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Jul 19 all-day
Each month there will be free coffee and doughnuts or a sandwich bar for seniors, along with activities, games, a movie, speakers, a discount in the book store, and a chance to gather with friends. Stop by every month on…
Jul 19 @ 6:00 pm – 7:00 pm
Geocaching is an outdoor recreational activity, in which participants use a Global Positioning System (GPS) receiver or mobile device and other navigational techniques to hide and seek containers, called “geocaches” or “caches,” at specific locations marked by coordinates all over…
Jul 19 @ 6:00 pm – 7:00 pm Meeting Room @IPL
Science Fiction Discussion Group called the Little Green Men will meet and discuss science fiction all are invited to attend.
Jul 20 all-day 3rd Floor Teen Space
These computer kits will be out all day for you to practice building or learning to code. Enjoy coding your own classic snake game or Minecraft universe.
Jul 20 @ 10:30 am – 11:00 am 2ND FLOOR MEETING ROOM
Toddlers and preschoolers will enjoy thirty activity-filled minutes that include music,creative movement, and fun all with one colorful parachute! Located in the 2nd floor Meeting Room.  
Jul 20 @ 11:30 am – 12:30 pm 2nd floor Meeting Room
Enjoy a FREE lunch in the library thanks to USD 446 Food Service. Free for ages 1 -18; adults may purchase a meal. Located in the 2nd floor Meeting Room.  
Jul 20 @ 12:00 pm – 1:00 pm Outside
Come have a picnic at the library. The library will be serving hot dogs and chips to the first 50 people. Listen to music from the 70’s, 80’s, and 90’s.
Jul 20 @ 4:30 pm – 6:00 pm 2nd Floor Meeting Room
Enjoy cold drinks and a movie based on the life of a musician. (21+)I’m Not ThereSeveral actors portray legendary singer-songwriter Bob Dylan at different stages in his personal life and career. In 1959 a guitar-strumming youth (Marcus Carl Franklin) rides…
Jul 21 @ 10:00 am – 10:30 am
Listen to a few good stories around a camp table from your favorite library team members. Joins us the 3rd Saturday every month from June – October. Locate us in the Comfort Cove Area.
Jul 23 @ 11:30 am – 12:30 pm 2nd floor Meeting Room
Enjoy a FREE lunch in the library thanks to USD 446 Food Service. Free for ages 1 -18; adults may purchase a meal. Located in the 2nd floor Meeting Room.  
Jul 23 @ 2:00 pm – 3:00 pm 2nd Floor Meeting Room
No sign-up required for this workshop! Every Monday in July learn and practice your acting skills through reader’s theater renditions of short, amusing scripts. Located in the 2nd floor Meeting Room.  
Jul 23 @ 3:00 pm – 5:00 pm 3rd Floor Teen Space
Pull up a bean bag for new and classic musical movies and popcorn. Every Monday all summer long!
Jul 23 @ 5:30 pm – 6:00 pm 2nd Floor Meeting Room
Come for the jams, stay for the burn. This workout class will get yourblood pumping, while rockin’ out to punk music from the 80’s to present.
Jul 24 @ 10:15 am – 11:00 am
Preschoolers will enjoy this 45-minute storytime with stories, music, and felt-board stories, followed by a themed craft. 
Jul 24 @ 11:30 am – 12:30 pm 2nd floor Meeting Room
Enjoy a FREE lunch in the library thanks to USD 446 Food Service. Free for ages 1 -18; adults may purchase a meal. Located in the 2nd floor Meeting Room.  
Jul 24 @ 2:00 pm – 3:00 pm 3rd floor childrens
Create and design your own percussion instrument to click around the room. 
Jul 24 @ 4:00 pm – 5:00 pm 3rd Floor Teen Space
See what happens when we mix together the ingredients for these cool crystals. Don’t forget to check back in to monitor progress.
Jul 24 @ 6:00 pm – 7:00 pm
Bring a blanket, lawn chair, or pull up some grass for an open mic night. Are you a singer/songwriter, do you write poetry? Bring your works to read, sing, or perform in front of the old library.
Jul 25 @ 11:30 am – 12:30 pm 2nd floor Meeting Room
Enjoy a FREE lunch in the library thanks to USD 446 Food Service. Free for ages 1 -18; adults may purchase a meal. Located in the 2nd floor Meeting Room.  
Jul 25 @ 2:00 pm – 3:00 pm 3rd floor children's
In this series, learn about the instruments and dances celebrated in countries allover the globe. Create a related instrument and learn new dance moves from instructional videos at each session. 
Jul 26 @ 10:30 am – 11:30 am 3rd floor childrens
Create your own ribbon dancer to twirl and sway with you as you dance.
Jul 26 @ 11:30 am – 12:30 pm 2nd floor Meeting Room
Enjoy a FREE lunch in the library thanks to USD 446 Food Service. Free for ages 1 -18; adults may purchase a meal. Located in the 2nd floor Meeting Room.  
Jul 26 @ 3:00 pm – 4:00 pm 3rd Floor Teen Space
Sharpen your music reading skills with this fun and silly game.
Jul 26 @ 6:00 pm – 7:00 pm 2nd Floor
So you think you can sing? Compete with local singers from around Independence, to see who has the best voice. Local celebrity judges will be critiquing, with live audience judging.
Jul 27 @ 11:30 am – 12:30 pm 2nd floor Meeting Room
Enjoy a FREE lunch in the library thanks to USD 446 Food Service. Free for ages 1 -18; adults may purchase a meal. Located in the 2nd floor Meeting Room.  
Jul 27 @ 4:30 pm – 6:00 pm 2nd Floor Meeting Room
Enjoy cold drinks and a movie based on the life of a musician. (21+)SmithereensA restless and abrasive young woman eschews the affections of a sensitive young portrait artist, preferring to chase singers in a misguided desire for fame and fortune…
Jul 27 @ 5:30 pm – 7:30 pm 1st floor
TBA
Jul 30 @ 11:30 am – 12:30 pm 2nd floor Meeting Room
Enjoy a FREE lunch in the library thanks to USD 446 Food Service. Free for ages 1 -18; adults may purchase a meal. Located in the 2nd floor Meeting Room.  
Jul 30 @ 2:00 pm – 3:00 pm 2nd Floor Meeting Room
No sign-up required for this workshop! Every Monday in July learn and practice your acting skills through reader’s theater renditions of short, amusing scripts. Located in the 2nd floor Meeting Room.  
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