Posted on: May 29, 2017

Pink PolkaDot Night

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Get artsy and craftsy at the Independence Public Library with the help of experts from a local business. 

Come to relax, enjoy, and create a canvas painting beginning at 6:30 pm. No painting skills are required. Enjoy step-by-step instruction. Pink Po...

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Posted on: May 27, 2017

Job Opening at the Library!

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Part-time library assistant position available for responsible individual with evening and weekend availability (approximately 18 hours/week).

A good attitude plus people and technology skills needed. Job application and description available during librar...

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Posted on: May 26, 2017

Minecraft After Hours

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Teen and tween Minecrafters in grades 5-12 are invited to the Independence Public Library after closing hour Friday, June 9th to create and survive! 

Minecraft is a large sandbox game where gamers create their own world and can fight monsters and craf...

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Posted on: May 25, 2017

Get Clean and Go Green

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Having your home "clean and green" is a current trend...but how do we really accomplish this? 

Join Jill Kvigne at the Independence Public Library at 6:30 pm to find out how to read labels on your cleaning products and experience some alternatives inf...

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Posted on: May 24, 2017

Babaloo

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Come to the Independence Public Library at 9:30 am to kick off the Summer Reading Program summer events with Babaloo! 

This one-man musical comedy act for kids of all ages is a high-energy, over-the-top, rousing experience. Get energized and laughing ...

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Posted on: May 23, 2017

T.J., The Quad Cities Magician

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Kick off the Summer Reading Program at the Independence Public Library by registering onsite today and enjoying free live entertainment! 

T.J., The QuadCities Magician, will be strolling throughout the library doing magic tricks and making b...

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Posted on: May 18, 2017

Fitness Friday: Coming in June!

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Starting in June! June 9th, 16th, 23rd, & 30th.

Jump start your day with the Buchanan County Health Center staff at 8:00 am in front of the Independence Public Library. 

As part of the IPL Summer Reading Program, the BCHS staff will offer a variety of ...

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Posted on: May 15, 2017

Online Registration for the SRP starts!

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“Build a Better World” this summer at the Independence Public Library!  Readers of all ages can explore construction, discovery, communication, and more through books, activities, science experiments, art projects, and community outreach programs...

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Posted on: May 15, 2017

Online Registration for the SRP starts!

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“Build a Better World” this summer at the Independence Public Library!  Readers of all ages can explore construction, discovery, communication, and more through books, activities, science experiments, art projects, and communi...

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Posted on: May 9, 2017

Jon Holland Impact Indee Fund

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The Jon Holland Impact Indee Fund is about continuing Jon's legacy and making a positive impact in Independence.  There will be an annual distribution from the fund that will support community betterment projects and programs in Jon&...

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Posted on: May 5, 2017

City Wide Clean Up

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City wide clean-up day is scheduled for Saturday, June 10th. Click on additional info to download the PDF version of the Waste Amnesty flyer for more details.

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Posted on: May 5, 2017

TV Disposals

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Residents may recycle old, unwanted TVs on Saturday, June 17th. The TVs must be in good condition, not broken or having parts sticking out.  They can be dropped off at Rivers Edge Sports Center, 206 2nd Avenue between the hours of 7:00 am - 12:00...

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Posted on: April 5, 2017

Job Posting - Waste Water Treatment Operator

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The City of Independence is seeking a Waste Water Treatment Operator with strong mechanical skills.  Qualified candidates must be able to meet the physical requirements to perform the duties of the Waste Water Treatment Operator Position. &nb...

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