Due to scheduled maintenance, our website and catalog may be unavailable on Sunday, January 19, 8:00-10:00 a.m.

The Porter Branch Children’s Department will be closed January 22-February 12 for renovation.

Porter Branch will be closed February 3 for installation of the new shelving.

All branches will be closed Monday, January 20, for Martin Luther King Jr. Day.

Program: Money Smart

Money Smart

Free Tax Preparation Clinics

IRS-trained volunteers will help prepare simple tax returns, free of charge.

United Way Tax Clinics

Rappahannock United Way Tax Clinics

Multiple Branches
IRS-trained volunteers will help prepare simple tax returns for maximum incomes of $66,000. No appointments are necessary.

AARP Tax Clinics

AARP Tax Clinics

Howell, Salem Church, & Snow
IRS-trained volunteers will help prepare simple tax returns. Call the branch to make a appointment. Some limited walk-ins may be accepted.

Remember: Things to Bring With You to the Tax Clinics


  • Photo ID(s)
  • Social Security cards for all names on tax returns
  • Last year's returns
  • ALL forms and receipts needed (W2, 1099, 1095-A, etc.)
  • Childcare provider's ID number
  • Amount of any other income or economic stimulus payments (if received)
  • Bank routing and account numbers if requesting direct deposit

April 13 is the last day for AARP clinics.

For more information on eligibility through the United Way, call 540-373-0041 or visit rappahannockunitedway.org.

Tax Time

money smart events

Money Smart Events

Financial Seminar Series

Join Jim McCaffrey of Edward Jones as he takes on different financial challenges in this seminar series. Sign up.

Civic Lab: Let's Talk Taxes

Porter & Howell Branches
What taxes do you pay, how is the rate determined, and how is the revenue used? Explore resources and join a discussion on taxes.

Retirement Income Primer

Feb 20th | 1:00pm - 2:00pm
Salem Church Branch
Budget for retirement expenses, identify potential sources of retirement income and address risks to your retirement income.

Stream Political Documentaries on Kanopy

Our streaming video service, Kanopy, features documentaries covering current affairs, political figures, and international politics.

Stay Money smart

Money Smart Books

Money Smart Blogs

Buying a Used Car: Tips and Tricks

Many people find used cars an attractive, affordable alternative to a new car purchase. Read how you can, too!

Managing Your Estate

Whether you're setting up your own estate or serving as executor for someone else's, CRRL has resources to help.

A Guide for Area Commuters

An easy commute is possible. Mass transit, carpooling, and of course, audiobooks, can make your ride to and from work smooth.
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