Shreve Memorial Library’s Main Branch, located in downtown Shreveport, is reopening with limited space and services. The branch, which is currently undergoing renovations, will reopen to the public on Monday, November 9. Library services will be confined to the Eaves Room of the branch, located at 424 Texas Street.
“We are excited to reopen the branch, although with limited space and services,” stated John Tuggle, Executive Director of Shreve Memorial Library. “While most of the library continues its renovations, we are happy to welcome patrons back to the Eaves Room as a temporary location for library services. We hope that our patrons will take advantage of this temporary location for all of their library needs.”
The Main Branch, which houses three floors of library space, will limit library use to the Eaves Room only while renovations are underway. The Eaves Room is located on the first floor of the branch and is accessed via the front foyer of the library. Library hours are Monday through Friday 9:00 a.m. to 6:00 p.m., with Seniors’ Hour on Monday mornings from 9:00 a.m. to 10:00 a.m.
Beginning Monday, November 9, patrons of the Main Branch will be able to use the library for limited services including quick browsing and checkouts, computer access, reference and Readers’ Advisory, and printing and faxing services. Browsing and computer use will be limited to one hour only. All visitors to the library 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 branch. No eating or drinking will be allowed, and the amount of people allowed in the branch will depend on occupancy limits and social distancing guidelines. Patrons under the age of 10 will not be permitted without a responsible person.