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Today is the Deadline!!

One more day to sign up for the reading program - June 30!  We are open from 9:30 am - 5:00 pm.

The Summer Reading Program is for babies, children, teens and adults. Everyone can participate!!


Fitness Friday

Friday, June 30 @ 8:00-9:00 am

Today is the final Fitness Friday. The Wellness Specialists from the Buchanan County Health Center will offer a variety of exercises outside under the oaks or in the garden behind Lee Mansion.

Open to the public and free of charge! All levels of fitness are encouraged to attend. Adults only please. No registration necessary.

In the event of inclement weather, Fitness Friday will be held in the Community Room. More here.


IPL Closed July 4th

Tuesday, July 4th

The Independence Public Library will be closed all day in recognition of Independence Day, Tuesday, July 4th. Regular hours will resume Wednesday, July 5th.

Rhyme Time

Rhyme Time

Thursdays @ 9:30 am

Babies up to 2 years of age and their parent/caregiver are welcome to join Vonnie in the Community Room for twenty minutes filled with rhyme, reading and rhythm.
Rhyme Time begins at 9:30 am every Thursday morning throughout the year. Participate this summer as part of the Babies’ Summer Reading Program and earn prizes.

Movin’ & Groovin’, will follow at 9:50 to help stimulate the children’s minds and bodies. Story Time for toddlers and preschoolers follows immediately at 10:10 am.

More info here.


Movin' & Groovin'

Thursdays @ 9:50 am

Get up and shake it with Vonnie! All ages attending Rhyme Time and Story Time are invited to participate.

Movin’ & Groovin’ meets between Rhyme Time and Story time from 9:50-10:10 am in the Community Room. Activities will stimulate the minds and bodies of your little ones.

Story Time

Story Time

Thursdays @ 10:10 am

Toddlers are invited to join Vonnie for Story Time  beginning at 10:10 am throughout the year. There is a special theme each week.

Children age 2-5 can come early to participate in the new Movin’ & Groovin’ program to get energized.

Plan Ahead...

iTAB Meeting for teens- Monday, July 10 @ 4:00 pm
iPad: Pictures - Monday, July 10 @ 6:30 pm
Rope Warrior - Wednesday, July 12 @ 9:30 am
Cards & Cookies - Wednesday, July 12 @ 1:30 pm
Geocaching - Friday, July 14 @ 11:00 am
Pink PolkaDot for teens - Monday, July 17 @ 6:30 pm

Did you know?

Did you Know?

Need a charge?
The library has a charging table with cables for your smartphone - android or apple, plus USB ports and outlets for your other devices! 

Drop in and get charged up!

charge table
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