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Learn About Serpent Mound at West Union Library

Serpent Mound in Adams County OhioCome learn about the history of Adams County’s Great Serpent Mound, at the West Union Library on Thursday, February 28, at 10:30 am.

Richard Barnhouse will present an informational program about the Great Serpent Mound and the early Adena culture. Come see original artifacts and re-created objects from Adams County’s fascinating past.

For more information, call the West Union Library at 937-544-2591.

West Union - Serpent Mound

Everyone is invited to come learn about the history of Adams County’s Great Serpent Mound, at the West Union Library on Thursday, February 28, at 10:30 am. Richard Barnhouse will present an informational program about the Great Serpent Mound and the early Adena culture. Come see original artifacts and re-created objects from Adams County’s fascinating past.

Date: 
Thursday, February 28, 2013 - 10:30am - 11:30am

Explore Ohio Information Online

Explore OhioAll during February, the Adams County Public Library is celebrating “I Love Ohio” month. Find facts, current information, and history about the Buckeye State by visiting Explore Ohio, a website listing links to statewide information. Explore Ohio offers an easy-to-browse directory of links to information about Ohio businesses, culture, arts, history, government, attractions, and much more. Whether you’re looking for a county BMV, local history, a fun place to visit, or state facts for homework, Explore Ohio can help you find the answer. To discover local information, browse the site by individual counties. Explore Ohio for yourself, and discover all the Buckeye state has to offer.

Free Tax Preparation Services

Several agencies around Adams County are offering free tax preparation services for individuals who qualify. ABCAP, the Adams County Homeless Shelter, and the West Union Senior Citizens Center will all host a qualified tax professional, who will provide free tax preparation assistance at sites throughout Adams County. Appointments for tax preparation assistance must be scheduled in advance. Find out if you qualify!

Who: Adams County Senior Citizens will sponsor an A.A.R.P. tax aide
Where: Senior Citizens building in West Union (the old Adams County hospital)
When: Fridays, February 8 – March 29, from 9:30 am – 2:30 pm. Call 937-544-3979 for an appointment.
Do I qualify?

- Individual tax returns will be prepared for free
- No farm or rental  income, or self-employment income deductions of over $5000
- No Schedule C losses greater than $10,000
- Returns can be e-filed, and tax refunds can be expected within 3-7 days

Who: Adams County Homeless Shelter, through the Ohio Benefit Bank
Where: Adams County Homeless Shelter
When: Weekdays February 1 through April 15. Call 937-544-8164 for an appointment.
Do I qualify?

- Individual tax returns will be prepared for free
- Must have less than $64,000 income
- No farm or rental income
- No Schedule C losses greater than $10,000

Who: Adams-Brown Community Action Agency (ABCAP)
Where: West Union, Georgetown, Winchester locations
When: Weekdays starting January 17, from 8:15 am – 4:30 pm. Call ABCAP at 800-553-7393
                ext. 221 for an appointment.
Do I qualify?

- Individual tax returns prepared for free
- Must have less than $60,000 income
- No farm or rental income
- No schedule C losses greater than $10,000

Federal and state tax forms can be picked up at the Adams County Public Library, and blank copies of any federal form can be printed by visiting http://www.irs.gov.

Want help filing your own taxes online? The Ohio Benefit Bank website offers free, step-by-step filing assistance for those who qualify.

Take Your Child to the Library Day

Have you visited the library with your children lately? This Saturday, February 2, is Take Your Child to the Library Day!

Date: 
Saturday, February 2, 2013 (All day)

Saturday is Take Your Child to the Library Day

Take your child to the library on Saturday, February 2Have you visited the library with your children lately? This Saturday, February 2, is Take Your Child to the Library Day!

Parents and grandparents are invited to bring a child to the library, and help them discover the magic of reading. The library offers a world of books for children of all ages, as well as computers, movies, magazines, toys and activities, special events, and so much more.

Say hello to a library worker; they will be glad to help you find something your child is interested in. From sports to science, LEGOs to princesses, the library can bring your child access to a world of information and ideas. If your child can write their name, they are old enough to sign up for their own library card! A child’s parent or guardian should also be present, to sign the parental permission. Come help your child discover the library for themselves, and open the door to lifelong learning.

All Adams County Public Libraries will be open from 10:00 am - 5:00 pm on Saturday.

West Union - Computer Class

Free, introductory computer classes will be offered at the West Union Library on Monday and Wednesday evening, February 18 and 20, from 5:30 to 8:30 pm. If you’d like help learning basic computer and Internet skills, sign up to participate in these two-evening classes, and learn to interact with computers and find information on the Internet.

Date: 
Wednesday, February 20, 2013 - 5:30pm - 8:30pm

West Union - Computer Class

Free, introductory computer classes will be offered at the West Union Library on Monday and Wednesday evening, February 18 and 20, from 5:30 to 8:30 pm. If you’d like help learning basic computer and Internet skills, sign up to participate in these two-evening classes, and learn to interact with computers and find information on the Internet.

Date: 
Monday, February 18, 2013 - 5:30pm - 8:30pm

West Union - Computer Class

Free, introductory computer classes will be offered at the West Union Library on Monday and Wednesday evening, February 4 and 6, from 5:30 to 8:30 pm. If you’d like help learning basic computer and Internet skills, sign up to participate in these two-evening classes, and learn to interact with computers and find information on the Internet.

Date: 
Wednesday, February 6, 2013 - 5:30pm - 8:30pm

West Union - Computer Class

Free, introductory computer classes will be offered at the West Union Library on Monday and Wednesday evening, February 4 and 6, from 5:30 to 8:30 pm. If you’d like help learning basic computer and Internet skills, sign up to participate in these two-evening classes, and learn to interact with computers and find information on the Internet.

Date: 
Monday, February 4, 2013 - 5:30pm - 8:30pm
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