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Posted on: May 8, 2020

Curbside Pickup Begins Monday, May 18

Curbside Pickup

"We are excited to begin offering curbside pickup service to our patrons. Our plan is to roll out this service to seven of our larger branches, with plans to expand the service to other library branches in the near future. We want to be able to provide the best service to our patrons, while doing everything we can to maintain the health, safety and well-being of both our staff and our patrons." - John Tuggle, Executive Director, Shreve Memorial Library

Beginning Monday, May 18, 2020, curbside pickup service, as well as call-in Readers’ Advisory and reference help, will be available at the following Shreve Memorial Library branches:

Curbside pickup will be available Monday through Saturday from 10:15 a.m. to 6:15 p.m. 

Effective Monday, June 1, 2020, curbside pickup service will also be available at the following Shreve Memorial Library branches. Times of curbside pickup service vary.

  • Atkins Branch, 3704 Greenwood Avenue, Shreveport, (318) 635-6222 (Mon. - Sat. 10:15 a.m. - 6:15 p.m.)
  • Belcher-Wyche Branch, 409 Charles Street, Belcher, (318) 378-4567 (Tues. 1 p.m. - 7 p.m., Thurs. 3 p.m. - 6 p.m. and Fri. 10 a.m. - 12 p.m. and 1 p.m. - 5 p.m.)
  • Blanchard Branch, 344 Alexander Street, Blanchard, (318) 929-3163 (Tues. 11:30 a.m. - 6 p.m., Wed. 11:30 a.m. - 5 p.m., and Friday 11:30 a.m. - 4:30 p.m.)
  • David Raines Branch, 2855 Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. Drive, Shreveport, (318) 222-0824 (Mon. - Sat. 10:15 a.m. - 6:15 p.m.)
  • Gilliam Branch, 12797 Main Street, Gilliam, (318) 296-4227 (Mon. 12 p.m. - 5 p.m., Tues. 11 a.m. - 5 p.m., and Thurs. 12 p.m. - 5 p.m.)
  • Higginbotham-Bryson Branch, 9359 Greenwood Road, Greenwood, (318) 938-1451 (Mon. 9 a.m. - 2 p.m., Wed. 1 p.m. - 6 p.m., and Fri. 9 a.m. - 1 p.m.)
  • Hollywood/Union Avenue Branch, 2105 Hollywood Avenue, Shreveport, (318) 636-5520 (Mon. - Sat. 10:15 a.m. - 6:15 p.m.)
  • Hosston Branch, 15478 US Hwy 71, Hosston, (318) 287-3265 (Mon., Wed., and Fri. 10 a.m. - 5 p.m.)
  • Means Branch, 7016 Magnolia Lane, Ida, (318) 284-3416 (Tues., Wed., and Fri. 12 p.m. - 5 p.m.)
  • Mooretown Branch, 4360 Hollywood Avenue, Shreveport, (318) 636-5524 (Mon. - Sat. 10:15 a.m. - 6:15 p.m.)
  • Mooringsport Branch, 603 Latimer Street, Mooringsport, (318) 996-6720 (Mon., Wed., and Fri. 11 a.m. - 6 p.m.)
  • Rodessa Branch, 10093 Main Street, Rodessa, (318) 223-4336 (Mon., Wed., and Thurs. 11 a.m. - 5 p.m.)

Centers and homebound patrons may also request curbside delivery service via the Mobile Library beginning Monday, June 1, 2020.

To reserve items for pickup, place holds online via the catalog or call the branch. Once your items have been pulled and is available for pickup, you will be notified by email and/or telephone. 

Once you’ve received notification that your hold is ready for pickup, visit the designated Shreve Memorial Library branch and park in one of the curbside pickup parking spaces. Upon arrival, call the phone number listed, and library staff will prepare the items for check out. In order to maintain contactless pickup and social distancing, wait in your vehicle until library staff has placed your items on the pickup table and returned to the building before picking up your items.

Be sure to check the Shreve Memorial Library website often for additional updates.

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