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Saturday, November 9, 2019

Writers' Workshop: Exploring Story through Identity, Community and Purpose

10:00am at IB Community Room at Independence Regional

In honor of National Novel Writing Month, come join Louis B. Smith, a local writer, architect and conceptual thinker on a two hour journey into story.

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.

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.

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, November 11, 2019

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.

Technology Tutoring

One-on-one computer help with a technology tutor for a 1-hour session (6PM-7PM) on Monday evenings.

Technology Tutoring

One-on-one computer help with a technology tutor for a 1-hour session (7PM-8PM) on Monday evenings.

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 Wesnesdays (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.

Teen Anime Club

Participate in a discussion about anime, manga and the Japanese language, history, and culture.

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.

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

Friday, November 15, 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.