On Mondays and Tuesdays from February 8th to April 12th, AARP-approved volunteer tax preparers will be available in the library to assist seniors and low- and moderate-income individuals with tax preparation. Assistance is available by appointment only at 10 a.m., 11:30 a.m., 1 p.m., and 2:30 p.m.
Speaker Shane Couturier will outline how recently introduced changes to social security could impact current and future benefits. Other topics will include: how this new legislation ends coordination and spousal benefits, how changes will affect people currently in retirement, when to file for benefits, how to maximize taxes, how to fill your income gap and determine how much revenue to expect.
Jeffrey Finegan, author of "Colonel Washington & Me," will speak on George Washington's birthday, just before President's Day. In 1768 George Washington purchased a young man who had been born into slavery, William Lee. Finegan will speak about one of the most interesting relationships in American history between our country's first president and his slave.
This event will compare many different film interpretations of Sherlock Holmes, while enjoying bonuses such as an opening night cocktail reception, refreshments at all events and a special lecture by Holmes expert, Ian Abrams. This year, a Saturday morning children's film is featured. Kids are invited to come in their pj's, enjoy doughnuts and leave with a door prize. For a complete program line-up and to purchase tickets online, visit www.easttownlibrary.org. This event is sponsored by the Friends of Easttown Library; all proceeds benefit the library.