AARP Foundation Tax Aide Locator
Every year, the AARP provides free tax assistance to qualifying individuals in locations around the country. Unfortunately, the AARP does not provide this service at Wanaque or Ringwood libraries. However, you can find a list of AARP tax preparation sites in our area by visiting the AARP Foundation Tax Locator.
Consumer Reports (search via Ebsco MasterFile Elite)
Access the same product reviews and full-text articles that you’d get as a subscriber to Consumer Reports, for free! Access to Consumer Reports (through the Ebsco MasterFile Elite subscription database) is underwritten by the New Jersey State Library and is available free to all New Jersey residents.
New Jersey Talking Book and Braille Center (TBBC)
If you or someone you know have impairments that make it difficult to read, you might be interested in the New Jersey Talking Book and Braille Center (TBBC). The Talking Book & Braille Center serves NJ residents of all ages (children, teens, and adults) who have difficulty reading standard print, holding a book or turning the pages of a book due to blindness, a vision impairment, a physical impairment, a perceptual impairment, or a reading disability. The TBBC provides no-cost, home-delivered, accessible library services in New Jersey to those who qualify for service. For more information call TBBC at 800-792-8322, or visit the TBBC website at https://www.njstatelib.org/talking-book-braille-center/apply_for_service/ to apply for service.
This carefully selected and maintained list of links is provided and maintained by the state of New Jersey. It includes resources on many different subjects, including how to avoid foreclosure, cooling/warming centers, cybercrime, family resources, senior services, places that offer free tax preparation to qualified applicants, and more.
Peterson’s Test and Career Prep
Peterson’s Test and Career Prep is a powerful (and free!) online resource that can provide you with tools and practice that you need to achieve educational and career success. High school and college planning – Teens can access and take practice AP tests, SAT and ACT exams, plus review subject-oriented question banks on lots of subjects. You can also find tips on how to prepare for, apply for, and pay for college — including scholarship information. Career Assistance – You’ll find lots of great tools, including the GED High School Equivalency practice exam, ASVAB and Civil Service practice tests, real estate license exam, cosmetology & barbering, as well as nursing, pharmacology, dental and medical assistance practice tests. English as a Second Language and U.S. Citizenship – Practice for the TOEFL, brush up on your basic English and Writing skills, study for the US Citizenship Test and more. Access this terrific resource with your library card! We suggest you create a free account so you can log out, log back in and keep track of your progress. Don’t have access to a computer? You can download Gale’s free Access My Library app onto your smartphone or tablet, and sign up from there. Gale Peterson’s Test and Career Prep is funded by the New Jersey State Library and is available for free to all residents of New Jersey.
Referencia Latina (en espanol)es una base de datos de texto completo en español que cubre una amplia gama de temas dentro y fuera de la academia. Ofrece contenido de una variedad de fuentes, incluidos libros de referencia, revistas de interés general e informes de salud. In English: Referencia Latina is a full-text Spanish-language database that covers a broad array of subjects inside and outside academia. It offers content from a variety of sources, including reference books, general interest magazines and health reports. This digital resource is underwritten by the New Jersey State Library and is available to all New Jersey residents through your local library card!