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, Overdrive and navigating the library website. To request assistance, please submit the Book-a-Librarian survey.
Computers for Public Use
The Library offers computers with Internet access and Microsoft Office 2010 Word, Excel and PowerPoint products. Files you create on the public computers may be saved to your USB flash drive. You cannot save a file to a CD or DVD disk on the public computers. You can email the file to yourself if you have an Internet email account you can access via the web.
Black and white printing is available for 15 cents per letter-sized page. Double-sided and color printing is not available. Printing can only be done on library supplied paper.
Computers are offered 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.
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 magazines or books with water damage, mold, mildew, missing pages or missing covers.
The Library does not have a fax machine for public use.
The Library offers a large selection of paperback books 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
The most common federal tax forms and instructions are available at both libraries. They usually 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.
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An Interlibrary Loan allows the Library to borrow materials for patrons from other libraries. For more information, visit the Interlibrary Loan Web page.
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.
Large Print Books
Large print books are complete, unabridged books with 16 pt type. The Library has a variety of fiction, nonfiction, bestsellers and mysteries. New titles are added monthly. Ask at the Reference desk for directions to the large print area.
Looking for a Great Read
The library offers a readers’ advisory service that seeks to connect patrons with a list of personalized reading recommendations. To submit an interest profile for suggestions, please fill out the Looking for a Great Read survey.
Notary service is available free of charge at both libraries. Call the Tabb Reference desk at (757) 890-5120 or Yorktown Reference desk 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.
Story Times are offered in the fall, winter and spring for children ages 6 months through kindergarten. For times and locations, visit the Story Time Web page.
Summer reading programs are offered for children ages 2½ to 12, teens and adults. For more information visit the Summer Reading Program Web page.
The Virginiana Collection is located in the Yorktown Library. It contains circulating and non-circulating materials on Virginia and York County.
Voter registration applications are available at the Tabb and Yorktown Reference desk. Completed applications may be turned in at the Reference desk.
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. Printing is available from the wireless network through PrinterOn at the Tabb Library and Yorktown Library.
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