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Inaugural Alvar Zine Contest

2019-02-28 00:00:00 2019-02-28 23:59:00 America/Chicago Inaugural Alvar Zine Contest Alvar Library

Thursday, February 28
All day

Add to Calendar 2019-02-28 00:00:00 2019-02-28 23:59:00 America/Chicago Inaugural Alvar Zine Contest Enter the Inaugural Alvar Zine Contest. 2019's theme is Mardi Gras. Alvar Library

Enter the Inaugural Alvar Zine Contest. 2019's theme is Mardi Gras.

Make a zine about Carnival history, a story taking place during Mardi Gras, a personal memory, or a reflection on how the season makes you feel. To enter, submit a print copy of your zine to any New Orleans Public Library location. Electronic submissions, including your name, e-mail or phone number, and an attachment of your zine, may be submitted to The winner will receive a $50 Visa gift card and will have 100 copies of their zine printed and distributed at the New Orleans Comics and Zine Festival in April. All entries received will be added to the Alvar Zine Library.

By participating in this contest, the winner agrees to let the New Orleans Public Library use their photographs, name, and/or likeness for promotion of the Library without further compensation. All information gathered is for the use of the New Orleans Public Library in administering the contest and will not be shared except to publicize the winner. The winning entry may be printed or posted online by the Library. The author retains all permissions and copyright to the submitted work. The winner will be notified on Monday, April 1.

Sponsored by the Friends of the New Orleans Public Library.

AGE GROUP: | Adults |

EVENT TYPE: | Writing | Contest | Arts & Cultural |

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Alvar Library

Phone: (504) 596-2667
Branch Manager
Adrienne Johnson

Mon, Sep 16 10:00AM to 8:00PM
Tue, Sep 17 10:00AM to 8:00PM
Wed, Sep 18 10:00AM to 8:00PM
Thu, Sep 19 10:00AM to 8:00PM
Fri, Sep 20 10:00AM to 5:00PM
Sat, Sep 21 10:00AM to 5:00PM
Sun, Sep 22 Closed

About the library

Located in the Bywater neighborhood, the Alvar Library was built by the WPA in 1940 and is a fine example of the Art Deco architectural style of that period. Weekly, we offer computer tutoring, storytime, and crafts. Collection highlights include locally-made comics and zines.

Upcoming events

Thu, Sep 19, 11:00am - 1:00pm

Thu, Sep 19, 5:30pm - 7:00pm

Sat, Sep 21, 1:00pm - 2:00pm

Tue, Sep 24, 11:00am - 12:00pm

Thu, Sep 26, 11:00am - 1:00pm

Thu, Sep 26, 5:30pm - 7:00pm

Thu, Sep 26, 6:00pm - 8:00pm

Sat, Sep 28, 4:00pm - 5:00pm

Tue, Oct 01, 11:00am - 12:00pm

Thu, Oct 03, 11:00am - 1:00pm

Thu, Oct 03, 5:30pm - 7:00pm

Tue, Oct 08, 11:00am - 12:00pm

Thu, Oct 10, 11:00am - 1:00pm

Thu, Oct 10, 5:30pm - 7:00pm

Sat, Oct 12, 2:00pm - 3:45pm

Tue, Oct 15, 11:00am - 12:00pm

Wed, Oct 16, 6:00pm - 8:00pm

Thu, Oct 17, 11:00am - 1:00pm

Thu, Oct 17, 5:30pm - 7:00pm