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Jan 29 @ 5:00 pm – Mar 1 @ 6:00 pm Gallery, 2nd Floor @IPL
Ancient. Massive. Wild. The bison is a North American species whose story stretches from Plains Indian hunters to entrepreneurial industrialists to dedicated conservationists to today’s producers and enthusiasts. Lakota elder Birgil Kills Straight explains it this way: “The four leggeds…
Feb 21 @ 4:00 pm – 5:00 pm 2nd Floor Meeting Room @IPL
By Louis Sachar Led by Betsy Fisher Movie beginning at noon for Seniors on the 2nd floor and at 5:00 PM in the Children’s Department. Discover stories that cross generations in this exciting book discussion series. Every third Thursday join…
Mar 7 @ 5:00 pm – 7:00 pm
Love, Simon (PG-13) Simon Spier keeps a huge secret from his family, his friends and all of his classmates: he’s gay. When that secret is threatened, Simon must face everyone and come to terms with his identity. Sponsored by Project…
Mar 11 @ 3:00 pm – 5:00 pm 3rd Floor @ IPL
Participants will create edible models of the Earth and Mars to compare their features! Create these sweet treats while discovering space! Science, Technology, Engineering, Art, and Math (STEAM) programs are for all ages, and will be adapted for children and…
Mar 11 @ 3:00 pm – Mar 18 @ 3:00 pm 3rd Floor @ IPL
Spring Break Week Science, Technology, Engineering, Art, and Math (STEAM) programs are for all ages, and will be adapted for children and teens! Each event starts at 3:00, during this time, there will be space themed virtual reality games for…
Mar 12 @ 3:00 pm – 5:00 pm 3rd Floor @ IPL
Send your friend through a space themed obstacle course by programming their every move. Teens can build a computer using our Kano Computer kits, while children can play on our OSMOS table games. To Infinity and Beyond! Spring Break Week…
Mar 13 @ 3:00 pm – 5:00 pm
Phoebe is chosen to give a slam-dunk exhibition during the big basketball game. When she finds she can’t jump high enough because gravity is “pulling on” her, Ms. Frizzle takes the class into space and turns the Bus into a…
Mar 13 @ 3:00 pm – 5:00 pm 3rd Floor @ IPL
Build a space shuttle to safely land an egg on Mars’s surface. To Infinity and Beyond! Spring Break Week Science, Technology, Engineering, Art, and Math (STEAM) programs are for all ages, and will be adapted for children and teens! Each…
Mar 13 @ 4:30 pm – 5:30 pm 2nd Floor Meeting Room @IPL
This is a place where young adults of all orientations and gender identities are welcome and affirmed. The mission of Project Q&A is to raise awareness for the LGBTQ community through education, empowerment, and visibility.
Mar 14 @ 3:00 pm – 5:00 pm 3rd Floor @ IPL
Cool new images arrive from NASA missions to planets, asteroids, comets, moons. What do they tell us? Using the elements of art—shape, line, color, texture, value—make sense of what you see, honing observation skills and inspiring questions. Learners of all…
Mar 15 @ 3:00 pm – 5:00 pm 3rd Floor @ IPL
Discover the universe through constellations! Children will connect the dots and learn the shapes of the constellations. Teen will create a mini walk-in universe by creating scaled constellations that will light up a room! To Infinity and Beyond! Spring Break…
Mar 21 @ 4:00 pm – 5:00 pm 2nd Floor Meeting Room @IPL
By Roald Dahl Led by Betsy Fisher Movie starting at 5:00 PM in the Children’s Department. Discover stories that cross generations in this exciting book discussion series. Every third Thursday join the Independence Public Library for a book discussion for…
Apr 8 @ 10:00 am – Apr 12 @ 6:00 pm Independence Public Library
National Library Week April 8-12 National Library Week is a time to celebrate the contributions of our nation’s libraries and library workers and to promote library use and support. From free access to books and online resources for families to…
Apr 10 @ 4:30 pm – 5:30 pm 2nd Floor Meeting Room @IPL
This is a place where young adults of all orientations and gender identities are welcome and affirmed. The mission of Project Q&A is to raise awareness for the LGBTQ community through education, empowerment, and visibility.
Apr 18 @ 4:00 pm – 5:00 pm 2nd Floor Meeting Room @IPL
By Betsy Fisher Led by Betsy Fisher The first book in Chris Colfer’s #1 New York Times bestselling series The Land of Stories about two siblings who fall into a fairy-tale world! Alex and Conner Bailey’s world is about to…
May 8 @ 4:30 pm – 5:30 pm 2nd Floor Meeting Room @IPL
This is a place where young adults of all orientations and gender identities are welcome and affirmed. The mission of Project Q&A is to raise awareness for the LGBTQ community through education, empowerment, and visibility.
May 31 @ 5:00 pm – 7:00 pm Independence Public Library
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Sep 26 @ 5:00 pm – 7:00 pm Independence Public Library
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Oct 8 @ 6:30 pm – 8:00 pm Riverside Park 4H Building
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 sponsored by the Friends of the Library. New this year for teens: beginning at the…
Dec 6 @ 6:00 pm – 8:00 pm Independence Public Library
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