News and Updates

Newsletter Archives from the Neighborhood Engagement Office

THIS WEEK: Office of Business & External Services to Launch Satellite Services for Residents

October 5, 2020

by Benaiah Harvey, District D Liaison
Filed under: and, broadmoor, business, external, keller, library, office, permits, rosa, safety, satellite, services

NEW ORLEANS — The City of New Orleans today announced the launch of the newly formed Office of Business & External Services (OBES) satellite program for residents. As part of a gradual rollout, OBES will provide residents an opportunity to do business with City Hall at select New Orleans Public Library locations.

“Providing residents more convenient access to City services is the definition of meeting people where they are. This is why we formed the Office of Business and External Services. We are committed to making it easier for residents to do business with the City, especially at a time when we are trying to fuel our economic recovery in response to the COVID-19 pandemic.”

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Free Summertime Meals for Youth at New Orleans Public Library

June 14, 2018

by Lisbeth Pedroso, Senior Liaison
Filed under: community, Library


Several library locations are offering free food for youth. All food is provided on a first-come, first-served basis.

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Grand Opening Celebration for the Best Buy Teen Tech Center

May 31, 2018

by Valerie Bouldin, Liaison
Filed under: community, Library, public infrastructure

Join the New Orleans Public Library on Tuesday, June 19th from 4pm-6pm for the grand opening of the Best Buy Teen Tech Center at the Main Library, 201 Loyola Ave. 



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Main Library Renovation Schedule & Information Closed through Sunday, May 13

April 17, 2018

by Greg M. Lawson, Deputy Director
Filed under: Library, Renovation

Main Library Closed through Sunday, May 13th for renovations. 

In its almost 60-year history, the Main Library has never received any significant renovation work, until now. The updates will primarily occur on the first floor and will include the following:

• a new layout that utilizes the space more efficiently

• new flooring

• painting

• new shelving

• additional computers

• new furniture

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