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Florence M. Jumonville: Spreading the Gospel of Books: Essae Culver and the Genesis of Louisiana Parish Libraries

11/12/2019 - 6:00PM

Tuesday, November 12th 6-7:30PM In 1925, Essae Martha Culver, a California librarian, arrived in Louisiana to direct a three-year project funded by the Carnegie Corporation that aimed to introduce public libraries to rural populations. Culver purchased a round-trip ticket, but she never used the second half. Instead, she stayed in Louisiana the rest of her life, working tirelessly to see libraries established in every parish by 1969. In Spreading the Gospel of Books, Florence M. Jumonville...

Garden District Book Shop Book Club

11/13/2019 - 6:00PM

Join us for the discussion the second Wednesday of every month.   New Members are always welcome.  Purchase book in-store for a 20% discount.

Richard Colton: No More, No Less: An Artful Cancer Journey. A Remarkable Community. A Rediscovered Purpose.

11/14/2019 - 6:00PM

Thursday, November 14th 6-7:30PM No More. No Less. is the story of New Orleans philanthropist Richard C. Colton, Jr.’s almost two decades-long struggle against cancer, and the spiritual journey it unearthed inside him. A cascade of treatments plays out over these pages, involving chemotherapy, radiation and three major surgeries—the last of which cost him a radical resection of the left side of his face, altering his appearance forever. With his life hanging in the balance, the author asked...

Susan Langenhennig, John Pope & Chris Granger: Building on the Past: Saving Historic New Orleans

11/16/2019 - 1:00PM

Saturday, November 16th 1-​​3PM  Don’t call it the city that care forgot. Passionate residents of New Orleans have come up with innovative ways to rescue, restore and preserve the historic architecture that creates this city’s singular sense of place. Published by the Preservation Resource Center of New Orleans, Building on the Past: Saving Historic New Orleans chronicles modern efforts to save the soul of a 300-year-old city and ensure its bright future honors its rich past. Told...

Ticketed Event - Alison Roman in conversation with Chef Kristen Essig@ Hotel Peter and Paul, 2317 Burgundy, NOLA 70117: Nothing Fancy: The Art of Having People Over - A Cookbook

11/18/2019 - 6:00PM

Monday, November 18th 6-9PM Ticketed Event at Hotel Peter and Paul, 2317 Burgundy, NOLA 70117 Click Here to Purcase a Ticket Alison Roman in conversation with Chef Kristen Essig discussing her book, Nothing Fancy: The Art of Having People Over - A Cookbook. Alison will sign books afterward. This is a ticketed event at Hotel Peter and Paul, 2317 Burgundy, NOLA 70117. Chef Alex Harrell of Elysian Bar and Chef Bronwen Wyatt of Bacchanal will be making snacks from Alison Roman's new book,...

Carolyn Sloan @ The Louisiana Children's Museum, 15 Henry Thomas Drive, NOLA 70124: Welcome to Jazz: A Swing-Along Celebration of America's Music

11/23/2019 - 11:00AM

Saturday, November 23rd @The Louisiana Children's Museum, 15 Henry Thomas Drive, NOLA 70124 11-12:30PM   Get ready to swing and scat with Welcome to Jazz: A Swing-Along Celebration of America’s Music from music educator and Welcome to the Symphony author Carolyn Sloan, with a heartfelt foreword by jazz musician and educator Nikara Warren, the granddaughter of renowned jazz pianist Kenny Barron. With interactive sound technology and vibrant, full-color illustrations, Welcome to...

Celebrate Small Business Saturday and Indies First with Us with Justin Devillier

11/30/2019 - 10:00AM

Celebrate Small Business Saturday  and Indies First with Us   Join the Fun! Justin Devillier signs his book, The New Orleans Kitchen: Classic Recipes and Modern Techniques for an Unrivaled Cuisine, 1-3PM.  Justin will bring goodies to taste.                                                              ...

Marilee Eaves: Singing Out Loud: A Memoir of an Ex-Mardi Gras Queen

12/03/2019 - 6:00PM

Tuesday, December 3rd 6-7:30PM Born during World War II, Marilee Eaves has long struggled to fit into the New Orleans elite--secret Mardi Gras societies that ruled the city--into which she was born. Then, as a student at Wellesley, she's hospitalized at McLean psychiatric hospital, where she begins to realize how much of herself she's sacrificed to blend into and be fully accepted by the exclusive and exclusionary white Uptown New Orleans culture to which she supposedly belongs. In ...

Margaret Wilson Reckling: Woody Creek: Views From a Homestead

12/05/2019 - 6:00PM

Thursday, December 5th 6-7:30PM Poison hemlock thrives here, and cellphone signals die. Where the narrow asphalt road finally surrenders to a red dirt lane, hopes and dreams can easily get buried in winter’s seven-month snowpack, and there is plenty of time to contemplate one’s life journey. For a nature-loving introvert, it’s heaven on Earth. Other than random flurries of gunfire, it’s a quiet place where the whisper of the wind is the language spoken, and the occasional scream of a hawk...

Ho, Ho, Ho...Santa's at the Rink

12/07/2019 - 10:00AM

Pictures with Santa!      Get your list ready Santa will be here soon!         Santa Claus will be at The Rink on Saturday, December 7th, from 10am-2pm!         Bring your own  camera for pictures.    

Garden District Book Shop Book Club

12/11/2019 - 6:00PM

Join us for the discussion the second Wednesday of every month.   New Members are always welcome.  Purchase book in-store for a 20% discount.

Garden District Book Shop Book Club

01/08/2020 - 6:00PM

Join us for the discussion the second Wednesday of every month.   New Members are always welcome.  Purchase book in-store for a 20% discount.

Garden District Book Shop Book Club

02/12/2020 - 6:00PM

Join us for the discussion the second Wednesday of every month.   New Members are always welcome.  Purchase book in-store for a 20% discount.

Garden District Book Shop Book Club

03/11/2020 - 6:00PM

Join us for the discussion the second Wednesday of every month.   New Members are always welcome.  Purchase book in-store for a 20% discount.

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