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We've partnered with AARP to offer free tax preparation assistance at selected library from February through April. Volunteers will be available to answer questions and prepare personal tax returns at the Main Library and the Cesar Chavez, Dimond, Eastmont, and Golden Gate Branch Libraries. Visit our tax help page for more details and the schedule of assistance opportunities at each location.

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Don't miss your chance to see our ever-changing collection of exhibits around the library system.  At any given time you may see paintings, photographs, historical displays, and work by teens on display at your local library.

Youth Poet Laureate 2017 Art

Applications are open!  Find out more and apply.

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We're excited about the changes we have in store for AAMLO, but we need your help to develop an amazing 21st Century museum.

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