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      Discover Languages - Discover the World!

      February is Language Learning Month.  We can help you learn languages spoken all over the world, including Pirate and Shakespeare!

       

      In the Adult Services room, check out our language learning collection.  You can pick up CDs from outstanding language educators like Berlitz, Pimsleur and more.  Listen to a program on your next road trip and arrive at your destination speaking a new language!

       

       

      Mango is free for all library patrons and can be accessed from anywhere with an Internet connection. Each lesson combines real life situations and audio from native speakers with simple, clear instructions. The courses are presented with an appreciation for cultural nuance and and real-world application by focusing on the four key elements of language learning: vocabulary, pronunciation, grammar and culture.

      Mango offers access to 60 foreign language courses and 17 English courses taught completely in the user’s native language. In addition to traditional language courses, Mango also offers the opportunity to learn through foreign film with Mango Premiere™ and access to a variety of specialty mini courses, like Pirate, Medical Spanish and romance courses. Mango can be accessed at the library, remotely, or even on-the-go with apps.

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      Tax Forms

      The Internal Revenue Service (IRS) and Illinois Department of Revenue will supply the Library with a limited number of 1040 forms and instruction booklets. The Library has not received the forms. We anticipate the forms will arrive mid-February.

      IRS Tax Forms for Individuals and Small Businesses

      The Library will receive the following forms:

      • 1040 forms and instruction booklets
      • 1040A forms and instruction booklets
      • 1040EZ forms and instruction booklets
      • Publication 17 (one Reference copy)
      • IRS Reproducible forms

      How to obtain IRS forms, instructions, and publications

      • www.IRS.gov: View and print forms, instructions, and publications.
      • www.IRS.gov/orderforms: Order your individual and business forms, instructions, and publications and receive paper copies via U.S. Mail.
      • www.IRS.gov/orderforms/ebooks: Free downloadable ebook version of popular tax publications and instruction booklets.
      • Call (800) 829-3676: To order print forms, instruction, and publications to receive paper copies via U.S. Mail.

      Visit an IRS Office (Monday- Friday 8:30 a.m. - 4:30 p.m.)

      • 230 S. Dearborn St., Chicago IL 60604 - (312) 292-4912
      • 5100 River Rd., Schiller Park IL 60176 - (847) 737-6688

      Local Help

      • Moraine Township:  Call for an appointment (847) 780-6644. From February 1 through April 9, Moraine Township will offer free assistance to low-and-moderate-income taxpayers filing their 2015 income tax returns through the IRS VITA Program (Voluntary Income Tax Assistance).
      • AARP Foundation Tax Aide is available free to taxpayers with low and moderate income, with special attention to those 60 and older.
      • IRS Tax Payer Advocate Service: Call (312) 292-3800 in Chicago.

      Illinois Department of Revenue Tax Forms for Individuals and Small Businesses

      The Library will receive limited number of the Illinois 1040 form and instruction booklets, and Schedule ICR.

      How to Obtain Illinois Tax Forms

      • Tax.Illinois.gov: View and print forms, instructions, and publications. File online.
      • Call The Illinois Department of Revenue (Monday- Friday 8:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m.) to receive paper copies of the forms and instructions via U.S. Mail.
      • Forms Order Line: (800) 356-6302
      • TTD: (800) 544-5304
      • Assistance for Individuals: (800) 732-8866 or (217) 782-3336
      • Business Hot Line: (217) 524-4772

      Visit an Illinois Department of Revenue Office (Monday- Friday 8:30 a.m. - 5:00 p.m.)

      • James R. Thompson Center, Concourse Level, 100 W. Randolph St., Chicago, IL 60601, (800) 732-8866
      • Maine North Regional Building, 9511 Harrison Ave., Des Plaines, IL 60016, (847) 294-4200

      Need Additional Help?

      For help in navigating the IRS and Illinois Department of Revenue web sites, printing forms, or online ordering of forms and instructions, please ask an Information & Reader Services Librarian or call (847) 681-7031.

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