The New Orleans Public Library wants you to be safe during the COVID-19 epidemic. Below are the resources they are offering to New Orleans area residents. 

Ask a Librarian

Need help? To speak with a Librarian by calling 504.383.4682. A Librarian is available Monday through Thursday from 9 am-7 pm or Friday from 9 am-5 pm.

You may also submit a request by clicking on the Ask-A-Librarian button at the top of their website.

Or, submit your questions anytime at

E-Resources for Everyone

There is something for everyone at the Library. All you need is your Library card!

Library Spotlights:


  • Please keep all checked out materials until the Library reopens.

  • All due dates and late fees are suspended during the closure.

  • All drop boxes are locked and unavailable during the closure.

  • Orleans Parish residents who don’t have Library accounts can sign up for temporary ones at and can access almost all of their e-Resources.