Here are upcoming Crestview Public Library-related events. The library's address is 1445 Commerce Drive.

FREE TAX PREPARATION AND FILING: by appointment 2-6 p.m. Mondays, and first come, first served 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. Tuesdays, Thursdays and Saturdays, through April 18.

FAMILY LIBRARY TIME: Events for ages 4 and up at the Crestview library include:

●6:30-7:15 p.m. April 18: Nonie's Ark visit. Registration limited to first 30 children.

AGES 3-5 LIBRARY CLASS: 10:15 a.m. Tuesdays, Crestview library. Topics are April 25, Environmental Center Field Trip; and May 2 and 9, Praiseworthy Parents.

FIRST TUESDAY TALK: 10:30 a.m. May 2 at the library. "Save a Rainy Day: Water Conservation with Rain Barrels," with Sheila Dunning, Horticulture Agent with the University of Florida/Okaloosa County Extension Service. Attendees will be entered into a drawing for a demonstration rain barrel made during this free class.

ARTIST RECEPTION AND REFRESHMENTS: 6-7:30 p.m. May 2, at the library. Rebecca Lu Kiernan's "Spellbinder" painting exhibit will be featured on the gallery wall May 1 through June 30.

NORTH OKALOOSA COUNTY ORGANIZATIONS EXPO: 5-8 p.m. Aug. 7, at the library. Learn about and network with North Okaloosa clubs, organizations, nonprofits and social agencies. Refreshments courtesy of Friends of the Crestview Public Library. Email Rae Schwartz,, to reserve a spot as an organization.

READ TO DOZER: First Saturdays, 10-11 a.m.; for children ages 4 and up.

COFFEE & CRAFT: 10 a.m. second Saturdays, Crestview library. Call 682-4432 to reserve your spot.