Rescheduled! BJ McCauley, author of “To a New Mom From a Used One”. will be presenting an author talk and signing at the monthly book club meeting May 30 from 1 to 3 pm here at Carthage Public Library. This community event is made possible by the book club and is open to the public.
Thanks to our friends at the Carthage Public Library Development Foundation, we’re having a Fun Walk on May 4, 2019 at the Fair Acres Complex to support our Summer Reading Program! You can sign up online on the Development Foundation’s page at
We can also take your form and entry fee here at the library. We have forms in English and Spanish at the front desk.
We appreciate your support in this fundraising effort! Come by and do a few fun “orbits!” We’ll have several stations with refreshments along the course.
Here’s the details from the Development Foundation’s page:
When: May 4, Walk begins at 10:00 am (Orbit 1, 2 or 3 miles)
Where: Fair Acres Sports Complex
Why: To provide funds for the Library Summer Reading Program
What Time: Registration starts at 9:00 am
Look for the Tent between the ball fields and the “Y”
Entry Fee: $5.00 per child, $10.00 per adult or $20.00 per family.
Online Registration is open at http://www.carthagelibraryfoundation.org/fun-walk-registra…/
You can register online and pay or payment can also be made day of walk.
Registration forms are also available at the Library’s front desk.
ALL CHILDREN UNDER THE AGE OF 16 MUST BE ACCOMPANIED BY AN ADULT
Rain Date: Afternoon of May 5th
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.