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Posted on: August 22, 2019

Be a kid again at our Broadmoor Branch during After-Hours Laser Tag

After-Hours Laser Tag

Adults are invited to an after-hours game of laser tag at our Broadmoor Branch. Adults 18 years and older are encouraged to participate. The fun starts Friday, August 30 after the branch closes from 6:30 p.m. to 8:30 p.m. Registration is required.

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Posted on: August 21, 2019

Genealogy Department to unveil new Sibley Maps on August 26

Sibley Maps

Our Genealogy Department will unveil three iconic maps created and donated by local history enthusiast Jackson Sibley. The unveiling will take place on Monday, August 26 at 2 p.m. at the Broadmoor Branch, located at 1212 Captain Shreve Drive. The public i...

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Posted on: August 15, 2019

Library catalog and system upgrade scheduled for late August

Update in Progress

This August, we are upgrading the library’s systems to better meet patron needs. The library will upgrade its systems to Symphony Software as a Service, moving the systems that run the catalog and circulation functions to the cloud. The upgrade ...

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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 19, 2019

Mobile Maker Space to show children how to build a windmill

Windmill STEM Challenge

The SML Make & Go, our new Mobile Maker Space, will be visiting branches this September with a fun hands-on program for children. Come and join us for the SML Make & Go: Windmill STEM Challenge and make your own simple windmill.

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Posted on: August 15, 2019

Mooretown Branch to host Bayou Truckers Car & Truck Show

Bayou Truckers Car and Truck Show

Come and enjoy music, motors, and food as our Mooretown Branch presents the 33rd Annual Bayou Truckers Car & Truck Show on Saturday, September 28. The event will take place on the grounds of the branch, located at 4360 Hollywood Avenue, from 9 a.m. to...

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Posted on: August 14, 2019

Get into the adult coloring craze at Shreve Memorial Library

Enjoy adult coloring at the library

Adults are invited to have fun coloring at the library! We are hosting several coloring programs for adults throughout August and September. Come and join us to relax and enjoy the art of coloring. These programs are free and supplies are provided.

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Posted on: August 19, 2019

Broadmoor Branch will be closed on Wednesday, August 28

Branch Closure

Our Broadmoor Branch will be closed for scheduled maintenance on Wednesday, August 28. We are having the carpets cleaned at the branch. The branch will reopen for our normal hours on Thursday, August 29. Thank you for your patience and understanding while...

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Posted on: August 12, 2019

SML talks Tough Topics this fall

Tough Topics Discussions

Join us at our libraries this fall for a special series of programs focusing on Tough Topics. We will have special guest speakers sharing information about difficult topics, such as mental health, alcoholism, drug abuse, suicide, child abuse, and death.

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Posted on: August 12, 2019

Sign Up for Girls Who Code at our Main Branch!

Register for Girls Who Code at Main

Registration is open for the Fall 2019 session of Girls Who Code, a club for girls to educate and inspire them to pursue opportunities in computing fields. This session of Girls Who Code will be held on Fridays from 4:30 p.m. to 5:30 p.m. at the Main Bran...

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Posted on: August 8, 2019

Michelle Obama's Becoming selected as the 2019 One Book One Parish title

SML One Book One Parish

Each year, our One Book One Parish campaign unites Caddo Parish by promoting one book title throughout our 21 branches during the month of October. The public was given an opportunity to select this year’s title from July 22 to August 4, and the winning t...

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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: August 2, 2019

SML Art Club uses oil pastels to recreate masterpieces

SML Art Club

We invite teens and adults to recreate art masterpieces using oil pastels this August and September. The SML Art Club introduces patrons age 10 and older to the works of artists like Edvard Munch and Salvador Dali while teaching them how to recreate their...

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Posted on: August 1, 2019

Nominate an SML staff member for the Adger Public Service Award

Nominations Open for Adger Public Service Award

Nominations are now open for the 2019 Adger Public Service Award. The award recognizes a Shreve Memorial Library employee for exceptional public service to senior citizens. Any current full-time or part-time employee of Shreve Memorial Library with at lea...

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Posted on: July 23, 2019

SML hosts Grow with Google Small Business Workshops

Grow with Google Small Business Workshops

Learn new digital skills and tips on how to develop your online presence during our Grow with Google Small Business Workshops this August! We are hosting these free Grow with Google Workshops at our Main Branch, Hamilton/South Caddo Branch, and Broadmoor ...

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Posted on: July 30, 2019

Get ready to go back to school at your library

Back to School at SML

Visit your library to learn how we can help you make this the best school year yet! Branches throughout Caddo Parish are planning fun back-to-school events to celebrate the end of summer and help you prepare for the school year ahead.

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Posted on: August 6, 2019

Shreve Memorial Library to close over Labor Day

Labor Day Closure

All branches of Shreve Memorial Library will be closed on Saturday, August 31 through Monday, September 2 for Labor Day. Branches will start fall hours on Tuesday, September 3. Enjoy the holiday!While we are closed, you can still access our online resourc...

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Posted on: July 23, 2019

SML's Mobile Maker Space visits branches for Code A Keychain programs

Make and Go - Code A Keychain

The Make & Go — our new Mobile Maker Space — is heading out for a fun series of programs this August. Come and join us at your branch to learn about binary code and make your own keychain during our Code A Keychain events.

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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: May 22, 2019

SML to start summer hours on May 28

Summer Hours start May 28

Full-time branches of Shreve Memorial Library will start their summer hours on Tuesday, May 28 following the Memorial Day holiday. These branches close earlier during the summer from Memorial Day to Labor Day.

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Posted on: May 31, 2019

Main Branch hosts Star Wars Escape Room this summer

Star Wars Escape Room at Main

Can you save the Rebel Alliance? Test your wits in our new Star Wars Escape Room this summer at our Main Branch in downtown Shreveport! You can sign up in a group of up to six people, and it is recommended for ages 12 and up. You will have 25 minutes to c...

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Posted on: April 23, 2019

Access World Book Online with your Shreve Memorial Library card

World Book Online

Discover your world and research any number of topics by visiting World Book Online, the renowned encyclopedia available as an online resource with your library card! World Book Online offers a place for you to explore and dig into any topic and find fact...

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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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