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Posted on: September 20, 2018

Celebrate Your Freedom to Read during Banned Books Week!

Banned Books Week

Sunday, September 23 through Saturday, September 29 is the American Library Association’s Banned Books Week, an annual event that celebrates our freedom to read. Shreve Memorial Library is marking this week with events and displays as well as pr...

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Posted on: September 14, 2018

Celebrate fall at the Scarecrow Festival on September 22 at Mooretown Branch

Scarecrow Festival

Come and join us for a fun fall celebration during the family-friendly Scarecrow Festival on Saturday, September 22! The festival will take place at our Mooretown Branch from 10 a.m. to noon. Admission to the festival is free and open to the public.

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Posted on: September 20, 2018

Rodessa Branch to celebrate National Women’s Health & Fitness Day

National Women's Health and Fitness Day

Our Rodessa Branch is joining hundreds of groups and organizations in celebrating National Women’s Health & Fitness Day on Wednesday, September 26. The annual health promotion focuses attention on the importance of regular physical activity ...

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Posted on: September 13, 2018

Celebrate National Hispanic Heritage Month at our Broadmoor Branch

Hispanic Heritage Month Celebration

We will observe National Hispanic Heritage Month with a fun-filled family-oriented celebration on Saturday, September 22 at the Broadmoor Branch, located at 1212 Captain Shreve Drive. The festivities will take place from 2 p. m. to 4 p.m. All ages are enc...

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Posted on: September 13, 2018

Shreve Memorial Library to close on October 8 for staff in-service

All branches closed October 8

All branches of Shreve Memorial Library will be closed on Monday, October 8 for our Staff Development Day. During this day, staff receive training and instruction while the libraries are closed. All branches will re-open for regular hours on Tuesday, Octo...

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Posted on: September 13, 2018

Be amazed this Halloween with Dat Does the Trick

Halloween Magic Shows with Dat Does the Trick

We’re getting ready for Halloween at Shreve Memorial Library, and we’re excited to host spook-tacular Halloween Magic Shows featuring Dat Does the Trick! Dat Does the Trick will visit many branches late in October for a show full of tr...

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Posted on: August 21, 2018

Broadmoor Branch partners with LSU-Shreveport for MLA Lecture Series

MLA Showcase Lectures

This fall, we are excited to partner with LSU-Shreveport for a series of free lectures at the Broadmoor Branch! Explore ancient science, discover the dark phenomenon of serial killers, and learn about the animals in Milton’s “Paradise ...

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Posted on: September 10, 2018

Hamilton/South Caddo Branch invites teens to help end bullying

Anti Bullying programs at Hamilton/South Caddo

October is National Bullying Prevention Month, and our Hamilton/South Caddo Branch is encouraging teens to take a stand to help prevent and put an end to bullying. Hamilton/South Caddo Branch is planning an anti-bullying poster contest as well as a Nation...

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Posted on: September 12, 2018

SML invites you to Step into a Book!

Pirate Story Time

Calling all buccaneers, young and old! Join SML this October and step into a book about pirates, treasure and adventure. We’ll be hosting Pirate Story Times at our branches this fall.

During these interactive children’s events, we&r...

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Posted on: August 28, 2018

Be Incredible this September and sign up for a library card!

Be incredible - sign up for a library card!

This September, we are joining with the American Library Association and libraries nationwide for Library Card Sign-Up Month to encourage parents, caregivers and students to obtain a free library card that will save them money while reaping rewards in lif...

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Posted on: August 28, 2018

Sign up for Girls Who Code at our Main Branch!

Register for Girls Who Code at Main

Registration is open for the Fall 2018 session of Girls Who Code, a club for girls to educate and inspire them to pursue opportunities in computing fields. This session of Girls Who Code will be held on Fridays from 4:30 p.m. to 5:30 p.m. at the Main Bran...

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Posted on: August 28, 2018

SML branches start fall hours on September 4th

SML to start Fall Hours on September 4

Full-time branches of Shreve Memorial Library will start their fall hours on Tuesday, September 4 following the Labor Day holiday. Branches will have extended hours from Labor Day until Memorial Day.

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Posted on: August 27, 2018

SML Means Branch to change hours starting September 1

SML Means Branch to change hours

Our Means Branch, 7016 Magnolia Lane in Ida, will now be closed on Saturdays and will instead be open on Wednesdays from noon to 5 p.m. This change in hours will go into effect starting Saturday, September 1.

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Posted on: August 23, 2018

“Sing, Unburied, Sing” chosen as SML One Book One Parish Title

One Book One Parish

Each year, our One Book One Parish campaign unites Caddo Parish by promoting one book title throughout Shreve Memorial Library’s 21 branches during the month of October. The public was given an opportunity to select this year’s title f...

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Posted on: August 21, 2018

Be a maker at this year's Shreveport-Bossier Mini Maker Faire!

Shreveport-Bossier Mini Maker Faire

We are excited to be a part of the Shreveport-Bossier Mini Maker Faire, which takes place on Saturday, September 22 from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. at the Agricultural Building on the State Fairgrounds. The Mini Maker Faire will feature crafters, coders, makers, a...

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Posted on: August 14, 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: 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: August 1, 2018

Get ready to go back to school with Shreve Memorial Library!

Back to School with SML

As students in Caddo Parish and beyond return to school, we want to remind patrons to take advantage of the services and resources offered through the library. From public computers and free Wi-Fi to study rooms and online resources to assist with homewor...

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Posted on: August 1, 2018

Register to vote at your library!

Register to vote

Being an informed citizen means making sure that you vote! This fall, we are making it easy for you to register to vote at your library, either at a branch during our Voter Registration Drives or online using our Voter Resources web page.  

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Posted on: July 10, 2018

New library service lets you print from home

New library service lets you print from home

We just rolled out a new service that will allow patrons to print to the library’s printers from home or work. The mobile printing service is available at our three resource centers — Broadmoor Branch, Hamilton/South Caddo Branch, and ...

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Posted on: April 13, 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 every day a...

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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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