Register now for the KIDLIT Book Club... enjoy discussion, crafts, puzzles, games and snacks for the book “Dodger and Me” .   The club is limited to 15 children (3rd – 5th grade) and will meet at 1:00 pm on Mondays, February 7th and 21st  in the Children’s Department.  

Stop by the Children’s Reference desk to register or call 832-559-4235.

*book selection is available for checkout when registering

Tax Forms Update

Tax forms are trickling in every day now. We have high hopes that by the end of the month our shelves will be full. We now have the basic forms for 1040, 1040A, and 1040 EZ, Publication 17, and a few Schedules to get you started.

The AARP Tax Aide will begin again on Wednesday, February 2.  Every year volunteers from the American Association of Retired Persons help the elderly and low income earners file their tax returns. They will be here in our first floor meeting room, L129 Mondays (noon-4:00), Wednesdays (10:00-2:00), and Saturdays 11:00-3:00).


...learn about the art of Shadow Puppetry and create a bird puppet at Art Explorers on Monday, January 24th at 1:00 pm and Tuesday, January 25th at 4:30 pm.
Registration is required and limited to 20 children per session (grades 2nd - 6th). Stop by the Children’s Reference Desk or call 832-559-4235.

ESL Tutor Training

ESL tutoringThe library is offering a training class for volunteers interested in tutoring immigrants in English on Saturday, January 22 from 9am to 3pm. No experience is needed and it is not necessary to speak another language. We need volunteers who are fluent in English and would be willing to share a few hours a week to help someone learn or improve their English.

For more information or to register please call 832-559-4200.


Flickr CC: Matching tutors with learners Photo by: Newton Free Library

Tax Forms Update

New arrivals as of Monday, January 10:       

Form 1040, Form and Instructions for 1040 EZ; Schedule D-1 Continuation Sheet; Schedule M Making Work Pay & Gov't Retiree Credits; Form 3903 Moving Expenses;  Form & Instructions for 8283 Non-Cash Charitable Contribution; Form 8606 Non deductible IRA's;  Form 8812 Additional Child Tax Credit.  

Also here: Publication 17 Your Federal Income Tax, W-2, W-3, W-4, 1096, and 1099 Miscellaneous forms.