Public libraries in Shreveport-Bossier City offer learning, recreation, distance education, internet connections and other resources for users — all for free. In addition, school libraries that support the curriculum and offer internet access and additional resources are in most public and private schools, and academic and special libraries are found in colleges and universities. The Louisiana State Library, www.state.lib.la.us, supports libraries in the state with resources, interlibrary loan and other assistance.
Residents can enjoy and make use of two public library systems in Shreveport-Bossier City. Get information about these systems’ branches, services, hours and events by visiting their websites; both central systems have many branches. For a full list of libraries in Louisiana, visit the Louisiana State Library website.
The following public library systems serve Shreveport-Bossier City.
Bossier Parish Libraries
2206 Beckett St.
Bossier City, LA 71111
Shreve Memorial Library
424 Texas St.
Shreveport, LA 71101