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Posted on: January 14, 2019

Confess your love for SML by taking a “shelfie” on January 23!

Celebrate Library Shelfie Day!

Do you love the library? Then take a picture at Shreve Memorial Library on Library Shelfie Day on Wednesday, January 23!  On Library Shelfie Day, we encourage you to take a selfie at a library and share it with us on social media using #smlshelfi...

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Posted on: January 9, 2019

Curious Creators Explore brings STEAM to the library

Curious Creators Explore: Code-A-Pillar

We’re excited to start a new series of STEAM programs for ages 3-6 at the library! Join us for Curious Creators Explore and learn with gadgets designed to spark imaginations. This month, we are playing with Code-A-Pillar, a toy that teaches codi...

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Posted on: January 7, 2019

Teens can learn about art journaling at the library

Teen Art Journaling programs

This January, teens (age 11-17) are invited to come and learn about art journaling with local artist Marci Hicks of Jobean Creative! She’ll be visiting our branches to show teens how to make a visual diary that combines images, words and art.

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Posted on: January 18, 2019

Mother Goose visits the library this February

Mother Goose Story Times

Join us for a series of fun children’s programs this February at our branches as Margaret Clauder comes to perform Mother Goose Story Times! She’ll be bringing her puppet friends Lamby, Mary, Goosey, Itsy Bitsy, and others to entertain children with stori...

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Posted on: January 14, 2019

Main Branch rolls out new cooking classes

Baking Classes at Main Branch

Our Main Branch is serving up a new batch of cooking classes in 2019. The downtown branch provides an opportunity for bakers of all skill levels to learn new tricks and practice making an assortment of baked goods. Instruction in how to make homemade bisc...

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Posted on: January 11, 2019

Shreve Memorial Library updates library catalog

SML introduces new Enterprise catalog

You may notice something different today when you visit our online catalog! We’ve been in the process of updating to a new system called Enterprise. The new catalog will let you search for materials, manage your account, put holds on items, and ...

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Posted on: January 17, 2019

Get coloring at the library this February

Beyond Adult Coloring

Take your coloring game to the next level during fun workshops this February at the library! Marci Hicks of Jobean Creative will be visiting our branches for Beyond Adult Coloring. Come and learn advanced techniques such as shading and using markers.

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Posted on: January 7, 2019

Share your love of the library on social media!

Become an SML Ambassador

At Shreve Memorial Library, we love our online community of social media fans, and that is why we invite you to become a social media ambassador! Becoming an SML Ambassador is one way for you to help us show the value of the library and introduce others t...

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Posted on: January 2, 2019

Meet your new hobby this January at SML!

Meet your new hobby at the library!

We're celebrating National Hobby Month this January at our libraries by offering many free programs for you to discover your new hobby. Join us as we introduce you to hobbies such as knitting and crochet, genealogy and family research, art, and more. Thos...

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Posted on: December 17, 2018

SML to participate in second annual Beanstack Winter Reading Challenge

Winter Reading Challenge

Read with us this January as we participate in the second annual Beanstack Winter Reading Challenge! You will be able to sign up on January 1, 2019, and we challenge you to read at least three books during the month to be entered in a drawing to win gift ...

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Posted on: December 19, 2018

Shreve Memorial Library to host College Nights for high school students

SML College Nights

We are partnering with area colleges to host “College Nights” for high school students this winter at our Wallette Branch and Hamilton/South Caddo Branch. Come and learn about applying for school, earning local scholarships, and fillin...

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Posted on: December 18, 2018

Shreveport Opera Xpress presents “Leo the Lyin’ Lion” at branches this January

Shreveport Opera Xpress presents "Leo the Lyin Lion"

Children are invited to come and enjoy the music of the Shreveport Opera as they perform “Leo the Lyin’ Lion” at four of our branches this January. During these musical programs, children will learn what happens when...

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Posted on: December 18, 2018

Local author Michelle Chopin to visit SML for book talks

Michelle Chopin Book Talks and Signings

We are looking forward to having local author Michelle P. Chopin for book talks and signings this January! Chopin will present her book, From the Dust of the Earth – Who, Me? A Study for Reflection, at the Main Branch on January 5 and at the Ham...

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Posted on: December 17, 2018

Download free digital magazines using Flipster

Flipster

Flipster is a free service you can use with your library card to download magazines to your smartphone or tablet. We recently updated our collection of magazines on Flipster for 2019! Download the app to your device to get started today.

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Posted on: December 1, 2018

Learn new job skills and more at Lynda.com!

lynda.com now available at SML!

Shreve Memorial Library will now offer access to lynda.com's library of instructional videos, making it easy for you to learn new job skills and boost your resume. You can access lynda.com content from any computer with an Internet connection simply by en...

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Posted on: November 5, 2018

Get your child reading with 1000 Books Before Kindergarten!

1000 Books Before Kindergarten

Shreve Memorial Library is excited to announce a program to encourage early children’s literacy. 1000 Books Before Kindergarten will let patrons keep track of how many books their children read. The goal of the program is to read to your child e...

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Posted on: October 17, 2018

Check out these 5 free apps from your library!

5 Free Library Apps

Don’t worry. Be appy! Your library card does so much more than let you borrow items at your local brick-and-mortar location. We also have free apps you can download on your smartphone and tablet to borrow e-books, audiobooks, movies, music, and ...

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Posted on: August 6, 2018

After-School Feeding & Enrichment Programs return to library branches on August 13

After School Feeding Programs

As students in Caddo Parish return to school on Monday, August 13, we will once again offer an after-school feeding and enrichment program in partnership with the Food Bank of Northwest Louisiana. Select library branches will offer the program to students...

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Posted on: March 14, 2018

Get free homework help with Homework Louisiana!

Homework Louisiana

Are you ready for the new school year? Make sure you use Homework Louisiana with your library card! Homework Louisiana provides free one-on-one tutoring, whether you are in kindergarten or college.

Live tutors are available Sunday through Thursday from 2 p...

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