AARP volunteers now taking Tax Appointments
AARP volunteers are now accepting appointments for the upcoming income tax season. They will be at the Library on Wednesdays starting February 1st, but you must make an appointment in advance. Please call (734) 453-0750, ext. 229 and leave your name and contact information. A Library volunteer will call you back to set up a time for your appointment.
2016 Income Tax Information
It's January, so that means it must be tax time again!
The following forms are available on the Main Level of the Library:
Federal 1040 form - 1040 form ONLY - waiting for instruction booklet
Federal 1040A form and instruction booklet
Federal 1040EZ form and Instruction booklet
Michigan Tax Booklet with forms and instructions - have not yet arrived.
The government urges taxpayers to file online or visit the Internal Revenue Site - http://www.irs.gov/Forms-&-Pubs to download and print copies of forms and instructions.
You may also request forms and publications via U.S. Mail by ordering online -http://www.irs.gov/uac/Forms-and-Publications-by-U.S.-Mail or by calling 1-800-829-3676.
Michigan's State Tax Site has Forms and Publications online for 2016.
Author Fair - Application to Participate
Seeking Local Authors!
Promote your literary works (fiction and nonfiction, for youth, teen or adult audiences) and meet other local authors and book fans at our annual Author Fair, scheduled for Saturday afternoon, March 11, 2017. An Application to Participate is required.
English Language Learners (ELL) Conversation Group
Mondays, 10 to 11:30 a.m.
Drop-in to our informal and friendly group meetings held every Monday, facilitated by native English speakers from the Library and the Community Literacy Council. Friends of the Library provide refreshments.
No matter what season of the year, it's time to start discovering the museums and other activities around the state of Michigan. Just go online and print off free or discounted passes to over 414 cultural, historical and outdoor venues across the state including Greenmead Historical Park in Livonia, Chippewa Nature Center in Midland , University of Michigan Museum of Natural History, Waterford Historic Village and many others. For more information on the MAP program, and Tickets & More, please visit our Michigan Activity Passes page. For a quick listing of the places included in MAP for 2016, see the new brochures for Lower Mitten, Upper Mitten, and Upper Peninsula activities.
Free Tutorials on Popular Internet Topics
TechBoomers is a free site that offers over 40 short courses on the Internet's hottest websites and topics, from social networks and online marketplaces to information directories and even resources & tools for Internet safety & privacy.
Curious about using Dropbox, Facebook, Skype or Google Docs? This is the perfect place to see step-by-step instructions along with lots of screenshots.
Mouse over Research on the black menu bar at the top of this page and select TechBoomers from the pulldown menu or go to https://techboomers.com to take advantage of this great resourse!
Need to brush up on your computer skills or prepare for college entrance exams? Are you curious about digital photography, planting a vegetable garden or starting your genealogy? Is real estate investing or book publishing a dream you've wanted to pursue? Then take two hours a week and try some Gale Courses (formerlyLearn4Life) classes in these and many other subject areas! The Library now offers over 325 different courses. Take each class entirely over the Internet whenever you want -whether from work, home, school, or elsewhere...24/7, 365 days a year! Courses run for six weeks and new sessions begin monthly. Best of all, they are free to Plymouth residents!
All you need is a computer with Internet access and your valid Plymouth District Library card. Just select the Research tab at the top of this page and use the pull-down menu to see the Gale Courses option. Select that link and create a free account. Use this account to get your free passcode used when you register for a class.
When you use Plymouth District Library's wireless network you have agreed to accept our Internet Use Policy.
Wireless access is provided using a public, unsecured network.