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Changes in Library Fees & Fines V.I.T.A. Tax Assistance Program

Fines & Fees will be changing in February 2015!

Books - Loan Period: 21 days (3 renewals); Overdue fine (daily rate per item) 25 cents; Maximum fine per item: $5.00; Limit of checkouts per Card: None

Audiobooks - Loan Period: 21 days (3 renewals); Overdue fine (daily rate per item) 25 cents; Maximum fine per item: $5.00; Limit of checkouts per Card: 10

Music CDs - Loan Period: 21 days (3 renewals); Overdue fine (daily rate per item:) 25 cents; Maximum fine per item: $5.00; Limit of checkouts per Card: 10

Movies - Loan Period: 7 days (1 renewal); Overdue fine (daily rate per item) $1.00; Maximum fine per item: $5.00; Limit of checkouts per Card: 5

Video Games - Loan Period: 7 days (1 renewal); Overdue fine (daily rate per item) $1.00; Maximum fine per item: $5.00; Limit of checkouts per Card: 5

Kindle - Loan Period: 21 days (1 renewal, can be checked-in & re-checked out); Overdue fine (daily rate per item) $5.00; Maximum fine per item: $25.00; Limit of checkouts per Card: 1 (* limit 1 per group *)


BLOCKED CARDS: An individual patron who owes $6.00 or more on his/her account is prohibited from checking out additional materials. If a family 'group' of cards owes $30.00 in total, checkout privileges are suspended for all. If such a group has one or more cards in good standing, a limit of 10 children's books (no adult and no DVDs) may be checked out at a time on one card only.




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Check out our new Reading Challenges for adults! Click the picture below!
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The Watauga County Public Library is proud to participate in the Volunteer Income Tax Assistance (V.I.T.A.) program. V.I.T.A. is an I.R.S. grant supported initiative which offers free income tax help to people making $53,000 a year or less. All volunteer tax preparers are certified and have received training to prepare basic tax returns.

Services Are By Appointment Only!

SERVICE HOURS:
  • Fridays (Beginning Feb. 6th) from 3-6

  • Saturdays (Beginning Feb. 7th) from 9-12

LAST DAY OF SERVICE: April 11th

Qualification Requirements:
  1. Income must be $53, 000 or below.

  2. If you are currently a member of the military, clergy, or a small business owner, you do not qualify for V.I.T.A.. Although if you are self-employed with $10,000 or below in expenses, you do qualify for V.I.T.A..

  3. If you have a tobacco settlement and/or farm, you do not qualify for V.I.T.A..

If you meet all three of these requirements, please call (828) 264-8784 ext. 2 to schedule an appointment.

Already have an appointment and need a copy of the Intake Form?

Click here!

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Check out our Little Free Libraries!
There are 3 in Watauga County!

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Welsh Poetry Celebration
February 28, 2015
Poetry from Wales In Celebration of Saint Davidís Day, the Welsh National Holiday FREE ADMISSIO...
Mystery Book Club Discussion: The Silent Wife
March 3rd, 2015
Cook The Books, a mystery book club, invites you to join us for a book discussion of The Silent W...
Peace Corps Information Session at 6 pm
March 5, 2015
Learn about the Peace Corps from others who have joined and hear about their experiences. A repre...
High Country Lifelong Learners Movie: Annie Hall
March 9th, 2015
High Country Lifelong Learners in association with the Watauga County Public Library invite you t...
Third Thursday Movie: Lilies of the Field
March, 19th 2015
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Book Brewers Meet on March 18 to discuss ''The Hare with the Amber Eyes''
March 18, 2015
The Watauga Library Book Brewers Book Club will meet on Wednesday Evening, march 18th, at Boone's...
The Community ''Favorite Poem'' Event
Saturday April 18th, 2015
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