AARP Tax help at the Library

AARP Foundation Tax-Aide offers free, individualized tax preparation for low- to moderate-income taxpayers – especially those 50 and older – at nearly 5,000 locations nationwide.  We are one of those locations! Tax help is offered every Monday morning beginning on February 5 until April 9. tax-aide_logo_09072016-1503497262-914

If you meet the criteria above and you’re interested in some help, call the library at 434-3036 to sign up for your session.  Space is limited.

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MLK Day: Library Closed and Local Events

Please note that the library will be closed on Monday, January 15 in observance of Martin Luther King Jr. Day.

Consider attending one of the many events in Vermont on and around January 15 to celebrate MLK Day. Learn more about some of the programs via the links below.

Link to MLK Day events in Burlington, including a family-friendly celebration (and free admission!) at ECHO, Leahy Center for Lake Champlain.

Link to the University of Vermont’s MLK Celebration, Education & Learning Series 2018.

Link to Vermont Historical Society’s MKL program at the Vermont History Center in Barre.

 

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Thanks for Your Support

Raffle drawingThank you to everyone who purchased a raffle ticket for one of our big holiday book baskets. The five lucky winners were drawn and notified on Monday, but hopefully everyone considers themselves a winner as proceeds will be used in support of library programs in 2018.

Congratulations to basket winners:
Martha Nye
Betty Phillips
Brandy LaBelle
Kaitlin Ford
Diane Gallagher
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December Display

Marilyn Cochran Brown has shared special woodcuts made by Japanese school children in the 1970’s. The woodcuts depict winter athletes including Barbara Cochran, 1972 Olympic gold medalist. They were given to the Cochran family by the Japanese Olympic organizing committee. Several of the pieces were on display at the American Embassy in Japan for 6 months in 2016.

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