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E.g., 01/18/2019
E.g., 01/18/2019

Saturday, January 19, 2019

Independence Writers Group

10:00am at IB Community Room at Independence Regional

An open discussion of the art and business of writing short stories, poems and novels. Critiques are available if three to eight copies of materials to be critiqued are provided.

Paws to Read

Boost your reading skills and confidence by reading aloud to a volunteer therapy dog. Registration required; please call 704-416-4800 opt. 4 to register.

Family History / Genealogy for Beginners: 1-on-1 Support Session

Need to research your family history but don’t know where to begin? Confused about print and online resources? Get one-on-one help with tracing your family tree.

English Literacy for Adults

On Saturdays, improve your fluency, pronunciation and reading comprehension in a supportive group environment. Native Speakers and ESL students proficient in English are both welcomed.

English Literacy for Adults

On Saturdays, improve your fluency, pronunciation and reading comprehension in a supportive group environment. Native Speakers and ESL students proficient in English are both welcomed.

Computación Para Adultos en Español / Technology Tutoring in Spanish

Clases individuales en español de una hora ofrecidas en distintos horarios; incluyendo introducción a la computadora, procesador de palabras, Internet y correo electrónico.

Computación Para Adultos en Español / Technology Tutoring in Spanish

Clases individuales en español de una hora ofrecidas en distintos horarios; incluyendo introducción a la computadora, procesador de palabras, Internet y correo electrónico.

Sunday, January 20, 2019

Beautiful Truth: Writing & Sharing Personal Stories

2:00pm at IB Community Room at Independence Regional

Please join us for a free 90-minute workshop: Writing & Sharing Your Personal Stories.

Clases de alfabetización en español para Adultos / Spanish Literacy for Adults

Mejore su escritura, comprensión de lectura y pronunciación con clases individuales en un ambiente amigable. Llame para preguntar y hacer cita. By appointment only.

Tuesday, January 22, 2019

Baby Storytime

Babies experience brain stimulation through language and socialization. Engage your little one with new sights and sounds through books, songs, and rhymes.

Mobile Technology: Smartphone Basics Using Android Phones

10:00am at IB Community Room at Independence Regional

Four-part series, on Tuesdays (Jan 8-Jan 29).

Family Storytime

Bring your whole family out to enjoy stories, songs, and movement activities that support early literacy skill development and help foster a love of books and reading in your child.

English Literacy for Adults

On Tuesdays, improve your fluency, pronunciation and reading comprehension in a supportive group environment. Native Speakers and ESL students proficient in English are both welcomed.

English Literacy for Adults

On Saturdays, improve your fluency, pronunciation and reading comprehension in a supportive group environment. Native Speakers and ESL students proficient in English are both welcomed.

Wednesday, January 23, 2019

Toddler Storytime

Toddlers build language skills, participate in music and movement activities, and discover the fun of books. Explore letters, sounds, and new words through stories and activities.

Family Storytime

Bring your whole family out to enjoy stories, songs, and movement activities that support early literacy skill development and help foster a love of books and reading in your child.

English Literacy for Adults

On Wednesdays, improve your fluency, pronunciation and reading comprehension in a supportive group environment. Native Speakers and ESL students proficient in English are both welcomed.

STEAM Escape Room

Use multiple critical thinking skills and the Library's online resources in a small group setting to solve puzzles and codes in an interactive escape room game.

Reading Buddies

If you are between the ages of 5-11, increase your reading confidence, fluency and comprehension by reading aloud with a volunteer during a 30-minute 1-on-1 session. Registration required.

Active Reading Mentor Training

5:30pm at IB Community Room at Independence Regional

Come learn fun strategies that you can use to support literacy at home or in the community! Learn how to use the ABCs of Active Reading one-on-one with a child in grades K-3.

Thursday, January 24, 2019

Family Storytime

Bring your whole family out to enjoy stories, songs, and movement activities that support early literacy skill development and help foster a love of books and reading in your child.

Preschool Storytime: Listen & Move

Children and parents will participate in stories, songs and movement activities that build both gross and fine motor skills, which children need to develop in order to read and write.

Library eBooks: 1-on-1 Support Session

Book an individual training session on borrowing eBooks for your eReader, tablet, smartphone or laptop.

Trivia

Test your knowledge on a variety of topics with a self-paced trivia activity.

ESL Class for Adults

6:00pm at IB Community Room at Independence Regional

Four-part series, on Thursdays (Jan 10 - Jan 31) with the possibility of two additional sessions on Feb. 7 & 14.

Friday, January 25, 2019

Family History / Genealogy for Beginners: 1-on-1 Support Session

Need to research your family history but don’t know where to begin? Confused about print and online resources? Get one-on-one help with tracing your family tree.

English Literacy for Adults

On Fridays, improve your fluency, pronunciation and reading comprehension in a supportive group environment. Native Speakers and ESL students proficient in English are both welcomed.

Saturday, January 26, 2019

Service Saturday

Community service is an excellent way to give back to your community! Join us for Community Service Saturday as we work on projects to help the library and other organizations in the community!

Spring Cleaning Series: Organizing Skills and Tips

10:00am at IB Community Room at Independence Regional

Clear the Clutter : how to declutter and get organized for a more enjoyable life!

Paws to Read

Boost your reading skills and confidence by reading aloud to a volunteer therapy dog. Registration required; please call 704-416-4800 opt. 4 to register.