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Posted on: June 14, 2022

DAT Does the Trick Visits SML for Oceans of Possibilities

DAT Does the Trick Visits SML for Oceans of Possibilities

This summer, local magician, balloon artist and performer, DAT Does the Trick will visit Shreve Memorial Library branches throughout Caddo Parish as part of the library’s Oceans of Possibilities Summer Reading Program. Children of all ages are invited to discover the magic of oceans in this interactive show. Performances are being held at various Shreve Memorial Library branches now through July 22. Each performance is free and open to the public.

DAT Does the Trick will perform a series of ocean-themed magic shows that will leave audiences in awe and anxiously awaiting the next surprise. Combining fantastic magic tricks and incredible balloon animals, DAT Does the Trick’s family-friendly magic shows are fun for all ages. DAT Does the Trick will perform at the following Shreve Memorial Library branches on the dates and times listed below:

  • Thursday, June 16 at 10:00 a.m. at the Hamilton/South Caddo Branch, 2111 Bert Kouns Industrial Loop
  • Monday, June 20 at 10:00 a.m. at the Main Branch, 424 Texas Street
  • Thursday, June 23 at 2:00 p.m. at the Hollywood/Union Avenue Branch, 2105 Hollywood Avenue
  • Friday, July 8 at 10:00 a.m. at the Higginbotham-Bryson Branch, 9359 Greenwood Road, Greenwood
  • Monday, July 11 at 3:00 p.m. at the Blanchard Branch, 344 Alexander Street, Blanchard
  • Wednesday, July 13 at 10:30 a.m. at the North Caddo Branch, 615 N. Pine Street, Vivian
  • Tuesday, July 19 at 10:00 a.m. at the David Raines Branch, 2855 Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. Drive
  • Friday, July 22 at 3:30 p.m. at the Mooretown Branch, 4360 Hollywood Avenue

The “Oceans of Possibilities” Summer Reading Program is open to all ages, and patrons can participate by logging books online and attending a large variety of interactive, live programs at their favorite Shreve Memorial Library branch. Children, age birth to 10, are encouraged to read five books over the summer, teens age 11 to 17 are asked to read at least three books, and adults are tasked with reading two books. As patrons log books online, they will receive digital badges for each book read. Those who complete the 2022 Summer Reading Program challenge will receive prizes to include drawstring bags, books, pencils and other assorted promotional items. Registration for the Summer Reading Program can be completed online through the library’s Beanstack site at