Our Winter Reading Program for kids and teens starts today, January 14, 2020. You can sign up here in the library or from home, then stop by and pick up your packet.
Click here to sign up for Winter Reading Program 2020
We are also starting a new reading program called 1,000 Books Before Kindergarten just for kids ages 0 to pre K. If you have a younger child in that age range, we encourage you to sign up in-library or at home, then stop by and pick up your packet.
Click here to sign up for 1,000 Books Before Kindergarten
Our Winter Reading Program for children and teens starts on January 14. Stay tuned for details!
The Library will be closed on Monday, January 13, 2020 for professional development. We will reopen with normal hours on January 14, 2020.
Carthage Public Library will be closing early at 4pm on December 31, 2019 and will be closed January 1, 2020 for New Year’s Day. We will reopen with normal operating hours on January 2, 2020. Have a great New Year!
Your Carthage Public Library is a toy drop off location for the police department children’s party. We’d love to fill this box before December 12th!
Carthage Library Expansion KOAM interview on October 15, 2019.
Missouri Secretary of State Ashcroft advocated for Missouri Libraries yesterday before the Missouri House Budget Committee. We appreciate the support!
Carthage Public Library will not be providing pre-printed tax forms or assistance this year. The following information is provided as a courtesy:
Federal Tax forms can be found at https://www.irs.gov/forms-instructions
Missouri tax forms can be found at https://dor.mo.gov/forms/
Patrons are welcome to use our internet computers to print tax forms at our standard black & white copy rate of .20 per page. Patrons must pay for everything they print out. It is the patron’s responsibility to find and print the forms they need. Library staff cannot answer tax-related questions or provide assistance other than help with printing.
If you need assistance with taxes, free income tax return preparation & e-file services will be available through Volunteer Income Tax Assistance (VITA) at Fairview Christian Church, 2320 S Grand Ave, Carthage, MO 64836. This is a free service for low to medium income taxpayers, prepared & e-filed by volunteers trained by the IRS. Appointments are necessary. Call Zelma at 417-388-7609 to make an appointment. They will not be able to answer tax questions over the phone.
In the event of inclement weather, events may be rescheduled at a later date.
On Monday, March 4, 2019 at 6:30pm, local author Bill Putnam will join us here at Carthage Public Library to do a book signing and talk about his new book The Steadley Legacy.