Saturday, March 3, 2018

You eat local, you shop at local stores - but do you read local? Introducing a new series at the Plaza Library! Join us for a visit from a local author.
Hear about their work and have a chance to meet and mingle!

Saturday, MARCH 3rd: Carmen Edwards Garnett I'm Coming Out

Saturday, March 3, 2018
1:00 pm
Audience: 
Adults
Activity Type: 
Books

Stop by the Bluford Library every Saturday for a variety of board games, card games, and strategy and adventure games. Look through our board game collection, and suggest new games for us to get! Staff will be on hand to help you learn the rules and organize matches.

Saturday, January 20, 2018
2:00 pm
Audience: 
Teens
Activity Type: 
Other
Representatives from Volunteer Income Tax Assistance (VITA) will be on hand to assist with your federal and state (MO and KS) income tax returns.

Walk-ins only. The first to arrive will fill the available slots for the day at each location.
Mondays starting at 10:00 a.m.
*Library Closed President's Day, February 19
Tuesdays starting at 12:00 p.m.
Wednesdays starting at 10:00 a.m.
Thursdays starting at 10:00 a.m.
Saturdays starting at 10:00 a.m.


This service is available to individuals making $60,000 per year or less.

Library staff are NOT tax experts.  All questions are to go through the IRS at 1-800-829-1040.

Before visiting a VITA volunteer, see Publication 3676-B for a list of services provided and check out the IRS What to Bring page to ensure you have all the required documents and information the volunteers will need to help you.

Please bring the following items:
  • Proof of identification (photo ID)
  • Social Security cards or an Individual Taxpayer Identification Number (ITIN) assignment letter for you, your spouse and dependents (Proof of foreign status, if applying for an ITIN)
  • Birth dates for you, your spouse and dependents
  • Wage and earning statements (Form W-2, W-2G, 1099-R,1099-Misc) from all employers
  • Interest and dividend statements from banks (Forms 1099)
  • All 1095 Forms, Health Insurance Statements Health Insurance Exemption Certificate, if received
  • A copy of last year’s federal and state returns, if available
  • Direct deposit and/or banking information
  • Proof of daycare expenses with provider name, address and ID number
  • Copies of income transcripts from IRS and state, if applicable

To file taxes electronically on a married-filing-joint tax return, both spouses must be present to sign the required forms.
Monday, January 29, 2018
10:00 am to 4:00 pm

Representatives from Volunteer Income Tax Assistance (VITA) will be on hand to assist with your federal and state (MO and KS) income tax returns.

Walk-ins only. The first to arrive will fill the available slots for the day at each location.

Mondays and Saturdays starting at 10:00 a.m.
Vault Level Multi-Purpose Room

*NOTE: On Saturday, March 3, this will take place in 3rd Floor Meeting Room 310.

 

This service is available to individuals making $60,000 per year or less.

Library staff are NOT tax experts.  All questions are to go through the IRS at 1-800-829-1040.

Before visiting a VITA volunteer, see Publication 3676-B for a list of services provided and check out the IRS What to Bring page to ensure you have all the required documents and information the volunteers will need to help you.

Please bring the following items:
  • Proof of identification (photo ID)
  • Social Security cards or an Individual Taxpayer Identification Number (ITIN) assignment letter for you, your spouse and dependents (Proof of foreign status, if applying for an ITIN)
  • Birth dates for you, your spouse and dependents
  • Wage and earning statements (Form W-2, W-2G, 1099-R,1099-Misc) from all employers
  • Interest and dividend statements from banks (Forms 1099)
  • All 1095 Forms, Health Insurance Statements Health Insurance Exemption Certificate, if received
  • A copy of last year’s federal and state returns, if available
  • Direct deposit and/or banking information
  • Proof of daycare expenses with provider name, address and ID number
  • Copies of income transcripts from IRS and state, if applicable

To file taxes electronically on a married-filing-joint tax return, both spouses must be present to sign the required forms.

Monday, January 29, 2018
10:00 am to 4:00 pm

Did you get a new laptop, tablet, or phone and you don’t know how to use it? Do you want to learn how to download Library books on your device or use Library databases on your device? Bring it to the Library and we will do our best to help you learn all that and more.

Saturday, February 3, 2018
10:00 am to 12:00 pm

Nervous about your Naturalization Interview?

Get FREE help on Saturdays from 12-2 p.m. at Plaza.

Drop-in, no appointment necessary.

Volunteers now available to help you practice:
• Speaking English (eligibility interview based on N-400 form)
• Reading English (correctly read one out of three Naturalization Test sentences)
• Writing English (correctly write one out of three Naturalization Test sentences)
• 100 Civics Questions (correctly answer six out of ten randomly chosen USCIS questions)
• And so much more!

Saturday, February 17, 2018
12:00 pm to 2:00 pm

Get your heart pumping with line dancing and instruction and fun led by the Stepp-Tacular Steppers!

Saturday, March 3, 2018
1:30 pm to 2:30 pm

Nervous about your Naturalization Interview?

Get FREE help on Saturdays from 2-4 p.m. at Plaza.

Drop-in, no appointment necessary.

Volunteers now available to help you practice:
• Speaking English (eligibility interview based on N-400 form)
• Reading English (correctly read one out of three Naturalization Test sentences)
• Writing English (correctly write one out of three Naturalization Test sentences)
• 100 Civics Questions (correctly answer six out of ten randomly chosen USCIS questions)
• And so much more!

Saturday, January 27, 2018
2:00 pm to 4:00 pm
Movies That Mean Business Film Series
The Library this month screens five of the best documentaries on entrepreneurship, ranging from a profile of the great Steve Jobs to the anonymous session musicians who became the backbone of Motown’s music industry success. Each offers an entertaining storyline as well as valuable insight into business success.
Saturday, March 3, 2018
1:30 pm
Film Rating: 
PG-13 — Parents Strongly Cautioned