Storytelling gets a live cartoon-drawing twist at the New Orleans Library | Entertainment/Life

See art in the producing at the New Orleans Community Library, as internationally syndicated cartoonist Joe Wos makes a photo book just before your eyes at the unique storytime series, “Once Upon a Toon.”

Wos draws the stories as he tells them, combining artwork with oral storytelling tradition, in his first tales and folks tales with a twist.

Wos is the Emmy-nominated host of Cartoon Academy on PBS Affiliate marketers and has composed and illustrated about a dozen publications.

Catch his interactive, dwell drawing and storytime function at:

  • East New Orleans Regional Library, 5641 Read Blvd., 11 a.m. July 14.
  • Algiers Regional Library, 3014 Holiday Push, 2 p.m. July 14.
  • Rosa F. Library and Group Centre, 4300 S. Broad St., 11 a.m. July 15 
  • Norman Mayer Library, 3001 Gentilly Blvd., 2 p.m. July 15.

This event is sponsored by the Buddies of the New Orleans General public Library.

PUPPET Display: Every single summer months, the Ogden Museum of Southern Art’s teenager interns work with a area puppet artist to develop puppets and produce demonstrates influenced by performs of art at the Ogden. This summer months, the interns will come to Orleans Parish libraries to present “Bringing Art to Lifetime for Younger Audiences,” a pleasurable, playful and interactive working experience.

There are 6 chances to capture the show, which is absolutely free and will include a puppet meet up with-and-greet immediately after the functionality. All displays get started at 11 a.m. and are sponsored by the Pals of the New Orleans Public Library.

  • July 18: Cita Dennis Hubbell Library, 725 Pelican Ave.
  • July 19: Nora Navra Library, 1902 St. Bernard Ave.
  • July 20: East New Orleans Regional Library, 5641 Go through Blvd.
  • July 21: Principal Library, 219 Loyola Ave.
  • July 22: Milton H. Latter Memorial Library, 5120 St. Charles Ave.
  • July 25: Norman Mayer Library, 3001 Gentilly Blvd.

Digital FOR SENIORS: Seniors can invest an hour discovering how to remain safe when applying for work opportunities online, doing study, and extra at a workshop at midday July 15 at East New Orleans Regional Library, 5641 Browse Blvd.

The library, the AARP Basis, and More mature Adults Technological know-how Expert services (OATS) have teamed up to current “Digital Techniques for Seniors 50+: Shielding Your Individual Info On the web.”

Place is constrained. Check out to sign-up. Or, get assistance signing up for this class by calling or viewing any library locale.

Authorized Advice: Get solutions about individual bankruptcy, evictions, foreclosures, divorce and additional at no cost “Ask-a-Lawyer” classes at the library.

Meet up with just one-on-a person with an legal professional for 15 to 20 minutes to inquire about your legal concerns — civil issues only. 

Periods will be accessible on a first-occur, very first-served foundation. Lawyers will be at the Central Town Library, 2020 Jackson Ave., from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. July 13 and at the Primary Library, 219 Loyola Ave., from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. July 16.

ENGLISH AS A 2nd LANGUAGE: The library and the New Neighbor Job are web hosting cost-free ESL courses at Algiers Regional Library, 3014 Holiday getaway Push, from 1 p.m. to 2:30 p.m. on Saturdays. For a lot more facts, go to, electronic mail [email protected], or phone (504) 475-4658.

Summertime Enjoyable: There are even now tons of good events and routines remaining in the library’s Summer time Enjoyment plan. Maintain monitoring your reading and really do not forget to post your accomplishment kinds for the chance to acquire fantastic prizes. Keep up to date with all library packages at

Jane LeGros is the director of promoting and communications for the New Orleans General public Library.