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The Independence Public Library offers a variety of 1-on-1 and small group help. Our dedicated staff, excellent in customer service and connects you with the resources you need to enhance your quality of life.
Do you or your organization need help to prepare, find, or write a grant? The Independence Public Library offers FREE grant help. Please complete this form to help us prepare for helping you and your organization. The Independence Public Library provides this service free of charge, but ask that you report any grant funding you get from our help.
Are you a Maker, Entrepreneur, Small Business Owner, or interested in starting a Nonprofit. The Independence Public Library can help you launch and grow your dream. The Independence Public Library Launched our Small Business Lab in 2020, thanks to a grant from the American Library Association and Google.org, IPL has a robust business service. Staff can connect you with the resources you need to make your ideas come to life. Schedule an appointment to help you get started on your journey today!
Interested in tracing your roots, discovering the history of your home, or finding out what Independence was like during its heydays. The Independence Public Library has trained staff and volunteers dedicated helping preserve our community’s stories, while working with you to discover your history. Interested in getting started on ancestry.com? IPL Staff can help you begin your genealogy endeavors.
Need help setting up a cellphone, tablet, laptop? The Independence Public Library can help with that. Need help learning how to use basic computer functions, social media, or word processing? The staff at the Independence Public Library can help you understand, use, and enjoy your technology devices and systems.
Did you just finish a great book/series and are looking for something else to read? Are you wanting to get back into reading but nothing sounds interesting? What every your reading needs are, the Independence Public Library can work with you to unlock your next favorite book or series.
Did you know your IPL Card gives you access to a variety of streaming services? Independence Public Library staff can help you access these services either in the library or over the phone. It takes only a few minutes to have staff help you unlock a world of streaming possibilities all for free!
Need help but not for sure what kind of help or who to ask? Let us know what you need and we can connect you with the resources you need. We offer help with getting a State Library of Kansas Library Card, database help, and more.