Seniors can get the tools and confidence they need to start banking online at “Ready, Set, Bank,” a virtual seminar hosted by the New Brunswick Public Library’s African American Resource Collection. Orleans. It will take place on Thursday, April 28, from 10 a.m. to noon.
Presented in partnership with Capital One Bank, “Ready, Set, Bank” will guide you through every step of the process of managing your finances electronically.
Topics will include:
- Creation of your account
- Registration via your bank’s mobile application
- Entering personal information
- Creating a username and password
- Choice of security questions
- Retrieving login information
- Manage your account
- Activity Review
- Deposit checks using a mobile device
- Money transfer
- Monitoring with alerts
- Online bill payment
Although the program is designed for seniors, adults of all ages can participate. This program is sponsored by the Friends of the New Orleans Public Library and Capital One. Visit events.nolalibrary.org for more information and to register in advance.
MANGAS BOOK CLUB: Graphic novel-loving teens are invited to join the New Orleans Public Library’s monthly manga reading club.
The group will then meet via Zoom on April 28 at 4:30 p.m. to discuss the “Fullmetal Alchemist” series, which follows brothers Edward and Alphonse Elric as they search for the Philosopher’s Stone to restore their bodies after a failed attempt to bring their mother to life through alchemy.
Prizes will be awarded to participants who come dressed in cosplay or bring fan art to show off.
The Manga Book Club is sponsored by the Friends of the New Orleans Public Library. Register at events.nolalibrary.org.
COASTAL IMPACT: The library’s “Witness to Change: Conversations on Coastal Impacts” book and discussion series will meet on Zoom for its third session at 5:30 p.m. on May 3. Attendees will discuss “Rising: Dispatches from the New American Shore,” Elizabeth Rush’s award-winning eulogy that focuses on America’s vulnerability to rising seas and the effect it has on those deprived of their rights with limited access to reconstruction tools.
The band will meet again on May 17 to discuss Jesmyn Ward’s “Salvage the Bones.”
Led by Dr. Robin Vander of Xavier University, “Witness to Change” focuses on the complex and changing human relationship with water, climate change, hurricanes, floods, displacement and community.
This series is presented by the City Archives and Library Special Collections and is sponsored by the Friends of the New Orleans Public Library and the Louisiana Endowment for the Humanities.
Visit nolalibrary.org/events for more details and to register.
TEEN COUNSELORS: Students in grades 6-12 are invited to have their voices heard at the Library’s Teen Advisory Board Zoom Meeting on Wednesday, May 4 at 4:30 p.m. Advisory Board members are encouraged to shape their experience to the library and to help plan programming, services and products. they want to see.
The Teen Advisory Board is sponsored by the Friends of the New Orleans Public Library and meets on the first Wednesday of each month. Visit nolalibrary.org/teens to complete an application.
Jane LeGros is the Director of Marketing and Communications for the New Orleans Public Library.