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Posted on: September 23, 2019

Celebrate your freedom to read during Banned Books Week!

Banned Books Week

All this week, we are joining others across the country in celebrating the freedom to read and to seek and express ideas, even those some consider dangerous and offensive. Banned Books Week is held the last week of September and spotlights current and his...


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Posted on: September 17, 2019

Grow with Google stops at SML for free digital skills workshops

Grow with Google Event

We're excited to be hosting Grow with Google as they travel across the country to libraries and community centers to teach digital skills. Grow with Google will be at our Hamilton/South Caddo Branch on Monday, October 7 from 9:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. for a s...


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Posted on: September 20, 2019

SML celebrates National Comic Book Day on September 25

National Comic Book Day

Love comics? So do we! Come and join us for National Comic Book Day at your library on Wednesday, September 25. We have craft programs, movie showings, and more to help you participate.

Several branches will let you use your imagination to create your own ...


Posted on: August 12, 2019

SML talks Tough Topics this fall

Tough Topics Discussions

Join us at our libraries this fall for a special series of programs focusing on Tough Topics. We will have special guest speakers sharing information about difficult topics, such as mental health, alcoholism, drug abuse, suicide, child abuse, and death.



Posted on: August 29, 2019

Celebrate your library during Library Card Sign-Up Month!

Library Card Sign-Up Month

This September, we are joining the American Library Association (ALA) and libraries nationwide for Library Card Sign-Up Month, a time to remind parents, caregivers and students that a library card is the first step towards academic achievement and lifelon...


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Posted on: September 2, 2019

SML branches start fall hours on September 3rd

SML to start Fall Hours on September 4

Full-time branches of Shreve Memorial Library will start their fall hours on Tuesday, September 3 following the Labor Day holiday closure. Branches will have extended hours from Labor Day until Memorial Day in 2020.

The following branches will be open for ...


Posted on: August 28, 2019

Learn to code at your library

Learn to Code at the library

We invite patrons of all ages to learn to code at the library. Coding workshops for children, teens and adults will be held at several branches throughout the month of September, introducing attendees to programming languages such as Scratch and Python. P...


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.

Program activities will i...


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Posted on: August 15, 2019

Mooretown Branch to host Bayou Truckers Car & Truck Show

Bayou Truckers Car and Truck Show

Come and enjoy music, motors, and food as our Mooretown Branch presents the 33rd Annual Bayou Truckers Car & Truck Show on Saturday, September 28. The event will take place on the grounds of the branch, located at 4360 Hollywood Avenue, from 9 a.m. to...


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Posted on: August 14, 2019

Get into the adult coloring craze at Shreve Memorial Library

Enjoy adult coloring at the library

Adults are invited to have fun coloring at the library! We are hosting several coloring programs for adults throughout August and September. Come and join us to relax and enjoy the art of coloring. These programs are free and supplies are provided.



Posted on: August 8, 2019

Michelle Obama's Becoming selected as the 2019 One Book One Parish title

SML One Book One Parish

Each year, our One Book One Parish campaign unites Caddo Parish by promoting one book title throughout our 21 branches during the month of October. The public was given an opportunity to select this year’s title from July 22 to August 4, and the winning t...


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.

FIMo provides user-friendl...


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Posted on: April 1, 2019

Share your love of the library on social media!

SML Ambassadors

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: 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: 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: 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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