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Free Tax Preparation

Free tax preparation for individuals and families who qualify for the Volunteer Income Tax Assistance (VITA) program. This service is by appointment. Call 877-220-7627 to make an appointment.

In partnership with Livingston Taxes, Gail Borden's Main Library is a Volunteer Income Tax Assistance (VITA) location. VITA provides free tax help to people who generally make $60,000 or less, persons with disabilities, limited English speaking taxpayers, and seniors who need assistance in preparing their own tax returns. Visit Benefits.gov and GBPL's Tax Information webpage for more information.

 

Hours for this service will be:

  • Thursdays from 4 pm to 8 pm
  • Saturdays from 9 am to 1 pm

Service will generally be available in both English and Spanish.

Please contact Free For You services at (877) 220-7627 with tax questions and to schedule an appointment.

For other VITA service questions, contact the Information Services Desk at (847) 429-4680.

AGE GROUP: | Adults |

EVENT TYPE: | Business & Finance | Activity |

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Main Library

Phone: 847-742-2411

Hours

Today's hours

We're open 9:00AM to 9:00PM

Mon, May 20 9:00AM to 9:00PM
Tue, May 21 9:00AM to 9:00PM
Wed, May 22 9:00AM to 9:00PM
Thu, May 23 9:00AM to 9:00PM
Fri, May 24 9:00AM to 6:00PM
Sat, May 25 9:00AM to 6:00PM
Sun, May 26 12:00PM to 5:00PM

Upcoming Events

Thu, May 23, All day
Main Library
In honor of our library's 150th anniversary, new and soon-to-be caregivers are invited to a challenge. Read 150 books (only 5 per day!) with your baby or baby-to-be all month long and receive a prize!

Thu, May 23, 9:30am - 11:30am
Main Library - 2nd Floor - Behind Elevators
Get help with common tech issues like Microsoft Office, using a tablet, hotspots, syncing email with your phone, downloading content, and more. Drop in for personalized assistance at your library.

Thu, May 23, 10:00am - 11:00am
South Elgin Branch
For active seniors who would like to connect with community plus Elgin Memory Cafe' participants, this group meets to see a presenter, learn "tech bytes", and make a craft to make for nursing homes.

Thu, May 23, 10:00am - 12:00pm
Main Library - Lobby - Piano
Piano performance in the lobby by volunteer community members.

Thu, May 23, 3:00pm - 9:00pm
Main Library - Studio 270*
Come to our high school teen center to get your study on! Refreshments will be provided.

Thu, May 23, 5:00pm - 7:00pm
Main Library - Studio 270
Help out the library with various projects. Meet in Studio 270. Registration Required.
This event is full

Thu, May 23, 5:30pm - 6:00pm
South Elgin Branch - South Elgin - Hoffer Room
Preschoolers will enjoy stories, songs, and activities. Ages 3-5 years old

Thu, May 23, 5:30pm - 6:30pm
Mobile Services - Sprinter
Festival Park - 132 S Grove Ave, Elgin, IL 60120

Thu, May 23, 6:00pm - 7:00pm
Main Library - Elgin Room
Cada mes leemos una lectura hispanoamericana corta del libro "Abriendo puertas: Ampliando perspectivas." Hay copias del libro en la biblioteca. En español.

Thu, May 23, 6:00pm - 7:30pm
Main Library - Grove Room
Have a legal question? Walk-in for a free, 15-minute consultation! In partnership with Kane County Law Library & Self Help Legal Center. Registration not required. Ayuda legal disponible en español.

Thu, May 23, 6:30pm - 7:30pm
Main Library - Meadows Community Rooms ABC
Test your knowledge of local history with historian Jerry Turnquist. Participants can use a smartphone or a device (limited quantity) provided by the library to answer questions. Please Register

Thu, May 23, 7:00pm - 8:30pm
South Elgin Branch - South Elgin - Hoffer Room
In this series, learn how to use Microsoft Excel to manipulate, format, and organize numbers and other types of data. Sponsored by Comcast Internet Essentials.
Registration is now closed

Fri, May 24, All day
Main Library
In honor of our library's 150th anniversary, new and soon-to-be caregivers are invited to a challenge. Read 150 books (only 5 per day!) with your baby or baby-to-be all month long and receive a prize!

Fri, May 24, 10:00am - 11:00am
Rakow Branch - Rakow - Outside West
Come help plant some of the Rakow Community Garden plot and take a potted seed home to grow!
This event is full

Canceled
Fri, May 24, 2:00pm - 3:30pm
Mobile Services
1005 N Liberty St - Elgin, IL 60120

Fri, May 24, 3:00pm - 6:00pm
Main Library - Studio 270*
Come to our high school teen center to get your study on! Refreshments will be provided.