Frequently Asked Questions
Q: Where can I take classes to get a GED? Does the Library have study guides?
A: Vincennes University offers free Adult Basic Education classes for those interested in GED Preparation, College Preparation, and Basic Math and Reading Skills at Work One. New student orientation is required, and can be scheduled with Jan Armstrong at (812) 278-8711. The Library does have GED study books available for checkout.
Q: Does the Library have practice tests?
A: The Library has study books for many common exams available for checkout, including GED, ASVAB, NCLEX, SAT, and PRAXIS. For free online practice tests, visit www.testprepreview.com.
Q: Where can I get advice for a legal issue?
A: There is a legal services attorney in Bedford once a month. You may call Hoosier Hills PACT at (812) 279-4099 for more information. You may also contact the Indiana Legal Services Office in Bloomington at (800) 822-4774 or www.indianajustice.org.
Q: Where can I get legal forms that I can fill out on my own?
A: Legal forms, including divorce, name change, contempt, continuance, child support, and contempt regarding parenting time, are available online at www.in.gov/judiciary/selfservice. Protection and No Contact orders are available online at www.in.gov/judiciary/selfservice/2352.htm. The Library has basic forms books available for checkout. You may also check our Forms page to see if what you need is available there.
Q: How can I find out who my government representatives are?
A: For Senators, visit Senate.gov. For U.S. Representatives, visit House.gov. You may also find your local representatives by visiting www.in.gov/legislative/legislators.
Q: How can I get articles from magazines you don't carry?
A: Use the INSPIRE collection. INSPIRE is an online collection of full-text articles from popular magazines, newspapers, and journals.
Q: How do I get a free credit report?
A: You can get a free credit report via Internet, phone, or mail. To order your report online, visit Annualcreditreport.com. Tor order a report by phone, call (877) 322-8228. To order by mail, download a request form.
Q: How can I get help paying for prescription drugs?
A: You may contact Hoosier Rx via Internet, or telephone at (866) 267-4679 between 8 A.M. and 4:30 P.M.
Q: Can I get access to auto repair information?
A: The Library subscribes to the Auto Repair Reference Center. You will need to enter your entire Library card number to access the data.
Q: Who can I contact for help with starting a small business?
A: Contact the Indiana Small Business Development Center for free and low-cost expert practical advice, education, products, and services. Visit their website or call them at (888) 472-3244.