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Posted on: September 25, 2020

Shreve Memorial Library Expands Hours and Services Sept. 28

Shreve Memorial Library Expands Hours and Services Sept. 28

Shreve Memorial Library is expanding operating hours and services available for patrons beginning Monday, September 28, as the library moves into Phase III of reopening. Since reopening in June, Shreve Memorial Library branches throughout Caddo Parish have been operating under modified hours and limited services. Beginning Monday, libraries will resume pre-pandemic business hours and limited use of study rooms.

Shreve Memorial Library branches are currently open with limited services including curbside delivery, quick browsing and checkouts, computer access, reference and Readers’ Advisory, and printing and faxing services. Browsing and computer use is limited to one hour only. All visitors to library branches over the age of two must wear a face mask to enter the library, and face masks are required at all times while in the library. No eating or drinking is allowed, and the amount of people allowed in each branch varies based on occupancy limits and social distancing guidelines.

Beginning Monday, September 28, patrons under the age of 10 will not be permitted without a responsible person. This is a change to the current age requirement, which states that patrons age 15 and younger are not permitted without an adult age 18 or older.

Additionally, all full-time Shreve Memorial Library branches, with the exception of the Main Branch located in downtown Shreveport, will be open Monday through Wednesday 9:00 a.m. to 8:00 p.m. and Thursday through Saturday 9:00 a.m. to 6:00 p.m. starting Monday, September 28. These hours apply to the Atkins, Broadmoor, Cedar Grove-Line Avenue, David Raines, Hamilton/South Caddo, Hollywood/Union Avenue, Mooretown, North Caddo, North Shreveport, Wallette and West Shreveport Branches.

Part-time library branches throughout Caddo Parish will be open as follows:

  • Belcher-Wyche Branch, 409 Charles Street, Belcher
    Tues. 1:00 p.m. – 7:00 p.m., Thurs. 3:00 p.m. – 6:00 p.m., and Fri. 10:00 a.m. – 5:00 p.m.
  • Blanchard Branch, 344 Alexander Street, Blanchard
    Mon./Wed. 11:30 a.m. – 5:00 p.m., Tues./Thurs. 11:30 a.m. – 6:00 p.m., and Fri. 11:30 a.m. – 4:30 p.m.
  • Gilliam Branch, 12797 Main Street, Gilliam
    Mon./Thurs. 12:00 p.m. – 5:00 p.m. and Tues. 11:00 a.m. – 5:00 p.m.
  • Higginbotham-Bryson Branch, 9359 Greenwood Road, Greenwood
    Mon. 9:00 a.m. – 2:00 p.m., Tues. – Thurs. 1:00 p.m. – 6:00 p.m., and Fri. 9:00 a.m. – 1:00 p.m.
  • Hosston Branch, 15478 US Hwy 71, Hosston
    Mon., Wed., Fri. 10:00 a.m. – 5:00 p.m.
  • Means Branch, 7016 E. Magnolia Lane, Ida
    Tues., Wed., Fri. 12:00 p.m. – 5:00 p.m.
  • Mooringsport Branch, 603 Latimer Street, Mooringsport
    Mon. – Fri. 11:00 a.m. – 6:00 p.m.
  • Oil City Branch, 102 Allen Street, Oil City
    Mon., Tues., Thurs. 11:00 a.m. – 6:00 p.m.
  • Rodessa Branch, 10093 Main Street, Rodessa
    Mon. – Thurs. 11:00 a.m. – 5:00 p.m.

All Shreve Memorial Library branches will remain closed on Sundays.

Study rooms will be available for limited use to the public beginning Monday, September 28. Study rooms will be available by reservation only and with limited capacity. Patrons can reserve study rooms for up to one hour per day. Reservations can be made by calling the library branch they wish to use. Meeting rooms will remain closed until further notice.

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