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Posted on: February 11, 2021

Tax Information - Federal and State

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Do you need a form or instructions in order to complete your taxes for 2020? Check out this webpage to help you get the information you need. 

If you are a senior citizen, you may qualify for free, individualized tax preparation for low-to-moderat...

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Posted on: February 24, 2021

Snowshoeing by the Wapsi*

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In partnership with Buchanan County Conservation, the Independence Public Library is hosting an outdoor program at Three Elms Park where you can practice snowshoeing and explore the area near the Wapsipinicon River.  This program promises to be f...

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Posted on: February 8, 2021

Children's OBOI Bingo

Childrens Bingo

The Independence Public Library is hosting Children’s OBOI Bingo for children through 6th grade. Completing a blackout on your bingo card will enter you in a special prize drawing!  Pick up your bingo card at the Library or view the car...

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Posted on: February 24, 2021

One Book Activity Bags for Kids

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The Independence Public Library will have activity bags available for children in grades K-5 while supplies last. These bags will include a toy crafting project, and we encourage students to get creative!  Send a picture of your completed craft t...

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Posted on: February 24, 2021

Rockin' Reptiles with the Mississippi River Museum*

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The Independence Public Library partners with the National Mississippi River Museum & Aquarium for a live virtual presentation exploring the world of reptiles.  Learn about some of their amazing adaptations and the important roles they play i...

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Posted on: February 24, 2021

The Transformational Power of Storytelling

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The Independence Public Library hosts the author of this year’s One Book One Independence selection, William Kent Krueger. In this virtual program, he will share more about the importance of stories and the power they hold. Bring your questions ...

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Posted on: February 24, 2021

Prohibition in Eastern Iowa

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The Independence Public Library is hosting local author Linda McCann for an in-person program on Prohibition in Eastern Iowa. This program will be held at Allerton Brewing Company in Independence and Linda will share the history of prohibition as well as ...

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Posted on: February 24, 2021

Depression Era Cooking with Dan & Lizzie

Depression Cooking

Dan & Lizzie Lake are back with us at the Independence Public Library this month for a Depression-era meal demonstration!   Join us for this virtual program as we recreate a “hobo dinner” and a Depression-era dessert. This...

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Posted on: January 27, 2021

Food for Fines Month

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February is Food for Fines Month. This month, for every canned good you bring in to donate, you will receive $1 off your library fines.  All donated food items will benefit the Independence Area Food Pantry. Stop in and benefit this great local r...

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Posted on: January 14, 2021

Library Open!

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The library is open to the public.  Masks are required as per city mandate.What is and is not available?

Checking out items, using computers, printing, copying, and faxing will all be available services. 

Restrictions are tighter than when...

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Posted on: January 26, 2021

Curbside Pick Up

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The library is offering curbside service when the library is open. 

Reserve your materials and after you have been notified that they are ready, come to the west parking area (by outdoor book drop) and call 319-334-2470 to have your items brought ...

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Posted on: February 22, 2021

Streets Department Job Opening

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The Streets Department is currently recruiting for the position of a full-time Streets Operator.  The application packet is available as a PDF document by clicking on Additional Info.  The first review of applications will be on March 8,...

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Posted on: January 12, 2021

Water Meter Replacement

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This City of Independence Water Dept. has initiated a project in conjunction with Independence Light & Power to change out all of the water meters and add remote read modules throughout the community.  To accomplish this, we have partnered Hy...

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Posted on: January 8, 2021

2020 Survey Results

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To see the results please click on additional information for a PDF Document.

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