Calendar

E.g., 11/12/2019
E.g., 11/12/2019

Tuesday, November 12, 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 (Nov. 5 - Nov. 26).

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.

Poetry and Pancakes

Share original poetry or bring something from a favorite poet to read in exchange for pancakes.

Amigos Homework Help

Students ages 5-11 can receive free homework help from high school student volunteers in 1-on-1 or group settings. English as a Second Language (ESL) and non-ESL students welcome.

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, November 13, 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.

Personal Finance Series: Paying for Eldercare Without Going Broke

10:00am at IB Community Room at Independence Regional

Join Scott TenBroeck from Elder Care Options and learn about the different types of care available for older adults and how to pay for each service.

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.

Technology Tutoring

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

STEAM 101: Art Club

Join us in beautifying the library with art!

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.

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.

Dungeons and Dragons for Teens

Participate in the Dungeons and Dragons role-playing game that encourages cooperation, problem solving, letter and word recognition, math skills and critical thinking skills.

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: JFK

6:00pm at IB Community Room at Independence Regional

Join us for a provocative exploration of the events leading up to Dealey Plaza on 11/22/63, and the chilling conclusions of decades of research and journalism - discussion and debate are encouraged

Thursday, November 14, 2019

Planning for College with CPCC: College & Career Connections

10:00am at IB Community Room at Independence Regional

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

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.

Library eBooks: 1-on-1 Support Session

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

Satellite Studios

Want to make your own digital content but don't have the equipment to do so? Independence Regional Satellite Studio has you covered during the fall months!

Satellite Studios

Want to make your own digital content but don't have the equipment to do so? Independence Regional Satellite Studio has you covered during the fall months!

Amigos Homework Help

Students ages 5-11 can receive free homework help from high school student volunteers in 1-on-1 or group settings. English as a Second Language (ESL) and non-ESL students welcome.

Friday, November 15, 2019

Health Insurance Marketplace Open Enrollment

Come join a health insurance navigator from the Charlotte Center for Legal Advocacy as they guide you through the Health Insurance Marketplace Open

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, November 16, 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.