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Apr 19 @ 10:00 am – 6:00 pm 3rd floor, children's side
Find the Easter Eggs hiding in the Children’s Department to create your own goody bag.  Welcome to join anytime in between.
Apr 19 @ 11:00 am – 12:00 pm 2nd Floor Meeting Room @ IPL
Grant Writers of Montgomery County is an organization for grant writers, both new and experienced, collaborating with each other and learning more about grant resources and writing. Today’s discussion includes a panel of grant readers sharing best practices in grant…
Apr 19 @ 2:00 pm – 4:00 pm Independence Public Library, 2nd Floor Meeting Room
A new workshop is being offered in our community: Diabetes Self Management. Classes are sponsored by Kansas Department of Health and Environment and this is an evidence based program developed by Stanford University. This means this that the workshop has…
Apr 19 @ 2:00 pm – 3:00 pm 3rd Floor Teen Space, Independence Public LIbrary
We are moving on from breakfast in this monthly cooking class. This quarter we explore tasty snacks including chicken nuggets, salad, and quesadillas.
Apr 19 @ 6:00 pm – 7:30 pm Independence Public Library, 2nd Floor Meeting Room
Join Marsha Hayes, Bill Gour, and Nancy Kishpaugh to help celebrate the the final Game of Thrones season by gathering to discuss who will end up on the Iron Throne. 200 years from now society will place the HBO series…
Apr 22 @ 11:00 am – 12:00 pm 3rd floor Children's Side
Homeschool students challenge yourself to complete the STEM activity! For Kindergarten to 5th grade.
Apr 22 @ 11:00 am – 12:00 pm 3rd Floor Teen Space, Independence Public LIbrary
Twice monthly program focusing on different science, technology, engineering, and math (STEM) topics. A long list of fun games and projects for grades 6-12.
Apr 22 @ 12:00 pm – 1:00 pm 2nd Floor Meeting Room @IPL
Free small business training event sponsored by the U.S. Small Business Administration. This event will talk about resources available to plan, launch, manage, and grow a business.
Apr 23 @ 10:15 am – 11:00 am 3rd floor Children's Side
Preschoolers will enjoy this 45-minute storytime with stories, music, and felt-board stories, followed by a themed craft.
Apr 23 @ 4:00 pm – 5:00 pm
Find out how foil, string, and markers can make a beautiful art piece to hang at home.  Welcome to join anytime in between and while supplies last.
Apr 23 @ 4:00 pm – 7:00 pm Independence Public Library
Knitting and crocheting or doing other handwork is lots more fun when you’re doing it with friends. It’s also fun to learn a new stitch or get help or just visit. Join Danielle Kinnamon and bring a friend to Sheep…
Apr 24 @ 4:30 pm – 5:30 pm 3rd Floor Teen Space, Independence Public LIbrary
Monthly group that meets at the library to share their favorite characters, showcase new drawings and characters, all while watching a featured anime series.
Apr 25 @ 10:00 am – 11:00 am Laurel Street Bakery
Get a cup of coffee or a Laurel Street Bakery goody and speak with the director the Independence Public Library, Jeri Hopkins.  Get to know our director out in the community to chat about the library.
Apr 25 @ 1:00 pm – 2:00 pm
A new book and activity club for  people with disabilities and their friends or caregivers. Members meet each Thursday afternoon for good books, good conversation, and good fun.
Apr 25 @ 4:00 pm – 5:00 pm 3rd floor, children's side
Learn how to make pigs-in-a-blanket with mini-dogs and crescent rolls.  Welcome to join anytime in between and while supplies last.
Apr 25 @ 4:30 pm – 5:30 pm 3rd Floor Teen Space, Independence Public LIbrary
Each month, enjoy a new-release teen-related movie with a side of popcorn.
Apr 25 @ 5:00 pm – 6:30 pm 3rd Floor Teen Space, Independence Public LIbrary
Join Danielle Kinnamon as she teaches the basics of knitting, crochet, and other handwork. For kids of all ages. Meets weekly on Thursday afternoons in the Teen Space.
Apr 25 @ 6:00 pm – 8:30 pm 2nd Floor Meeting Room @IPL
Based on John Steinbeck’s novel and directed by award-winning director Elia Kazan, East of Eden was James Dean’s breakout big-screen performance, one that will forever be remembered in Hollywood history. The emotionally charged film tells the story of lonely youth…
Apr 26 @ 2:00 pm – 4:00 pm Independence Public Library, 2nd Floor Meeting Room
A new workshop is being offered in our community: Diabetes Self Management. Classes are sponsored by Kansas Department of Health and Environment and this is an evidence based program developed by Stanford University. This means this that the workshop has…
Apr 30 @ 10:15 am – 11:00 am 3rd floor Children's Side
Preschoolers will enjoy this 45-minute storytime with stories, music, and felt-board stories, followed by a themed craft.
Apr 30 @ 4:00 pm – 5:00 pm 3rd floor, children's side
Turn a boring brown paper lunch bag into a colorful soaring high flying kite. Welcome to join anytime in between and while supplies last.
Apr 30 @ 4:00 pm – 7:00 pm Independence Public Library
Knitting and crocheting or doing other handwork is lots more fun when you’re doing it with friends. It’s also fun to learn a new stitch or get help or just visit. Join Danielle Kinnamon and bring a friend to Sheep…
Apr 30 @ 6:00 pm – 7:00 pm 2nd Floor Meeting Room @ IPL
Living Room Conversations are a conversational bridge across issues that divide and separate us. They provide an easy structure for engaging in friendly yet meaningful conversation with those with whom we may not agree. These conversations increase understanding, reveal common…
May 1 @ 12:00 pm – 1:00 pm Independence Public Library
Toastmasters International is a non-profit educational organization that teaches public speaking and leadership skills through a worldwide network of clubs. Headquartered in Englewood, Colo., the organization’s membership exceeds 357,000 in more than 16,600 clubs in 143 countries. Since 1924, Toastmasters…
May 2 @ 1:00 pm – 2:00 pm
A new book and activity club for  people with disabilities and their friends or caregivers. Members meet each Thursday afternoon for good books, good conversation, and good fun.
May 2 @ 1:30 pm – 3:30 pm Community Room
Enjoy popcorn and a recently released movie on DVD in the Penn Terrace Community Room.
May 2 @ 5:00 pm – 6:00 pm 3rd Floor Teen Space, Independence Public LIbrary
Learn to construct a kite using plastic grocery bags and other recyclable materials. Experiment with different sizes, shapes, and materials to find which works best!
May 2 @ 5:00 pm – 7:00 pm 1st Floor
Parents and guardians meet with local preschools to learn about their program available for your child for the upcoming 2019-2020 school year.  All attendees can register for a chance to win 2 Literary Vine tickets ($60 value) held on May…
May 2 @ 6:00 pm – 7:00 pm 2nd Floor Meeting Room @IPL
Bullet Journal® (or BuJo® for short) was created by Ryder Carroll, a digital product designer living in Brooklyn, NY. Through many years of trial and error, the system has evolved into a phenomenon. Carroll sees this as an evolving, adaptable…
May 3 @ 2:00 pm – 4:00 pm Independence Public Library, 2nd Floor Meeting Room
A new workshop is being offered in our community: Diabetes Self Management. Classes are sponsored by Kansas Department of Health and Environment and this is an evidence based program developed by Stanford University. This means this that the workshop has…
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