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Shreve Memorial Library has a large collection of online services you can access from anywhere with your library card. Below we outline some of the most popular services and provide instructions on using them.

If you have any questions, contact our E-Branch Manager Caleb Sheaffer (318-226-4784) or visit your local branch of Shreve Memorial Library. 

Overdrive

Read e-books and audiobooks and watch streaming video on your computer, smartphone or tablet using Overdrive through the Green Gold Library System.To borrow items, you will need to sign in using your library card and PIN number. You can only borrow five items at one time. E-books and audiobooks can be checked out for a period of two weeks, while video items can be checked out for two days. All items will automatically return at the end of the lending period. 

Click on your type of device for more information:

What is Libby?

Libby is a new app from Overdrive available for iOS devices (iPhones, iPads) and Android devices. You can find more information about Libby here. The app is designed to take you from opening the app to reading e-books or audiobooks in a shorter amount of time.

Flipster

Borrow and read magazines on your computer or digital device using Flipster. You are able to read magazines through the browser on your desktop, laptop, or smartphone. All you need to do is enter your Shreve Memorial Library card number.

Magazines can be borrowed on your phone or tablet using the Flipster app. The app is available for iPads, iPhones, Android phones and tablets, and Kindle Fire HD devices. To download the app, click on your type of device:

If you have questions about using Flipster, click here.

Hoopla

Borrow movies, TV shows, music, audiobooks, e-books, and comics using your Shreve Memorial Library card through Hoopla. To use Hoopla, visit the website and set up an account using your library card and PIN number by clicking here. Once your account is set up, visit the page and log in using your email address and password. 

Each Shreve Memorial Library cardholder can borrow 8 items a month from Hoopla. You can view or listen to items from Hoopla on your desktop, laptop, tablet, or smartphone. Movies and TV shows can be checked out for three days. Music can be checked out for seven days. Audiobooks, e-books, and comics can be checked out for 21 days. All items will return automatically when the lending period is up.

To download the app for your device, click the type of smartphone or tablet:

For questions about using Hoopla, click here. There are also video tutorials available here.

Homework Help, Genealogy, and More Databases

To see a complete list of digital resources available from Shreve Memorial Library and the State Library of Louisiana, visit the State Library Database page. To access this page, you will need your library card number.