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Adult Programs

  1. Computer Class: Excel II

    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.

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  2. Computer Class: Free Graphic Design Tools

    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.

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  3. Technology Assistance

    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.

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  4. Harry Potter Escape Room

    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.

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  5. Friday Afternoon Movie & Popcorn: The Autobiography of Ms. Jane Pitman

    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.

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  6. Movie Matinee: Race (Rated PG-13)

    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.

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  7. Rock Club

    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.

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  8. Sahaja Yoga & Meditation

    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!

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  9. Guided Meditation

    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!

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  10. Adult Guided Meditation Class & Workshop

    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.

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  11. Guided Meditation

    February 23, 2019, 2:00 PM - 3:30 PM @ Broadmoor 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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  12. Basic Computer

    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.

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  13. Chess Club

    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.

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  14. Computer Basics Class

    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.

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  15. Mindfulness Mediation/Tai Chi for Beginners

    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.

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  16. Beyond Adult Coloring

    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!

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  17. Celebrating African-American History Month: Most Anticipated Books of 2019

    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!

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  18. Coffee & Conversation

    February 25, 2019, 10:00 AM - 11:00 AM @ Wallette

    Come and enjoy a cup of coffee and let's have a conversation.

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  19. Game Day

    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!

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  20. African American Read-In: Black Klansman: A Memoir

    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+.

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  21. Open Mic Night

    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.

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  22. African American Family History Workshop

    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.

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  23. Computer Class: Advanced Basic

    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.

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  24. Adult Basic Computer Class

    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!

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  25. Movie Matinee

    February 26, 2019, 1:00 PM - 2:30 PM @ Rodessa

    Enjoy a movie and popcorn with us.

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  26. Senior Movie Day

    February 26, 2019, 1:00 PM - 3:00 PM @ Hollywood / Union Avenue Meeting Room

    Seniors will enjoy popcorn while watching the movie "Marshall".

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  27. DIY Chunky Knit Blanket Class

    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.

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  28. Basic Essential Oils Class

    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.

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  29. Movie Night: A Raisin in the Sun - 2008 (Rated PG-13)

    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.

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  30. Folk Art Painting

    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.

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  31. LGBT+ Book Club

    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.

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  32. No-Knead Dinner Roll Class

    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.

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  33. Computer Basics Class

    February 27, 2019, 11:00 AM - 12:00 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.

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  34. Get Fit

    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.

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  35. Adult Advanced Basic Computer Class

    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.

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  36. Build a Cat Castle for your favorite Feline!

    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.

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  37. Fan Favorites Double Feature

    February 27, 2019, 4:00 PM - 8:00 PM @ Main Library Eaves Room

    "City of Angels" & "Memoirs of a Geisha" will be shown.

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  38. Genealogy: Researching Courthouse Records

    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.

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  39. Broadmoor Song Circle

    February 27, 2019, 4:30 PM - 6:30 PM @ Broadmoor Meeting Room

    Join us for an acoustic jam! Everyone is welcome!

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  40. Computer Class: Pinterest

    February 27, 2019, 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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  41. Coffee and Books

    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.

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  42. Gardening with MasterGardner Doug Buchan

    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!

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  43. Harry Potter Escape Room

    February 28, 2019, 4:00 PM - 6:00 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.

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  44. Twisted Stitchers

    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.

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  45. TEDxShreveMemorialLibrary @Broadmoor - Dementia

    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.

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