Thursday, February 16, 2006

Holiday Closure -- President's Day on Monday, February 20th, 2006

The Buena Park Library District will be closed on Monday, February 20th, 2006, in observation of the President's Day holiday. Normal hours will resume on Tuesday, February 21st.

Saturday, February 11, 2006

Library Closure -- Monday, February 13th

The Buena Park Library District will be closed for staff training on Monday, February 13th.

Normal hours will resume Tuesday, February 14th.

Friday, February 10, 2006

Free Financial Planning Seminar -- Saturday, February 25, 2006

The Buena Park Library District is co-sponsoring a free financial awareness seminar with the Society for Financial Awareness, a California non-profit organization that provides financial education through seminars and workshops. The seminar, entitled, Year End Tax Planning, will be held on Saturday, February 25, 2006 from 12:00-1:00 p.m. in the Buena Park Library’s 2nd floor Board Room, located at 7150 La Palma Avenue, Buena Park, California. The guest speaker will be William Dove, a member of SOFA.

Topics to be covered during the program include:
  • Most common tax mistakes made by people
  • Tax “planning” vs. tax “preparation”
  • The impact of taxes on investments and qualified plan distributions
  • Current tax law changes
  • Determining the “formula” for one’s tax liability
  • What to do in an IRS audit

This program is free of charge and the public is invited to attend. No reservations are necessary. For more information, please call the Buena Park Library District Reference Desk at 714-826-4100, extension 125.

Thursday, February 02, 2006

Slate of Free Financial Awareness Seminars at the Buena Park Library

The Society for Financial Awareness – “a non-profit educational organization” and the Buena Park Library District have teamed up once again for another round of free informative noontime Saturday seminars to educate anyone interested on some specific financial topics. The seminars are available to everyone and are generally held from 12 NOON to 1:00 p.m. in the second floor Library Board Room, at the Buena Park Library, 7150 La Palma Ave., on La Palma, between Western and Knott Avenues. The speakers are from Society for Financial Awareness’s Culver City, Orange County and Torrance Chapters.

The first seminar is scheduled for Saturday, February 25, 2006, and the topic is “Tax Planning” with speaker William Dove. The rest of the Saturday line-up is as follows (as of February 1, 2006) with one room change* noted:

  • March 25, 2006, Getting Fiscally Fit, Downstairs Small Meeting Room*, Speaker: Rayna Elmendorf
  • April 22, 2006, Investing Concerns in a “Fragile” Market, Speaker: Rayna Elmendorf
  • May 20, 2006, Legal Lessons for Life, Speaker: Arthur Swerdloft
  • June 17, 2006, “Exploring” Your Options for a Quality Retirement, Speaker: Rayna Elmendorf

For more detailed information about the seminar topics, please contact Bruce Pasarow in the Library’s Reference Department at 714-826-4100 ext. 125.