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Posted on: February 11, 2020

Be a Census Taker

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Come to the Independence Public Library’s Community Room on Monday, February 17th from 11:00 AM to 2:00 PM to get assistance applying online to join the 2020 Census Team. A census representative will be here to guide you.

Call 319-334-2470 or ema...

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Posted on: February 17, 2020

BCHC Spotlight Series: TBD

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The writer’s group is official! Sharpen your skills with a writing prompt or two, then share what you’ve been working on and/or provide feedback for others. Discover this new community of people who put work into the same craft, make m...

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Posted on: February 15, 2020

OBOI: Don’t Create a Double Loss: Communicating During Grievance

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The Independence Public Library will host Breanna Lorenzen, a junior in high school. She lost her mother in May of 2019, and the resulting pain and grief put a wall between herself and others, creating difficulties in her relationships. Breanna decided to...

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Posted on: February 13, 2020

OBOI: The Home Fronts of Iowa 1940-45

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Find out how Iowans made a difference at home during WWII through farms, gardens, scrap drives, rationing, work, and more. Businesses in Iowa also contributed to the war effort, even producing bombs and bullets. Every person and place contributed to the W...

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Posted on: February 12, 2020

Writers’ Group

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The writer’s group is official! Sharpen your skills with a writing prompt or two, then share what you’ve been working on and/or provide feedback for others. Discover this new community of people who put work into the same craft, make m...

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Posted on: February 9, 2020

OBOI: Retrieving Freedom Panel

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Retrieving Freedom is a non-profit organization dedicated to training service dogs to help military veterans and children with autism. Not only do they help with specific chores and perform tasks associated with their training, but they also offer compani...

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Posted on: February 5, 2020

OBOI: EDGE: Otter Creek Animal Shelter

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It’s early dismissal time at school, and we can’t wait to have fun at the Independence Public Library! This session on February 19th from 2-3:30 PM is all about the Otter Creek Animal Shelter. Learn about how animal shelters work and t...

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Posted on: February 5, 2020

OBOI: Book Discussion

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There are two opportunities in February to enjoy a discussion of our One Book One Independence title: A Man of His Own by Susan Wilson! The book discussions are on Tuesday, February 18 at 6:30 PM; Monday, February 24th at 6:30 PM; Tuesday, March 3rd at 6:...

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