With a motto like “Dream. Discover. Do.” it’s no surprise the Shreve Memorial Library has a variety of benefits that let their members learn and explore. The library offers access to amazing digital media services as well as fun events. And the best part of all is that none of these benefits will cost you a thing! Keep reading to learn everything the Shreve Memorial Library has to offer!
Feed your Kids an After-School Snack with the Grub Club!
Do you have ravenous kids ready to eat as soon as school lets out? The Shreve Memorial Library has a snack for you! Each Fall semester, the Shreve Memorial Library partners with the Food Bank of Northwest Louisiana to provide kids a healthy meal after school.
Each school year, food is served for children under 18 each weekday afternoon at the North Caddo, Wallette, Mooringsport, and Higginbotham-Bryson Branches. You can check here to see what time the activities begin each day.
In addition to enriching children’s bodies, this program also enriches their minds. Along with the meal, the library also offers lessons in science, technology, engineering, art, and math. Discussions also include life after school, healthy eating habits, and current events. These events typically begin in August or October and run through the end of the year.
Stream or Download Movies, Music, Audio Books, eBooks, Digital Magazines, and more with your Shreve Memorial Library card!
The Shreve Memorial Library has dedicated quite a few resources to building its digital catalog. Want to bring the library home with you? You can do it thanks to your Shreve Memorial Library card! The library has arrangements with three of the biggest digital media services available: OverDrive, Flipster, and Hoopla.
OverDrive is arguably the largest digital media service available to American libraries. With your library card, you can download eBooks and digital audio books to your PC or mobile device. You can also enjoy streaming video through OverDrive. With your library card, you can check out up to five items at once. Each book can be kept on your account for up to two weeks, while you can keep each video for up to two days. OverDrive even offers an amazing free mobile app called Libby that makes it easy to stream from your mobile device .
You can keep up with new and archived issues of your favorite magazines on Flipster. With Flipster, you can download full-color magazine issues to your PC, laptop, or mobile device. You can even download titles to your device for offline viewing.
Hoopla offers a little bit of everything. You can download audio books, eBooks, and comics onto our device for up to three weeks. You can also stream music, movies, and TV shows for up to three days. You can check out up to 8 titles at any given time. If you’re curious about using Hoopla, you can view tutorials for using it here.
Trace Your Roots with the Resources in the Shreve Memorial Library Genealogy Room!
Want to explore every branch of your family tree? Your Shreve Memorial Library card gets you access to powerful genealogy research tools like Ancestry.com Library Edition. There are several genealogy tools available, but it can take some effort to master them. Thankfully, the library offers one-on-one instruction on each of these tools to library members. You can make a reservation for by calling 318-869-0120 or e-mailing [email protected]
Check out fun, FREE events at the Shreve Memorial Library!
Looking to get out of the house and interact with the community? There are plenty of fun, FREE activities you take part in at the Shreve Memorial Library! Events happen across all branches every day but Sunday. There truly is something for everyone. Adults can polish their speaking skills with lessons from the Toastmasters. Teens can meet up to play video games or build with Legos. And kids have multiple children’s story times available to choose from. You can keep up with everything happening at the Shreve Memorial Library with their online calendar.
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