Family Life, Family Travel

Get Ready for the NOPL’s Summer Fun!

While is under construction, our articles can be found here on our sister site, Nola Family. 


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.

Newsletter Signup

Your Weekly guide to New Orleans family fun. NOLA Family has a newsletter for every parent. Sign Up