SML to host seminars on domestic violence & fraud prevention

Shreve Memorial Library Cedar Grove-Line Avenue Branch has partnered with community organizations to host seminars of public interest, covering topics of domestic violence and fraud prevention. On Monday, December 5, the Shreveport Bar Foundation will present a seminar on domestic violence and protective orders, and on Tuesday, December 6, AARP will host a fraud prevention workshop at the Cedar Grove-Line Avenue Branch, located at 8303 Line Avenue. Both programs are free and open to the public. Registration is not required.

Attorney Mary Winchell will lead the seminar on domestic violence and protective orders. The program will examine legal issues surrounding domestic violence, particularly as they pertain to protective orders. Winchell is a practicing attorney with over 30 years of experience. The program is being presented by the Shreveport Bar Foundation and will begin at 6:00 p.m. on Monday, December 5.

Representatives from AARP will share information about the AARP Fraud Watch Network, which provides resources and tools to help consumers spot and avoid identity theft and fraud. The workshop, scheduled for 10:30 a.m. on Tuesday, December 6, will teach participants how to take a few practical steps to fight against fraud, inform them of the latest data on fraud trends, and provide tips and resources to protect themselves and their families from identity fraud.

Both programs will take place at the Cedar Grove-Line Avenue Branch and are free and open to the public.

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Shreve Memorial Library transforms Caddo Parish lives with resources, services and support to create a better world. Focusing on service priority areas of creating and maintaining young readers, stimulating imagination, providing lifelong learning, information fluency, and ready references, and informing citizens, Shreve Memorial Library’s 21-branch system is maintained by a parish-wide property tax millage to support the informational, educational and recreational needs of its constituents.