Friday, April 11, 2008

Participate in the Curtis Library Wiki

Would you like to know what we're reading? The Curtis Staff interests vary a lot. What brings us together is a love of books and we're always eager to share that passion with the public.

Check out our new wiki to see and follow what we're reading. The wiki is a work in progress so you'll notice procedural asides among the reviews. Feel free to suggest improvements. Respond to reviews and recommend books of your own. We look forward to your input.

Saturday, April 05, 2008

Spring Projects

The rain from the last few days has melted a lot of snow and probably exposed some parts of your front yard that you would prefer remain hidden. Yes, it's time for spring cleanup and projects that can no longer be put off. The Library is here to help. We have an extensive collection of do-it-yourself books that range from faux painting to concrete foundation forming.

For those of you who are too shy to come into the Library there is a Do-It-Yourself site on the web, appropriately called

Tuesday, April 01, 2008

Free File for your Stimulus Payment

Are you trying to file a tax return SOLELY to claim your Economic Stimulus Payment?

If you normally do not file a tax return but need to file a tax year 2007 return solely to receive your economic stimulus payment, you may now select from the list of companies on the Free File - Economic Stimulus Payment page.

With Free File, you can:

• Get a faster refund, in as little as 10 days with Direct Deposit.
• File your taxes any hour of the day or night.
• Save paper—and that helps all of us.

And, with Free File you can relax because you’ll:

• Benefit from Free File’s automatic checks for accuracy.
• Receive a quick confirmation within 48 hours that your return was received.
• Know that your return is safe and secure.

Free File is also available in Spanish and is so easy you can do it yourself.

Free File will be available 24 hours a day, 7 days a week through our network of partners, but it’s important to remember that you must access Free File through the IRS website. Made more than $54,000 in 2007? You can file your taxes online through e-file.