VITA (Volunteer Income Tax Assistance) volunteers will be at the Oregon Library on January 12 from 1 - 4 pm, January 19 from 12 - 4:30 pm & January 21 from 9 am -1 pm to set up future appointments for free basic tax return filing.
Appointments will be be January 26 - through April 6, 2017, Thursdays 12:00 - 5:00 pm and alternating Saturdays from 9:00 - 1:00 pm.
The VITA program is a cooperative effort by the Internal Revenue Service (IRS) and many individual states, including Wisconsin. Volunteers trained by the IRS and the Wisconsin Department of Revenue (DOR) prepare basic income tax returns for free. Offering free electronic filing.
REQUIRED by the IRS: Physical social security cards for you, your spouse (if a joint return is filed) and all dependents are required to use the VITA tax filing service. If you can't find yours, access information about getting a replacement before scheduling a tax filing appointment. You must fill out a form and either take it to the Madison Social Security office or mail it there so that you'll have it in time for your appointment.
For more information or to see if you qualify click here.
Free Ebooks for tablets, smartphones and ereaders
January 20, 2 pm -- Library register
January 24, 2 pm -- Oregon Area Senior Center register
Learn how to check out free library ebooks and audio books for your device using Overdrive or the Overdrive App.
There are no fines with using Overdrive, as materials are automatically checked back in when due.
Bring your fully charged device, library card and your email address. Ipad and apple users please also bring your Apple ID.
Sign up for your FREE class by emailing firstname.lastname@example.org or calling 835-3656.
Monday, February 6, 2017 - 6:00pm
Oregon Area Senior Center, 219 Park St, Oregon, WI
What stories led to the creation of Fiddler on the Roof? Learn how these tales came to life on the Broadway stage as singers and a pianist will perform songs from the show to illustrate the different stories from the musical.
This free, family-friendly program is produced by Four Seasons Theatre as an outreach component of its 2016–2017 season and draws on the work of Alisa Solomon, author of Wonder of Wonders: A Cultural History of Fiddler on the Roof. For those in the audience who like to sing, there will be an opportunity to join the performers in singing a familiar Fiddler tune.
This program is produced with support from Beyond the Page, the National Endowment for the Humanities and the Madison Community Foundation.
January 16th - February 25th
Escape the cold temps with a book or library activity!
Earn a chance to win the Grand Prize for your program! Entry slips and activity sheets for each program will be available starting January 16th at the Library and online.
Grand Prizes for Each Program
Read-to-Me: Musical Instruments Set Print off Activity Sheet and Entries
Children: Ride to School on a Fire Truck Activity Sheet and Entries
Teen: $50 Gift Card of Your Choice Activity Sheet and Entries
Adults: One of Two Prizes - a Kindle Fire or Tastefully Simple Gift basket Entries
An online language-learning system for help learning languages like Spanish, French, Japanese, Brazilian Portuguese, German, Mandarin Chinese, Greek, Italian and Russian and more.
Create a Login to keep track of your learning progress. (connect through your home library)
Use their App once you have created a login to learn on the go.
Questions, please see Information Desk staff.