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AARP Tax-Aide Offers Free Tax Assistance

Beginning Friday, February 1, 2013, volunteers with AARP Tax-Aide will be offering free tax assistance Mondays and Fridays, 10 a.m. – 2 p.m.  Please bring the following with you when you come:


* copy of last year’s income tax return(s);
* W-2 forms from each employer;
*unemployment compensation statements;
*SSA-1099 form if you were paid Social Security benefits;
*all 1099 forms showing interest and/or dividends and documentation showing original purchase price of sold assets;
*1099-misc. showing any miscellaneous income;
*1099-R form if you received a pension or annuity;
*all forms indicating federal income tax paid;
*dependent care provider information (name, employer, ID, Social Security number);
*all receipts or canceled checks if itemizing deductions;
*Social Security cards or other official documentation for yourself and all dependents


 

Computer Classes for February 2013

The following computer classes will be offered in February:
*Internet Basics III – presented on February 4th, 3:00 - 4:30 p.m.  
 Internet Security- presented on February 6th, 3:00 - 4:30 p.m. 
 E-mail Basics I – presented on February 25th, 3:00 – 4:30 p.m.
 E-mail Basics II – presented on February 27th, 3:00 – 4:40 p.m.

*You must have taken Internet Basics I and II.
To register for classes you may either stop by the reference desk or phone the library at 281-484-2036 and one of the librarians will sign you up for the classes.

Computer Classes

The following computer classes will be offered in December and January:

*MS PowerPoint III - presented on December 31, 3:00 - 4:30 pm.

*MS PowerPoint IV - presented on January 2, 3:00 - 4:30 pm.

Computer Basics - presented on January 14, 3:00 - 4:30 pm.

Typing tutorial - presented on January 16, 3:00 - 4:30 pm.

Internet Basics I - presented on January 28, 3:00 - 4:30 pm.

Internet Basics II - presented on January 30, 3:00 - 4:30 pm.

To register for classes you may either stop by the reference desk or phone the library at 281-484-2036 and one of the librarians will sign you up for the classes.

*These classes are not for beginners.  You must have attended MS PowerPoint I and II to attend these classes.

 

Computer Classes for December

The following computer classes will be offered in December:
MS PowerPoint I – presented on December 10th, 3:00 - 4:30 p.m.  
MS PowerPoint II - presented on December 12th, 3:00 - 4:30 p.m. 
 

These are not classes for beginners.  Some basic computer knowledge is required.

To register for classes you may either stop by the reference desk or phone the library at 281-484-2036 and one of the librarians will sign you up for the classes.

Computer Classes for November

The following computer classes will be offered in November:
*MS Excel I – presented on November 5th, 3:00 - 4:30 p.m.  
*MS Excel II - presented on November 7th, 3:00 - 4:30 p.m. 
*MS Excel III – presented on November 19th, 3:00 – 4:30 p.m.
*MS Excel IV – presented on November 22nd, 3:00 – 4:40 p.m.

*Your library has now upgraded to this new version of MS Excel and here are the first classes.  This is a four-day class.  You must attend Part I in order to register for Part II, III, IV respectively.
To register for classes you may either stop by the reference desk or phone the library at 281-484-2036 and one of the librarians will sign you up for the classes.

Computer Classes for October

The following computer classes will be offered in October:

*MS Word I - presented on 10/08/12 - 3:00 p.m. - 4:30 p.m.

*MS Word II - presented on 10/10/12 - 3:00 p.m. - 4:30 p.m.

*MS Word III - presented on 10/22/12 - 3:00 p.m. - 4:30 p.m.

*MS Word IV - presented on 10/24/12 - 3:00 p.m. - 4:30 p.m.

You must attend Part I in order to register for Part II, III, IV respectively.

Ask at the reference desk or call the library at 281-484-2036 for registration details.  Class size is limited to 8 students, so please sign-up as soon as possible.

*These are not classes for beginners.  Some basic computer knowledge is required.

 

Book "Bag" Sale!

The Friends of the Parker Williams Branch Library will be having a book sale on Saturday, September 29th, from 10:00 a.m. – 3:00 p.m. This will be a book “bag” sale. Come and fill up a plastic bag with books for just $3.00, or fill up a paper bag with books for just $6.00. There will be hundreds of paperbacks and hardbacks to choose from. Bags will be furnished by the Friends.
Other items for sale include CD’s, DVD’s, cassettes, and VHS.
 

Winner of Parker Williams Adult Summer Reading Drawing

 

 

 

Congratulations to Velia Tudon, winner of a $30.00 Amazon gift card at the Parker Williams Branch. Ms. Tudon’s name was chosen randomly in the Adult Summer Reading prize drawing.  “Since I’m a recent retiree this was my first time to join and I was excited to finally have the time to do this.  I’m looking forward to next summer.”  When asked about her plans for the gift card, Ms. Tudon said she will be applying the funds toward the purchase of a Kindle Fire.  

Computer Classes for September

The following computer classes will be offered in September.
 

Internet Security I and II - September 10th and 12th, 3:00 p.m. - 4:30 p.m.  Come to your library and learn about online safety as well as some tips and tricks to keep your PC/Laptop running smoothly and virus-free.
You may bring your laptop and try some of the suggestions on your own system.

E-mail Basic I and II - September 24th and 26th, 3:00 - 4:30 p.m.  Come to your library and learn all about email. We'll show you how to get an account, use it, attach files, create contacts, etc.
**Some computer and internet basic skills required**


Please call or visit the library to register
 

Computer Class Schedule for August

The following computer classes will be offered in August.
 

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