Tax Questions?Ask Taxpayer Advocate Mark Carrell  |  Wednesday, Feb 1st at 1pm

 

Join local IRS Taxpayer Advocate, Mark Carrell, as he discusses when to file, the best way to file, + common filing mistakes. Mark will answer general questions during this session. Join us in-person in the Community Meeting Room, or, to join via Zoom, click HERE or scan the QR code.

 

 

 

 


Being Well at Lithgow: series
continues Wednesday,
February 1st, 6 – 7:30pm

Our mindfulness + wellness series continues with Sound Bath Soulfulness.  Explore this deeply immersive, full-body listening experience that intentionally uses sound to relax, balance, and center you. Join Erik D. Giguere, RN, as he helps you experience how a sound bath/meditation can assist your best wellness. You may wish to bring a yoga mat.

No registration is required for this session, which meets in the Community Meeting Room.


Looking for Tax Forms?

Lithgow has paper IRS + Maine 1040 forms (only.) We also have the IRS 1040 Instruction Book (but not the Maine instruction book.) Ask at the Reference Desk for your free 1040 form (1-per-person), as available.

All other Federal IRS + Maine Revenue forms, schedules + tables are available online for you to print (at home or at the Library 20¢ / page.)

Want to get your tax forms: in-person, online, by phone or by mail? Click HERE for info.

 


Need Help with your Taxes?

The AARP Tax-Aide program provides free federal + state income tax preparation to low and moderate-income individuals by IRS-certified volunteers. The program runs January 31st to April 19th. You do not have to be an AARP member to use this service. Click HERE for details on locations and times.


Lithgow Library Book Club
2nd Wednesday of the month at 6:30pm
in the Community Meeting Room

Join Lithgow Library’s Book Club for its monthly discussion. Click HERE for details on our Lithgow Book Club meetings for upcoming titles + dates.

 


Adventure 365 Challenge 2023 for Adult Readers
Ongoing through December 2023 on the Lithgow Beanstack Reading App

Reading can take you anywhere! Journey to faraway lands, experience new perspectives, or explore your own inner world all from the comfort of your favorite reading nook.
Readers 18-and-older can log their reading throughout the year (2023) and earn badges. Those reader who complete their year-long challenge will receive a prize in December.
To sign up, scan the QR code to the left, or click HERE
to sign up and create your Adventure 365 Challenge. The Beanstack app can be downloaded for free from the Apple App or Google Play stores.
Your Reading Adventure Awaits!
 

 

Career Help at the Library
Fridays,  10am – 1pm

Need help finding a job? Free help is available!  A CareerCenter consultant will be at the Library to assist your job search needs. Bring your questions and ideas to this drop-in session for expert help.


Lithgow Cribbage Club
Every Friday 1 – 4:30 pm

Enjoy a fun time with other local cribbage players at the Library.

This program is free, and players of all ages and abilities are welcome. Boards, pegs and cards are provided.


Lithgow Boutique Book Bag for Adults

Fill out a request form and library staff will curate your individual book bag with one or two titles + a few goodies to help you enjoy the read.

 

Scan the QR code or click HERE for more details + to submit your request.

 

 

 


Snow Pond + Lithgow Library present Story Corps | Thursdays 2:30 – 5pm

 

Share your story, learn how to interview + operate recording equipment. Click HERE for more info.

 


Reserve a Museum or Park Pass

The Library offers Lithgow cardholders passes to several Maine museums + parks. Click HERE to browse the list + reserve your pass. Be sure to check hours open, visitor requirements and pass details.


Property Tax Relief for 65+

If you are an Augusta homeowner 65+, you may be eligible to “freeze” your property taxes. Pick up a form for Property Tax Stabilization for Senior Citizens at the Reference Desk. Click HERE for more information + to see if you qualify for this, or other, property tax relief programs.


 

Augusta COVID Vaccination & Testing Availability

For COVID vaccine & testing information, including links to free COVID rapid self-tests, click HERE.

For Maine CDC information about COVID treatment, click HERE.


 

Lithgow offers mobile hotspots for home Internet

Do you have a device like a laptop, a tablet, or a phone, but no Internet at home? Lithgow now loans mobile hotspots so you can have wifi at home. Click HERE for FAQs.

 


Lithgow Library is there for you in-person + online

Lithgow continues to adapt to these changing times.  The building is open and most in-person services are available.

Some services, such as programming, may be offered as either an in-person/virtual hybrid, or as online only.

Masks are encouraged for those not vaccinated/boosted or who want to use them in a public setting. Masks are available if you need one. If you are compromised or have special needs, please phone us (626.2416) to discuss how we may accommodate you to meet your library needs.

If you can’t make it to the library building, Lithgow offers a variety of ways to serve you:

  • Phone us (626.2415)
  • Email a librarian (reference@lithgowlibrary.org or kids@lithgowlibrary.org)
  • Live Chat (quick reference chat on our homepage)
  • Free Public Wifi (Lithgow_Public) is available during business hours, password-free from our parking lot & library grounds
  • Online Resources available through our website (check out Hoopla, CloudLibrary, DigitalMaine, & other streaming & online resources), participate in a virtual program, or access a number of health, community, youth, adult & small business resources to keep you informed, educated or entertained.

Lithgow-to-Go
Request + pick up your titles curbside!

 

  • Use the Minerva online catalog to find the items you want & place an online request
  • Or phone to have a librarian help you find & reserve the items you want
  • We’ll notify you when we have the titles in-hand and they’re ready for check out
  • When you’re parked in our lot, phone us (207.626.2415)
  • Wait in your car while we place the items in a bag on the table outside the front door
  • Once the staff has returned to the building, pick up your order