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Tuesday, December 17, 2019

ASC Culture Blocks: Clayworks for Teens

Culture Blocks embraces and celebrates the cultural life and desires of residents, connects communities to arts and culture activities that speak to their interests and seeks to break down barriers

Tutoring for Teens

Students in grades 6th-12th or early college program can receive free homework help from volunteers in a 1-on-1 session. Sessions available on a first come, first serve basis.

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.

Wednesday, December 18, 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.

Adult Poetry Club

11:00am at IB Community Room at Independence Regional

Join us for an interactive poetry club, share and create original pieces, recite your favorite poetry, or simply enjoy the poetic works of others.

English Conversation Club

All are welcome! Each Wednesday from 11:15-12:00. Join this group to practice communicating in English with other adults in a relaxed group environment.

Technology Tutoring

One-on-one computer help with a technology tutor for a 1-hour session (2PM-3PM) on Wednesday afternoons.

Trivia

Join us for an afternoon of trivia. Test your knowledge of pop culture, fandoms, and more!

Arabic Tutoring

On Wednesdays, come join us for Arabic Tutoring for Adults. Learn the basic Arabic Language through one-on-one or small group tutoring sessions.

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 at 5:30, 6, or 6:30 p.m.

Teen Etiquette Dinner

Ever wonder which fork to use or what it means to have polite conversation? Come to this formal dinner to test your skills, practice, and learn. Semi-Formal attire and RSVP required.

Thursday, December 19, 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.

Adaptive Experiences for Adults and Teens

1:00pm at IB Community Room at Independence Regional

Come join us for a fun, interactive program for adults and teens with disabilities and their caregivers.

Library eBooks: 1-on-1 Support Session

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

Career Exploration

These programs are designed to help you explore different careers.

2020 Census Job Fair

Come join the United States Census 2020 Job Fair at Independence Regional Library to see what openings are available.

Friday, December 20, 2019

Planning for College with CPCC: College & Career Connections

3:30pm at IB Community Room at Independence Regional

Are you a high school student or adult who is interested in going to college?

Saturday, December 21, 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.

Community Service Project

Do you want to help the Library with improving lives and building a stronger community?

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.

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.

Monday, December 23, 2019

Creating With Books: Winter Wonderland

Listen to stories and extend learning through a variety of hands-on activities. Enjoy books about the season and get ready for some wintery fun.

Technology Tutoring

One-on-one computer help with a technology tutor for a 1-hour session (11AM-12PM) on Monday mornings.

Technology Tutoring

One-on-one computer help with a technology tutor for a 1-hour session (12PM-1PM) on Monday afternoons.

Tutoring for Teens

**Math Only**Students in grades 6th-12th or early college program can receive free homework help from volunteers in a 1-on-1 session. Sessions available on a first come, first serve basis.

Spanish Conversation Club

All are welcome! Each Monday from 5PM-6PM. Join this group to practice communicating in Spanish with other adults in a relaxed group environment. No Registration Required.