new orleans public library http://wwno.org en Inside The Arts: Mary Louise Wilson Joins Le Petit Cast; Digital Moves At NOPL; MASNO Keyboard Fever http://wwno.org/post/inside-arts-mary-louise-wilson-joins-le-petit-cast-digital-moves-nopl-masno-keyboard-fever <div style="MARGIN-TOP: 0px; MARGIN-BOTTOM: 0px"><p><span style="font-family: Arial, Helvetica, sans-serif; line-height: 1.5;">Coming up on </span><i style="font-family: Arial, Helvetica, sans-serif; line-height: 1.5;">Inside the Arts</i><span style="font-family: Arial, Helvetica, sans-serif; line-height: 1.5;">, Tony Award-winner Mary Louise Wilson gears up to entertain&nbsp;theater-goers at </span><a href="http://www.lepetittheatre.com/" style="font-family: Arial, Helvetica, sans-serif; line-height: 1.5;" target="_blank">Le Petit Theatre's</a><span style="font-family: Arial, Helvetica, sans- Tue, 16 Jul 2013 18:30:00 +0000 Diane Mack 39668 at http://wwno.org Executive Director of New Orleans Public Library Celebrates 1st Anniversary in City http://wwno.org/post/executive-director-new-orleans-public-library-celebrates-1st-anniversary-city <p></p><p>Whether you remember the original movie presentation of <em>The Music Man</em> from 1962, or the made-for-television version from 2003, you no doubt carry with you the images of Marian the Librarian.</p><p>On this week's <em>Notes from New Orleans</em>, Sharon Litwin reports that Marian wouldn't recognize <a href="http://www.neworleanspubliclibrary.org/welcome.htm" target="_blank">today's libraries</a>. Thu, 28 Feb 2013 19:26:00 +0000 Sharon Litwin 30234 at http://wwno.org New Orleans libraries to remain closed until Wednesday http://wwno.org/post/new-orleans-libraries-remain-closed-until-wednesday <p>The New Orleans Public Library is announcing the temporary closure of all library locations in Orleans Parish due to Tropical Storm Isaac.</p><p>At this time, all locations — Main Library, Algiers Regional Branch, Alvar Branch, Central City Branch, Children's Resource Center, East New Orleans Branch, Cita Dennis Hubbell Branch, Rosa F. Keller Branch, Martin Luther King Branch, Milton H. Latter Branch, Norman Mayer Branch, Mid-City Branch, Nix Branch and Robert E. Smith Branch — will be closed Monday, August 27 and Tuesday, August 28.</p> Mon, 27 Aug 2012 12:01:00 +0000 WWNO Staff 18581 at http://wwno.org Xavier hosting 'The Big Read' http://wwno.org/post/xavier-hosting-big-read <p style="color: rgb(51, 51, 51); font-family: Verdana, Helvetica, Arial, sans-serif, Geneva; font-size: 11px; line-height: 15px; ">Xavier University in New Orleans, working with the New Orleans Public Library, has been awarded a grant to host &quot;The Big Read.&quot;</p><p style="color: rgb(51, 51, 51); font-family: Verdana, Helvetica, Arial, sans-serif, Geneva; font-size: 11px; line-height: 15px; ">The Big Read is an initiative of the National Endowment for the Arts that is designed to restore reading to the center of American culture.</p> Thu, 02 Aug 2012 18:46:53 +0000 The Associated Press 17001 at http://wwno.org Charles Brown and Irene Wainwright http://wwno.org/post/charles-brown-and-irene-wainwright <p class="legacy-audio-url"> <div class="audio-container"> <div id="jp-interface-53d15a7a556b3-" class="jp-interface"> <div id="post-audio-53d15a7a556b3-" class="jp-player" jp-instance="53d15a7a556b3-"></div> <div class="jp-controls column"> <div class="jp-progress"> <div class="jp-seek-bar"> <div class="jp-play-bar"></div> </div> </div><!-- end jp-progress --> </div><!-- end jp-controls --> <div class="playpause column"> <a href="http://stream.publicbroadcasting.net/production/mp3/wwno/local-wwno-998965.mp3" class="jp-play">Listen</a> <a class="jp-pause"></a> </div><!-- playpause --> <div class="jp-time-holder column"> <div class="jp-custom-current-time"></div> <div class="jp-custom-duration"></div> </div><!-- jp-time-holder --> <div id="slider"></div> </div><!-- .jp-interface --> </div><!-- container --> </p> <p>This week on <i>The Reading Life</i>, we talk with Charles Brown, the new director of the New Orleans Public Library, and with city archivist Irene Wainwright.</p> Thu, 05 Jan 2012 05:09:12 +0000 Susan Larson 3498 at http://wwno.org