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Posted on: August 4, 2017

Get ready for the solar eclipse at the library!

Solar Eclipse at SML A solar eclipse will cut across the United States on Monday, August 21, and we are here to get you prepared! Some branches will host viewing parties for the event, while others have free safe viewing glasses available while supplies last. In our area, we...Read more...
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 16, 2017

Homeschool programs come to SML

Homeschool programs

Our Main Branch and Broadmoor Branch will host regular programs for homeschoolers this fall. Broadmoor Branch is starting a Homeschool Book Club for grades 1-12, and Main Branch is starting a National History Day Club for middle and high school students.&...Read more...

Posted on: August 15, 2017

Belcher-Wyche Branch hosts Antiques Show

Antiques Show

Do you have an old treasure that might be valuable? Our Belcher-Wyche Branch invites you to “Bring it to the Library” for an antiques show on Friday, August 25 from 3 p.m. to 5 p.m. Antiques appraisers will look at your items and estim...Read more...

Facebook Event
Posted on: August 17, 2017

TEDxShreveMemorialLibrary to explore creative, inspiring ideas!


We are excited to announce TEDxShreveMemorial Library events happening this fall. Enter a world of ideas as we host sessions dedicated to popular TED talks! Don’t miss these events as we explore how we stay connected and informed in the digital ...Read more...

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
Posted on: July 31, 2017

SML librarian featured in a national publication

Ariel Stewart

West Shreveport Branch Manager Ariel Stewart is featured in a new book titled This Is What a Librarian Looks Like by photographer Kyle Cassidy. Published in May of this year, the book highlights the essential services libraries provide and the many divers...Read more...

This Is What a Librarian Looks Like on HuffPost
Posted on: July 19, 2017

Nominate SML staff for the Adger Public Service Award

Adger Public Service Award

Nominations are now open for the 2017 Adger Public Service Award. The award recognizes a Shreve Memorial Library employee for exceptional public service to senior citizens. Any current full-time or part-time employee of Shreve Memorial Library with at le...Read more...

2017 Adger Public Service Award Nomination Form
Posted on: August 2, 2017

Shreve Memorial Library to close over Labor Day

SML closed for Labor Day All branches of Shreve Memorial Library will be closed on Saturday, September 2 through Monday, September 4 for the Labor Day holiday. Branches will start fall hours on Tuesday, September 5. Enjoy the holiday! While we are closed, you can still access ou...Read more...
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: June 30, 2017

Genealogy Department presents Annual Roadshow this summer

Genealogy Road Show

Want to discover your family’s roots? We’ll help you get started this summer at branches of Shreve Memorial Library. Our Genealogy Department will visit our libraries for free workshops during the annual Genealogy Roadshow throughout t...Read more...

Genealogy Department
Posted on: June 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: 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: April 12, 2017 now available at Shreve Memorial Library

We are very pleased to announce that for Libraries is now offered at all Shreve Memorial Library locations. This resource contains learning activities, lessons, and online books to help children build a strong foundation for academic success....Read more... for Libraries
Posted on: February 7, 2017

Borrow passes to Sci-Port at Shreve Memorial Library!

Sci Port Pass Did you know that you can borrow passes to Sci-Port: Louisiana’s Science Center from the library? You can! The Sci-Port pass is good for up to five people, and it can be borrowed for three days. Shreve Memorial Library has teamed up with Sci-Po...Read more... Sci-Port: Louisiana's Science Center
Posted on: February 6, 2017

Broadmoor Branch to host free financial workshops

Free Financial Workshops Pinnacle Asset Management Group, LLC, will present a series of free financial workshops at our Broadmoor Branch starting in February. The workshops cover topics on financial planning, credit, investing, and retirement. Workshops will be held from 10 a.m....Read more... Facebook Event
Posted on: January 30, 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