Jan 192018
 

Most Mondays and Fridays in February, March and early April, 2018

BY APPOINTMENT ONLY: Call the library at (610) 278-5100, ext. 0 during business hours to make an appointment.

Trained volunteers will be able to help you file your Federal income, Pennsylvania state income, Pennsylvania rent rebate, and Pennsylvania local earned income tax returns. This program offers free tax preparation help to anyone, but if you’re 50 and older, and can’t afford a tax preparation service, this program is especially for you. AARP membership is not required.

This program will begin on Monday, February 5 and conclude Monday, April 16. There will be no program on Presidents’ Day, Monday, February 19, nor on Good Friday, March 30.

You will need to bring important documents with you to your appointment, including a copy of last year’s return. The complete list of required documents is here.

 

Jan 162018
 

This easy, no-fail, tried-and-true recipe is provided by Marsha, library baker extraordinaire.

3 CUPS FLOUR
2 CUPS SUGAR
2/3 CUP COCOA
2 TSP BAKING SODA
1 CUP ORANGE JUICE OR BUTTERMILK
1 CUP VEGETABLE OIL
1 CUP HOT WATER
2 EGGS
4 TSP VANILLA

Sift all dry ingredients into mixing bowl. Make a well in the center. Add wet ingredients in order above. Beat for 2 minutes scraping occasionally to make sure all is incorporated. Spray 2- 9” round baking pans or 1- 9 x 13 sheet pan, bake for 35 minutes or cupcakes for 20 minutes. Make sure a cake tester inserted in the middle comes out clean. Cool before removing from pan.