Milton H. Latter Memorial Library, New Orleans

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Architectural Building · Hidden Gem · Library
Collections and Services:

- Children's Area with coloring pages, puzzles, reading areas and of course materials for Babies through young teens, first floor.

- Adult Fiction, Non-Fiction and Audio/Visual Materials on second floor.

- Computers for Public Use including printing and internet.

- Fax, outgoing only, and copy machines for public use.

- Periodicals, Newspaper and Reference Areas.

- Quiet Study and Reading Areas with free WiFi throughout the branch.

- Free programming for the Whole Family!

(Also with your library card you can take advantage of our Interlibrary Loan and Reciprocal Borrowing with neighboring parishes. At the NOPL website you can download e-books and audiobooks, use our databases, check your account, renew items and make requests system wide! Visit

Our Current Recurring Programs:

Storytime: Every Tuesday, Wednesday, and Saturday morning at 10:30am.

Poetry Buffet: every first Saturday of the month at 2:00pm. Come by and hear some of our city's great local poets read their original work in an intimate setting.

Wine & Coloring: every third Thursday of the month at 6:00pm. Coloring sheets, coloring supplies, and refreshments provided! Ages 21 and up.

Bookie Boomers Book Club: every second Thursday of the month at 11:00am.

Southern Nights Book Club: every second Thursday of the month at 6:00pm.

Uptown Book Club: every third Wednesday of the month at 6:00pm.

A Book Club Named Desire: every fourth Wednesday of the month at 6:00pm.

- Titles for all of our regular book clubs are available on our monthly calendar.

Friends of NOPL Book Sale: Wednesdays and Sundays in the Carriage House from 10:00am - 2:00pm. For more information:

For more information on our regular and special monthly events, please feel free to give us a call at 504-596-2625! All events are free and open to the public!
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  • This library is in an historic building that provides a warm comfortable atmosphere for community meetings and the regular services of a public library. There is a book sale on Wednesdays and...  more »
  • What a great building to have such a wonderful library located. The librarians are extremely helpful and the book selection although small has a lot of the recent greats. The historical building is...  more »

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