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E.g., 01/18/2019

Thursday, March 14, 2019

Library eBooks: 1-on-1 Support Session

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

Escape Room

Use multiple critical thinking skills and the Library's online resources in a small group setting to solve puzzles and codes in an interactive escape room game.

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.

Friday, March 15, 2019

Taller de Lectura Activa (Parte 2 de 2)

Venga a aprender ideas divertidas y actividades que usted puede utilizar para apoyar la alfabetización infantil en el hogar con el taller de Lectura Activa.

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, March 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.

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.

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.

Sunday, March 17, 2019

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, March 18, 2019

Microsoft Excel 2013 Basics

11:00am at IB Community Room at Independence Regional

In this introductory workshop, create a simple spreadsheet using Microsoft Excel.

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.

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.

Wednesday, March 20, 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.

Adult Poetry Club

11:00am at IB Community Room at Independence Regional

Join us for an interactive poetry club, share and create original pieces, recite your favorite poetry, or simply enjoy the poetic works of others.

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.

Anime Club

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

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, March 21, 2019

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.

Adaptive Experiences for Adults and Teens

1:00pm at IB Community Room at Independence Regional

Come join us for a fun, interactive program for adults and teens with disabilities and their caregivers.