Saraland Public Library Closing

Saraland Public Library will be closed on Wednesday, June 12, 2024 thru Saturday, June 15, 2024, due to roof repair work.  Alternate locations are Virginia Dillard Smith/Toulminville Branch at 601 Stanton Rd., or Moorer/Spring Hill Branch at 4 S. McGregor Ave., or Ben May Main Library at 701 Government St.

Saraland Public Library will reopen on Monday, June 17, 2024.

Tax Resources

United Way's MyFreeTaxes™ helps people file their taxes for free while getting the assistance they need.

Their self-preparation software (accessible by selecting the “File My Own Taxes” option on their website) is completely free. They connect users to one of two self-preparation software options based on their income. Learn more about common tax situations covered by MyFreeTaxes™ here:

For those who need more support filing their return they partner with nonprofits who are part of the IRS’ Volunteer Income Tax Assistance (VITA) program (accessible by clicking on the “Have My Return Prepared For Me” option on their website).

Free In-Person Tax Help:

With AARP Foundation Tax-Aide

AARP Foundation Tax-Aide provides free tax preparation for individuals with no limits on age or income. They will be available every Friday from 10 a.m. – 2 p.m. in the Ben May Main Library Meeting Room from Feb. 9 - April 12. No appointment necessary, walk-ins are welcome. Please be sure to have your current ID, previous year’s tax forms, any W2s or other paperwork with you.

With Volunteer Income Tax Assistance (VITA)

The VITA program has operated for over 50 years, offering free tax help to people who generally make $60,000 or less, persons with disabilities; and limited English-speaking taxpayers who need assistance in preparing their own tax returns. VITA is scheduling appointments for Saturdays (Jan 27-April 13) at the West Regional Library online at: Mobile West Regional Library ( or call (251) 219-0606.

There are additional locations in the Mobile area that VITA offers tax appointments and more information can be found at: VITA – Free Tax Preparation – United Way of Southwest Alabama (