SENIOR SCENE | Library offers income tax preparation, early voting

Starting this February, the Garland County Library will offer free income tax assistance, an informational candidate forum, and early voting for all registered voters in Garland County.

The AARP Foundation Tax-Aide volunteers will prepare free income tax returns from Feb. 1 through April 15. Tax-Aide will begin at 8:30 a.m. and end around noon, Monday through Friday, and on the following Saturdays: Feb. 3, Feb. 17, March 2, March 16, March 30, April 6, and April 13. Visit http://www.gclibrary.com/news for more about tax prep, including what documents are required and other pertinent information.

On Tuesday, Feb. 6, the Garland County Library will host a state and local candidate forum. All state and local candidates on the Garland County ballot have been invited to participate. Doors open for a meet-and-greet at 5:30 p.m., forum begins at 6 p.m. The event will be live at the library and will be streamed live on the library's Facebook and YouTube pages.

All registered voters in Garland County can vote early at the library:

Tuesday, Feb. 20, from 8 a.m.-6 p.m.

Wednesday, Feb. 21, from 8 a.m.-6 p.m.

Thursday, Feb. 22, from 8 a.m.-6 p.m.

Friday, Feb. 23, from 8 a.m.-6 p.m.

Saturday, Feb. 24, from 10 a.m.-4 p.m.

Monday, Feb. 26, from 8 a.m.-6 p.m.

Tuesday, Feb. 27, from 8 a.m.-6 p.m.

Wednesday, Feb. 28, from 8 a.m.-6 p.m.

Thursday, Feb. 29, from 8 a.m.-6 p.m.

Friday, March 1, from 8 a.m.-6 p.m.

Saturday, March 2, from 10 a.m.-4 p.m.

Monday, March 4, from 8 a.m.-5 p.m.

Election Day:

Tuesday, March 5, from 7:30 a.m.-7:30 p.m.

Visit http://www.gclibrary.com to access the online catalog, accounts, e-materials, and more 24/7 from any internet device, or call 501-623-4161, email [email protected], or visit the library in-person at 1427 Malvern Ave. in Hot Springs for more information about the library's services and offerings.

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