Put the FUN back in your tax reFUNd with Bank On Baton Rouge

Get ready for tax prep season with Bank On Baton Rouge next Tuesday, January 15th, at the Main Library, starting at 6 PM! Experts will provide tips on tax preparation, paying off debt, spending wisely, and saving to become a homeowner. You’ll be all ready to go to one of the AARP free tax prep events that start in February!

The Taxman Cometh – AARP Tax Help Schedules

While library workers are not able to help you with your income taxes, we are glad to be able to offer our meeting spaces to AARP volunteers to help take some of the stress of tax season off of our patrons. AARP will hold sessions at the Main Library on Goodwood, the Bluebonnet Branch, and the Central Branch this year, as well as at the Broadmoor United Methodist Church. Here’s the schedule:

East Baton Rouge Main Library-7711 Goodwood Blvd., B.R. La.  70806
E-File 8:00am-noon
Tuesdays February 5th through April 9th
Wednesdays February 6th through April 10th
*Closed on EBR Parish Holidays

Bluebonnet Regional Branch Library-9200 Bluebonnet Blvd., Baton Rouge, La.  70810
E-File 9:00am-11:45am
Mondays February 4th through April 8th
Wednesdays February 6th through April 10th
*Closed on EBR Parish Holidays

Central Branch Library-11260 Joor Road, Baton Rouge, La.  70818
E-File 9:30am-12:00pm
Tuesdays February 5th through April 9th
Wednesdays February 6th through April 10th
*Closed on EBR Parish Holidays

Innovation Space Badging Classes

The Bluebonnet Regional Branch Innovation Space has various tools you can use to create something awesome! The Space features audio/visual (A/V) equipment like a GoPro, Sennheiser microphones, a Yamaha mixer, green screens, instrument cables and XLR cables available for patron use. If you want to learn how to use them on your own, join other adults and teens ages 12 and up at the Library for a tutorial. Another tool is the 3D printer, which can be used by patrons to print things like an iPhone case, earrings, toys and more. To learn how, adults and teens ages 12 and up can attend an informative training course. Registration is required for all sessions. To register, visit the online events calendar at www.ebrpl.com. For more information, call (225) 763-2250. Once you’ve completed the class, you’ll be able to reserve the room on your own. Here’s the class schedule:

• 3D Printer Class
10:30 a.m. Saturday, December 22
• A/V Class
4 p.m. Tuesday, December 18