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Posted on: December 5, 2019

Enjoy the holidays with movies, stories, and music at your library!

Join in the holiday fun at SML

Our branches are getting into the holiday spirit with festive storytimes, holiday movie classics, and musical merriment! Throughout December, the library is hosting a variety of programs for patrons of all ages designed to spread holiday cheer and goodwil...

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Posted on: December 4, 2019

SML to join in The Hour of Code

Hour of Code at SML

Try your hand at coding at your library from December 9 to 15, as we participate in The Hour of Code! The Hour of Code is an annual event designed to educate people about computer science and demystify coding to show that anyone can learn the basics. The ...

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Posted on: December 3, 2019

Thinking Money for Kids Exhibition comes to SML

Thinking Money for Kids

Come and join us for the grand opening of Thinking Money for Kids, a traveling exhibition designed to teach kids and their families about money, on Friday, December 13 from 9 a.m. to 6 p.m. at our Hamilton/South Caddo Branch! The interactive exhi...

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Posted on: December 3, 2019

Hoopla updates may impact SML cardholders

Hoopla

Our digital service Hoopla is updating how they verify information about our cardholders, which may cause service disruptions for Shreve Memorial Library patrons. To avoid an interruption in using this service, you will need to go into the app or website ...

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Posted on: December 2, 2019

Create a winter work of art at the library!

Winter Paint Parties

This winter, we invite patrons of all ages to visit the library for winter paint parties and create a winter work of art to take home! Painting programs are scheduled throughout December at branches across Caddo Parish. Each painting program is free and o...

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Posted on: December 2, 2019

Get into the holiday spirit at SML with DIY cards, ornaments and gift-wrapping

Join us for holiday craft programs

The holidays are quickly approaching, and Shreve Memorial Library is helping patrons get prepared by offering a series of DIY (do-it-yourself) programs to cover holiday planning essentials. Patrons can make their own holiday cards, ornaments and gifts wit...

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Posted on: December 2, 2019

“Virginia’s Diary” author set to visit Broadmoor Branch

Suzanne Peyton to visit Broadmoor

Join us at our Broadmoor Branch on Thursday, December 5 to welcome local author Suzanne Peyton and her soon-to-be seen on the silver screen book, Virginia’s Diary.  A discussion and book signing will take place at 5:30 p.m. in the Readi...

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Posted on: November 13, 2019

SML goes green with electronic notices starting November 22

Switch to Email notices

We are going green! Beginning Friday, November 22, the library will begin sending electronic notices to patrons for overdue books and holds pickups. The change will eliminate the need for paper mailings sent to customer homes.

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Posted on: November 18, 2019

Enjoy a night of Harry Potter-themed fun at our Yule Ball!

Yule Ball 2019

Save the date! We are going to throw a party like you’ve never seen! Come to the Yule Ball, and get ready to be amazed. This Harry Potter-themed dance party will take place on Friday, December 6 from 6:30 p.m. to 8:30 p.m. at our Main Branch! St...

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Posted on: November 22, 2019

SML staff members share their favorites from 2019

SML's Best of 2019

What was the best book you read this year? Check out what SML staff members say are their favorite books, movies, music and TV shows from the past year in our SML’s Best of 2019 list. Find out what we recommend and see how you can borrow it from...

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Posted on: November 5, 2019

SML to forgive fines for canned goods over the holidays

Food for Thought Amnesty Days

We will once again offer amnesty to customers with overdue fines this holiday season. “Food for Thought” Amnesty Days will begin Monday, November 11 and continue through Friday, December 20. Library customers may bring a non-perishable...

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Posted on: November 4, 2019

Harry Potter Escape Room brings fun and puzzles to Main Branch

Harry Potter Escape Room

Can you make it out of our Harry Potter Escape Room? Challenge yourself this November and December at Main Branch as we offer this program for ages 10 and up. Call to make a reservation for a Thursday from 4 p.m. to 6 p.m. or Saturday from 10 a.m. to noon...

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Posted on: November 5, 2019

SML Make & Go to host programs on the Fibonacci sequence

Fibonacci sequence

Our new Mobile Makerspace, the SML Make & Go, will visit branches this November and December for art programs about the Fibonacci sequence. Children and families can join us for these hands-on STEAM programs at our libraries.

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Posted on: November 4, 2019

SML Art Club spotlights American artists in November and December

SML Art Club

Teens and adults can come create their own works of art inspired by two great American artists this November and December at the library. SML Art Club will spotlight the works of Dale Chihuly and Keith Haring during programs for ages 10 and older. No regi...

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Posted on: October 31, 2019

SML and North Louisiana Civil Rights Coalition to present the Legacy Series

Legacy Series

We are proud to partner with the North Louisiana Civil Rights Coalition to present the Legacy Series, a new set of programs that will highlight historic moments in African American history. The series will take place the first Tuesday of the month, from 5...

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Posted on: November 1, 2019

Hamilton/South Caddo Branch hosts Grow with Google Workshops

Grow with Google

We are officially a “Grow with Google” partner, and the Hamilton/South Caddo Branch is hosting Grow with Google workshops in November and December. Grow with Google is a new digital literacy initiative aimed at helping libraries and ot...

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Posted on: August 20, 2019

After School Feeding Programs return to the library

After School Feeding Programs return to SML

We are partnering once again with the Food Bank of Northwest Louisiana to offer an after-school feeding and enrichment program. Select Shreve Memorial Library locations will offer the program to students and children up to age 18.

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Posted on: August 7, 2019

Get free homework help with Homework Louisiana!

Homework Louisiana

Are you ready for the new school year? Make sure you use Homework Louisiana with your library card! Homework Louisiana provides free one-on-one tutoring, whether you are in kindergarten or college.

Live tutors are available Sunday through Thursday from 2 p...

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Posted on: July 1, 2019

Sci-Port passes now available at Shreve Memorial Library

Check out Sci-Port passes

The motto for Shreve Memorial Library is “Dream. Discover. Do.” And a new program at our library gives a whole new meaning to “Do,” as patrons can now check out an experience — a visit to Sci-Port: Louisia...

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Posted on: May 23, 2019

Shreve Memorial Library now offers Fire Insurance Maps online

Fire Insurance Maps online

Local history enthusiasts will be excited to learn that we now offer Fire Insurance Maps online (FIMo). This online historical map tool will only be available at our Broadmoor Branch, Main Branch, and Hamilton/South Caddo Branch.

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Posted on: April 1, 2019

Share your love of the library on social media!

SML Ambassadors

At Shreve Memorial Library, we love our online community of social media fans, and that is why we invite you to become a social media ambassador! Becoming an SML Ambassador is one way for you to help us show the value of the library and introduce others t...

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Posted on: February 26, 2019

Travel the world and learn about new cultures during our new reading challenge

Read Around the World Reading Challenge

Beginning March 1, 2019 through March 1, 2020, children ages 6-10 can sign up for the Read Around the World reading challenge at the library. The goal of the program is for children to read books that broaden their view of other cultures and places.

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Posted on: January 28, 2019

Have a question? Use Ask-A-Librarian!

Ask-A-Librarian Service

Did you know that we have a handy way for you to ask us questions on the go? Use our Ask-A-Librarian service to chat or text with a librarian in real time if you have a question you need answered.

With Ask-A-Librarian, you can interact with a librarian usi...

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Posted on: November 5, 2018

Get your child reading with 1000 Books Before Kindergarten!

1000 Books Before Kindergarten

Shreve Memorial Library is excited to announce a program to encourage early children’s literacy. 1000 Books Before Kindergarten will let patrons keep track of how many books their children read. The goal of the program is to read to your child every day a...

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Posted on: May 29, 2019

Borrow e-books from anywhere with your library card

Yes You Can - Borrow E-Books

You can use your library card from anywhere with our digital services. If you love e-books, we have many options available for you to borrow them from Shreve Memorial Library. Services such as Overdrive, Hoopla, and Tumblebooks offer you a variety of e-bo...

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Posted on: May 29, 2019

Stream movies and TV shows online with your library card

Yes You Can - Stream Movies

Make it a movie night tonight with your library card! While we always have DVDs available for you to borrow, did you know we also have a number of options for you to stream movies online? Check out Hoopla and Overdrive for a collection of movies and TV sh...

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Posted on: May 29, 2019

Read more by listening to audiobooks

Yes You Can - Listen to Audiobooks

Audiobooks are a great way to sneak reading into your busy schedule. We have plenty of options for you to read on the go with our audiobooks selection. Read on to learn about the formats we have for you to borrow so you can meet your learning goals.

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Posted on: May 29, 2019

Learn a new language using your library card

Yes You Can - Learn a New Language

Did you always want to learn a new language? Get started with language lessons for free with Pronunciator! Pronunciator is a free online resource available through the State Library Database page that has lessons in 98 languages. We also have e-books, aud...

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Posted on: May 29, 2019

Research your family history with our Genealogy Department

Research your family history

Do you want to discover your family’s roots? Let our Genealogy Department help you! Housed at our Broadmoor Branch, the SML Genealogy Department can assist you with resources at the library and online to help you uncover your past. They also host regular ...

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Posted on: May 29, 2019

Get free tutoring and study resources with your library card

Yes You Can - Get Free Tutoring

What’s the secret to success at school? Using your library! With your Shreve Memorial Library card, you can access tutoring and study resources online or in the library. Read on to find out about Homework Louisiana, Learning Express, Lynda.com a...

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Posted on: May 29, 2019

Borrow comics at the library or online with your library card

Yes You Can - Read Comics

Catch up on your favorite superheroes using your library card! Visit your local branch to read single issues of comics or borrow graphic novel collections. We also have a huge collection of graphic novels and comics available online on Hoopla Digital and ...

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