Missouri Secretary of State Ashcroft advocated for Missouri Libraries yesterday before the Missouri House Budget Committee. We appreciate the support!
BJ McCauley author of To a New Mom From a Used One will be presenting a book talk and signing at the monthly book club meeting February 28 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.
Online streaming services and filmmakers have made some great adaptations lately. Check out where they began in our “I didn’t know that was a book!” display upstairs.
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.
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.
The Library will close early at 5 pm on Monday, December 3, 2018 for the Carthage Christmas Parade.
The Library will be closed on Thursday, December 20, 2018 for staff professional development.
We will be closed on Monday, December 24, 2018 through Wednesday, December 26, 2018 for Christmas.
We will also be closing early at 4 pm on Monday, December 31 and remain closed on Tuesday, January 1 for New Year’s Day.