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Posted on: September 6, 2017

Read ‘Queen Sugar’ and join in this year’s One Book One Parish

One Book One Parish In July, we asked you to vote for this year’s One Book One Parish selection, and the votes are in! You chose Queen Sugar by Natalie Baszile. This October, we will read Queen Sugar and host programs at our libraries for the community-wide read. ...Read more... One Book One Parish Kick-Off Event
Posted on: October 18, 2017

Sci-Port presents “Building Better Brains” at Wallette Branch

Building Better Brains

Sci-Port Discovery Center will present a new outreach program, “Building Better Brains,” at our Wallette Branch beginning Tuesday, October 24. The program will be held Tuesday evenings from 5:30 p.m. to 7:30 p.m. and encourages comple...Read more...

Posted on: October 11, 2017

Friends of SML to hold Pop-Up Book Sale

Friends of SML Pop-Up Book Sale

The Friends of Shreve Memorial Library will hold a Pop-Up Book Sale on Saturday, October 21 from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. at our Broadmoor Branch, 1212 Captain Shreve Dr. Visit the sale and purchase used books, DVDs, and more to help support literacy and library...Read more...

Friends of SML Pop-Up Book Sale
Posted on: October 18, 2017

Celebrate Family History Month with our Genealogy Department

Family History Month

October is Family History Month, a month that gives people a chance to commemorate their family’s rich and deep histories. Our Genealogy Department encourages the public to use library resources throughout the month of October to trace family hi...Read more...

Genealogy Department
Posted on: October 12, 2017

Shreve Memorial Library to participate in Lawyers in Libraries

Lawyers in Libraries

From October 23-28, you will be able to get legal help at your library! Several branches are holding Lawyers in Libraries programs. During these events, you will have a chance to meet with attorneys and get access to legal resources and information.

Lawy...Read more...

Lawyers in Libraries
Posted on: October 6, 2017

Join us for a frightfully fun October at the library!

Halloween at the Library

October means cooler temperatures, changing leaves and Halloween. Shreve Memorial Library’s 21 branches are planning a frightfully fun October with a variety of programs and events all month long. Be sure to visit the library for scary movies, g...Read more...

Posted on: October 11, 2017

Borrow ‘The Hundred Lies of Lizzie Lovett’ and join in the Big Library Read!

Fall 2017 Big Library Read

Want to join in the world’s largest digital book club? You can with your Shreve Memorial Library card. Through Overdrive, you can check out this fall’s Big Library Read selection The Hundred Lies of Lizzie Lovett by Chelsea Sedoti and ...Read more...

Big Library Read
Posted on: October 11, 2017

Main Branch to dedicate Reference Collection to Carlos Colón

Carlos.jpg

On Friday, October 20, the Reference Collection at our Main Branch will be dedicated and named in honor of the late Carlos Colón at 3 p.m. Colón, who passed away in October 2016, was the former head of reference services at the Main ...Read more...

Posted on: September 28, 2017

Take the Read Aloud Challenge this October!

Read Aloud 21 Day Challeng2

At Shreve Memorial Library, we realize the importance of early literacy on a child’s life, and that’s why we are encouraging parents to take part in ReadAloud.org’s 21-day reading challenge! Starting Oct. 2, ReadAloud.org cha...Read more...

Read Aloud - 21 Day Challenge
Posted on: October 5, 2017

Part-time branches to host local history programs with Dr. White

Dr. Cheryl White lecture series

Dr. Cheryl White will visit our part-time branches this fall for a local history lecture series. Learn more about North Louisiana history during "Brother to Brother: Acts of Valor and Stories of Compassion" on Mondays from October 23 until Novem...Read more...

Posted on: May 2, 2017

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 e...Read more...

Register for 1000 Books Before Kindergarten
Posted on: September 28, 2017

StoryCorps Mobile Tour to stop at Broadmoor Branch

StoryCorps Mobile Trailer

We’re excited to be working with Red River Radio to host the StoryCorps Mobile Tour in Shreveport! StoryCorps is a popular organization that records everyday people’s stories. You can sign up and come record your own story from October...Read more...

StoryCorps
Posted on: June 28, 2017

Free online tutorials for digital services now available

Shreve Memorial Library Academy

We are pleased to announce a new, convenient service for patrons and the public. Through the Shreve Memorial Library Academy, patrons are able to access free online tutorials for digital services offered by the library. Powered by the Niche Academy, the ...Read more...

Online Tutorials
Posted on: September 20, 2017

Wallette Branch receives NAACP Award

Wallette Branch receives NAACP Award

We are pleased to announce that our Wallette Branch is the recipient of the NAACP Corporate Sponsor Award for 2017.  The NAACP local chapter president, Lloyd Thompson, gave the award to the branch in recognition of the branch’s help wit...Read more...

Wallette Branch
Posted on: September 19, 2017

Look up free information on Medicare Supplement Insurance at SML

Medicare Supplement Insurance Planner

What does Medicare cover? What doesn’t it cover? Which Medicare Supplement Insurance Plan is right for me? What does it cost? These questions and more can be answered by visiting Shreve Memorial Library and logging on to Financial Ratings Ser...Read more...

Medicare Supplement Insurance Planner
Posted on: September 1, 2017

Find your next great read on NoveList Plus!

NoveList Plus

Have you ever finished a great book and wanted to find more just like it? Or wanted to help your child find just the right book to read? Shreve Memorial Library now offers NoveList Plus, a helpful resource to help readers match up with the books that are ...Read more...

NoveList Plus
Posted on: September 1, 2017

Download the new app Libby to borrow e-books and audiobooks

Meet Libby We’re excited to announce that Overdrive has a new app available that makes it easier than ever to borrow e-books and audiobooks from Shreve Memorial Library. Download the new app Libby and borrow books you love with only a couple of taps. &...Read more... Meet Libby
Posted on: August 18, 2017

Read Around the Year with Shreve Memorial Library!

Read Around the Year

This summer, patrons read 39,869 books during our Summer Reading Program, “Build a Better World.” Now that summer is ending, we encourage you to read throughout the year with programs such as Read Around the Year and 1000 Books Before ...Read more...

Register for Reading Programs
Posted on: August 1, 2017

Make it the best school year yet with Homework Louisiana!

Homework Louisiana As students head back to the classroom, make sure you know about Homework Louisiana — a great free resource available with your library card! Visit Homework Louisiana to get free one-on-one tutoring, whether you are in kindergarten or college. ...Read more... Homework Louisiana