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Posted on: May 8, 2019

Explore a Universe of Stories this summer at your library

Explore a Universe of Stories at your library

Reading is out of this world! We’re taking you on a space adventure this summer during our Summer Reading Program, “A Universe of Stories.” Registration for the program starts on Tuesday, May 28.  Register on our Bea...

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Posted on: June 15, 2019

Beat the Heat this summer with Shreve Memorial Library and Splash Kingdom Waterpark

Beat the Heat Splash Kingdom ticket contest

Summer is a hot time in Louisiana, but thanks to Splash Kingdom Waterpark we have a chance for you to cool off. Register for Summer Reading and share a picture of you in the library with our social media for a drawing to win six tickets to the waterpark.

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Posted on: June 17, 2019

Borrow “A Dangerous Act of Kindness” and join in the Big Library Read!

Big Library Read Summer 2019

Become a member of the world’s largest online book club by borrowing this summer’s Big Library Read, A Dangerous Act of Kindness by LP Fergusson. The Big Library Read is an annual event through Overdrive that encourages readers to all ...

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Posted on: June 11, 2019

Shreve Memorial Library to host special preview screening of “Chasing the Moon”

"Chasing the Moon" - Sneak Preview

Come and get a special sneak peek of Chasing the Moon, a new documentary series from PBS’s American Experience. We’ll be showing a 45-minute episode, “One Giant Leap,” this June at our Broadmoor Branch, Main Branch,...

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Posted on: June 17, 2019

Shreve Memorial Library to close for July 4th holiday

SML closes for July 4th holiday

All branches of Shreve Memorial Library will close on Thursday, July 4 for the Independence Day holiday. Branches will reopen for summer hours on Friday, July 5. While the library is closed, you can still use our online services, such as Overdrive, Hoopla...

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Posted on: June 13, 2019

Academic Year in America to host Lunch & Learn sessions at Main Branch

Lunch and Learn with AYA

Academic Year in America (AYA) will host two informational sessions at our Main Branch for those interested in hosting an International Exchange Student. AYA is one of the largest and most respected high school homestay programs, enabling people across th...

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Posted on: June 10, 2019

Celebrate Father’s Day at Shreve Memorial Library

Celebrate Father's Day at SML

We are hosting several programs to celebrate dads and positive male role models this Father’s Day. Join us for storytimes for toddlers, craft programs, and a program to motivate and celebrate men this June. This year, Father’s Day is o...

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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: June 6, 2019

Local authors share their stories at the library this summer

Local authors to visit SML

At the library, we regularly spotlight the work of local authors and illustrators through book festivals and author fairs. This June and July, we will welcome several local authors, including Jaron Pierre, Dan Farris and Latoya Mosley, for book talks, dis...

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Posted on: May 31, 2019

Library branches host Fire Safety Programs

Fire Safety

It’s summer time, and with that comes outside barbecues, fireworks and other activities that might cause a fire. We have teamed up with Caddo Fire District One and Shreveport Fire Department to present two fire safety workshops in June. No regis...

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Posted on: May 30, 2019

West Shreveport Branch starts new Photography Club

Photography Club

Do you love photography and taking pictures? Then join the new Photography Club at West Shreveport Branch! Come share your pictures and experiences, learn techniques, and meet fellow photographers during the first meeting on Monday, June 3 at 5 p.m.

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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 21, 2019

SML partners with Food Bank of NWLA for Summer Feeding Program

Summer Feeding Program

We are partnering with the Food Bank of Northwest Louisiana to once again offer the Summer Feeding Program. Children up to age 18 will receive free meals at participating branches as part of the Food Bank’s Summer Food Service Program. The progr...

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Posted on: May 21, 2019

SML to offer Maker & Coding Camps for Children & Teens

Maker and Coding Camps

This summer, we are blasting off into a universe of stories and exploring concepts of science, technology, engineering, art and math (STEAM). STEAM Maker Camps and Coding Intensives are being offered throughout the summer for children and teens. Each camp...

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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 Social Media 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: April 24, 2019

Borrow comics at the library or online with your library card

Read the latest comics with your library card

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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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 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: 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.

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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: 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 hos...

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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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