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Posted on: October 16, 2019

Children invited to celebrate at SML’s Mad Hatter Tea Parties

Madhatter Unbirthday Tea Party

Inspired by Lewis Carroll’s Alice’s Adventures in Wonderland, our library branches invite children and their families to celebrate their un-birthday at Mad Hatter tea parties this October. Children and their families can visit...

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Posted on: October 15, 2019

Teens can explore the library during TeenTober!

TeenTober

This October, we are celebrating all things teens as we join the Young Adult Library Services Association’s (YALSA) TeenTober celebration. Throughout the month, library branches in Caddo Parish will highlight programs and services designed speci...

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Posted on: October 17, 2019

Learn about the Science of Sound with DoDad’s Lab!

DoDad's Lab

We’re excited to have DoDad’s Lab visiting our library branches this November for a series of fun science programs for children. Come and join us as he presents “The Science of Sound.” Get ready to have fun, laugh, ...

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Posted on: October 10, 2019

Get help and support during Domestic Violence Awareness Month

domestic violence awareness month

October is National Domestic Violence Awareness Month, and we are shedding light on this important cause with two programs. These events featuring support and resources will take place at our David Raines Branch and Hamilton/South Caddo Branch. We encoura...

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Posted on: October 9, 2019

Join us for Ask-A-Lawyer events during Lawyers in Libraries

Lawyers in Libraries

Lawyers will visit our branches to offer consultations during Lawyers in Libraries from October 21 to October 26. Lawyers in Libraries is annual event from the Louisiana Bar Association in which lawyers visit public libraries and offer free limited legal ...

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Posted on: October 8, 2019

SML Make & Go explores technology through circuits and 3D printing

Make a light up card with the Make and Go

The Make & Go, our new Mobile Makerspace, invites adults to explore technology this October. The Make & Go team will visit our branches to offer programs in basic circuits and 3D printing. All programs are free and open to the public, and all supp...

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Posted on: August 8, 2019

One Book One Parish starts on October 1 at SML

One Book One Parish

Programming for Shreve Memorial Library’s annual One Book One Parish campaign will begin Tuesday, October 1. Each year, One Book One Parish unites Caddo Parish by promoting one book title throughout Shreve Memorial Library’s 21 branches during the month o...

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Posted on: September 30, 2019

SML partners with LSU-Shreveport for MLA Showcase Lectures

MLA Showcase Lectures

This October, we are excited to partner with LSU-Shreveport for a series of free lectures at our Broadmoor Branch! The MLA Showcase Lectures will feature LSU-Shreveport faculty members and students presenting their expertise and research in presentations ...

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Posted on: September 30, 2019

Paint, draw, and build at SML this October

Pumpkin Paint Parties

Come and express your creativity at library programs all this month! We have pumpkin paint parties, introduction to drawing classes, and KEVA maze building workshops for you to get artistic and creative this fall.

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Posted on: September 24, 2019

Dat Does the Trick brings Balloons Around the World to SML

Balloons Around the World with Dat Does the Trick

Join local magician Dat Does the Trick for fun, free children’s events this October at the library. We’ll be celebrating Balloons Around the World Day as Dat magically transforms balloons into shapes and animals for us at the library. ...

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Posted on: September 2, 2019

SML branches start fall hours on September 3rd

SML to start Fall Hours on September 4

Full-time branches of Shreve Memorial Library will start their fall hours on Tuesday, September 3 following the Labor Day holiday closure. Branches will have extended hours from Labor Day until Memorial Day in 2020.

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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.

Audiob...

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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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