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Posted on: December 6, 2018

Shreve Memorial Library to close over the Christmas and New Year's holidays

Holiday Closure

All branches of Shreve Memorial Library will be closed on Saturday, December 22 through Tuesday, December 25 for the Christmas holiday. We will also close on Saturday, December 29 through Tuesday, January 1, 2019 for the New Year's holiday.

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Posted on: December 17, 2018

SML to participate in second annual Beanstack Winter Reading Challenge

Winter Reading Challenge

Read with us this January as we participate in the second annual Beanstack Winter Reading Challenge! You will be able to sign up on January 1, 2019, and we challenge you to read at least three books during the month to be entered in a drawing to win gift ...

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Posted on: December 14, 2018

SML delivers over 6,000 pounds of food to Food Bank of Northwest Louisiana

Amnesty Days Food Donation

Thanks to your help, we delivered 6,672 pounds of food to the Food Bank of Northwest Louisiana! The non-perishable food items were collected as part of the library’s Food for Thought Amnesty Days Program.

“We are always eager to help, especially at this ti...

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Posted on: December 18, 2018

Shreveport Opera Xpress presents “Leo the Lyin’ Lion” at branches this January

Shreveport Opera Xpress presents "Leo the Lyin Lion"

Children are invited to come and enjoy the music of the Shreveport Opera as they perform “Leo the Lyin’ Lion” at three of our branches this January. During these musical programs, children will learn what happens whe...

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Posted on: December 18, 2018

Local author Michelle Chopin to visit SML for book talks

Michelle Chopin Book Talks and Signings

We are looking forward to having local author Michelle P. Chopin for book talks and signings this January! Chopin will present her book, From the Dust of the Earth – Who, Me? A Study for Reflection, at the Main Branch on January 5 and at the Ham...

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Posted on: December 17, 2018

Download free digital magazines using Flipster

Flipster

Flipster is a free service you can use with your library card to download magazines to your smartphone or tablet. We recently updated our collection of magazines on Flipster for 2019! Download the app to your device to get started today.

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Posted on: December 10, 2018

SML staff members share their favorites from 2018

SML's Best of 2018

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 2018 list. Find out what we recommend and see how you can borrow it from...

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Posted on: November 19, 2018

Come and make holiday cards with us at the library!

Holiday Card Making for Kids

We're excited to have Marci Hicks of Jobean Creative visiting our branches this holiday season to show us how to make holiday cards! During Holiday Card Making for Kids, children will create and take home three holiday cards to send to friends or family.

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Posted on: November 14, 2018

Enjoy the sounds of the season with Stephanie Jackson

Stephanie Jackson music performances

We’re excited to welcome local guitarist Stephanie Jackson for a series of performances this December in our libraries. Come and get into the holiday mood as she plays carols and other traditional favorites! These programs are free and open to a...

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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 13, 2018

Strum holiday tunes on the ukulele during Holidays in Hawaii

Holidays in Hawaii - Ukulele Jam Session

Want to learn how to play ukulele? Come and try your hand at some easy holiday tunes during our Holidays in Hawaii program. Learn how to play a few chords and sing along during these fun interactive events.

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Posted on: November 13, 2018

Santa Claus is coming to the library

Santa Visits the Library

Ho, ho, ho!! It’s almost the holiday season, and we have special visits from the one and only Santa Claus lined up at our libraries. Come and enjoy a fun time with Santa at our branches this December. Make sure to bring your camera and take plen...

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Posted on: November 8, 2018

Main Branch to host 10-Part Leadership Seminar

Leadership Workshops Tuesday

Our Main Branch will host a 10-part leadership seminar beginning in November and continuing through January 2019. The leadership seminar will be led by Kenneth Barrios and will take place Tuesday evenings at 6 p.m. on the fourth floor of the Main Branch, ...

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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: October 17, 2018

Check out these 5 free apps from your library!

5 Free Library Apps

Don’t worry. Be appy! Your library card does so much more than let you borrow items at your local brick-and-mortar location. We also have free apps you can download on your smartphone and tablet to borrow e-books, audiobooks, movies, music, and ...

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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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Posted on: March 14, 2018

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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