Get Hooked on Books! March is Reading Month
Celebrate the joy of reading in March! Discover a new book or an old favorite during March is Reading Month. Need help choosing a book? Check out our browsing display for ideas or view our Books & Reading page to find a great new read.
Kids! Get Hooked on Books!
Enjoy reading books during March is Reading Month and earn a fun prize. Open to all kids preschool age through 6th grade. Visit the Information Desk for your reading log.
Film Maker Workshop
Saturday, March 7 from 4 – 8 pm
Celebrate Teen Tech Week: Libraries are for Making with this hands-on workshop about film production presented by Alex Thomas and Friends, a collaborative group of Michigan artists. Space is limited, registration required. Pizza will be provided. This event is open to anyone in 6th through 12th grade. This event continues after the library closes.
Gear up for Reel Michigan competition. The Reel Michigan Film Festival takes place in June as part of Northville's Arts & Acts event. The deadline to submit your Michigan-made short film is Friday, April 17. Find more information here: https://www.facebook.com/notes/reel-michigan/reel-michigan-call-for-entry-deadline-april-17-2015/796923097029193
Fine-Pruning the Landscape
Wednesday, March 11 at 7 pm
Learn how and when to prune your trees and shrubs to ensure beautiful bloom, manageable size and healthy plants from garden designer and writer Janet Macunovich. You are encouraged to “bring a branch”! Clip a limb from the plants you want to trim. Registration required.
Monday, March 30 at 7 pm
Drew Lathin, general manager of Creating Sustainable Landscapes, describes core concepts of sustainable landscaping, and highlight the importance of using native plants and rain gardens, how to eliminate the use of pesticides, and how to increase natural habitats in your garden. Registration required.
2014 Income Tax Information
Due to recent funding cuts at the IRS, many of the forms available in past years will no longer be sent to the library. Only Forms 1040, 1040A and 1040EZ will be mailed to us. No instructions will be available for these forms. We will also receive one set of reproducible forms and Publication 17, which can be copied for $.10 per page.
The federal tax forms are in and the Michigan tax forms and instructions are in.
The government asks taxpayers to file online or visit the IRS site: www.irs.gov/Forms, where you can download and print copies of forms and instructions. You may also request forms and publications to be mailed to you by ordering them online: http://www.irs.gov/uac/Forms-and-Publications-by-U.S.-Mail, or by calling 1-800-829-3676.
State tax forms and publications can be found online at Michigan's State Tax site.