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E.g., 07/19/2019

Tuesday, August 6, 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.

Job Seeking: Online Applications

10:00am at IB Community Room at Independence Regional

Most employers now require you to submit job applications online. Learn how to find and apply for jobs on the Web, as well as locate additional job searching help.

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.

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 1:00 p.m. or 1:30 p.m.

Tutoring for Teens

Come receive English and Math help ages 11-18.

#WelcomeCLT Series: Naturalization: Becoming a U.S. Citizen

6:00pm at IB Community Room at Independence Regional

The Naturalization process is the means by which Lawful Permanent Residents of the U.S. take in order to become a U.S. Citizen.

Wednesday, August 7, 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 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.

Lunch & Munch Book Club

12:00pm at IB Community Room at Independence Regional

Come join our contemporary fiction book club, meeting the first Wednesday of the month. Bring your own lunch or snack and opinions.

Technology Tutoring

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

Learn, Connect, Play: Gaming

Grab your friends and come to play the game of the week, our gaming system, or board and card games.

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.

History's Mysteries Double Feature: African Masks

6:00pm at IB Community Room at Independence Regional

Join us to explore a historical mystery once a month on the 2nd Wednesday.

Thursday, August 8, 2019

Stories in 2 Languages: Spanish

Engage your child with stories, songs, and activities in English and Spanish that support early literacy skill development and expose your child to two languages and cultures.

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.

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 1:00 p.m. or 1:30 p.m.

Library eBooks: 1-on-1 Support Session

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

Summer Break Finale with Clayworks

Join us at Independence Regional Library as we wrap up this year's Summer Break program and celebrate our readers.

Adult Summer Break Activity Quiz

Calling all adults ages 18+! Complete the weekly Adult Summer Break Activity Quiz & be entered into a drawing to win free rental card and a goodie bag full of treats!

Friday, August 9, 2019

Conexiones que Cuentan/Connections that Count

Un tiempo de cuentos en español con música y actividades para niños de 0 a 5 años de edad. A storytime in Spanish featuring stories, music and activities for children ages 0-5.

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.

Saturday, August 10, 2019

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.

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.

Monday, August 12, 2019

Cloud Storage Using Google Drive

11:00am at IB Community Room at Independence Regional

Are you thinking about a better way to back-up your files? If you're new to the cloud, join us to create an account using Google's free cloud service Google Drive.

Technology Tutoring

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