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Taxes and Finances

No matter your age or stage of life, Richland Library has resources to help get your finances in order. 

It’s Tax Time!

At the height of tax time, we’re here to help you.  Stop by any of our locations or hop online to explore our many resources.  Richland Library has basic federal (1040, 1040A, and 1040EZ) and state (1040) tax forms available, or download tax forms here. Staff can also print out other forms on demand at no charge, such as Schedule A for itemized deductions.

Investing in Your Future

Richland Library has a wealth of information to help you with your investment decisions.  One example is Morningstar® Investment Research Center, which offers a real-time, easy to use solution for investment research.

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Books:

Popular titles to help you get started with taxes include J. K. Lasser's Your Income Tax, Taxes for Dummies, and the Ernst & Young Tax Guide. Pick up and drop off at any location…  or visit us online to put books on hold or renew what you’ve already checked out. 

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eBooks & Audiobooks:

Learn from noted experts such as Suze Orman and Dave Ramsey, who will walk you through steps toward financial freedom.  eBooks and Audiobooks are available through Overdrive, as well as the library’s catalog.  eBooks are also available through 3M

eMagazines:

Explore the library’s vast eMagazine collection.  Get trusted tips from Kiplinger’s Personal Finance, and smart ideas for saving money with Consumer Reports.  Check back often for new titles! 

Teaching Kids About Money

The library makes it fun for children to learn about saving money!  Lunch Money, a popular local indie-rock band for kids, wrote “Shake Your Piggy Bank” especially for Richland Library, and debuted it live in our Children’s Room. Teach kids about money and the value of saving through books and classes available throughout our many library locations. Richland Library sponsors Growing Savers, a program to teach financial literacy to families in Richland County.