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Sep 23 @ 1:00 pm – 2:00 pm 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 NOV. 11 IN…
Sep 24 @ 10:15 am – 11:00 am 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,…
Sep 26 @ 5:00 pm – 7:00 pm Independence Public Library
Join the library for our annual Rock the Block. This year’s Rock the Block coincides with Banned Book Week! Banned Book Week is a national event, celebrating the freedom to read. This family-friendly event includes banned book themedcarnival games for…
Oct 1 @ 10:15 am – 11:00 am 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,…
Oct 8 @ 10:15 am – 11:00 am 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,…
Oct 8 @ 6:30 pm – 8:00 pm Riverside Park 4H Building
Rosie Cutrer, a professional storyteller, will be telling ghost stories for the whole family to enjoy at the Riverside Park 4H Building from 6:30 – 7:30 PM. Help our furry friends at A.W.O.L. by bringing a donation. Suggested items include:…
Oct 14 @ 1:00 pm – 2:00 pm 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 NOV. 11 IN…
Oct 15 @ 10:15 am – 11:00 am 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,…
Oct 17 @ 5:30 pm – 6:30 pm 1st Floor
Fun for the whole family! Receive a FREE mini pumpkin to decorate and take home for Halloween. Please register to guarantee enough supplies: Call at 620-331-3030 or go to: https://forms.gle/fpwERUcGBtt47zEz7 .
Oct 22 @ 10:15 am – 11:00 am 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,…
Oct 28 @ 1:00 pm – 2:00 pm 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 NOV. 11 IN…
Oct 29 @ 10:15 am – 11:00 am 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,…
Oct 29 @ 6:30 pm – 9:00 pm Front Lawn of Library
Celebrate the Day of the Dead by decorating your own sugar skull and enjoy a cup of Mexican hot chocolate. At 7:00 PM enjoy fresh popcorn from the Independence Cinemas while watching the movie “Coco” OUTSIDE of the library (depending…
Nov 5 @ 10:15 am – 11:00 am 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,…
Nov 7 @ 6:00 pm – 7:00 pm 2nd Floor, Meeting Room
November is a time to recognize the American Indians in our Nation, so lets “step back in time” to learn about the Cherokee hertiage. In this family-fun session, gather around the “fire” to hear stories, sing songs with music, and…
Nov 12 @ 10:15 am – 11:00 am 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,…
Nov 18 @ 5:30 pm – 6:30 pm 2nd Floor, Meeting Room
Kansas Reads to Preschoolers is an annual event to promote reading to all Kansas children from birth through age five.  For 2019, the chosen title, “I Like Myself” by Karen Beaumont was selected to encourage reading. In collaboration with USD…
Nov 19 @ 10:15 am – 11:00 am 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,…
Nov 25 @ 1:00 pm – 2:00 pm 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 NOV. 11 IN…
Nov 26 @ 10:15 am – 11:00 am 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,…
Dec 3 @ 10:15 am – 11:00 am 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,…
Dec 6 @ 6:00 pm – 8:00 pm Independence Public Library
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Dec 9 @ 1:00 pm – 2:00 pm 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 NOV. 11 IN…
Dec 10 @ 10:15 am – 11:00 am 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,…
Dec 10 @ 5:15 pm – 6:15 pm IPL 1st Floor
Come join the Friends of the Library for a holiday Sing-A-Long around the tree and grand piano.  There will be cider and Hot Chocolate.  Don’t worry if you can’t remember the words, they will be provided on the big screen.
Dec 12 @ 5:00 pm – 7:00 pm 1st Floor
Build and decorate a graham cracker house or sugar cookie buddy, depending on age.  Ages 0 ~ 6 decorate a buddy with all kinds of goodies, while ages 7 – 18 used icing, graham crackers, and candies provided to design…
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