Please check out our Resources and Local History & Genealogy pages for informative links and research!
For tax assistance and information, visit the IRS website or call this toll free number: 1-800-829-1040
Visit irs.gov/getready for some specific recommended steps to prepare for tax season!
All year, you can print a pass, either from home or at the library, to one of the 360+ participating venues at the Michigan Activity Pass website. Some cultural partners offer complimentary or reduced price admission; others, discounts in their gift shop or exclusive offers for MAP pass holders only. Each Michigan Activity Pass expires one week from the date it is printed. Check out the MAP site or stop in the library for more information!
There are great Reader's Advisory websites available to help you keep track of your favorite books and interact with others!
Check out Goodreads, LibraryThing, and Shelfari!
Looking for a new favorite author? Try the Literature Map: enter an author you enjoy, and the Map will show you related authors to try next!
Secretary of State Ruth Johnson is once again encouraging all eligible voters in Michigan to cast their ballots in the statewide primary election on Tuesday, August 7. Polls are open on Election Day from 7 a.m. to 8 p.m. The Dickinson County ballot will include a millage renewal for our library: we encourage everyone to go vote on August 7!
Make sure you are registered to vote in upcoming elections! Michigan residents can register by mail or in person at their county, city or township clerk’s office or by visiting any Secretary of State office.
For more information, or to view your ballot ahead of time, visit Michigan.gov/vote.
Can I Vote: At canivote.org, find information about US elections in all fifty states, such as registration deadlines and guidelines regarding absentee voting. Visitors can easily find their designated polling locations.
U.S. Election Assistance Commission: At eac.gov, find election calendars, voter registration forms, and surveys and studies about U.S. elections.
VoteSmart: At votesmart.org, find factual and unbiased information on elections as well as local and national U.S. candidates and elected officials. Serving researchers for more than 20 years, this site provides data such as publications and speeches specifically designed for K-12 educators.
Student Voters' Guide: College students can use the BestColleges.com Student Voters' Guide to explore voting resources and advice!