Kansas People, Kansas Places

The Independence Public Library, The Astra Festival and Jay Nelson from the Strecker-Nelson Gallery have partnered to bring you an art exhibit at the library through September 13th. Located throughout the 1st and 2nd floor you will find paintings, sculptures and pottery. Jay Nelson graciously allowed us to film curator remarks for the art and you are welcome to take a self guided tour with our QR codes and your phone or checkout a tablet at the front desk. If you can’t make it into the library don’t worry you can watch the curator remarks below.

  • 2012 Best Small Library in America 2012 Best Small Library in America
  • Waiting for the announcement of the 2012 Best Small Library in America Waiting for the announcement of the 2012 Best Small Library in America
  • Live Animals in the Library! Live Animals in the Library!
  • Independence Public Library Independence Public Library
  • Kids Reading to Therapy Dog Kids Reading to Therapy Dog
  • Indy Ensemble Singing for the Annual Christmas Tree Lighting and Holiday Festival Indy Ensemble Singing for the Annual Christmas Tree Lighting and Holiday Festival
  • Instrument Petting Zoo Instrument Petting Zoo
  • You Can Use Our Computers, WiFi, or Laptops You Can Use Our Computers, WiFi, or Laptops
  • Kids Can Get Loud at the Library Kids Can Get Loud at the Library
  • Main Entrance Main Entrance
  • A Kangaroo Visits Our Library A Kangaroo Visits Our Library
  • Putting Up a Bat House Putting Up a Bat House
  • Geek the Library Geek the Library
  • Teen Advisory Committee Gets Donation from First Federal for TAG Community Program Teen Advisory Committee Gets Donation from First Federal for TAG Community Program
  • Falconer at the Library Falconer at the Library
  • Ghost Stories in the Park Ghost Stories in the Park
  • Lincoln's Inauguration at the Lincoln: The Constitution and the Civil War Exhibition Lincoln's Inauguration at the Lincoln: The Constitution and the Civil War Exhibition
  • Staff Learn the Proper Use of a Fire Extinguisher with the Indy Fire Department Staff Learn the Proper Use of a Fire Extinguisher with the Indy Fire Department
  • Elephant Toothpaste Science Experiment at the Summer Reading Kick-Off Elephant Toothpaste Science Experiment at the Summer Reading Kick-Off
  • Trixie Sunbathing Trixie Sunbathing
  • View from the Main Entrance of Our Beautiful Library View from the Main Entrance of Our Beautiful Library