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Posted on: March 18, 2019

Ballet and Opera to perform at Shreve Memorial Library

The Wizard of Oz

We are excited to host the Shreveport Metropolitan Ballet and Shreveport Opera Xpress at the Broadmoor and Hamilton/South Caddo Branches March 18 and March 21. Shreveport Metropolitan Ballet will perform excerpts from its most popular spring ballet, The W...

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Posted on: February 15, 2019

“Silly Strings” Puppet Show will delight children at the library

"Silly Strings" Puppet Show

We’re thrilled to have Le Theatre de Marionette bringing their family-friendly “Silly Strings” Puppet Show to our library branches this March. This fast-paced variety show will highlight the wonder and magic of puppetry.Join ...

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Posted on: March 14, 2019

Borrow comics at the library or online with your library card

Read the latest comics with your library card

Catch up on your favorite superheroes using your library card! Visit your local branch to read single issues of comics or borrow graphic novel collections. We also have a huge collection of graphic novels and comics available online on Hoopla Digital and ...

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Posted on: March 7, 2019

Summer internship opportunities available at SML

Summer Internships Available at SML

With summer break quickly approaching, we have the perfect opportunity for high school students looking to make the most of the summer months. Paid internship opportunities are available at each of our 21 branches and Support Services Center beginning May...

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Posted on: February 19, 2019

Create a collage like Picasso during SML Art Club

SML Art Club: Picatso

This March, our SML Art Club will present Picatso, a fun program looking at the artwork of Pablo Picasso. This hands-on event for ages 10 and up will teach patrons about Picasso and then have them make their own collage inspired by Picasso and Pete the Ca...

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Posted on: February 26, 2019

Celebrate Women’s History Month at Shreve Memorial Library

Women's History Month

March is Women’s History Month, and we are celebrating the accomplishments of women throughout history all month long. This year’s theme, set by the National Women’s History Alliance, is “Visionary Women: Champions ...

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Posted on: February 21, 2019

Shreve Memorial Library to host Second Annual Children's Book Festival

Shreve Memorial Library Children's Book Festival

The Second Annual Shreve Memorial Library Children’s Book Festival will be held Saturday, May 4 on the beautiful campus of LSU Shreveport. The family-friendly, literary event will take place from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. and will feature children&r...

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Posted on: March 6, 2019

Stream movies and TV shows online with your library card

Stream Movies with Your Library Card

Make it a movie night tonight with your library card! Yes, we have DVDs available for you to borrow, but did you know we have a collection of movies and TV shows you can watch without leaving your house? Get streaming today on Hoopla and Overdrive.

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Posted on: March 5, 2019

Shreve Memorial Library pairs coffee with books

Join us for programs that pair coffee and books

We are inviting coffee lovers to visit the library for programs that pair great books with a hot cup of coffee. Programs at the library pair coffee with demonstrations, book clubs, crafting and coloring. All programs are free and open to the public, and t...

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Posted on: March 4, 2019

President Abraham Lincoln to visit the library this March

Lincoln Visits the Library

Join us for special events this March as President Abraham Lincoln comes to our Hamilton/South Caddo Branch and Broadmoor Branch. He will be sharing stories and tales from his days as president and his place in American history during two different progra...

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Posted on: March 1, 2019

Access your library account on the go with the BookMyne App

BookMyne App

Want to renew items or search the library catalog on your smartphone? Download the BookMyne app and get started today. This free app is available for iOS and Android devices and will let you access your Shreve Memorial Library account from the palm of you...

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Posted on: February 22, 2019

SML celebrates Dr. Seuss and Read Across America Day

Read Across America

We are celebrating the work of children’s author Dr. Seuss beginning Monday, February 25 and continuing through the month of March. The celebrations coincide with NEA’s Read Across America Day, an annual reading motivation and awarenes...

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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: February 25, 2019

Create your own Scrapbooking Art during our fun workshops

Women Who Can Create: Scrapbooking

March is Women’s History Month, and we’re celebrating with fun art workshops with Marci Hicks of Jobean Creative. She’ll be teaching adults at our libraries how to make their own art by combining scrapbooking and art journali...

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Posted on: February 19, 2019

Harry Potter Escape Room brings fun and puzzles to Main Branch

Harry Potter Escape Room

Can you make it out of our Harry Potter Escape Room? Challenge yourself this February and March at our Main Branch as we offer this puzzling program for those age 12 and up. Call to make a reservation for a Thursday from 4 p.m. to 6 p.m. or Friday from 11...

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Posted on: February 20, 2019

Puzzled by our digital services? Learn about them using our online tutorials!

Shreve Memorial Library Academy

Have you ever used any of our online services? Our Shreve Memorial Library Academy has free videos and instructions on how to use our online resources. Make sure to use them and you will be reading e-books and searching our databases in no time!

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Posted on: February 18, 2019

SML partners with LSU-Shreveport for MLA Lecture Series

MLA Showcase Lectures

This spring, we are excited to partner with LSU-Shreveport for a series of free lectures at our Broadmoor Branch and Hamilton/South Caddo Branch! The MLA Lecture Series will feature LSU-Shreveport faculty members presenting their expertise and research in...

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Posted on: February 15, 2019

Get creative with drip art this March at the library

Curious Creators Explore: Drip Art

Come and celebrate the start of spring with flower drip art at the library! Children ages 4 and up can join us for one of our upcoming Curious Creators Explore programs when we will make drip art.

Drop in and make drip art during these interactive programs...

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Posted on: January 29, 2019

Hamilton/South Caddo Branch to offer free tax assistance

Free Tax Assistance at Your Library

It's that time of the year — tax season! We will have IRS volunteers on hand at our Hamilton/South Caddo Branch every Monday evening from 5 p.m. to 7 p.m. starting Monday, February 4 until Monday, April 8. These volunteers will be able to assist...

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Posted on: January 28, 2019

Have a question? Use Ask-A-Librarian!

Ask-A-Librarian Service

Did you know that we have a handy way for you to ask us questions on the go? Use our Ask-A-Librarian service to chat or text with a librarian in real time if you have a question you need answered.

With Ask-A-Librarian, you can interact with a librarian usi...

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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 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: 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 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: 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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