The library now has Brainfuse – on demand, anytime, anywhere eLearning for all ages and levels. Brainfuse is one of the nation’s leading online tutoring providers for libraries and schools. Users get live tutoring from instructors through the Brainfuse online classroom. Thanks to the Oklahoma Department of Libraries, Oklahomans across the state can use Brainfuse through their public libraries.
Students work with live tutors using an interactive whiteboard to chat, write, draw, copy & paste text or images and graph homework problems. Use HelpNow for homework help, skills building and test prep.
The Writing Lab and the 24/7 Center
Users get the freedom to get help any time of the day without connecting with a live tutor. Users can submit papers through the Writing Lab for feedback. The 24/7 Center is for non-writing assignments like math or science.
Job-seekers can get live online help, powerful tools, and other resources.
Live Interview Coaching
Brush up on interview techniques or get live online interview practice from trained job coaches. Job coaches and users chat live chat through the online classroom. Also get 24/7 access to interview tips and career resources.
Submit your resume and a job coach will send it back within 24 hours with detailed feedback and suggestions for improvement. You can also download resume templates or browse resources for making better resumes.
24/7 access to carefully chosen job resources. Brainfuse job coaches help users strategically target jobs best suited to their interests and qualifications.
Adult Learning Center
Get basic career-enhancing skills. ALC offers test preparation (including the GED and the USCIS citizenship test) and an academic skills center featuring live, online tutors.
Support for your community’s veterans and their families. VetNow offers help navigating the VA, academic tutoring, and help with employment transition.
Live Online Navigators
VetNow Navigators are trained to help veterans and families connect with valuable benefits and resources.
Get Started with Brainfuse
Get Tax Help
File a free federal and state return if your income in 2021 was $73,000 or less.
Do you have questions as you’re doing your return?
Certified tax coaches can help:
Assistors will be answering questions Monday through Friday 8:00 am – 5:00 pm
You’ll get a response within 24 hours, working days.
To e-file your 2021 tax return, you must verify your identity with your Adjusted Gross Income from your 2020 tax return. Find out how to get an electronic PIN
To get started – Make an account in OLT OnLine Taxes
OLT OnLine Taxes is the IRS approved free file tax filing service
- Easy Q&A guidance to fill out the 1040 form
- No age restrictions
- e-file service for federal and Oklahoma returns
- Form 1040NR (non-resident)
- View and print tax returns
More on Taxes, Filing & Tracking Returns
You May Qualify for the Earned Income Tax Credit
You may have extra money waiting for you with the Earned Income Tax Credit. The EITC is a benefit for working people with low to moderate income.
If you qualify, you could pay less federal tax or even get money back. The EITC is a boost to help pay your bills or save for a rainy day. See if you qualify for EITC
Changes to the Child Tax Credit in 2021
Changes to the Child Tax Credit helped many families get advance payments of the credit. Half of the total credit amount was sent automatically to eligible people during the last six months of 2021. Families can claim the other half when filing their 2021 income tax return. Learn more about Advance Child Tax Credit Payments in 2021
Emergency Broadband Benefit is Helping Households Connect During the Pandemic
We’re spreading the word about FCC’s Emergency Broadband Benefit. Having a broadband connection is essential for households gain access to jobs, healthcare services, virtual classrooms, and so much more. Enrollment starts May 12.
What is the Emergency Broadband Benefit?
The Emergency Broadband Benefit (EBB) is a temporary FCC program to help families and households struggling to afford broadband internet service during the COVID-19 pandemic.
The benefit offers:
- Up to $50 per month discount for broadband service
- Up to $75 per month discount for households on qualifying Tribal lands
- A one-time discount of up to $100 for a laptop, desktop computer, or tablet bought through a participating provider if the household contributes more than $10 but less than $50 toward the purchase price.
Limited to one monthly service discount and one device discount per household.
Who Can Apply
A household is eligible if someone in the household meets one of these criteria:
- Has an income that is at or below 135% of the Federal Poverty Guidelines or participates in certain assistance programs, such as SNAP, Medicaid, or Lifeline.
- Gets benefits under the free and reduced-price school lunch program or the school breakfast program or did so in the 2019-2020 school year.
- Got a Federal Pell Grant during the current award year.
- Had a substantial loss of income due to job loss or furlough since February 29, 2020.
- Meets the eligibility criteria for a participating broadband provider’s existing low-income or COVID-19 program.
Learn more: FAQs for Emergency Broadband Benefit
3 Ways to Apply
- Contact your preferred participating broadband provider directly to learn about their application process. See Providers in Oklahoma: Emergency Broadband Benefit Providers in Oklahoma
- Go to GetEmergencyBroadband.org to apply online.
- Call 833-511-0311 for a mail-in application, and return it with proof of eligibility to:
Emergency Broadband Support Center
P.O. Box 7081
London, KY 40742
Questions and Answers about the Broadband Benefit
Do I get the Funds Each Month?
No, the participating broadband provider will get the funds directly from the EBB program.
Which Providers are Participating?
Broadband providers choose whether or not to participate. See a list of Providers in Oklahoma.
Will I Be Automatically Billed at Higher Rates if the Program Ends?
No. Households will need to opt-in to keep their service once the EBB program ends.
See more questions and answers: FAQs for Emergency Broadband Benefit
Did you know you can file a free federal and up to three state returns if your income in 2015 was $66,000 or less?
Holdenville Public Library offers assistance with MyFreeTaxes .com website by appointment only.
United Way and H&R Block have combined their efforts to provide free online tax preparation software to everyone who made less than $66,000 last year.
· Everyone whose household income was less than $66,000 in 2018 is eligible
· It’s H&R Block’s Premium tax prep product, 100% accuracy guaranteed
· Free federal and state filing (up to 3 states) are included
· More forms are included than with any other free product
· You can file easily either on desktop or mobile
· Chat, phone, and email assistance from tax professionals is included
· Life is short, and you shouldn’t have to pay to file your taxes
Call 405-379-3245 make an appointment with Kim at the Holdenville Library for assistance with this website.( We are not licensed to do your taxes for you,but we can assist you with the free website provided by H&RBlock and United Way.You may also access this site on your own at myfreetaxes.com
2020 My Free Taxes Information
- Free filing for current year returns with AGI of $66,000 or less.
- One federal return plus up to 3 state returns for no charge.
- National support is provided for My Free Taxes web link users.
If you are being charged to prepare your federal or state tax return and your income is $60,000 or less, STOP and call 855-698-9435.
Telephone, Chat, and email
Help line: 1-855-My Tx Help (1-855-698-9435)
- Monday through Saturday
- 10 am – 9 pm
- email available 24/7
- January through October 15
You work. Let EITC work for you!
For the last 40 years, Earned Income Tax Credit made life better for millions of workers. You may have extra money waiting for you. If you qualify and claim the credit, it could be as much as $6,242 from the IRS for some workers.
You must have an Electronic Filing PIN
To e-file your tax return or other electronic forms, you must verify your identity – you’ll need an Electronic Filing PIN (IRS).
Get help with an Electronic Filing PIN Request >