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Jan
27
Mon
Homeschool STEM Club (Children & Teens) @ 3rd Floor
Jan 27 @ 1:00 pm – 2:00 pm
Homeschool STEM Club (Children & Teens) @ 3rd Floor

Twice monthly program focusing on different science, technology, engineering, and math (STEM) topics. A long list of fun games and projects for Kindergarten – 12th grade. Meets second and fourth Monday of each month.

*NO CLASS ON DEC. 23 DUE TO THE HOLIDAY SEASON.

**NO CLASS ON APR. 13 DUE TO THE HOLIDAY SEASON.

 

Jan
28
Tue
Family Storytime Adventure (Childrens) @ 3rd Floor, Children's Side
Jan 28 @ 10:15 am – 11:00 am
Family Storytime Adventure (Childrens) @ 3rd Floor, Children's Side

Hearing stories is a great way to spend time with your kids and help them develop a lifelong love of reading. Stories, movement activities, shaker songs, hands-on STEM experiences, and themed craft will foster pre-reading skills.

*NO STORYTIMES DEC. 17, 24, & 31 DUE TO THE HOLIDAY SEASON.

Sheep on a Stick @ Independence Public Library
Jan 28 @ 4:00 pm – 6:00 pm
Sheep on a Stick @ Independence Public Library

Do you  knit or crochet or do other handwork? It’s lots more fun when you’re doing it with friends. Learn a new stitch, watch a video or get help with a problem or just visit a while. We make purple hats for babies as part of the Purple Hats for Babies/Shaken Baby Syndrome program. We’ve also make red hats for babies as part of the Little Hats Big Hearts program. Bring a friend to Sheep on a Stick. Cookies welcome!

Jan
29
Wed
Homebound Delivery Day
Jan 29 all-day
Homebound Delivery Day

Library items may be delivered to patrons who reside in nursing homes or assisted living facilities, or  to those who are confined to their  homes because of a medical condition that prevents them from coming to the library.

Librarians can enroll patrons for Talking Books and Audio-Readers for the visually impaired. Forms may be picked up at the library.

For more information about either program, contact Nancy Kishpaugh, (620) 331-3030 or nancy@iplks.org.

Kansas Day: Feed the State Bird (Children) @ 3rd Floor, Children's Side
Jan 29 @ 3:30 pm – 5:30 pm
Kansas Day: Feed the State Bird (Children) @ 3rd Floor, Children's Side

Do you know the name of the Kansas state bird? Find out on Kansas Day at the library while we make pinecone bird feeders to hang around the property or for you to take home. Stop by anytime to join in the fun.

What YA Reading? (Teen) @ 3rd Floor Teen Space, Independence Public LIbrary
Jan 29 @ 4:30 pm – 5:30 pm

Monthly YA book club where we discuss what we are reading, what’s new in the YA section, and characters we love.

Jan
30
Thu
New Chapters (Adult) @ 3rd Floor Teen Space, Independence Public LIbrary
Jan 30 @ 1:00 pm – 2:00 pm

Social and book club for adults with disabilities and their friends or caregivers. Enjoy books, singing and crafts in this weekly meet-up.

Library Open House @ 1st Floor @ IPL
Jan 30 @ 5:00 pm – 7:00 pm
Library Open House @ 1st Floor @ IPL

Join the Friends of the Independence Public Library for an open house! Discover all that IPL has to offer, and the enormous accomplishments they made in 2019. Discover Open Access, The Independence Public Library’s solution to provide equal access to a world of information and provide our community with access to this essential resource need to ensure a quality of life they deserve. Take a tour of our newly renovated 3rd floor and sign up for Open Access.

Feb
4
Tue
Family Storytime Adventure (Childrens) @ 3rd Floor, Children's Side
Feb 4 @ 10:15 am – 11:00 am
Family Storytime Adventure (Childrens) @ 3rd Floor, Children's Side

Hearing stories is a great way to spend time with your kids and help them develop a lifelong love of reading. Stories, movement activities, shaker songs, hands-on STEM experiences, and themed craft will foster pre-reading skills.

*NO STORYTIMES DEC. 17, 24, & 31 DUE TO THE HOLIDAY SEASON.

Pizza Hut Fundraiser @ Pizza Hut
Feb 4 @ 10:30 am – 10:00 pm
Pizza Hut Fundraiser @ Pizza Hut

Support the Independence Public Library at Pizza Hut on anytime from 10:00 AM – 10:30 PM.  Using our Pizza Hut flyer, accessible for pick up at the library or print it from our Facebook page (@iplks), 20% of your purchase will go towards raising funds for literacy at the library. This fundraiser is every 1st Tuesday of the month and you must have the new flyer at time of purchase.

A special thanks to everyone who has helped us since June 2018.

For more information, please contact our Children’s Librarian, Charlene Mitchell, by phone (620) 331-3030, email charlene@iplks.org, or visit the library at 220 East Maple.

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