The Indian Lake Library is pleased to provide access to the Rural Law Center of New York, INC. We can connect you with answers with your questions on such topics as:
Going to Court, Preparing for Court in New York State, Small Claims Court, How to Serve the Other Party
What is Service?, Directions for Personal Service, Service by Publication in NYS Divorce
Custody/Visitation, How to Prepare for a Custody Case, Custody Case Worksheet, Custody for the Non-Biological Parent, Quick Tips for Non-Parent Custody, Non-Parent Filing for Child Custody
How to Respond to a Scheduling Order, Sample Response to a Scheduling Order,
Grandparent Visitation Guide
Financial Matters, Managing Your Debt, Quick Tips for Dealing with Creditors
How to Answer a Complaint, Getting Creditors to Cease Contact, How to Dispute a Debt, What are Exempt Funds?
Letter to Creditor/Exempt Funds, Should I File for Bankruptcy?
Child Support, Child Support in NYS/Some Answers, NYS Child Support Standards Chart
Wills/Powers of Attorney, Writing Your Will, Being an Executor, NYS Power of Attorney
Divorce/Separation, Guide to Self-Represented Divorce, How to Serve Your Spouse, How to Respond When Served
Mediation/Arbitration, What is Mediation?, FAQ about Mediation
Health and Aging, Senior Citizen NYS Legal Resource Guide, Health Care Proxy in New York State, Senior and Caregiver Checklist
Housing Legal Resource Guide, Buying a Home on a Land Contract, Sample Land Contract, Buying a Mobile Home, Tenant Tips
A new year and a fresh start!! Yes, it has been well below zero pretty often this month, but, we are a hardy folk, maybe a bit weary of this cold, but we plod onward. Our first meeting of the year began with a long list of “business” issues. I will list the issues below Continue reading
Indian Lake Library cardholders can now use new genealogy data bases. Use your library card bar code to log in here to Heritage Quest. Additionally, Ancestry.com is
soon to be available for use in the library. Research your family history online. This collection assembles every extant U.S. federal census, banking and military records, genealogies, local histories, primary source materials, and genealogical and local history serials. Purchased for residents in Hamilton, Saratoga, Warren and Washington Counties through a generous grant from Senator Hugh Farley, New York State Central Book Aid and the Southern Adirondack Library System
According to their website, “HeritageQuest® Online is a comprehensive treasury of American genealogical sources—rich in unique primary sources, local and family histories, and finding aids… It delivers an essential collection of genealogical and historical sources—with coverage dating back to the 1700s—that can help people find their ancestors and discover a place’s past. Continue reading
The library will be closed December 25, 26, 27, 28 and will reopen on Monday, December 29 at noon. We will be closed January 1 and 2 too! So please come in before the holiday and get your books, audios and videos! Due dates will be adjusted. Celebrate and read every day.
Safe travels! You can go anywhere if you travel in a book…
Please get your books before it snows! When the Indian Lake School closes, the library will be closed. This also includes snowy evenings. Yes, it looks like we will be in for some nasty weather, so please call first to check if we are open, BEFORE your visit to the library!
The Saturday Financial Literacy Program has been postponed until Saturday, February 28, 2015 and will be held from 9 am to 11:30 AM at the Indian Lake Library and 1:00 PM-3:30 PM at the Lake Pleasant Library. This program about tax refunds, credits, identity theft and more is still free and open to all. Sign up please at the library
After completing a year and a half of creativity, cooperation and hard work our Chap Book arrived just in time for distribution at our monthly meeting. How exciting to finally view the finished product after all of this hard work. It was considered a rousing success. Many of our wonderful writers’ brought pieces to read. The creativity does not stop.
We traveled on a 379 mile bike ride along the Erie Canal. Continue reading
Interested in better management of your personal finances? Are you loaning your money to the government to get a tax refund and then paying needlessly to get your money back in January? Do you know how to get your health care tax credit? Questions about your credit score? Learn how to be more financially literate!