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Posted on: November 6, 2018

Shreve Memorial Library to close over Thanksgiving

SML to close over Thanksgiving

All branches of Shreve Memorial Library will be closed on Thursday, November 22 and Friday, November 23 for the Thanksgiving holiday. Branches resume their normal hours on Saturday, November 24.

We hope you have a great holiday with friends and family!

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Posted on: November 12, 2018

Get ready for Thanksgiving at your library!

Celebrate Thanksgiving at the library!

As the Thanksgiving holiday quickly approaches, our branches are planning a variety of programs to help our patrons prepare. From story times focusing on being thankful, creative craft programs, and recipe swaps, the library is making sure that patrons ta...

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Posted on: November 2, 2018

Bring in canned goods to eliminate fines during Amnesty Days!

Food for Thought - Amnesty Days

Shreve Memorial Library will host Food for Thought, our Amnesty Days program starting on Monday, November 12 to Wednesday, December 12. During this time, patrons can bring nonperishable food items to the library to eliminate fines.

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Posted on: November 14, 2018

Enjoy the sounds of the season with Stephanie Jackson

Stephanie Jackson music performances

We’re excited to welcome local guitarist Stephanie Jackson for a series of performances this December in our libraries. Come and get into the holiday mood as she plays carols and other traditional favorites! These programs are free and open to a...

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Posted on: November 12, 2018

Get into the holiday spirit during Grinchy Story Times

Grinchy Story Time

Come and meet the one and only Mr. Grinch during this fun holiday children’s program! We’ll be enjoying stories, songs, and snacks while watching the original movie version of “How the Grinch Stole Christmas” during...

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Posted on: November 13, 2018

Strum holiday tunes on the ukulele during Holidays in Hawaii

Holidays in Hawaii - Ukulele Jam Session

Want to learn how to play ukulele? Come and try your hand at some easy holiday tunes during our Holidays in Hawaii program. Learn how to play a few chords and sing along during these fun interactive events.

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Posted on: November 13, 2018

Santa Claus is coming to the library

Santa Visits the Library

Ho, ho, ho!! It’s almost the holiday season, and we have special visits from the one and only Santa Claus lined up at our libraries. Come and enjoy a fun time with Santa at our branches this December. Make sure to bring your camera and take plen...

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Posted on: November 8, 2018

Main Branch to host 10-Part Leadership Seminar

Leadership Workshops

Our Main Branch will host a 10-part leadership seminar beginning Wednesday, November 14 and continuing through January 16, 2019. The leadership seminar will be led by Kenneth Barrios and will take place Wednesday evenings at 6 p.m. on the fourth floor of ...

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Posted on: November 7, 2018

Local authors to visit branches of SML this fall

Upcoming Author Visits

We’re excited to host a variety of upcoming author visits at our libraries! Come and hear a new children’s book by a local firefighter, explore emotions in a new book of poetry, learn about the intersection between science and Christia...

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Posted on: November 5, 2018

Nominate an SML staff member for the Adger Public Service Award

Nominations Open for Adger Public Service Award

Nominations are now open for the 2018 Adger Public Service Award. The award recognizes a Shreve Memorial Library employee for exceptional public service to senior citizens. Any current full-time or part-time employee of Shreve Memorial Library with at lea...

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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: November 1, 2018

Write a novel in a month during NaNoWriMo!

National Novel Writing Month

Can you write a 50,000-word novel in a month? Writers across the country do just that by joining in National Novel Writing Month in November, and we’re here at the library to offer support and resources for budding creative writers up to the cha...

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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 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: 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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