Stanly County Public Library

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Community & Emergency Resources

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Community Resources Updated for 2018

Lista de Recursos por la Condado de Stanly para 2018

Domestic Violence/Abuse

Child Advocacy

  • Butterfly House Child Advocacy Center
    • There is currently no website, but they can be reached at (704) 984-4625.

Stanly County Partnership for Children


Workforce Development

Community Resources

  • Stanly Information & Referral (United Way) 211
  • The Butterfly House (704) 984-4625
  • The Community Inn  (704) 984-6454
  • Stanly Community Christian Ministry  (704) 982-7915
  • Pregnancy Resource Center (704) 983-2100
  • Bridge to Recovery -Men- (704) 486-0203
  • Bridge to Recovery -Women- (704) 984-1302
  • Bridge to Recovery -Helpline- (704) 909-8025

College Selection and Preparation

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College Selection

Financial Aid

Testing & Education Reference Center

After redirecting you through NC LIVE, you’ll be asked to log in to verify that you have a library card. After you begin using the resources such as tests or questions, you’ll be prompted to create an account. Library staff do not have access to this account.

Basic Skills

Prepare for Graduate School Admissions Exams

Prepare for the CLEP* Exams

College Preparation Center

Prepare for Your ACT® Test

Prepare for Your SAT* Test

Prepare for your AP* Exam

Prepare for Your TOEFL iBT® Test

Adult Learning

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You’ll need to register for an account with the Testing and Education Research Center to access the educational material, but you won’t need to pay anything for that account.

Tendrá que registrarse para obtener una cuenta en el Centro de Investigación de Pruebas y Educación para acceder al material educativo, pero no tendrá que pagar nada por esa cuenta.

Build Your Math Skills

Become a Better Reader

Improve Your Writing, Speaking, and Grammar

Become a U.S. Citizen

High School Equivalency

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General Education Diploma (GED) at Stanly Community College

Build Your Basic Skills

Prepare for the HiSET®

Prepare for TASC Test Assessing Secondary Completion

Employment / Career Resources

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Résumé Builder

Check out this free rĂ©sumĂ© builder from NC LIVE! You’ll need your library card and password to use it. Cypress Resume.

Job Searching

LinkedIn Jobs

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Job Search Toolkit was developed by the State Library of North Carolina with ongoing contributions from library staff across the state. This toolkit is designed to provide resources that help library staff respond to the increasing needs of job seekers in their communities. The toolkit includes links to Internet resources, NC LIVE career information and e-books, selected books, and what other libraries are doing.

Glassdoor holds a growing database of 6 million company reviews, CEO approval ratings, salary reports, interview reviews and questions, benefits reviews, office photos and more.

Learning Resources & Test Prep – Learning Express Library

Career Center

Learn More About a Career

Prepare for an Entrance Exam

Prepare for an Occupation Exam

Join the Military or Become an Officer

Job Search and Workplace Skills

Prepare for the WorkKeys® Assessments and the TOEIC®

Voter Registration

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Due to budget cuts, the Internal Revenue Service is not able to supply libraries with the full range of printed tax forms, instruction booklets, and tax publications provided in the past. For 2020 income taxes, only the following income tax forms will be available at main library: 1040. These forms will become available at the main library around late February of 2021.

Instruction booklets will be available for patrons to photocopy at .10 per page.

Call 1-800-829-3676 to order tax products to be delivered by mail (order as early as possible)

The local North Carolina Department of Revenue has state forms, instructions, and publications… but no federal materials.

Tax Withholding Estimator
The IRS has developed a Tax Withholding Estimator, which can be found at the following link.

IRS Official Site with Forms, Instructions, Publications, Updates….The place to start.
E-filing Information for individuals, businesses, and the self-employed. Free E-filing options explained.
United States Code – this is the law. Select the current year, then Title 26 which is the Internal Revenue section. Click on PDF which gives you the entire Title and use the Find feature for your search.
Code of Federal Regulation – Title 26 – Internal Revenue Service’s official regulations.

North Carolina Tax Forms and Instructions for individuals. Prior year forms available too.
North Carolina Tax E-filing instructions.

North Carolina Department of Revenue
501 N. Wilmington Street, Raleigh, NC 27604
Mon-Fri 8am-5pm, 1-877-252-3052


Check out this article below for some information on how to select tax preparation software – it might be applicable to your situation!

Small Business

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Small Business Center Network’s (SBCN)

Small Business Center of Stanly County

Albemarle Downtown Development Corporation

North Carolina District Office | U.S. Small Business Administration

Small Business and Technology Development Center (SBTDC)

Government and Legal

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NuWav Legal Forms is the resource that our library uses for a variety of legal forms and can be accessed by clicking on the image below.

Please click here to log into NuWav Legal Documents..

Voter Registration

IRS Tax Forms and Publications

North Carolina Tax Forms

Stanly County Courts – District 20A

Stanly County Register of Deeds


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Booklists for Adults

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Booklists for Teens

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Online eReading Rooms for Teens:

6th – 8th grade

Tween Recommended Reads

Tween Recommended Reads List

Building a Home Library

Ages 12-14

Alex Awards

The Alex Awards are given to ten books written for adults that have special appeal to young adults, ages 12 through 18. The winning titles are selected from the previous year’s publishing.

Amazing Audiobooks List

Booklists for Kids

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Tween Recommended Reads

Tween Recommended Reads List

Building a Home Library

Ages 0-3

Ages 4-7

Ages 8-11

Ages 12-14

Children’s Choices
The reading list kids pick!
Each year, 12,500 children from different regions of the United States read newly-published children’s and young adult trade books and vote for the ones they like best. These Children’s Choices, selected from more than 500 titles, can be counted on as books children really enjoy reading.

Winning Titles (Annotated Lists)

  • 2015 Children’s Choices
  • 2014 Children’s Choices
  • 2013 Children’s Choices
  • Caldecott Medal Winners
  • Newbery Medal Winners
  • ALA Notable Children’s Books

Language Learning

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Learn a new language through the power of collaboration between NC LIVE and Transparent Language. Click on the image below to get started! Here is a list of all the languages that you can learn.

Click here to go to the Transparent Language service.