Library Mission Statement:
The mission of the Barton Library is to provide: customer service that exceeds expectations; information in a variety of formats that educates, inspires, and entertains; and a welcoming environment for lifelong learning linking this community to the world.
ASTRONOMY FOR EVERYONE
Join Barton Public Library for an evening entitled ASTRONOMY FOR EVERYONE: THE SIZE AND SCALE OF THE UNIVERSE on Tuesday, April 21st at 7pm at the South Arkansas Arts Center. Astrophysicist Kevin Manning will present pictures of the far universe and tantalize your eyes with photos of the planets and stars. Telescope viewing of the skies to follow, weather permitting. This event is free, open to the public and of interest to persons ages 8 and up. For more information contact Laura Cleveland at 870.863.5447.
Registration for the Summer Reading Club will begin June 8th and 9th.
TAX FORM INFORMATION
The Library will have a limited supply of 1040, 1040A and 1040EZ forms ONLY ( no supplements will be available).
The IRS has stated that they will not be sending any instruction books for the public for fiscal 2014. This is due to having their funds cut December 9, 2014 by the 2015 Omnibus Appropriations Bill passed by the U.S. Congress.
Barton Library has the 1040 - 1040A - 1040EZ Federal Forms and the Arkansas State Form
The options for other forms or supplements are:
1. E-File from home or from a library computer. (http://www.irs.gov/Filing/E-File-Options)
2. Print forms or supplements you need from home or from the library for 10 cents a page. (http://www.irs.gov/Forms-&-Pubs)
3. Request the IRS to mail you paper copies of the forms and supplements you may need. (http://www.irs.gov/uac/Forms-anbd-Publications-by-U.S.-Mail)
NATIONAL LIBRARY WEEK
APRIL 12-18, 2015
National Library Week (April 12 - 18, 2015) is a time to celebrate the contributions of our nation's libraries and library workers and to promote library use and support. From free access to books and online resources for families to library business centers that help support entrepreneurship and retraining, libraries offer opportunity to all. This year's theme is "Unlimited Possibilities @ your library."