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Tax Forms

Due to shrinking demand for paper tax forms, Berry Memorial Library does not have tax forms in stock. To point you in the right direction, here are links to the IRS and the State of Maine sites. Most local Post Offices will have forms. 


United States Department of the Treasury - Internal Revenue Service


State of Maine Revenue Services



PALs with the PPL

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Did you know that Berry Memorial Library is a PArtner Library (PAL) of the Portland Public Library? One service that we find unique and fun is the PPL Kid’s Place Tumblebook Library.


TumbleBooks: "e-Books for e-Kids"

TumbleBooks are animated, talking picture books which teach kids the joy of reading in a format they'll love. They are created by taking existing picture books, adding animation, sounds, music and narration to produce an electronic picture book (and some classics) which you can read, or have read to you.


Claudette Colvin

Book Launch for Phillip Hoose's Acclaimed New Title:

CLAUDETTE COLVIN: TWICE TOWARDS JUSTICE

Monday, February 23rd, 2009,  6:30 PM

USM Glickman Library, Portland Campus

Claudette Colvin’s refusal as a 15-year-old in 1955 to give up her seat on a Montgomery, AL city bus (9 months before Rosa Parks), and her role as thestar plaintiff in the federal court case Browder vs. Gayle set the stage for desegregation of public transportation throughout the Jim Crow South.

Author Phillip Hoose with Claudette Colvin will discuss the segregate Montgomery, Alabama of Colvin's childhood.  …

Library celebration wrap-up

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Thanks to all who attended the 80th anniversary celebration on Saturday, the turnout was incredible! We were so happy to see all of our regular library patrons and so many new faces. Special thanks to all who made donations of time, money, and books, all of which will help our library grow into the future.

Stay tuned for more news and events from the Berry Memorial Library!


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