Linebaugh Celebrates Renovations with Open House
2018 was a busy year for the staff at Linebaugh Public Library, and if it's been a while since you've been in the library, things have changed. Carol Ghattas showed off the changed in a recent open house and was featured in several media outlets.
Come in and see the newly expanded children's section, teen study area, and media area area on the first floor. The second floor has new public computers, study space and fiction and non-fiction materials for adults. Through a visit to the library, you'll learn that they have free WiFi, notary service, a driver's license renewal kiosk, fax, copier, and many more services.
Tax Information and Assistance
Form 1040 booklet (form 1040 and Schedules 1-6) and 1040 Instructions (including instructions for Schedules 1-6) are now available at the Linebaugh and Smyrna branches. All other tax forms can be found online at irs.gov.
Volunteer Income Tax Assistance (VITA) is a nationwide program that runs from the end of January through April 15, and is free for individuals and families earning less than $66,000 in 2018. VITA volunteers will be providing assistance for walk-ins at the Patterson Park Community City on Tuesdays, Thursdays, and Fridays from 2 - 8 pm, Saturdays, 9 am - 1 pm, and Sundays from 1 - 5 pm, beginning January 29. Volunteers will be at Smyrna Public Library beginning January 30, on Wednesdays from 4 - 7 pm and Saturdays from 9 am - 1 pm. If you want to fill out your taxes using the free VITA supplied software, you can do so at the Technology Engagement Center (TEC) beginning January 29. *No direct tax preparation help is offered. Call any of our locations for more information.
Winter Reading Program at Smyrna Public Library
If you love curling up with a good book in the winter, you'll want to participate in Smyrna's Winter Reading Program. The program began on Januar 14 and runs through February 23, so it's not too late to join. It's for Adults and teens, ages 14 and up.
*Linebaugh is taking a break with it's Winter Reading Program this year, but we'll start again in 2020!
For more on our upcoming events, see the detailed list below: