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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 18 @ 1:00 pm – 2:00 pm 2nd Floor @ IPL
This webinar watch party is sponsored by Gale, a Cengage Company, and led by NACCE and EntreEd.
Feb 19 @ 1:00 pm – 2:00 pm 2nd Floor Meeting Room @IPL
This webinar watch party is sponsored by Gale, a Cengage Company, and led by EveryLibrary and InBIA.
Feb 19 @ 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…
Feb 20 @ 1:00 pm – 2:00 pm 2nd Floor Meeting Room @IPL
This webinar watch party is sponsored by Gale, a Cengage Company, and led by 1863 Ventures.
Feb 20 @ 5:15 pm – 6:15 pm Library Board Room
The board meeting is open to the public.  Come join us!
Feb 21 @ 10:00 am – 7:00 pm Independence Public Library, 2nd Floor
Each month there will be free coffee, doughnuts, or a healthy snack for seniors, along with activities, games, a movie, speakers, a discount in the bookstore, and a chance to gather and chat with friends. Stop by every month on…
Feb 21 @ 1:00 pm – 2:00 pm 2nd Floor Meeting Room @IPL
This webinar watch party is sponsored by Gale, a Cengage Company, and led by RCAP and National League of Cities.
Feb 21 @ 2:00 pm – 3:00 pm Independence Public Library
 
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…
Feb 22 @ 1:00 pm – 2:00 pm 2nd Floor Meeting Room @IPL
This webinar watch party is sponsored by Gale, a Cengage Company, and led by TBA.
Feb 22 @ 2:00 pm – 4:00 pm Independence Public Library, 2nd Floor Meeting Room
Facilitators for the class will be Nancy Kishpaugh and Cindy Hutchison. All classes will be held at the Independence Public Library in the 2nd floor meeting room. The workshop begins Friday, January 25 and meets every Friday for 6 weeks,…
Feb 26 @ 6:00 pm – 7:00 pm 2nd Floor Meeting Room @IPL
Living Room Conversations are a conversational bridge across issues that divide and separate us. They provide an easy structure for engaging in friendly yet meaningful conversation with those with whom we may not agree. These conversations increase understanding, reveal common…
Feb 28 @ 6:00 pm – 8:30 pm 2nd Floor Meeting Room @IPL
The head of a gang of toughs is conditioned to become physically ill at sex and violence during a prison sentence. When he is released, he’s beaten by all of his old adversaries.
Mar 1 @ 2:00 pm – 4:00 pm Independence Public Library, 2nd Floor Meeting Room
Facilitators for the class will be Nancy Kishpaugh and Cindy Hutchison. All classes will be held at the Independence Public Library in the 2nd floor meeting room. The workshop begins Friday, January 25 and meets every Friday for 6 weeks,…
Mar 1 @ 7:00 pm – 9:15 pm 1st Floor @ IPL
Join the Independence Public Library for an interactive movie experience, with the childhood classic, Willy Wonka. Take an unforgettable, uniquely magical, musical journey through the deliciously delightful, whimsically wonderful world of Willy Wonka And The Chocolate Factory. When eccentric candy…
Mar 5 @ 6:00 pm – 7:00 pm 2nd Floor Meeting Room @IPL
By John Irving Discussion led by: Bill Gour First published in 1985, The Cider House Rules is set in rural Maine in the first half of the twentieth century. The novel tells the story of Dr. Wilbur Larch—saint and obstetrician,…
Mar 7 @ 1:30 pm – 3:30 pm Community Room
Enjoy popcorn and a recently released movie on DVD in the Penn Terrace Community Room.
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 8 @ 2:00 pm – 4:00 pm Independence Public Library, 2nd Floor Meeting Room
Facilitators for the class will be Nancy Kishpaugh and Cindy Hutchison. All classes will be held at the Independence Public Library in the 2nd floor meeting room. The workshop begins Friday, January 25 and meets every Friday for 6 weeks,…
Mar 12 @ 5:15 pm – 6:15 pm Board Room
Join the fun!  The library needs its FRIENDS.  The Friends of IPL is a lively group that helps the library through volunteering at events and fundraising.  It is also a social organization that has its own fun activities like Pot…
Mar 14 @ 6:00 pm – 7:00 pm 2nd Floor Meeting Room @IPL
Little Green Men is a Science Fiction discussion group that meets every second Thursday, at 6:00 PM to discuss the latest SciFi reads and more. All are welcome to attend.
Mar 15 @ 2:00 pm – 4:00 pm Independence Public Library, 2nd Floor Meeting Room
Facilitators for the class will be Nancy Kishpaugh and Cindy Hutchison. All classes will be held at the Independence Public Library in the 2nd floor meeting room. The workshop begins Friday, January 25 and meets every Friday for 6 weeks,…
Mar 19 @ 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…
Mar 20 @ 5:15 pm – 6:15 pm Library Board Room
The board meeting is open to the public.  Come join us!
Mar 21 @ 10:00 am – 7:00 pm Independence Public Library, 2nd Floor
Each month there will be free coffee, doughnuts, or a healthy snack for seniors, along with activities, games, a movie, speakers, a discount in the bookstore, and a chance to gather and chat with friends. Stop by every month on…
Mar 21 @ 2:00 pm – 3:00 pm Independence Public Library
 
Mar 21 @ 2:00 pm – 3:00 pm Independence Public Library, 2nd Floor Meeting Room
A new workshop is being offered in our community: Diabetes Self Management. Classes are sponsored by Kansas Department of Health and Environment and this is an evidence based program developed by Stanford University. This means this that the workshop has…
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…
Mar 26 @ 6:00 pm – 7:00 pm 2nd Floor Meeting Room @IPL
Living Room Conversations are a conversational bridge across issues that divide and separate us. They provide an easy structure for engaging in friendly yet meaningful conversation with those with whom we may not agree. These conversations increase understanding, reveal common…
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