Posted on: June 21, 2017

Blueprint Theater

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Become the architect to a new and unique story at the Independence Public Library. Words, words everywhere! Build words into actions. Participants can volunteer as performers or sit back and enjoy a brand new story built before your eyes. 

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Posted on: June 21, 2017

Book Discussion @ IPL

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The Glass Castle will be the topic of the book discussion at the Independence Public Library this month. 

This memoir by Jeannette Walls recounts the unconventional, poverty-stricken upbringing Walls and her siblings had at the hands of their deep...

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Posted on: June 21, 2017

Improv Workshop

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Play improvisational acting games, create spontaneous skits, learn to think on your feet, and have some laugh out loud fun. 

This Improv Workshop at the Independence Public Library is designed for teens by teens! Experienced high school performers...

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Posted on: June 19, 2017

Heartland Marimba

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Celebrate the marimba, its music, and its Cedar Valley Residency performers at the Independence Public Library! 

Hear cherished classical works, show tunes, and more as part of the Heartland Marimba Festival’s Collective Summer Tour. The...

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Posted on: June 17, 2017

IPL Teens @ Farmer’s Market

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Teens are invited to join forces for the Independence Public Library at the Farmer’s Market downtown from 9:00-11:00 am. 

We will prepare delicious snacks on site from the farmer’s fresh ingredients for the public to taste.&...

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Posted on: June 16, 2017

Windows 10 Q & A

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The Independence Public Library will offer a Windows 10 Question and Answer session from 6:30-8:00 pm in the Community Room. 

Judd Taylor from Independence Light and Power, Telecommunications will be fielding your questions.

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Posted on: June 17, 2017

Snacks & Stories

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Children are invited to take part in a new program this summer with the Independence Public Library.

Care Centers Pair ‘n’ Share will be held Thursday, June 29th at 2:00 pm. Children may sign up to go to Prairie Hills and share your fav...

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Posted on: June 8, 2017

Pool Dedication Ceremony

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On Saturday, July 1, 2017, there will be a pool dedication ceremony at the new aquatic center.  The ceremony will start at noon.   Click on Additional Info to download the PDF Dedication Flyer with more details for this event.

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Posted on: June 2, 2017

Road Closure

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4th Avenue Southeast from 1st Street East to 2nd Street Southeast will be closed starting today, Friday June 2nd.  It is anticipated to be closed up to thirty days.