Help individuals who can?t afford professional tax assistance through the Volunteer Income Tax Assistance (VITA) program at the Pikes Peak Library District. Training in the basics of preparing federal and Colorado income tax returns is provided. Volunteer time commitment averages four hours per week from Feb. 1 through April 16. Training will be offered Jan. 8-12 from 9 a.m.-4 p.m. at the Sand Creek Branch Library. To volunteer, call 531-6333 ext. 1251.