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CITY OF AUBURN / CYNTHIA L. LEDBETTER

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The Auburn Public Library offers several different services to the community.

TAX SERVICES

Auburn Public Library is partnering with Impact America-Alabama to offer free tax assistance to qualified taxpayers. Volunteers certified and trained through the IRS Volunteer Income Tax Assistance Program will be available by appointment to help qualified taxpayers prepare their tax returns.

Appointments can be made on Tuesdays, Thursdays or Saturdays from January 26th to March 9th. Additional dates may be opened based on needs assessment.

To make an appointment or determine eligibility, visit Impact America-Alabama, select “Alabama,” then “Auburn Public Library.” For assistance, taxpayers can call 888-998-2925. See the FAQ page at sites.google.com/impactalabama.org/savefirst/faqs?pli=1.

The meetings will be held at the Auburn Public Library and are free to the public. For more information, email Library Events at [email protected]

SPRING AUTHOR SERIES

The Auburn Public Library is inviting the public to a series of author visits this spring.

Thursday, February 9, 4:00 pm – Edith Powell

Edith Powell will talk about her “More Than Peanuts. About the book The Unlikely Friendship of Tom Houston and George Washington Carver, which tells the story of George Washington Carver and Tom Houston’s unlikely friendship with two other peanut company executives, Bob Barry and Grady Porter; From 1924 until the end of Carver’s life, these four men maintained a professional partnership and personal friendship based on mutual admiration, respect, trust, and purpose.

Thursday, March 23, 3:00 p.m. – Maire
Martello

Take a trip back in time with Mayre Martello in her Outing with Scott and Zelda. A Tour of the Fitzgeralds in Montgomery’, a literary tour of the places and people that touched the lives of the Fitzgeralds during their time in Montgomery. Visit Zelda’s childhood home and neighborhood with its ornate Victorian mansions and charming gingerbread houses. Discover where Scott, as a lieutenant in World War I, first fell in love with a young Southern belle and the town that shaped him. Explore the winding tree-lined streets of historic Old Cloverdale and enjoy the Fitzgeralds’ 1931 home, now an important literary museum. Featuring photos and period postcards from the era, Hanging Out with Scott and Zelda is the perfect way to ring in the new Roaring 20s.

Tuesday, May 2, 5:30 pm – Virginia Wise

Wise’s artistic career began with the New World Amish series, which takes readers on a journey into the 18th century Pennsylvania wilderness and the pioneering days of the first American Amish. Each meticulously researched novel brings a bygone era to life and connects readers to this forgotten time, weaving familiar Amish romances into a historic frontier setting. She currently writes the Bluebird Hills series for Harlequin Love Inspired. These inspiring stories of faith, forgiveness, and hope take place in a fictional Amish community in modern-day Lancaster County, Pennsylvania. The May meeting of the Reader’s Review Virtual Book Club will feature the first book in Wise’s Amish New World series, “Where Your Heart Leads.” In addition to her in-person visit on May 2 at 5:30 p.m., Wise will join the May Book Club virtual meeting on May 16 at 5:30 p.m.

These events are free and open to the public. Email [email protected] for more information.

ABOUT AUBURN PUBLIC LIBRARY

The Auburn Public Library was established in 1947 to serve the people of Auburn, Alabama. Today, the Auburn Public Library inspires, enriches and delights our residents with vital and valuable resources, services and experiences. Auburn Public Library provides residents with a collection that reflects the diverse and dynamic interests of our community, access to public technology and information resources, and programs and events that promote an engaged, literate, and informed public. The Auburn Public Library is located at 749 E. Thach Ave.

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