The Mid-City branch of the New Orleans Public Library is located in the American Can Building. Facilities include books, DVD, and CD rentals as well as public computers and Wi-Fi.
Mid-City Branch, New Orleans Public Library
3700 Orleans Avenue (in the American Can Building)
10 am – 7 pm, Mon. – Thurs.
10 am – 5 pm, Sat.
Summer Events at the Mid-City Library in 2011
In the months of June and July, the Mid-City Branch Library will be holding the 2011 Summer Reading Program themed “One World, Many Stories”. Children read 8 books and Teens read 6 books and receive prizes for reading those books at the end of July. Throughout the summer, the Mid-City Library will also be hosting several Special Events:
Tuesday, June 14th at 11am: Longue Vue Gardens.
Thursday, June 16th at 2 pm: Teen Craft of “Making Your Stories in Watercolors”.
Saturday, June 25th from 5-7pm: Special Teen Game Night of video games and refreshments.
Tuesday, June 28th at 11: Sally Farrell with Live Birds of Prey.
Wednesday, July 6th at 11: the Wetland Wildlife Express.
Thursday, July 14th at 1pm: the Bugmobile.
Wednesday, July 20th at 11am: the Zoomobile.
We also offer Storytime for young children every Tuesday at 10:30am and Storytelling for older children at 10:30am on the first Saturday of every month.
See you all there!