Society of
Children's Book Writers
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Directions and Contact Information

New Orleans:

From east of the city (Slidell/Gulf Coast), drive west on I-10 and exit at Morrison Road. Follow the exit and then merge left into Morrison Road toward Downman Road. Then take a right on Downman. Drive north to Leon C. Simon and take a left. Travel approximately four miles (past the Arena; and past the major intersection of Leon C. Simon and Elysian Fields) to the stoplight at Waldo Boulevard (which becomes Founders Road on campus). Take a right onto the campus.

From west of the city (Baton Rouge/LaPlace), drive east on I-10 and take the I-610 split at the Orleans/Jefferson Parish line. Exit at Elysian Fields. Take a left toward Lake Pontchartrain, traveling north. Drive north about two miles to the stoplight at Leon C. Simon Drive and take a left. Drive on Leon C Simon about one-half mile to the stoplight and take a right at Waldo Boulevard (which becomes Founders Road on campus). Take a right onto the campus.


Once on the campus: UNO Bicentennial Education Building: Drive about 1/4 mile and look for the Education Building. When the you see The Cove on the left (which usually flies a Popeye’s banner) – the Education Building is across the street on the right.

Parking: Immediately past  and next to The Cove is a parking lot. Free on Saturdays. Room 305Q is on the Third Floor, through the glass doors, and to the left at the end of the corridor. On the campus map. (The Cove is #33 and the Education Bldg is #3).  Link to the campus map:


Baton Rouge:

The Bluebonnet Library is located at 9200 Bluebonnet. From The Mall of Louisiana, the library is about 2.4 miles away (toward Highland Road).

Contact Information: The email address for the regional team can be reached by clicking on “Email Us” on the home page.