Tax-Aide at the Library

AARP Foundation Tax-Aide offers free tax preparation service, especially for those age 50 and older, at our Newport and Cold Spring branches.


Tax-Aide’s IRS-certified volunteers are available to prepare individual tax returns from:

  • 10 am – 2 pm Tuesdays, Feb. 8 – April 12 at our Newport Branch
  • 4 – 6:30 pm Wednesdays, Feb. 2 – April 13 at our Cold Spring Branch

Bring all of the following documents (as applicable) for you and your spouse, if married filing joint return, to ensure Tax-Aide will be able to provide tax assistance:

  • Picture ID (for you and your spouse if married filing joint return)
  • Social Security documentation (for all those listed on the tax return)
  • Copy of last year’s income tax return
  • W-2 forms from each employer
  • Unemployment compensation statements
  • All 1099 forms
  • Dependent care provider information
  • Receipts if itemizing deductions
  • Bank documents for direct deposit of refund

A scheduled appointment is required at both branches. Visit the link below and search “Tax-Aide” to schedule an appointment.

Schedule Appointment


* Please Note: An appointment was not previously required for our Newport Branch. AARP has made the decision to now require an appointment.

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