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February 22, 2019, 10:00 AM - 12:00 PM @ Broadmoor Tech Center
Class space is limited and registration is required. Please contact the Information Services Department for more information or to register for this class.
February 22, 2019, 10:00 AM - 12:00 PM @ Hamilton / South Caddo Tech Center
Ever wanted to use Graphic Design tools but didn't like the hefty price tag? We will introduce you to free online Graphic Design tools that you can access from any computer with internet access. If you are considering a career in Graphic Design, we will also discuss similarities between these tools and Adobe Photoshop, Illustrator, and InDesign and you how you can practice for future college courses.
February 22, 2019, 10:00 AM - 3:00 PM @ David Raines
Patrons will be given the opportunity to schedule an appointment to get user help with an electronic device of their choosing.
February 22, 2019, 11:00 AM - 2:00 PM @ Main
Come experience our Harry Potter Escape Room. Designed for groups of 2-6 persons. Participants must register as a group, in advance. Appropriate for persons aged 12 and up. Groups should expect to spend up to 30 minutes in the escape room. The event is free of charge. Call, 226-5897, to reserve your spot.
February 22, 2019, 2:00 PM - 4:00 PM @ North Shreveport Meeting Room
Join Us for movie and popcorn. Feature presentation "Autobiography of Miss Jane Pittman.Adults 18 and up.
February 22, 2019, 3:00 PM - 5:00 PM @ Hamilton / South Caddo Small Meeting Room
Jesse Owens' quest to become the greatest track and field athlete in history thrusts him onto the world stage of the 1936 Olympics, where he faces off against Adolf Hitler's vision of Aryan supremacy.
February 22, 2019, 4:00 PM - 5:00 PM @ Atkins Meeting Room
This fun art program teaches the entire family how to relax and communicate with one another through creative expression.
February 23, 2019, 10:00 AM - 11:00 AM @ Main > Main Library Eaves Room
Sahaja Yoga Meditation is good for the heart, mind, body and soul. It reduces stress and increases wellness. While revitalizing the Inner Energy, it helps you achieve a state of Thoughtless Awareness when your mind is calmed. You’ll enjoy better focus and balance. Anyone can do it!
February 23, 2019, 1:30 PM - 2:30 PM @ West Shreveport Meeting Room
Join us for an hour of guided meditation, brought to you by Sahaja Yoga Meditation. All levels of expertise welcome - beginner through advanced - no previous experience needed!
February 23, 2019, 2:00 PM - 3:00 PM @ Atkins Meeting Room
An introductory meditation workshop for adults gives participants insight on what meditation can do for them. This workshop and class can teach you how to begin meditating to improve focus, perspective and mental well-being.
February 23, 2019, 2:00 PM - 3:30 PM @ Broadmoor Meeting Room
February 23, 2019, 3:00 PM - 4:00 PM @ West Shreveport Tech Center
This class provides an introduction to the basic concepts and use of personal computers.
February 23, 2019, 3:00 PM - 5:00 PM @ West Shreveport Meeting Room
Spend an afternoon of great fun and learn some strategies at chess club. Whether you’re brushing up on your skills or learning for the first time, this is the club for YOU! No registration is needed, just drop-in! For all ages.
February 23, 2019, 3:00 PM - 4:00 PM @ Main Library Tech Center: Classroom
Learn computer basics and how to use a keyboard and mouse and how to use the internet.
No registration required, but there will be no entrance allowed after the class has begun.
February 23, 2019, 3:00 PM - 4:00 PM @ North Shreveport Meeting Room
One half hour of Tai Chi practice from a video and one half hour of guided mindfulness mediation practice.
February 23, 2019, 3:30 PM - 4:30 PM @ Hollywood / Union Avenue Meeting Room
Adults are invited to learn how to take adult coloring beyond just colored pencils and into markers and shading techniques. Marci Hicks of Jobean Creative will be joining us for this Beyond Adult Coloring workshop. Don’t forget to bring your coloring book or coloring pages!
February 23, 2019, 4:00 PM - 5:00 PM @ Main Library Eaves Room
Happy New Year & Happy African-American History Month! Join us as we talk about our most anticipated books of 2019 written by our favorite and new African-American authors. Participants will have the opportunity to win a signed art print by artist Marcus Akinlana. We hope to see you there!
February 25, 2019, 10:00 AM - 11:00 AM @ Wallette
Come and enjoy a cup of coffee and let's have a conversation.
February 25, 2019, 1:00 PM - 2:00 PM @ Rodessa
Do you like to play Yahtzee, Uno, Scrabble, or Dominoes? Come play with us on Monday afternoons. Bring your friends for some old fashioned fun!
February 25, 2019, 5:30 PM - 8:30 PM @ Broadmoor Meeting Room
Join us as we discuss excerpts from Black Klansman: A Memoir by Ron Stallworth. After the readings and discussion we will show the recent film adaptation written and directed by Spike Lee and produced by Jordan Peele. The movie is Rated R. This program is for 18+.
February 25, 2019, 5:30 PM - 6:30 PM @ West Shreveport Meeting Room
Come help us celebrate the African American Read-In by reading excerpts from your favorite book, poem, song, etc.
February 25, 2019, 6:00 PM - 7:30 PM @ Cedar Grove / Line Avenue Meeting Room
African-American history is all about you. If you are curious about your family’s origins, discover how you can find information on them. This workshop is free to the public and requires no prior experience. For more information call 868-3890.
February 26, 2019, 10:00 AM - 12:00 PM @ Hamilton / South Caddo Tech Center
Students will review what was taught in Beginners and learn to work in windows. Students will also learn to search the web.
February 26, 2019, 1:00 PM - 2:30 PM @ Atkins Tech Center
This Basic Computer Class is for Adults who are learning how to use the computer for the first time. If you are interested in learning the parts of the computer, mouse functions, terminology, and other basic computer information come out and join us every Tuesday to get started!
February 26, 2019, 1:00 PM - 2:30 PM @ Rodessa
Enjoy a movie and popcorn with us.
February 26, 2019, 1:00 PM - 3:00 PM @ Hollywood / Union Avenue Meeting Room
Seniors will enjoy popcorn while watching the movie "Marshall".
February 26, 2019, 2:00 PM - 3:00 PM @ Hamilton / South Caddo Small Meeting Room
Join us for this fun DIY class and learn how to make a chunky knit blanket. These cozy throw blankets require no special tools to make. Space is limited, so please sign up at the Information Services Desk.
February 26, 2019, 5:30 PM - 6:30 PM @ West Shreveport Meeting Room
Come join Carol Kohlstrom and learn all about the uses and benefits of using essential oils in your home.
February 26, 2019, 5:30 PM - 7:30 PM @ Hamilton / South Caddo Large Meeting Room
An African-American family struggles with poverty, racism, and inner conflict as they strive for a better way of life. Based on the play by Lorraine Hansberry.
February 26, 2019, 6:00 PM - 8:00 PM @ Broadmoor Meeting Room
Adults are invited to join us as local artist, Karen LaBeau, leads us in a Folk Art Painting Workshop. Each attendee will leave with their own Folk art painting of the historic shotgun house. All supplies will be provided.
February 26, 2019, 6:00 PM - 7:00 PM @ Broadmoor Study Room A
It's back! Broadmoor's LGBT+ Book Club will be meeting once a month to discuss LGBT themed reads. This month's selection is This Is How It Always Is by Laurie Frankel. All are welcome.
February 26, 2019, 6:00 PM - 7:00 PM @ Main Library Eaves Room
Come learn how to make no-knead dinner rolls. Seating is limited, so call us at 226-5897 to reserve a spot. Participants will need to bring a large bowl, a wooden spoon and an apron. This class is for adults.
February 27, 2019, 11:00 AM - 12:00 PM @ Main Library Tech Center: Classroom
February 27, 2019, 11:30 AM - 12:00 PM @ Rodessa
Come get fit with us! We will be doing a walking workout with a DVD and have diet tips, articles and books available to help you reach your goals.
February 27, 2019, 1:00 PM - 2:30 PM @ Atkins Tech Center
Advanced Basics Computer Class will be held every Wednesday from 1 PM - 2:30 PM. If you are interested in learning more advanced computer applications that will help you learn better typing skills, internet basics, emailing and an introduction to Microsoft Word, come and join us on Wednesday afternoons.
February 27, 2019, 2:00 PM - 4:00 PM @ North Shreveport Meeting Room
Attention Cat Lovers: Come join us as we build "Cat Castles" for our family's favorite felines. All supplies will be provided including card board boxes. Be creative as you build your cat a new place to hide and play.
February 27, 2019, 4:00 PM - 8:00 PM @ Main Library Eaves Room
"City of Angels" & "Memoirs of a Geisha" will be shown.
February 27, 2019, 4:00 PM - 5:30 PM @ Broadmoor Study Room A
The class will discuss various records found at Courthouses throughout the U.S., such as marriage, property, and probate records, along with lesser known items. Websites where these records can be accessed will be shown.
February 27, 2019, 4:30 PM - 6:30 PM @ Broadmoor Meeting Room
Join us for an acoustic jam! Everyone is welcome!
February 27, 2019, 6:00 PM - 8:00 PM @ Broadmoor Tech Center
February 28, 2019, 1:00 PM - 2:00 PM @ Rodessa
Come have coffee and a treat, check out a good book, and visit with your friends and neighbors, or meet new people.
February 28, 2019, 3:30 PM - 5:30 PM @ Atkins Youth Services Area
This program is designed with the youth in mind but is a program that the entire family can enjoy! The participants will learn how to compost, make square-foot gardens, care for their gardens, learn about nutrition and healthy eating choices. Come join us for a Gardening Good Time!
February 28, 2019, 4:00 PM - 6:00 PM @ Main
February 28, 2019, 5:00 PM - 7:00 PM @ Broadmoor Study Room A
Bring your works in progress and questions to Twisted Stitchers! All levels and all needle and yarn crafts welcome. Please contact Information Services for more information.
February 28, 2019, 6:00 PM - 7:30 PM @ Broadmoor Meeting Room
Come and learn something new during our TEDxShreveMemorialLibrary salon events this February and March at our branches! We will be watching TED talks on dementia, bullying, and creativity and hosting lively discussions with moderators during our TEDx programs.
Our first program will explore dementia, which is a decline in memory and cognitive function that occurs in older adults. This TEDxShreveMemorialLibrary event will take place at our Broadmoor Branch on Thursday, February 28 from 6 p.m. to 7 p.m. We will watch TED presentations on dementia, and a discussion will follow with our moderator, local cardiologist Dr. Frederick J. White, III. This program will be for adults.
Learn more about TEDx programs on the official TEDx website. You can also learn about TED and watch TED Talks here: https://www.ted.com/
In the spirit of ideas worth spreading, TEDx is a program of local, self-organized events that bring people together to share a TED-like experience.