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Wednesday, February 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: Financial Literacy: Education Planning & Funding

10:00am at IB Community Room at Independence Regional

Next to retirement and home purchases, a college education is the greatest expense most families face.

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 Literacy for Adults

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

Kitchen Chemistry

Come in to learn how to make an afternoon snack! Teens will explore chemistry as seen in cooking, one of the oldest and most widespread uses of applied chemistry.

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. Registration required.

Thursday, February 14, 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.

Library eBooks: 1-on-1 Support Session

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

Now Showing

Join us for a special showing of a popular teen movie. Title TBD.

Amigos Homework Help

4:00pm at IB Community Room at Independence Regional

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.

ESL Class for Adults

6:00pm at IB Community Room at Independence Regional

Four-part series, on Thursdays (Jan 10 - Jan 31) with the possibility of two additional sessions on Feb. 7 & 14.

Friday, February 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.

English Literacy for Adults

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

Saturday, February 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.

Service Saturday

Community service is an excellent way to give back to your community! Join us for Community Service Saturday as we work on projects to help the library and other organizations in the 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.

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, February 18, 2019

Technology Tutoring

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

Email Basics Using Gmail

11:00am at IB Community Room at Independence Regional

If you're new to email, join us to create an email account using Google's free email service Gmail. Learn to send emails, attach files, manage your contacts and organize your inbox.

Technology Tutoring

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

Homework Study Zone

2:30pm at IB Community Room at Independence Regional

Drop by the (Branch) Library for the Study Zone during (time/ day of the week). Spread out and get some school work done, study for tests, or get homework help or free online tutoring.

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, February 19, 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.

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.