Rodman Library has been a part of the IRS Library Program for many years, providing federal tax forms to the public at our main and branch library locations.
This year we received notification from the IRS that stated, “As you may be aware, IRS appropriations were significantly cut in the 2015 Omnibus Appropriations bill recently passed by Congress. Unfortunately this puts us in a position where we have very few options. We want to honor our commitment to you by providing some key products, but we cannot deliver nearly what we have in the past.”
“Snow Many Books”. Renew yourself with a good read and be entered into a prize drawing. Rodman Public Library is starting its Winter Reading Program for adults that will run from Monday, January 5, through Saturday, February 28. For each book read, the reader will be entered into a weekly prize drawing for a Friends of the Library tote. Need more incentive?
Rodman Library continues its computer classes which will run through March. Classes in February will be held Feb. 7, 9, and 11; then again on Feb. 17, 18, 21 and 24. Hands-on classes are limited to nine (9) persons and a maximum of two (2) alternates. All classes start at 10 a.m., except where noted at 1:00 and 6:30 p.m., and last about one hour. Registration is required and accepted by telephone or in person beginning the Monday of the week prior to the class. Call 330-821-2665 to register.
Rodman Library is now offering enhanced Zinio services to provide ease and more enjoyment for patrons. They include the following:
• Improved Magazine Access - A simplified “checkout now” icon has been added for immediate checkout of an issue.
• Magazines are Now Searchable by Language - A new language filter has been added for simple searching of magazines by language.
On January 5, Rodman Library will offer new, interactive, instructor led courses that can be taken entirely online. It’s through a program called Gale Courses that supports lifelong learning and continuing education. This program is free, with unlimited usage to library patrons, and can be found as a link on the library’s career page at www.rodmanlibrary.com/career_testing.
The United Way of Greater Stark County can file your taxes for free. The VITA program offers free tax assistance to people who make $65,000 or less. Anyone may schedule their own tax appointment online by going to www.uwstark.org and clicking on the “Pink Pig.” Married, filing jointly for incomes between $65,001 and $95,000 may file their own taxes by going to www.uwstark.org and clicking on the “Pink Pig.”