The Book-a-Librarian service is designed to provide adult patrons one-on-one appointments with Tabb Library staff on a variety of topics, including (but not limited to) resume review; downloading eBooks, audiobooks, and magazines; and navigating the library catalog, website and online resources. To request assistance, please submit the Book-a-Librarian survey.
Computers for Public Use
Public computers are available on a first-come, first-served basis. Library card holders may use the computers for three hours each day. If you do not have a library card, you can obtain a single use visitor card (must have photo id) and use the computers for 30 minutes. Public computers have Internet Explorer and Chrome for web browsing and Microsoft Office 2010 (Word, Excel and PowerPoint). Files you create may be saved to your USB flash drive. Files cannot be saved to a CD or DVD disk.
Coin-operated black and white photocopiers are available for public use. Copies are 15 cents per letter-sized page and 20 cents per legal-sized page at the Tabb Library. Copies are 15 cents per page for letter and legal size copies at the Yorktown Library. The photocopiers accept nickels, dimes, quarters and $1 bills.
Donations of Used Items
The Library welcomes your donation of gently used books, CDs, DVDs and audio cassettes. Donations are accepted at the Circulation desk. We do not accept books with water damage, mold, mildew, missing pages or missing covers. We do not accept magazines.
A large selection of paperback books is available on the honor system. These books are checked out at the Circulation desk, but do not have a specific due date. Return them when you are finished.
Income Tax Forms
A limited variety and quantity of federal tax forms are available at both libraries. Forms and instructions 1040, 1040A and 1040EZ are usually available. They arrive late-January and are available until April 30. Patrons may call the IRS at 1-800-829-3676 to have forms mailed to them. Current, prior and accessible forms, instructions and Publications are available on the IRS website. The Library does not have Virginia tax forms. Virginia tax forms are available at the York County Commissioner of the Revenue's Office located at 120 Alexander Hamilton Blvd. in Yorktown. They are also available online at the Virginia Department of Taxation. AARP Tax-Aide is not available at the Library.
An Interlibrary Loan allows the Library to borrow materials for patrons from other libraries. For more information, view Interlibrary Loans.
Job & Career Resources
The Library offers a comprehensive list of job and career resources for our patrons. Resources include books and ebooks on career exploration, an interactive online library of practice tests and tutorials, resume and interview tips and job search information.
Learn how to apply for a library card, renew items online, access your account online, and more.
Looking for a Great Read
The library offers a readers’ advisory service to connect patrons with a list of personalized reading recommendations. Please fill out the Looking for a Great Read survey. The information provided on the survey will allow staff to offer reading recommendations based on your specific interests and tastes. Once the survey is submitted, library staff will get back to you within a week with a customized list. All submissions are confidential.
Notary service is available free of charge at both libraries. Call Tabb Reference at (757) 890-5120 or Yorktown Reference at (757) 890-5207 before you come to the Library to determine if a notary is available. Note that acceptable proof of identity is required before a document can be notarized. Acceptable proof of identity is a United States passport, a certificate of United States citizenship, a certificate of naturalization, an unexpired foreign passport, an alien registration card with photograph, a state-issued driver's license, a state-issued identification card or a United States military card. All documents must be signed in the presence of the notary. If a document must be witnessed, you must provide your own witnesses.
Wireless Internet Access
Free wireless Internet access is available on a first-come, first-served basis to library users with laptops or other wireless devices with Wi-Fi capability. Wireless users must configure their own equipment.