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Aug 14 @ 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. 
Aug 14 @ 2:00 pm – 3:00 pm 3rd Floor Teen Space
Bring what you are currently reading or talk about something your read over the summer.
Aug 14 @ 5:15 pm – 6:15 pm
All are invited to attend.
Aug 14 @ 5:15 pm – 6:15 pm
All are invited to attend.
Aug 14 @ 5:15 pm – 7:00 pm 2nd Floor Meeting Room @IPL
Join the Friends of the Library as we learn about far away places, at their Meet Me In and social event. All are welcome!
Aug 15 @ 4:00 pm – 5:00 pm 3rd Floor Teen Space
Come to the library and share your feelings about the first day of school and make a collage with your friends!
Aug 15 @ 4:15 pm – 5:15 pm Library Board Room @ IPL
 
Aug 16 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…
Aug 16 @ 11:00 am – 5:00 pm Independence Public Library
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 bookstore, and a chance to gather with friends. Stop by every month on the…
Aug 16 @ 2:00 pm – 3:00 pm Independence Public Library
 
Aug 16 @ 5:00 pm – 6:00 pm 3rd Floor Teen Space
This monthly cooking program for teens is getting better. We have ditched the toaster oven for a hot plate. Follow the recipe to feed yourself a delicious meal. In August we will learn to make breakfast.
Aug 16 @ 6:00 pm – 7:00 pm Independence Public Library
Bullet Journal® (or BuJo® for short) was created by Ryder Carroll, a digital product designer living in Brooklyn, NY. Through many years of trial and error, the system has evolved into a phenomenon. Carroll sees this as an evolving, adaptable…
Aug 18 @ 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.
Aug 18 @ 10:30 am – 12:00 pm 1st Floor @ IPL
Join constitutional, historical, and political scholars as they discuss issues surrounding the founding of America, with an in-depth look at women and minorities of that era. This panel discussion will draw from historical documents to spark public conversations about the…
Aug 20 @ 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.
Aug 21 @ 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. 
Aug 21 @ 4:30 pm – 6:00 pm 3rd Floor Teen Space
It’s National Friendship Week, make a bracelet to give to your bestie.
Aug 21 @ 6:00 pm – 7:00 pm 2nd Floor Meeting Room @IPL
Join the Independence Public Library each month for an evening just for ladies. It’s Sex in the City, meets Crafts in the Stacks. Enjoy good company, great food, and fabulous crafts. This class will teach you how to create marketable…
Aug 22 @ 4:30 pm – 5:30 pm 3rd Floor Teen Space
Simple sewing projects in under an hour! Come see if you are up to the challenge.
Aug 23 @ 5:00 pm – 7:00 pm Independence Public Library
Join the Montgomery County Coalition for Human Dignity and Kansas Appleseed at a community forum on mass incarceration, restorative justice, and what we can do to reduce incarceration locally. A guest speaker from the ACLU will be present.
Aug 25 @ 7:30 pm – 8:30 pm
Locate our table at the pre-show activities from 7:30 – 8:30 PM, while also enjoying face painting, popsicles, popcorn, and more. The movie “Despicable Me 3” will begin at 8:30 PM.
Aug 27 @ 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.
Aug 28 @ 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. 
Aug 28 @ 4:00 pm – 5:00 pm
Bring your own book, and a friend, to share it with everyone at our 1st book club!  Enjoy a snack, play some activities, and find out about some new books. Suggested for ages 7 – 12.
Aug 28 @ 6:00 pm – 7:00 pm Independence Public Library
In a world full of Kardashians, be a Gallagher. Test your knowledge of the smash hit Shameless. Must be 21 +
Aug 29 @ 4:00 pm – 5:30 pm 3rd Floor Teen Space
All things anime and manga! Read, watch, discuss!
Aug 30 @ 5:00 pm – 6:00 pm 3rd Floor Teen Space
Paint+plastic animal+magnets=lots of fun in the teen space.
Aug 30 @ 6:00 pm – 7:00 pm Independence Public Library
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.
Aug 31 @ 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!
Aug 31 @ 8:00 pm – 9:00 pm
Join us at the Oval at Riverside Park for fun activities and look through telescopes to find Saturn and constellations.  Refreshments will be provided.  Special thanks to Mike Baldassaro.  For all ages!  (Rain date September 1)
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