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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: January 18, 2019

Mother Goose visits the library this February

Mother Goose Story Times

Join us for a series of fun children’s programs this February at our branches as Margaret Clauder comes to perform Mother Goose Story Times! She’ll be bringing her puppet friends Lamby, Mary, Goosey, Itsy Bitsy, and others to entertain...

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Posted on: February 1, 2019

Celebrate African American History Month at Shreve Memorial Library

African American History Month

Join us this February at the library as we honor African American History Month with special events for adults, teens, and children. This year’s theme for African American History Month is “Black Migrations.” Programs will in...

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Posted on: February 19, 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 February and March at our Main Branch as we offer this puzzling program for those age 12 and up. Call to make a reservation for a Thursday from 4 p.m. to 6 p.m. or Friday from 11...

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Posted on: February 19, 2019

Create a collage like Picasso during SML Art Club

SML Art Club: Picatso

This March, our SML Art Club will present Picatso, a fun program looking at the artwork of Pablo Picasso. This hands-on event for ages 10 and up will teach patrons about Picasso and then have them make their own collage inspired by Picasso and Pete the Ca...

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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: 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: February 4, 2019

SML Art Club introduces teens to fine arts

SML Art Club

Come and learn about legendary artists during our SML Art Club for teens! SML Art Club introduces kids age 10 to 17 to the works of artists like Vincent Van Gogh and Pablo Picasso during fun interactive programs at our libraries. The Art Club meetings wil...

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Posted on: February 14, 2019

Explore new ideas during TEDxShreveMemorialLibrary

TEDxShreveMemorialLibrary

Come and learn something new during our TEDxShreveMemorialLibrary salon events this February and March at our branches! We will be watching TED talks on dementia, bullying, and creativity and hosting lively discussions with moderators during our TEDx prog...

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Posted on: February 15, 2019

Get creative with drip art this March at the library

Curious Creators Explore: Drip Art

Come and celebrate the start of spring with flower drip art at the library! Children ages 4 and up can join us for one of our upcoming Curious Creators Explore programs when we will make drip art.

Drop in and make drip art during these interactive programs...

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Posted on: February 13, 2019

Wallette Branch to host Grant Writing Workshops

Grant Writing Workshops at Wallette

This February, our Wallette Branch, 363 Hearne Ave, will have three opportunities for you to learn the basics of grant writing with Dr. Raymond Hicks. Dr. Hicks has over 30 years of experience writing, administering, and evaluating grant programs. These c...

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Posted on: February 7, 2019

Broadmoor Branch begins Homeschool STEM School on February 13

Homeschool STEM School

Our Broadmoor Branch is introducing a new program for homeschool students in grades 1st through 5th. Homeschool STEM School will introduce students to the world of science, technology, engineering, and mathematics (STEM). Homeschool STEM School begins Wed...

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Posted on: February 15, 2019

“Silly Strings” Puppet Show will delight children at the library

"Silly Strings" Puppet Show

We’re thrilled to have Le Theatre de Marionette bringing their family-friendly “Silly Strings” Puppet Show to our library branches this March. This fast-paced variety show will highlight the wonder and magic of puppetry.Join ...

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Posted on: February 11, 2019

Celebrate Mardi Gras at Shreve Memorial Library!

Celebrate Mardi Gras at the library

“Laissez les bon temp rouler!” Join us this Mardi Gras season at the library as we celebrate with programs for every age group, including fun and tasty lectures for adults, craft-making programs for teens, and story times for children....

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Posted on: January 23, 2019

Come and learn about folk art with Karen LaBeau

Folk Art Painting with Karen LaBeau

We will welcome local artist Karen LaBeau for Folk Art Painting Workshops this February at our branches! Come and join her as she teaches you how to paint a shotgun house in a folk art style. All supplies will be provided during these adult programs.

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Posted on: January 29, 2019

Hamilton/South Caddo Branch to offer free tax assistance

Free Tax Assistance at Your Library

It's that time of the year — tax season! We will have IRS volunteers on hand at our Hamilton/South Caddo Branch every Monday evening from 5 p.m. to 7 p.m. starting Monday, February 4 until Monday, April 8. These volunteers will be able to assist...

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Posted on: January 30, 2019

SML to participate in National African American Read-In

African American Read-In

Throughout February, our library branches will be hosting open mic events, author visits, storytimes, and book discussions to take part in the National African American Read-In and celebrate Black History Month. The event is the first and oldest event ded...

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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: January 29, 2019

Register to vote at your library!

Register to Vote at the Library

Being an informed citizen means making sure that you vote. This winter, we are making it easy for you to register to vote at your library, either at a branch during our Voter Registration Drive or online using our Voting Resources web page.

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Posted on: January 14, 2019

Main Branch rolls out new cooking classes

Baking Classes at Main Branch

Our Main Branch is serving up a new batch of cooking classes in 2019. The downtown branch provides an opportunity for bakers of all skill levels to learn new tricks and practice making an assortment of baked goods. Instruction in how to make homemade bisc...

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Posted on: January 11, 2019

Shreve Memorial Library updates library catalog

SML introduces new Enterprise catalog

You may notice something different today when you visit our online catalog! We’ve been in the process of updating to a new system called Enterprise. The new catalog will let you search for materials, manage your account, put holds on items, and ...

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Posted on: January 17, 2019

Get coloring at the library this February

Beyond Adult Coloring

Take your coloring game to the next level during fun workshops this February at the library! Marci Hicks of Jobean Creative will be visiting our branches for Beyond Adult Coloring. Come and learn advanced techniques such as shading and using markers.

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Posted on: January 7, 2019

Share your love of the library on social media!

Become an SML Ambassador

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: December 19, 2018

Shreve Memorial Library to host College Nights for high school students

SML College Nights

We are partnering with area colleges to host “College Nights” for high school students this winter at our Wallette Branch and Hamilton/South Caddo Branch. Come and learn about applying for school, earning local scholarships, and fillin...

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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 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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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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