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Teen Writing Contest
ENTRIES DUE THIS WEDNESDAY MARCH 5TH!
Dickinson Public Library is kicking off it's first annual Teen Writing Contest. The theme is Competition and there are 8 Categories for entry submissions. Students must be in grades 7-12 to enter the contest. Submit entries by March 5, 2014. Click the links below for information:
Entry Form: Teen Writing Contest
Contest Categories and Length Limits
Check out this video about the theme!
TEEN ZONE DATE & TIME CHANGE!
Teens can also learn more by attending Teen Zone programs at the library every Wednesday @ 3pm! Watch our TEEN ZONE video for programs and times!
Pre-School Story Time
Spring Storytime starts Monday February 3, 2014. Storytime is for preschoolers and includes stories, finger plays, flannel board, songs, and arts and crafts. The program is Monday & Wednesday mornings at 10am. Storytime is free and open to the public. For any questions call the library at 281-534-3812.
TUMBLE BOOK CLOUD
This collection of TumbleBooks includes (animated, talking picture books) with fiction, non-fiction and foreign language titles, Math Stories, Read-Alongs (chapter books with sentence highlighting and narration but no animation), Videos (from National Geographics), TumbleTV which consists of pre-set playlists of a sequence of books and Tumble Puzzles & Games. Click above to begin!
Computer Classes for Adults @ the Library
Learn to use the Internet or Microsoft Word! Dickinson Public Library has Beginning Computer Classes for Adults: Tuesdays @ 9am. Seating is limited. Register by calling 281-534-3812 or by stopping at the front desk of the library. Click here or visit the Calendar link on the left for more information.
This program is funded by a grant from the Texas State Library and Archives Commission (2014)
Dickinson Public Library will not receive tax forms until mid-Feburary.
Get key IRS and other tax related information that may be helpful, including IRS forms and publications that can be viewed and downloaded online from http://www.irs.gov
The IRS is phasing out its print program, so next year Dickinson Public Library may not have any IRS tax forms or publications. The IRS now sends forms only to select libraries and post offices.
The IRS web site advises that you should call your local libraries and post offices to check before going. You may also request print publications from the IRS and receive via mail, call 1-800-tax-forms. Many libraries, including Dickinson Public Library, provide free computer access to view the forms, but printing will cost money.
Federal Student Aid
Do you need help finding money for college or career school? Stop by the library and pick up your free publications from the U.S. Department of Education. Resources include a college preparation checklist, career planning guide, and tips for high school students and adults planning to go to school. Resources are available in English and Spanish. For a list of web resources, click here.
Online Public Access Catalog
To access, click on the Catalog link to your left.
Click on Account Log On. Then use your 14 digit barcode for your User Name (the first information required) , and your last name,
all lower case, as your password (the last information required),
to sign in.
Once you have logged in to your account, you
may reserve books, but not DVDs, by
searching for the item, selecting it, and clicking reserve at
the bottom of the page. There is also a button which
allows you to renew your books (but not DVDs), and write brief
We are still in the process of editing the
patron accounts to accommodate this service, so if you have a
problem signing in, please email firstname.lastname@example.org to make corrections to
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