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Posted on: June 10, 2022

Stay Cool at Shreve Memorial Library This Summer

Stay Cool At SML This Summer

Shreve Memorial Library is encouraging the public to stay cool this summer by taking advantage of air-conditioned branches. As temperatures continue to climb, Shreve Memorial Library branches, located conveniently throughout Caddo Parish, are cool places to take a break from the summer heat. With comfortable seating areas, water fountains, and a variety of library programs and services, Shreve Memorial Library encourages patrons to read, relax and rest during hot summer days. In addition, bottled water will be available to patrons at no cost beginning Monday, June 13.

All full-time Shreve Memorial Library branches, with the exception of the Main Branch located in downtown Shreveport, are open Monday through Wednesday 9:00 a.m. to 8:00 p.m. and Thursday through Saturday 9:00 a.m. to 6:00 p.m. These hours apply to the Atkins, Broadmoor, Cedar Grove-Line Avenue, David Raines, Hamilton/South Caddo, Hollywood/Union Avenue, Mooretown, North Caddo, North Shreveport, Wallette and West Shreveport Branches. The Main Branch, located in downtown Shreveport, is open Monday through Friday 9:00 a.m. to 6:00 p.m.

Part-time library branches throughout Caddo Parish are open as follows:

  • Belcher-Wyche Branch, 409 Charles Street, Belcher
    Tues. 1:00 p.m. – 7:00 p.m., Thurs. 3:00 p.m. – 6:00 p.m., and Fri. 10:00 a.m. – 5:00 p.m.
  • Blanchard Branch, 344 Alexander Street, Blanchard
    Mon./Wed. 11:30 a.m. – 5:00 p.m., Tues./Thurs. 11:30 a.m. – 6:00 p.m., and Fri. 11:30 a.m. – 4:30 p.m.
  • Gilliam Branch, 12797 Main Street, Gilliam
    Mon./Thurs. 12:00 p.m. – 5:00 p.m. and Tues. 11:00 a.m. – 5:00 p.m.
  • Higginbotham-Bryson Branch, 9359 Greenwood Road, Greenwood
    Mon. 9:00 a.m. – 2:00 p.m., Tues. – Thurs. 1:00 p.m. – 6:00 p.m., and Fri. 9:00 a.m. – 1:00 p.m.
  • Hosston Branch, 15478 US Hwy 71, Hosston
    Mon., Wed., Fri. 10:00 a.m. – 5:00 p.m.
  • Means Branch, 7016 E. Magnolia Lane, Ida
    Tues., Wed., Fri. 12:00 p.m. – 5:00 p.m.
  • Oil City Branch, 102 Allen Street, Oil City
    Mon., Tues., Thurs. 11:00 a.m. – 6:00 p.m.
  • Rodessa Branch, 10093 Main Street, Rodessa
    Mon. – Thurs. 11:00 a.m. – 5:00 p.m.

All Shreve Memorial Library branches are closed on Sundays.

Shreve Memorial Library branches are open for all library needs including browsing and material checkouts, printing and faxing services, computer use and free Wi-Fi, reference and Readers’ Advisory, curbside delivery, and a variety of library programs. Study rooms are also open to those needing a quiet place to work.

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