Let Yourself be Counted!

It’s time for everyone to fill out the census form that’s arriving this week in the mail. 

It’s important that you fill in the form and promptly mail it back. Census information affects the numbers of seats your state occupies in the U.S. House of Representatives. And people from many walks of life use census data to advocate for causes, rescue disaster victims, prevent diseases, research markets, locate pools of skilled workers and more. It’s easy to see what an accurate count of residents can do for your community.

If you need help filling out the form, census workers will be available to answer your questions here at the library on many days. Friday, March 19 &26, April 9 & 16 2-6pm, April 2 1-3. Saturday, March 20 & 27, April 3, 10 & 17, 1-5 pm. Sunday March 21 & 28, April 4, 11, & 18, 1-5 pm. Tuesday March 23 & 30, April 6, 13 & 20 1-3:30 pm.

You can also get help on the Census Bureau’s web site in many languages. http://2010.census.gov/2010census/

Help is available by telephone in English at  1-866-872-6868, in Spanish 1-866-928-2010, in other languages 1-866-935-2010.

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