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Posted on: January 21, 2020

February is Library Lovers' Month!

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Library Lovers’ Month is a month-long celebration of libraries of all types - public, private, school, medical, etc. This February, we are inviting you to visit your favorite Shreve Memorial Library branch and let us know exactly why you love th...

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Posted on: January 21, 2020

Black History Month Lecture Series at Broadmoor

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Shreve Memorial Library and The Shreveport Sun have partnered to present a Black History Month 2020 Lecture Series January 27 through February 24. The series is being presented in honor of Black History Month and in conjunction with the 100th Anniversary ...

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Posted on: December 17, 2019

Discover a new hobby this January at SML

Meet Your New Hobby at SML

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 19, 2019

Build and use your imagination during LEGO Day at the Library!

National LEGO Day

This January, our library branches are celebrating National LEGO Day on Tuesday, January 28. On this day, we’ll be hosting LEGO building programs to get your little engineers creating and constructing with these fun blocks.

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Posted on: January 6, 2020

Local Authors Share Works at SML

Upcoming Author Visits

Local authors are sharing their latest works at Shreve Memorial Library branches this January. Authors will hold public book readings and book discussions at the Hamilton/South Caddo, Broadmoor and Main branches. All events are free and open to the public...

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Posted on: January 9, 2020

Flipster Magazine Titles Updated for 2020

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 2020! Download the app to your device to get started today.

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Posted on: January 6, 2020

Shreve Memorial Library & Sci-Port Partner for Children's Library

Childrens Library at PoP

Shreve Memorial Library and Sci-Port Discovery Center are partnering to promote early childhood literacy and a love of reading through the development of a children’s library within the Center’s Power of Play (PoP) Children’s...

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Posted on: December 19, 2019

Create your own desert biome with SML’s Mobile Makerspace

Create a Desert Biome

The SML Make & Go, our new Mobile Makerspace, will visit our libraries this January for a fun hands-on STEM program! During this event, children will learn about the five major types of biomes and build their own desert biome to take home.

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Posted on: December 12, 2019

SML to participate in 3rd Annual Beanstack Winter Reading Challenge

Winter Reading Challenge

Start the New Year with a good book! We are once again participating in the Beanstack Winter Reading Challenge. From January 1 through January 31, SML patrons of all ages are encouraged to read at least three books to help meet a community goal of 1,000 b...

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Posted on: December 9, 2019

Shreve Memorial Library expanding hours in the New Year

SML updates hours in 2020

Beginning in January 2020, all full-time Shreve Memorial Library branches will share the same operating hours, which will now include Sunday hours as well. The change will affect 12 of the 21 Shreve Memorial Library branches located in Shreveport and Vivi...

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Posted on: November 1, 2019

Oil City Branch will be closed until further notice

Branch Closure

Due to maintenance issues, our Oil City Branch will remain closed until further notice. We apologize for any inconvenience.  We do not currently know when the repairs will be made or when the branch will reopen. All other branches are currently o...

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Posted on: December 3, 2019

Thinking Money for Kids Exhibition comes to SML

Thinking Money for Kids

Come and join us for the grand opening of Thinking Money for Kids, a traveling exhibition designed to teach kids and their families about money, on Friday, December 13 from 9 a.m. to 6 p.m. at our Hamilton/South Caddo Branch! The interactive exhi...

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Posted on: November 13, 2019

SML goes green with electronic notices starting November 22

Switch to Email notices

We are going green! Beginning Friday, November 22, the library will begin sending electronic notices to patrons for overdue books and holds pickups. The change will eliminate the need for paper mailings sent to customer homes.

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Posted on: August 20, 2019

After School Feeding Programs return to the library

After School Feeding Programs return to SML

We are partnering once again with the Food Bank of Northwest Louisiana to offer an after-school feeding and enrichment program. Select Shreve Memorial Library locations will offer the program to students and children up to age 18.

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Posted on: August 7, 2019

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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Posted on: July 1, 2019

Sci-Port passes now available at Shreve Memorial Library

Check out Sci-Port passes

The motto for Shreve Memorial Library is “Dream. Discover. Do.” And a new program at our library gives a whole new meaning to “Do,” as patrons can now check out an experience — a visit to Sci-Port: Louisia...

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Posted on: May 23, 2019

Shreve Memorial Library now offers Fire Insurance Maps online

Fire Insurance Maps online

Local history enthusiasts will be excited to learn that we now offer Fire Insurance Maps online (FIMo). This online historical map tool will only be available at our Broadmoor Branch, Main Branch, and Hamilton/South Caddo Branch.

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Posted on: February 26, 2019

Travel the world and learn about new cultures during our new reading challenge

Read Around the World Reading Challenge

Beginning March 1, 2019 through March 1, 2020, children ages 6-10 can sign up for the Read Around the World reading challenge at the library. The goal of the program is for children to read books that broaden their view of other cultures and places.

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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 every day a...

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