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Youngsville Life

Photo submitted to Times Observer Nick, IT for libraries within Warren County, helps patrons navigate and solve various IT issues. On Tuesday, Nick assisted with downloading apps, cleaning up tablets, updating laptops, fielded questions about software purchases, and much more. Youngsville Library encourages you to stop in and take advantage of this free one-on-one technology support each Tuesday – no appointments are necessary. You are also encouraged to Bring Your Own Device (BYOD) that you have questions about. This is a causal, informal time for Q & A’s. February’s Tech Tuesdays dates and times are as follows: : first and third Tuesdays each month: 1 to 3 p.m.; second Tuesday each month: 5:30 to 7:30 p.m.; and, fourth Tuesday each month: 2:30 to 4:30 p.m. (barring any scheduling conflicts). Tech Tuesdays dates for February will be February 11 and 25th (no Tech Tuesdays on Feb 18). Contact Youngsville Public Library with questions (563-7670) or visit YoungsvilleLibrary.org (community news tab) for more information.

Tax Form Info.

The federal, state, and local governments are pushing to have more individuals file online.

In 2018, libraries received a letter from the IRS stating that the Federal Government will no longer allow libraries to order hard copies of forms or instruction booklets for the public to access via libraries. However, YPL staff will be glad to help you find and print general and specialty tax forms for you at our circulation desk ($0.25 per page printing fee will be applied).

There are also quick links on the YoungsvillePublicLibrary.org website (references tab/taxes drop down) to connect you to federal, state, and local tax forms on-line if you’d prefer to print information at home or would like to e-order forms and booklets.

If you would prefer to order tax forms and instruction booklets by phone for home delivery, contact 1-800-829-3676 for Federal Forms and 1-888-PATAXES (1-888-728-2937) for State Tax Forms.

Healthy Heart

On Tuesday, Feb. 18, from 2 to 3 p.m., there will be a free program at the Youngsville Public Library discussing “Healthy Heart tips.” The program is presented by a representative from LIFE (Living Independence for the Elderly) NWPA. Katrina will also be available to answer questions about what options are available for homecare assistance.

2020 Census Program

The Warren County Historical Society presents “2020 Census: What You’ve Always Wanted to Know” in the main courtroom of the Warren County Courthouse on Thursday, Feb. 20, at 6 p.m. Partnership specialist with the Philadelphia Regional Census Center Sean Silman will discuss the history of and reasons for the census, questions that are included, job opportunities, and more. This program is free and open to the public.

For more information, call (814)723-1795 or visit www.warrenhistory.org.

New Library Raffle

The Friends of the Youngsville Public Library’s 10th Annual “Love Your Library” Raffle Extravaganza fundraising event is going on now through Friday, March 20. This year the six uniquely themed choices are filled with gift cards, cash, or lottery tickets. Each of the six “themed options” has a value of $100 or more and each is currently on display at the Youngsville Library.

For a $5 donation, participants will receive 10 tickets to be used toward the theme(s) of their choice. Winners will be drawn at the end of business day on March 20.

Starting Monday, Feb. 10, the following businesses have graciously agreed to have “Love your Youngsville Library” tickets available during their business hours: Forester Restaurant, Lawson’s All American Diner, Simple Dick’s Outlet, Tammy’s Hairitage, Valley Bowling, and Youngsville Borough Office.

“We really can’t thank our local businesses enough for how much they support our library,” said Library Director Kristy Wallace. “Every bit of support is truly appreciated. Carter Lumber, Country Fair, Forester Restaurant, Simple Dick’s, Lawson’s All American Diner, Tammy’s Hairitage, Richard’s Restaurant, Tops Market, Applebee’s, Sheetz, United Refining, and Wal-Mart all provided gift cards and Scott Olewine of Olewine Financial Group in Warren sponsored the $100 bill for the ‘Cold Cash’ basket. Thanks to them we really have some great raffle items again this year for people to choose from. We also want to thank all the local businesses that will be having raffle tickets on site, to help us promote this important fundraiser.”

The six themed choices are: (1) “Bon Appe’tit,”: $25 Forester Restaurant, $25 Tops Markets, $25 Applebee’s, $25 Wal-Mart; (2) “Youngsville’s Finest,”: $20 Simple Dick’s, $25 Lawson’s All American Diner, $30 Tammy’s Hairitage, $20 Richard’s Restaurant, $25 Tops Markets; (3) “Keep on Scratching,”– $100 in Scratch off tickets; (4) Cold Cash,“- $100 Bill, (5) “Fill ‘er up,“: $25 Sheetz gas card, $50 Kwik Fill cards, $25 Country Fair card, and (6) “Got ‘Ya Covered”: $25 Wal-Mart card, $100 Carter Lumber.

YMCA Membership

Special

No YMCA join fee during the month of February for new members. The Warren YMCA and Youngsville YMCA branch is waiving the $50 join fee AND the membership prorate cost for the month of February. No long term contract to sign and you’re able to cancel the membership with a 30 day written notice. First membership payment is due March 15th. Interested in Annual membership? We’re offering 13 months at the yearly rate, that’s one free month of membership.

For details, contact the YMCA Youngsville branch at (814) 802-1618.

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