Prayers for Married Couples

Darlene Anita Moore invites you to a book sharing and book signing event on Monday, December 18, 5-8:30 p.m., at the Main Library at Goodwood. She will premiere her new book, Prayers for Married Couples, vol. III. Light refreshments will be served, and there will be a door prize drawing. The event is free; signed books may be purchased for $20 (cash only).

The Seed Lady: How to Get Free Seeds for your Garden Bluebonnet Regional Branch


Meet with “Certified Pollinator Steward” Haleema Waddy-Cooper, also known as The Seed Lady, at the Bluebonnet Regional Branch Library on Saturday, December 16 at 10 a.m. for a discussion about how to obtain free seeds from the organic and heirloom seed companies for your 2024 gardens.

Film Festival River Center

You’re invited to the 2nd Annual Listening Room Film Festival at the River Branch on Saturday, December 16, 2-8 p.m. Enjoy

  • film screenings
  • live music performances
  • food and craft vendors
  • film panels
  • music videos and more!

The film festivals held at the library are free to the public! For a full schedule of events, visit here.

A Dulcimer and Drums Holiday Concert Series- December 16-22, 2023

Madam Dulcimer and Lady Chops are teaming up to bring lively holiday music to the Library! Join us for this exciting concert that will entertain the whole family! Madam Dulcimer (Amanda Roberts) is a renowned musician who won the 2017 National Hammer Dulcimer Championship. The hammered dulcimer is a percussion instrument with 111 strings and is struck with handheld hammers. It is quite the treat to hear one in person! She will be accompanied by percussionist Lady Chops (Elizabeth Vidos) of the Off-Broadway show STOMP. The duo recently performed at the 2023 New Orleans Jazz Festival, and the Library is pleased to host them for the holidays! See below for opportunities to attend. Registration is required. To register, please call the Library location directly.

Saturday, December 16 at 10 a.m. – Jones Creek Regional Branch Library

Saturday, December 16 at 3 p.m. – Main Library at Goodwood

Sunday, December 17 at 3 p.m. – Central Branch Library

Monday, December 18 at 10 a.m. – Delmont Gardens Branch Library

Monday, December 18 at 2:30 p.m. – Greenwell Springs Road Regional Branch Library

Monday, December 18 at 6 p.m. – Fairwood Branch Library

Tuesday, December 19 at 10 a.m. – Main Library at Goodwood

Tuesday, December 19 at 2:30 p.m. – Jones Creek Regional Branch Library

Wednesday, December 20 at 10 a.m. – Bluebonnet Regional Branch Library

Wednesday, December 20 at 2:30 p.m. – Carver Branch Library

Thursday, December 21 at 10 a.m. – Zachary Branch Library

Thursday, December 21 at 2:30 p.m. – Pride-Chaneyville Branch Library

Friday, December 22 at 10 a.m. – River Center Branch Library

Patron Website Redesign Questionnaire

We are thrilled to announce that we’re in the process of redesigning our website to enhance your online experience with us.. Your satisfaction is our top priority, and we believe your feedback is invaluable in shaping the new look and functionality of our website.

This survey is designed to gather your insights and preferences, helping us understand what works well and what can be improved. We want your voice to be heard! To access the survey click here. The survey will close on December 31st.

Movies on the Plaza: Holiday Edition

Join us for Movies on the Plaza at the Main Library at Goodwood on Friday, December 15 at 7 p.m. We will watch Jim Henson’s 1992 adaptation of Dicken’s classic Christmas tale. Feel free to bring your own lawn chairs or blanket to sit comfortably while you watch, and make sure to stay for the after-movie dance party!

Ochsner Blood Drive, December 15

Ochsner will be at the Main Library at Goodwood on Friday, December 15,           10 a.m. – 3 p.m., for a blood drive. Donors must present ID at the time of donation-and be sure to have plenty to eat and drink before and after! All donors will receive a Blood Bank T-shirt. If you donate blood at any Ochsner Blood Drive or Ochsner Donor Center during the 2023 Saints Season you will entered for a chance to win 2 PLAZA LEVEL TICKETS to a New Orleans Saints Home Game.

Please remember to bring a Picture ID & to eat and drink water prior to donating. Individuals taking medication for High blood pressure or cholesterol CAN donate.