Gretna Library

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Location: 102 Willow Dr., Gretna, LA 70053

Phone: (504) 364-2716 


  • Mon. - Tue. 12:00 PM 8:00 PM
  • Wed. - Thur. 10:00 AM 6:00 PM
  • Fri. - Sat. 9:00 AM 5:00 PM

Description: The new Gretna Library opened March 17, 2010. It's more than 5,800 sq. ft. with a 1,000-square-foot meeting room that fits 58 people. The collection of 15,000 items includes 7,200 items from the temporary facility donated by the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation in 2007.

Gretna Library Grand Opening

Gretna Library has 10 public access computers, with shared seating for 16 people. There is also free wireless internet and 27 spots for library users to plug in their laptops. The library has study tables and lounge seating for 35 people. Two booths are set aside especially for teens. Schools ranging from pre-kindergarten through high school use the library.

Calendar: View our Calendar for activities scheduled at Gretna Library  

Directions: The Gretna Library is located in Jefferson Parish's historical parish seat. It has been in its present location in picturesque Garden Park since 1968.