"The simplest way to make sure that we raise literate children is to teach them to read, and to show them that reading is a pleasurable activity. And that means, at its simplest, finding books that they enjoy, giving them access to those books, and letting them read them." - Neil Gaiman (via The Guardian)
We're super excited to be attending next week's Bloom Festival 2018 at R.W. Norton Art Gallery! We'll have staff members there sharing stories and teaching you about library resources. We can't wait to celebrate spring with our community! 🌺🌻🌿
Ask SML! We will be posting regular videos to teach you how to use library services. This week, we show you how to get started borrowing e-books and audiobooks with Libby. If you have a question, let us know in the comments.
Like your favorite photos in this album to help a young reader win a Dr. Seuss-themed gift basket! Voting in our Read Here, Read There, Read Everywhere Photo Contest will go from March 15 to March 18. One like = one vote! So get your friends and family to visit the album and vote for your pics. #SMLReadHereReadThere
This Saturday, the Shreveport Juvenile Reentry Assistance Program is hosting an Expungement Clinic & Job Resource Fair at Southern University at Shreveport, LA. This is a good opportunity to meet one on one with an attorney to discuss your criminal history and receive assistance with the expungement process.
Our Genealogy Department is getting in the St. Patrick's Day spirit tomorrow afternoon with a workshop on Irish Genealogy! Join us at the Broadmoor Branch from 3 p.m. to 4 p.m.
We're excited to have Shreveport Metropolitan Ballet (SMB) visiting our Broadmoor Branch to perform excerpts from 'Cinderella'! Join us on Wednesday, March 21 as the ballet performs during this family-friendly event. Call the branch at 318-869-0120 for more information.