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Posted on: April 3, 2019

Shreve Memorial Library to close over Easter holiday

SML to close over Easter holiday

All branches of Shreve Memorial Library will be closed on Friday, April 19 through Sunday, April 21 for Good Friday and the Easter holiday. Normal hours will resume on Monday, April 22.

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Posted on: April 18, 2019

David Raines Branch to host Lupus Awareness event

Put On Purple Day

May is Lupus Awareness Month, and our David Raines Branch is helping you to learn more about this disease.  Join us on Friday, May 10 at 1 p.m.  for “Put On Purple Day” to learn more about lupus, its signs and symptom...

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Posted on: April 18, 2019

Folk duo Friction Farm to perform at the library

Friction Farm

Hear the quirky fun songs of modern folk duo Friction Farm at our branches on Tuesday, May 21! The husband and wife group will visit our Cedar Grove/Line Ave. Branch and Hamilton/South Caddo Branch for an afternoon of music at the library.

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Posted on: April 16, 2019

Celebrate Earth Day with fun programs at the library

Earth Day at the library

Come and join us as we celebrate Earth Day with events encouraging you to recycle, plant seeds, and be a good stewards of the planet. Earth Day is celebrated annually on April 22 to bring awareness to the negative effects of pollution and to encourage all...

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Posted on: February 21, 2019

Shreve Memorial Library to host Second Annual Children's Book Festival

Shreve Memorial Library Children's Book Festival

The Second Annual Shreve Memorial Library Children’s Book Festival will be held Saturday, May 4 on the beautiful campus of LSU Shreveport. The family-friendly, literary event will take place from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. and will feature children&r...

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Posted on: April 9, 2019

Submissions now open for 2019 Author Fair

Submissions open for 2019 Author Fair

We are excited to announce our 2019 Author Fair will be held Monday, May 20 at 5:30 p.m. at Broadmoor Branch. This year's Author Fair theme is Romance. We are currently accepting submissions from local authors who want to be a part of the event!

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Posted on: April 15, 2019

Borrow e-books from anywhere with your library card

Borrow e-books with your library card

Read on the move with your Shreve Memorial Library card! We have options for you to borrow e-books without visiting a library. Services such as Overdrive, Hoopla, and Tumblebooks offer e-books on your phone, tablet, or digital device. Get started today. R...

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Posted on: February 18, 2019

SML partners with LSU-Shreveport for MLA Lecture Series

MLA Showcase Lectures

This spring, we are excited to partner with LSU-Shreveport for a series of free lectures at our Broadmoor Branch and Hamilton/South Caddo Branch! The MLA Lecture Series will feature LSU-Shreveport faculty members presenting their expertise and research in...

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Posted on: April 8, 2019

Join us for health programs this April at the library

Health programs at the library

We want you to be healthy and in-the-know when it comes to your healthcare. During the month of April, we will host three health and wellness programs for teens and adults, including a seminar on the topic of the dangers of alcohol and prescription drugs,...

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Posted on: March 29, 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: April 11, 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 hos...

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Posted on: April 3, 2019

Read more by listening to audiobooks

Borrow audiobooks to read on the go

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: April 4, 2019

SML Art Club Spotlights Seurat and Earle in April and May

SML Art Club

Have you attended an SML Art Club program? We are introducing patrons to the works of famous artists and providing you a chance to express your creativity. The SML Art Club meets at different branches each month, and no registration or previous artistic e...

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Posted on: March 28, 2019

Make a necklace for Mother’s Day with artist Karen LaBeau

Necklace Making with Karen LaBeau

Children and teens are invited to make a gift for a special someone with local artist Karen LaBeau. She will be leading necklace making workshops at our branches this April and May before Mother’s Day.

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Posted on: March 27, 2019

Get free tutoring and study resources with your library card

Get free tutoring with your library card

What’s the secret to success at school? Using your library card! You can access tutoring and study resources online or in the library. Read on to discover Homework Louisiana, Learning Express, Lynda.com and more resources to help you learn and s...

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Posted on: March 27, 2019

Code your own video game this April at SML!

Make your own video game

Teens are invited to visit our branches in April for a lesson in coding and gaming. Teens can create their very own video games as well as play some of their favorite games. Programs will be held at various branches and are open to teens age 11 to 17.

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Posted on: March 27, 2019

Learn how to knit at your library this April

Beginners Knitting Workshops

Join us for Beginners Knitting Workshops at our branches! This class is for newbie knitters, knitter-wanna-bes, and lapsed knitters who need a refresher. Local knitting guru, Peggy Svee, will teach you how to get started knitting and pass on the knit-know...

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Posted on: March 27, 2019

Get rid of test stress during Brain Yoga at the library

Brain Yoga with Little You Yoga

Testing can be stressful. That’s why we’re hosting Brain Yoga with Stefanie Petit of Little You Yoga at our branches this April to ease the tension for area students. Children in grades 3rd through 8th can join us for these programs to...

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Posted on: March 19, 2019

Learn a new language using your library card

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: March 18, 2019

Get cooking at your library with upcoming classes!

Get cooking at your library

We are cooking this spring at the library by hosting recipe swaps and baking classes. Programs invite patrons to share recipes, learn cooking tips, and try their hand at baking. Food lovers are invited to visit the North Caddo Branch in Vivian and the Mai...

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Posted on: March 1, 2019

Access your library account on the go with the BookMyne App

BookMyne App

Want to renew items or search the library catalog on your smartphone? Download the BookMyne app and get started today. This free app is available for iOS and Android devices and will let you access your Shreve Memorial Library account from the palm of you...

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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: February 20, 2019

Puzzled by our digital services? Learn about them using our online tutorials!

Shreve Memorial Library Academy

Have you ever used any of our online services? Our Shreve Memorial Library Academy has free videos and instructions on how to use our online resources. Make sure to use them and you will be reading e-books and searching our databases in no time!

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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: December 1, 2018

Learn new job skills and more at Lynda.com!

lynda.com now available at SML!

Shreve Memorial Library will now offer access to lynda.com's library of instructional videos, making it easy for you to learn new job skills and boost your resume. You can access lynda.com content from any computer with an Internet connection simply by en...

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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 e...

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Posted on: August 6, 2018

After-School Feeding & Enrichment Programs return to library branches on August 13

After School Feeding Programs

As students in Caddo Parish return to school on Monday, August 13, we will once again offer an after-school feeding and enrichment program in partnership with the Food Bank of Northwest Louisiana. Select library branches will offer the program to students...

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