New Orleans Public Libraries

The New Orleans Public Libraries have been working to help improve biking throughout their city. They’ve worked closely with Bike Easy, the City of New Orleans, and Blue Bikes to help promote bicycle safety and biking through many efforts.

Branch locations and hours can be found on this webpage.

Visit their website for more information

COMMUNITY

  • Bike parking is plentiful outside of their various locations.
  • Many employees participate in the Bike Easy Challenge.
  • Branches promote and host Bike Easy events
  • Bike to the Books is an initiative by NOPL to promote biking to the libraries
  • Lock Lending Program
  • Find FixIt Stations at these branches: Main Library, Nora Navra, Norman Mayer, and Martin Luther King Jr.

EDUCATION

  • Bike Easy educational materials are offered in addition to many other resources
  • New Orleans Public Libraries host Bike Easy education programs
  • Check out their collection of books on bicycling or use a computer to research online!

ADVOCACY

  • Regional branches have hosted public input and information meetings around expanding the bicycle network in New Orleans
  • Host numerous public meetings around transportation issues

CAPACITY

 

UPCOMING

Bike Infrastructure Workshop

Bike Infrastructure Workshop

Free

This virtual workshop will cover the different types of bike infrastructure you'll see on the streets, as well as how to safely navigate whether biking, walking or driving. We'll also...

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January 28, 2021
Learn to Ride

Learn to Ride

Free

Learn to Ride is a free class geared to adults and mature teens who are ready to ride. Students will learn techniques to teach themselves or someone else how to...

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February 04, 2021
Biking After Dark

Biking After Dark

Free

Biking after dark can be fun, but is important to plan ahead and make sure you always have the right equipment to be visible every time you get on your...

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February 09, 2021