Get kids of all ages excited about reading with these free local events! There are so many great reading events taking place this summer in New Orleans! Many have definitely been added to our summer bucket list. These events are in addition to the normal story times each library offers. Check your local library for the weekly story time events.

The events listed take place all over town and there are many different activities for all ages.

July 7, 2018

 

Library Comic Con 

St. Charles Parish Library in Destrehan from 1-4 pm. All ages welcome. Put on your favorite character costume and join the fun! Crafts, panel discussions, photo ops, local artists and vendors.

Bilingual Story Time

Algiers Library from 2:30-3:30.


July 9, 2018

 

Hampstead Stage Co. Performance

“Treasure Island” at North Kenner Library from 2:30-3:30. All ages welcome.

Pre-Teen Book Club 

Old Metairie Library from 6-7 pm. Ages 9-14. Book: Aru Shah and the End of Time. Attend even if you haven’t read the book!


July 10, 2018

 

Mermaid Story Time 

Martin Luther King Library at 11 am. All ages welcome. Extra magical storytime and get pictures with real live mermaid.

Graphic Novel Book Club 

East New Orleans Regional Library from 3-4 pm. Ages 11-17. Pizza included!

Reading to Rover

East Bank Regional Library from 6:30-7:30. Learn more about Reading to Rover

STEAM Story Time 

North Kenner Library from 10:30-11:30.  Ages 6-10. Preregistration is required.


July 11, 2018

 

Jammy Jamboree 

East Bank Regional Library from 7-7:45 pm. Come in PJs and bring a favorite stuffed animal. Bedtime stories, songs, craft.


July 12, 2018

 

Mermaid Story Time 

Robert E Smith Library at 11 am. All ages welcome.

Reading to Rover 

Rosa F Keller Library from 6-7 pm. All ages welcome. Learn more about Reading to Rover


July 14, 2018

 

Budding Bookworms Book Club

 Old Metairie Library from 10:30-11:30. Ages 0-7. Book: Drum Dream Girl: How One Girl’s Courage Changed Music.

Reading Success Center Book Clubs 

Ages 10-12 from 1-2 pm. Ages 13-14 from 2-3 pm. Ages 15-17 from 3-4 pm. Register at www.readingsuccessctr.com


July 16, 2018

 

Community Arts and Literacy Workshop

 Mid City Library at 11 am. Grades preK-K. Improve learning through the performing arts.

Hey Now Hooping: Hoopdance Rocks 

River Ridge Library at 11 am. Learn about hula hoops through storytelling and interactive hula-hoop play.


July 17, 2018

 

Community Arts and Literacy Workshop 

Martin Luther King Library at 11 am.

Mermaid Story Time

 Norman Mayer Library at 11 am.

STEAM Story Time

 North Kenner Library from 10:30-11:30. Ages 6-10. Preregistration required.


July 18, 2018

 

Mermaid Story Time 

Rosa F. Keller at 11 am.

Community Arts and Literacy Workshop 

Nix Library at 12 pm.


July 21, 2018

 

Reading Success Center Open House.

1-3 pm. Learn about low cost programs offered. Crafts and giveaways.


July 23, 2018

 

French Story Time 

Children’s Resource Center Library at 4:30 pm.

Hey Now Hooping: Hoopdance Rocks 

Westbank Regional from 10:30-11:30 am.


July 25, 2018

 

Reader’s Theatre

 Old Metairie Library from 4-5 pm. Ages 7-9. Book: Wonderful Wizard of Oz


July 28, 2018

 

Bilingual Story Time 

Children’s Resource Center Library from 12-1 pm.


July Reading Scavenger Hunt

For more reading fun in July take a reading scavenger hunt! Click the picture to download!

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For more fun around New Orleans in July, check out  31 Things To Do In July and the New Orleans Event Calendar. 

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