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E.g., 06/18/2019

Tuesday, August 6, 2019

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.

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

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

6:00pm at IB Community Room at Independence Regional

Join us to explore a historical mystery once a month on the second 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.

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.

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

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

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.

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.

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.

Technology Tutoring

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