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Form 1040 is here!

February 18, 2015 — Federal income tax form 1040 has arrived and can be found in the reference room, along with forms 1040A and 1040EZ which were already available. The library also has the 2014 Massachusetts Resident Income Tax and Massachusetts Nonresident or Part-Year Resident Income Tax booklets. For information about tax forms in the library, where to find forms online,…

Construction on the new elevator to begin end of February

February 13, 2015 — Notice: Construction on the new elevator will begin the week of February 23 and continue for several months. During this time we will not be wheelchair accessible. Please contact Lisa in the Business Office for more information or to request home delivery service for library materials, 413-587-1017 or ldowning@forbeslibrary.org. We apologize for this inconvenience.

All Hamptons Read Announces Kick-Off of the Big Read in the ‘Hamptons

February 5, 2015 — Northampton, MA – February 5, 2015 – All Hamptons Read  will launch its Big Read program in celebration of The Maltese Falcon by Dashiell Hammett with a program about American Crime Fiction on Wednesday, March 4, 2015 at 7 PM at the Forbes Library. The Big Read is presented by All Hamptons Read, a collaboration…

Forms 1040A and 1040EZ are here!

February 3, 2015 — Federal income tax forms 1040A and 1040EZ have arrived, and can be found in the reference room. The IRS has also shipped our copies of form 1040—we can expect to see those here in a week or two. The library also has the 2014 Massachusetts Resident Income Tax and Massachusetts Nonresident or Part-Year Resident Income…

State Income Tax forms arrive

January 16, 2015 — The 2014 Massachusetts Resident Income Tax and Massachusetts Nonresident or Part-Year Resident Income Tax booklets have arrived, and can be found in the reference room. For information about tax forms in the library, where to find forms online, and local tax assistance, please see our community resource page on taxes.

Libraries receiving many fewer tax forms from the IRS

January 16, 2015 — The IRS has reduced its Tax Forms Outlet Program which provided free tax forms to the public at post offices and public libraries. In an email to participating organizations, the IRS Tax Forms Outlet Program Administrator wrote, “IRS appropriations were significantly cut in the 2015 Omnibus Appropriations bill recently passed by Congress. Unfortunately this puts…

Friends of Forbes Winter Newsletter

December 10, 2014 — The Friends produce four electronic newsletters and two printed newsletters each year. Here’s the winter newsletter, both in a short electronic version and available as a longer more complete print edition. Winter 2014-15 Newsletter

25th Annual Giving Tree

December 3, 2014 — November 30-January 2 Gifts collected will be shared with children ages 0-16 Gifts should not be wrapped Please new items only Gift cards for tweens and teens appreciated Donations may be dropped off in the Children’s Department from November 30-January 2 Mon & Wed 9-6 Tues & Thurs 1-5 Fri & Sat 9-5 Please contact…

Forbes Library Awarded Disabilities Grant

October 8, 2014 — Forbes Library, the public library in downtown Northampton, has been awarded a two year grant to improve library services to people with disabilities. The project is being funded through the Massachusetts Board of Library Commissioners with funds from LSTA (Library Services and Technology Act), a Federal source of library funding provided by the Institute of…

Friends of Forbes Fall Newsletter

October 3, 2014 — Fall 2014 Newsletter

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