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Volunteer Income Tax Assistance

Income Tax Assistance is again available at Lincoln City Libraries this year on the dates listed here. Assistance is not available when libraries are closed for holidays.

Lincoln City Libraries provides the space for this service. Trained volunteers are sent by VITA and AARP. Library staff are not authorized to provide assistance or advice regarding Income Tax preparation.

Unless a session is marked “Walk-ins only,” appointments must be scheduled at

To cancel or reschedule an appointment, call the Center for Civic Engagement at 402-472-6150, or use the unique link sent with your appointment confirmation. Library staff are not able to do this for you.

In the event of Lincoln Public Schools or the University of Nebraska-Lincoln closing due to bad weather, sites not listed as walk-ins only will be canceled.

Bennett Martin Public Library, 1:00 to 3:00 p.m. (February 2 through March 15)
Gere Branch Library, 1:00 to 5:00 p.m. (February 2 through April 5) Walk-ins only

Walt Branch Library, 1:00 to 5:00 p.m.  (February 3 through April 13) Walk-ins only

Gere Branch Library, 1:00 to 7:30 p.m. (February 4 through April 7) Walk-ins only

Anderson Branch 5:00 to 7:00 p.m. (January 29 through April 8)
Walt Branch Library, 1:00 to 5:00 p.m.  (February 5 through April 8) Walk-ins only

Anderson Branch 5:00 to 7:00 p.m. (January 30 through April 9)
Eiseley Branch, 4:00 to 6:00 p.m. (February 6 through April 9)
Gere Branch Library, 1:00 to 5:00 p.m. (February 6 through April 9) Walk-ins only

Eiseley Branch, 1:00 to 3:00 p.m. (February 1 through April 4)

Here is information about additional locations for assistance. At this time, a Spanish language interpreter is available only at some sessions in the Nebraska Union, 1400 R Street.

Federal tax forms and instructions are available from the Internal Revenue Service website.

Special Note About Nebraska Tax Forms:

In order to encourage electronic filing, the Nebraska Department of Revenue is not providing tax forms to the public library. You may print forms and instructions from the Nebraska Department of Revenue’s website.