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Posted on: June 14, 2022

Shreve Memorial Library presents SRP “Oceans of Possibilities” Art Programs

Shreve Memorial Library presents SRP “Oceans of Possibilities” Art Programs

Shreve Memorial Library invites readers of all ages to discover “Oceans of Possibilities” during its 2022 Summer Reading Program. The Summer Reading Program offers fun programs for everyone. Throughout the summer, adults are encouraged to enjoy a variety of interactive art programs inspired by the “Oceans of Possibilities” theme. Art programs such as “Linda Moss Art: Octopus’s Garden,” “Art with Marci Hicks,” and “Sea Shell Paper Collage,” will take place at Shreve Memorial Library branches throughout Caddo Parish. The programs and art supplies for the programs are free, and adults are encouraged to attend.

Local artists Linda Moss and Marci Hicks will lead a series of ocean-themed workshops in June and July. Linda Moss will facilitate “Linda Moss Art:  Octopus’s Garden” at the branches listed below. The painting workshop teaches adults how to paint an octopus's garden. The programs will take place during the following times and on the designated dates:

  • Tuesday, June 14 at 2:00 p.m. at the Hamilton/South Caddo Branch, 2111 Bert Kouns Industrial Loop 
  • Thursday, June 16  at 11:00 a.m. at the David Raines Branch, 2855 Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. Drive
  • Monday, June 20 at 11:00 a.m. at the Cedar Grove-Line Avenue Branch, 8303 Line Avenue
  • Wednesday, June 22 at 11:00 a.m. at the Wallette Branch, 363 Hearne Avenue 
  • Tuesday, June 28 at 1:00 p.m. at the Hollywood/Union Avenue Branch, 2105 Hollywood Avenue
  • Tuesday, July 12 at 10:00 a.m. at the West Shreveport Branch, 4380 Pines Road

Additionally, Marci Hicks will teach library patrons how to use card sketches and templates to make ocean themed greeting cards. Registration is required for this program. Participants may register in person at the circulation desk or by phone. The programs will take place at the following branches as listed:

  • Saturday, June 25 at 11:00 a.m. at the Mooretown Branch, 4360 Hollywood Avenue
  • Tuesday, June 28 at 5:30 p.m. at the West Shreveport Branch, 4380 Pines Road
  • Saturday, July 16 at 11:00 a.m. at the David Raines Branch, 2855 Martin Luther King, Jr. Drive
  • Tuesday, July 19 at 5:30 p.m. at the Hamilton/South Caddo Branch, 2111 Bert Kouns Industrial Loop
  • Tuesday, July 26 at 5:30 p.m. at the Broadmoor Branch, 1212 Captain Shreve Drive

Adults are also encouraged to participate in “Sea Shell Paper Collage” workshops.  Attendees will learn how to make art on canvas using just paper. The programs are as followed: 

  • Monday, June 20 at 2:00 p.m. at the Rodessa Branch, 10093 Main Street in Rodessa
  • Tuesday, June 21 at 2:00 p.m. at the Gilliam Branch, 12797 Main Street in Gilliam
  • Thursday, June 23 at 2:00 p.m. at the Oil City Branch, 102 Allen Street in Oil City
  • Friday, June 24 at 11:00 a.m. at the Belcher-Wyche Branch, 409 Charles Street in Belcher
  • Thursday, June 30 at 10:00 a.m. at the North Caddo Branch, 615 N Pine Street in Vivian
  • Friday, July 8 at 2:00 p.m. at the Means Branch, 7016 E. Magnolia Lane in Ida
  • Thursday, July 14 at 10:00 a.m. at the North Shreveport Branch, 4844 North Market Street
  • Wednesday, July 27 at 2:00 p.m. at the Higginbotham-Bryson Branch, 9359 Greenwood Road in Greenwood

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