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Support the Give Me $5 fundraiser for One Book 2018! This would be like the past Orphan Train and Arrowood One Book Projects.  Find out how...

Give me $5 2018

spa day

Teen Spa Day*

Saturday, July 22 @ 1:00 -2:30 pm

Students in grades 6-12 are welcome to participate in Spa Day!
Participants will make soap, body butter, and lip scrub. Mary Kay consultants will also be on hand for a mini make-up and skin care tutorial. No library card is needed to participate.
Registration is required. More info here.

Bel Canto

Book Discussion

Monday, July 24 @ 6:30-8:00 pm

Author Ann Patchett’s award winning, New York Times bestselling Bel Canto will be the topic of the book discussion this month.
The novel balances themes of love and crisis as disparate characters learn that music is their only common language when a world-renowned opera singer becomes trapped in a hostage situation in South America.
Multiple copies of the book are now available for check out at the library and on our eReaders. Click here for more information.

urban tree

Growing Together:
Urban Tree Selection

Wednesday, July 26 @ 6:00-8:00 pm

The Buchanan County Master Gardeners are partnering with the Independence Public Library to offer three free educational programs as part of the Master Gardener 2017 Summer Webinar Series.

In the first program, Urban Tree Selection, participants will build their skills to make recommendations about tree species selection, explore urban considerations for site selection, and learn about tree maintenance.

These webinars count towards Master Gardener educations hours. Everyone is welcome to attend. Click here for more information.


Linked In Class

Thursday, July 27 @ 9:30 am

Ryan Decker from Independence Light and Power, Telecommunications will share information about this professional social networking site that is designed for the business community.
Registration is required, but no library card is needed. More info here.

Plan Ahead...

iPad: Pictures Class* - Monday, July 31 @ 6:30 pm
Recycled Racers* - Tuesday, August 1 @ 9:00 am-3:00 pm (grades 1-5)
Games & Goodies - Tuesday, August 1 @ 1:00-3:00 pm (in Freedom Rm)
Social Media Marketing - Monday, August 14 @ 6:30 pm

Please register for these programs.

Did you know?

Did you Know?

Only ten days remain in the Summer Reading Program 2017.

Be sure to get your reading done, record those minutes. and bring in your reading logs for your incentives and chances to win the grand prizes (Barnes & Noble gift cards)!
Deadline is July 31st!

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