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The City of Independence Garbage and Recycling Pick Up Schedule is Changing!!

Changes start Monday, July 12.  

See the garbage pickup schedule here and
the recycling schedule here.


iTAB "Open" Meeting

Monday, July 10 @ 4:00-5:30 pm

Calling students in grades 7-12! 
iTAB is looking for new members!

The Independence Public Library Teen Advisory Board (iTAB) meets monthly to discuss books, movies, ideas, volunteer opportunities; plan upcoming events; and talk about what’s going onCome to our “open” meeting Monday, July 10 at 4:00 pm!

During this meeting we will also play Giant Jenga and make Cookie Candy Mosaics! Contact Kara/Lulu at the library for more information, or click here.


iPad: Pictures Class

Monday, July 10 @ 6:30-8:00 pm

Join Judd Taylor from Independence Light and Power, Telecommunications as he discusses how to use the Apps on your iPad or iPhone to edit pictures, create albums, share, make videos, and transfer your favorite photos.

Registration is required - 319-334-2470 or stop in.  More info here.

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The Rope Warrior

Wednesday, July 12 @ 9:30 am

Come see this high-impact, high-energy show!
Guinness World Record Holder David Fisher, The Rope Warrior, is a professional athlete, entertainer, and author.

His incredible jump rope tricks, stunts, extraordinary speed and record-breaking jumps have been seen on over 100 national television programs. You won't want to miss this amazing athlete!  More info here.


Pair n Share: Cards & Cookies

Wednesday, July 12 @ 1:30-2:30 pm

Be a part of a new program this summer.
Children may sign up to go play cards and other games and then eat cookies with the residents at ABCM East & West. Make a new friend!

Open to those in grades 1-5, please register. More info here.



Friday, July 14 @ 11:00 am

Teens and tweens in grades 5-12 are welcome to participate in geocaching - and adults, if you want to see what it's all about!

Geocaching is a treasure hunting game where participants use a GPS. The treasure search will be in Independence. 

No registration is required; however, a liability waiver must be signed prior to participating. Meet in the Community Room at the library – rain or shine! More info here.

Plan Ahead...

Pink PolkaDot for teens* - Monday, July 17 @ 6:30-8:00 pm
Games & Goodies - Tuesday, July 18 @ 1:00-3:00 pm
RAD Zoo - Wednesday, July 19 @ 9:30-10:30 am
Robotics Workshop - Wednesday, July 19 5:00-8:00 pm
Teen Spa Day* - Saturday, July 22 @ 1:00-2:30 pm

Please register for these programs.

Did you know?

Did you Know?

The library will close
at 5:00 pm
Wednesday, July 12
for Staff Development. Regular hours will resume Thursday.

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