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Adult Programs

  1. Computer Class-Beginners

    October 16, 2018, 10:00 AM - 12:00 PM @ Hamilton / South Caddo Tech Center

    Students will learn to use the mouse and work in windows.

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  2. Computer Class

    October 16, 2018, 11:00 AM - 12:00 PM @ David Raines Tech Center

    Join us for beginner computer classes that will include Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Social Media, and many more computer applications.

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  3. Basic Computer Class

    October 16, 2018, 1:00 PM - 2:30 PM @ Atkins Tech Center

    This class is for the beginning learner. Basic computer instruction consists of mouse tutorial, keyboard, computer terminology and basic web browsing.

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  4. One Book One Parish: Eric Francis Painting Program

    October 16, 2018, 1:00 PM - 2:00 PM @ Rodessa

    Local artist, Eric Francis, will bring the book, Sing, Unburied, Sing by Jesmyn Ward, to life this October at the library. We will be painting portraits of the main characters and art inspired by the book’s cover. All supplies will be provided.

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  5. Senior BINGO

    October 16, 2018, 1:00 PM - 2:00 PM @ Cedar Grove / Line Avenue Meeting Room

    Do you enjoy playing games? If so join us for B-I-N-G-O! For more information call 868-3890.

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  6. Movie and Popcorn

    October 16, 2018, 3:00 PM - 4:30 PM @ Rodessa

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  7. Adult Program - Health Education/Healthy Lifestyle

    October 16, 2018, 4:30 PM - 5:30 PM @ Atkins Meeting Room

    The second program in this series of 4 will discuss how to identify how much physical activity your body needs. Participants will also learn ways to incorporate physical activity in their daily lives.

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  8. 5 Nights of Horror

    October 16, 2018, 6:00 PM - 9:00 PM @ Broadmoor Meeting Room

    Please join us every Tuesday in October at 6:00 PM for some great horror movies! We'll be watching MONSTER SQUAD on the 2nd, CLOVERFIELD on the 9th, 10 CLOVERFIELD LANE on the 16th, THE RING on the 23rd, and then finally IT on the 30th, just in time for Halloween...because everyone is entitled to one good scare...

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  9. Basic Word

    October 17, 2018, 10:00 AM - 12:00 PM @ West Shreveport Tech Center

    This class provides a basic introduction to Microsoft Word.

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  10. Computer Class-E-Mail

    October 17, 2018, 10:00 AM - 12:00 PM @ Hamilton / South Caddo Tech Center

    Students will set up accounts, learn to send, and open mail. If time permits we will learn how to attach pictures or other literature to the mail and send.

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  11. Advanced Basic Computer Class

    October 17, 2018, 1:00 PM - 2:30 PM @ Atkins Tech Center

    This class is for the learner that is already familiar with using the computer, but would like to advance beyond basic learning. Instruction on email use, as well as programs such as Microsoft Word and Publisher are included in this class.

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  12. Genealogy Class: MyHeritage.com

    October 17, 2018, 1:00 PM - 2:00 PM @ Broadmoor Tech Center

    Learn how to effectively use My Heritage databases to discover your Family History. For more information and to register for this class, please contact the Genealogy department.

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  13. Learn to Speak Spanish

    October 17, 2018, 5:00 PM - 6:30 PM @ Cedar Grove / Line Avenue Meeting Room

    Are you interested in learning to speak Spanish? If so join us on Wednesdays at 5:00 p.m. Through this class you will learn about the Spanish culture as well as the language. Classes are for teens and adults. For more information call 868-3890.

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  14. Art Journaling

    October 17, 2018, 5:30 PM - 7:30 PM @ Main Library Eaves Room

    Marci Hicks with Jobean Creative will be teaching adult patrons how to get started with art journaling.

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  15. Halloween Movie Night: Annabelle

    October 17, 2018, 5:30 PM - 7:30 PM @ Hamilton / South Caddo Large Meeting Room

    A couple begins to experience terrifying supernatural occurrences involving a vintage doll shortly after their home is invaded by satanic cultists. Rated R.

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  16. SciFi/Fantasy Book and Movie Club: THE THING

    October 17, 2018, 6:00 PM - 8:00 PM @ Broadmoor Meeting Room

    Read the book? Watch the Movie!

    Come and join us as we watch the movie The Thing based on the book Who Goes There? by John W. Campbell. Something strange is discovered in Antarctica...directed by John Carpenter The Thing is a horror classic and the first in his "Apocalypse Trilogy".

    This movie is rated R.

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  17. Computer Class

    October 18, 2018, 11:00 AM - 12:00 PM @ David Raines Tech Center

    Join us for beginner computer classes that will include Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Social Media, and many more computer applications.

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  18. Simplified Solutions for Seniors

    October 18, 2018, 11:00 AM - 12:30 PM @ West Shreveport Meeting Room

    Insurance Master Advisors and Dale Sibley, Attorney at law, Ron Stamps Law Firm, present Simplified Solutions for Seniors. Refreshments will be served. Topics include:

    • Medicare

    • Medicare Advantage

    • Prescription Drugs

    • Last Will & Testament

    • Top 10 Reasons for Pre-Need Insurance

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  19. Coffee and Books

    October 18, 2018, 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.

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  20. Computer Class-Flash Drives

    October 18, 2018, 4:00 PM - 6:00 PM @ Hamilton / South Caddo Tech Center

    Students will learn to save to their flash drives and how to create folders to store items in categories.

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  21. Computer Class: Word I

    October 18, 2018, 6:00 PM - 8:00 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.

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  22. Advanced Computer Class

    October 19, 2018, 9:30 AM - 11:00 AM @ Atkins Tech Center

    This class is for the more advanced user. Instruction on how to use Microsoft Publisher, Word, PowerPoint, other devices and how to share information.

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  23. Computer Class: Publisher

    October 19, 2018, 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.

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  24. Puzzles & More For Seniors

    October 19, 2018, 2:00 PM - 3:00 PM @ Cedar Grove / Line Avenue Meeting Room

    Are you looking for a fun activity? If so join us for an afternoon of fun. For more information call 868-3890.

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  25. Learn To Speak Spanish

    October 20, 2018, 9:00 AM - 10:00 AM @ Cedar Grove / Line Avenue Meeting Room

    Are you interested in learning to speak Spanish? If so join us on Saturdays at 9:00 a.m. Through this class you will learn about the Spanish culture as well as the language. Classes are for teens and adults. For more information call 868-3890.

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  26. Introduction to DNA Testing: Beginning Your Family Search

    October 20, 2018, 3:00 PM - 5:00 PM @ Broadmoor Meeting Room

    Join celebrated Genealogist, Jim Jones, for a beginner's workshop that will teach you the basics of beginning your family search using DNA testing. Bring your questions and come ready to learn!

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  27. No-Knead Dinner Roll Class

    October 20, 2018, 3:00 PM - 4:00 PM @ Main Library Eaves Room

    Come learn how to make no-knead dinner rolls from scratch! Participants will need to bring a large bowl, a wooden spoon and an apron. Seating is limited, so call us at 226-5897 to reserve a spot. This class is for adults!

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  28. Riffrax: Plan 9 from Outer Space!

    October 20, 2018, 7:00 PM - 9:00 PM

    Come and join us for one of the most infamous movies of all time, "Plan 9 from Outer Space", with hilarious Rifftrax commentary from the stars of Mystery Science Theater 3000! We'll also have snacks and refreshments to accompany the film. The film itself is not rated (mild violence, language), but children under 17 should be accompanied by a parent or guardian.

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  29. Movie/Book Talk - Have you read a good movie lately?

    October 22, 2018, 10:00 AM - 5:00 PM @ Hosston

    Come in for coffee and conversation! Tell us what movies you have watched that were based off of books!

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  30. Game Day

    October 22, 2018, 1:00 PM - 2:30 PM @ Rodessa

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  31. Genealogy Class: Beginner's Genealogy

    October 22, 2018, 4:00 PM - 6:00 PM @ Broadmoor Meeting Room

    Family history is fun and rewarding. If you are curious about your family’s origins, discover how you can find information on them. The staff of the Genealogy Department is here to help you find answers and to assist you in all stages of your research. Learn about the materials and databases that are available in the Shreve Memorial Library system and tour our wonderful Genealogy Department.

    For more information and to register for this class, please contact the Genealogy Department.

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  32. Beginner Guitar Class

    October 22, 2018, 4:45 PM - 5:45 PM @ North Caddo Computer Area

    For those interested in beginning guitar we will be holding classes upstairs. Participants need to be at least 8 years old. The library has 6 guitars that can be borrowed for the class. Sigh-up is required.

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  33. Art Journaling with Marci Hicks

    October 22, 2018, 6:00 PM - 7:30 PM @ Cedar Grove / Line Avenue Meeting Room

    Come be a part of our One Book One Parish Art Journaling program. Marci Hicks of Jobean Creative will discuss how illness, wounds and death are ever-present in Sing, Unburied, Sing by Jesmyn Ward. She will also discuss how art journaling can help release emotions and integrate mind body and soul. For more information call 868-3890.

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  34. Genealogy Seminar: Earliest Houses of the Highland Historic District

    October 22, 2018, 6:00 PM - 7:30 PM @ Broadmoor Meeting Room

    Join us as we discuss 30 of the earliest houses built in the Highland Historic District, most of which were constructed in the 1890's and early 1900's, and all of which are still standing today. We will give details about the houses' owners through the years and show photographs of these historic Shreveport homes.

    Please contact the Genealogy Department for more information on this program.

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  35. Computer Class-Advanced Basic

    October 23, 2018, 10:00 AM - 12:00 PM @ Hamilton / South Caddo Tech Center

    Reviewing computer skills, surf the web, and learn various unique short cuts. Class can be repeated.

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  36. Computer Class

    October 23, 2018, 11:00 AM - 12:00 PM @ David Raines Tech Center

    Join us for beginner computer classes that will include Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Social Media, and many more computer applications.

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  37. Genealogy Class: Ancestry.com

    October 23, 2018, 11:00 AM - 12:30 PM @ Broadmoor Tech Center

    Learn how to effectively use Ancestry.com to discover your Family History. Please contact the Genealogy department for more information and to register for this class.

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  38. One Book One Parish: Brown Bag Book Club Discussion

    October 23, 2018, 12:00 PM - 1:00 PM @ Broadmoor Meeting Room

    Bring your lunch and join us for an informal discussion of this year's One Book, One Parish book choice: Sing, Unburied, Sing by Jesmyn Ward.

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  39. Basic Computer Class

    October 23, 2018, 1:00 PM - 2:30 PM @ Atkins Tech Center

    This class is for the beginning learner. Basic computer instruction consists of mouse tutorial, keyboard, computer terminology and basic web browsing.

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  40. Movie and Popcorn

    October 23, 2018, 3:00 PM - 4:30 PM @ Rodessa

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  41. Adult Program - Health Education/Healthy Lifestyle

    October 23, 2018, 4:30 PM - 5:30 PM @ Atkins Meeting Room

    The third program in the Health Education series will discuss healthy drink choices. Participants will learn strategies on how to choose better drinks for the body and learn the importance of water for the body.

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  42. One Book One Parish with Eric Francis

    October 23, 2018, 4:30 PM - 6:00 PM @ West Shreveport Meeting Room

    Local artist, Eric Francis, will bring the book, Sing, Unburied, Sing by Jesmyn Ward, to life this October at the library. We will be painting portraits of the main characters and art inspired by the book’s cover. All supplies will be provided.

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  43. 5 Nights of Horror

    October 23, 2018, 6:00 PM - 9:00 PM @ Broadmoor Meeting Room

    Please join us every Tuesday in October at 6:00 PM for some great horror movies! We'll be watching MONSTER SQUAD on the 2nd, CLOVERFIELD on the 9th, 10 CLOVERFIELD LANE on the 16th, THE RING on the 23rd, and then finally IT on the 30th, just in time for Halloween...because everyone is entitled to one good scare...

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  44. Cookie Decorating Party

    October 24, 2018, 11:00 AM - 12:00 PM

    Celebrate National Bake & Decorate Month at West Shreveport with a Cookie Decorating Party!

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  45. Advanced Basic Computer Class

    October 24, 2018, 1:00 PM - 2:30 PM @ Atkins Tech Center

    This class is for the learner that is already familiar with using the computer, but would like to advance beyond basic learning. Instruction on email use, as well as programs such as Microsoft Word and Publisher are included in this class.

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  46. Learn to Speak Spanish

    October 24, 2018, 5:00 PM - 6:30 PM @ Cedar Grove / Line Avenue Meeting Room

    Are you interested in learning to speak Spanish? If so join us on Wednesdays at 5:00 p.m. Through this class you will learn about the Spanish culture as well as the language. Classes are for teens and adults. For more information call 868-3890.

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  47. Halloween Movie Night: The Conjuring 2

    October 24, 2018, 5:30 PM - 7:30 PM @ Hamilton / South Caddo Large Meeting Room

    Ed and Lorraine Warren travel to North London to help a single mother raising 4 children alone in a house plagued by a supernatural spirit. Rated R.

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  48. Computer Class: PowerPoint

    October 24, 2018, 6:00 PM - 8:00 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.

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  49. Computer Class: Word II

    October 25, 2018, 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.

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  50. Enter the Safe Zone

    October 25, 2018, 10:00 AM - 12:00 PM @ Hamilton / South Caddo Large Meeting Room

    Speakers from different areas concerning domestic violence, sexual assault, and child abuse will be present with information and resources for the audience:

    • Caddo Parish Deputy Vicki Johnson
    • Petrina Jenkins, Project Celebration
    • Heidi Kemple-Martinm, Pro Bono
    • HUB Ministry
    • Norma Whitaker, President & CEO of "You are not alone"

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  51. Computer Class

    October 25, 2018, 11:00 AM - 12:00 PM @ David Raines Tech Center

    Join us for beginner computer classes that will include Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Social Media, and many more computer applications.

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  52. Coffee and Books

    October 25, 2018, 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.

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  53. DAT the Magician's October Magic

    October 25, 2018, 4:00 PM - 5:00 PM @ Belcher-Wyche

    Come and see what 'October Magic' Mr. DAT can conjure for us at the Belcher Library.

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  54. Twisted Stitchers

    October 25, 2018, 4:00 PM - 7:00 PM @ Broadmoor Study Room A

    Bring your works-in-progress and questions to Twisted Stitchers! All needle and yarn crafts welcome!

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  55. Lawyers in Libraries

    October 25, 2018, 5:00 PM - 7:00 PM @ Main Library Eaves Room

    We will have 3 attorneys present who will provide free 15-minute individual “Ask-a-Lawyer” sessions, allowing patrons to ask questions about civil legal issues in a one-on-one setting, and receive brief legal advice and/or a referral for additional help. The attorneys who will be here are Sherron Phae Williams, Assistant City Attorney/City of Shreveport, Brittany B. Arvie, Esq. and Monique I. Davis, Esq.

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  56. Advanced Computer Class

    October 26, 2018, 9:30 AM - 11:00 AM @ Atkins Tech Center

    This class is for the more advanced user. Instruction on how to use Microsoft Publisher, Word, PowerPoint, other devices and how to share information.

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  57. Paper Lives Book Club

    October 26, 2018, 10:00 AM - 12:00 PM @ Broadmoor Study Room A

    Everyone has a story! Join us each month as we delve into the private lives of the world’s most famous icons. This month's selection is The Devil in the White City: Murder, Magic and Madness at the Fair That Changed America by Erik Larson!

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  58. Ask-a-Lawyer!

    October 26, 2018, 2:00 PM - 4:00 PM @ West Shreveport Meeting Room

    In partnership with the Louisiana State Bar Association (LSBA) and the Louisiana Library Association (LLA), we present the fifth annual “Lawyers in Libraries” statewide program on October 26th. Ebonee Norris, from The Norris Law Group, LLC. will provide free individual consultations on legal issues beginning at 2:00PM. The program is free and open to the public.

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  59. On Book, One Parish Nature Craft.

    October 26, 2018, 2:00 PM - 4:00 PM

    "Sing, Unburied, Sing" Our One Book One Parish selection has a theme of nature through out the book. Join us to create a rustic fall vase using recycled containers, twigs, twine and flowers. Space is limited. Call 674-8172 to reserve your place.

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  60. All Ages Program: Atkins Rock Club

    October 26, 2018, 4:00 PM - 5:00 PM @ Atkins Meeting Room

    The Atkins Rock Club is a family program that will bring parents, children and friends together to share their love of art with the world. The Rock Club will meet once a month to design original rocks to hide and track how far their rocks can travel. To participate all you have to do is come join Atkins on the last Friday of every month! #SMLAtkinsRocks

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  61. "Parchman" Book Talk

    October 26, 2018, 5:30 PM - 6:30 PM @ Main Library Eaves Room

    Author R. Kim Rushing will be here to give a book talk on his book Parchman.

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  62. Learn To Speak Spanish

    October 27, 2018, 9:00 AM - 11:00 AM @ Cedar Grove / Line Avenue Meeting Room

    Are you interested in learning to speak Spanish? If so join us on Saturdays at 9:00 a.m. Through this class you will learn about the Spanish culture as well as the language. Classes are for teens and adults. For more information call 868-3890.

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  63. Sahaja Yoga: Monthly Meditation & Wellness Workshop

    October 27, 2018, 10:00 AM - 11:00 AM @ 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!”

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  64. Guided Meditation

    October 27, 2018, 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!

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  65. Movie/Book Talk - Have you read a good movie lately?

    October 29, 2018, 10:00 AM - 5:00 PM @ Hosston

    Come in for coffee and conversation! Tell us what movies you have watched that were based off of books!

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  66. Game Day

    October 29, 2018, 1:00 PM - 2:30 PM @ Rodessa

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  67. Dedication Ceremony: Juanita Rembert Genealogy Collection

    October 29, 2018, 3:00 PM - 5:00 PM @ Broadmoor Meeting Room

    Juanita Ryland Rembert served the Shreve Memorial Library as Genealogy Librarian and as Director in the 1960's and 1970's. During her time at Shreve Memorial she built the genealogical collection into “one of the best in the South.” Join us as we commemorate Ms. Rembert’s wonderful work by formally naming the genealogical collection in her honor.

    Please contact the Genealogy Department for more information.

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  68. Beginner Guitar Class

    October 29, 2018, 4:45 PM - 5:45 PM @ North Caddo Computer Area

    For those interested in beginning guitar we will be holding classes upstairs. Participants need to be at least 8 years old. The library has 6 guitars that can be borrowed for the class. Sigh-up is required.

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  69. Movie Night: A Quiet Place

    October 29, 2018, 6:00 PM - 8:00 PM @ West Shreveport Meeting Room

    Come join us for a showing of the movie A Quiet Place! This movie is rated PG-13.

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  70. Plant Medicine with Walter B. Jacobs

    October 29, 2018, 6:00 PM - 7:00 PM @ Cedar Grove / Line Avenue Meeting Room

    Plant medicine expert, Daniel Mills of Walter B. Jacobs Memorial Nature Park, will share facts about the uses of plants and herbs for health and wellness. For more information call 868-3890.

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  71. Computer Class-Word

    October 30, 2018, 10:00 AM - 12:00 PM @ Hamilton / South Caddo Tech Center

    Students will learn to change font, learn different symbols uses on the ribbon, create flyers, and edit materials.

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  72. Computer Class

    October 30, 2018, 11:00 AM - 12:00 PM @ David Raines Tech Center

    Join us for beginner computer classes that will include Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Social Media, and many more computer applications.

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  73. Basic Computer Class

    October 30, 2018, 1:00 PM - 2:30 PM @ Atkins Tech Center

    This class is for the beginning learner. Basic computer instruction consists of mouse tutorial, keyboard, computer terminology and basic web browsing.

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  74. Movie and Popcorn

    October 30, 2018, 3:00 PM - 4:30 PM @ Rodessa

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  75. Adult Program - Health Education/Healthy Lifestyle

    October 30, 2018, 4:30 PM - 5:30 PM @ Atkins Meeting Room

    The last program in the Health Education series will focus on food safety. Participants will learn to identify simple food practices that will promote food safety at home and away from home.

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  76. 5 Nights of Horror

    October 30, 2018, 6:00 PM - 9:00 PM @ Broadmoor Meeting Room

    Please join us every Tuesday in October at 6:00 PM for some great horror movies! We'll be watching MONSTER SQUAD on the 2nd, CLOVERFIELD on the 9th, 10 CLOVERFIELD LANE on the 16th, THE RING on the 23rd, and then finally IT on the 30th, just in time for Halloween...because everyone is entitled to one good scare...

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  77. Job Search and Resume Builder Class

    October 31, 2018, 10:00 AM - 12:00 PM @ West Shreveport Tech Center

    Assisting patrons with their resumes and helping them electronically search for employment.

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  78. Advanced Basic Computer Class

    October 31, 2018, 1:00 PM - 2:30 PM @ Atkins Tech Center

    This class is for the learner that is already familiar with using the computer, but would like to advance beyond basic learning. Instruction on email use, as well as programs such as Microsoft Word and Publisher are included in this class.

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  79. Learn to Speak Spanish

    October 31, 2018, 5:00 PM - 6:30 PM @ Cedar Grove / Line Avenue Meeting Room

    Are you interested in learning to speak Spanish? If so join us on Wednesdays at 5:00 p.m. Through this class you will learn about the Spanish culture as well as the language. Classes are for teens and adults. For more information call 868-3890.

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  80. Halloween Movie Night: The Nightmare Before Christmas

    October 31, 2018, 5:30 PM - 7:30 PM @ Hamilton / South Caddo Large Meeting Room

    Jack Skellington, king of Halloween Town, discovers Christmas Town, but his attempts to bring Christmas to his home causes confusion. Rated PG.

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