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LIBRARY NEWS Tax Services
We have in stock the 1040 and 1040SR forms and instructions for Federal tax forms. The Illinois1040, ICR, E/EIC, Schedule WIT and instructions are also available for Illinois tax forms. You can obtain the forms using Curbside pickup. Call the library for assistance. AARP has notified us that their appointments are full for the year, and they will not be booking additional appointments. Click here for additional tax preparation resources in Lake County, including the free, self-guided, on-line tax preparation software from The United Way.
ADULTS How Genocides Begin Monday, Feb. 22, 7:00pm
A genocidal event requires years of preparation and persuasion. Dr. Emilie LeBeau Lucchesi uses written accounts to explain the progression of communication that leads to genocide. Registration required.
The Roots of Black Music in America Wednesday, Feb. 24, 7:00pm
Guitarist Karlus Trapp performs a 100 year journey back through time to hear, experience anew, and learn about the music of America’s Black musical giants. Registration required.
Guided Meditation & Chair Yoga Thursday, Feb. 25, 11:30am
Join instructor Isabel Raci, C-IAYT, online for a gentle session of guided meditation and chair yoga. Registration required.
Great Books - The Souls of Black Folk by W.E.B. Du Bois Saturday, Feb. 27, 10:00am
Join us each month for a discussion of a different work of literature or history. Registration required.
Genealogy Interest Group Wednesday, March 3, 10:00am
Our Genealogy Librarian will be on Zoom to answer your questions and help you with your searches. Registration required.
Tuesday, Feb. 23, 3:00pm
Do you want to become more familiar with using Hoopla on your phone, computer, or TV? Join us for an informal Zoom meeting, where we will go over how to use Hoopla. Registration required.
Senior Connections - Educated by Tara Westover Friday, March 12, 10:30am
Join us for our monthly book discussion. Registration required.
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Go-Go Craft: Prickle-Free Cactus Wednesday, March 31
Recommended for grades K-5. Go beyond the basics with next-level crafting ideas and tutorials! Registration opens Feb. 15 for picking up your kit.
Read 4 books from our monthly selections, and get a free book!
Find it in the library, or online on Axis360 or Hoopla! This month’s selection is: Lock and Key: The Initiation by Ridley Pearson.
Online Teen Programs
Teen Writing Contest Jan. 4 – Feb. 28 Attention teen writers! The Fremont Public Library is hosting a teen writing contest! The contest is open to teens in grades 6-12. Winning submissions will be featured on our website, and winners will receive a $25 gift card of their choice. Please check our Teen webpage for more details.
ACT or SAT Practice Test Saturday, March 6, 12:00pm
Grades 9-12. Register. Preparing for the ACT or SAT test? Take a VIRTUAL free practice test, from C2 Education at home. Click for more details.
Book of the Month Grades 9-12
American Royals by Katherine McGee
Read February’s book plus three more monthly selections to earn a free book! Find it in the library or on Overdrive/Libby.