Hours & Contact Information

Monday - Thursday
9:30 a.m. - 8 p.m.

9:30 a.m. - 5 p.m.

9:30 a.m. - 4 p.m.

1 - 4 p.m.

Upcoming Closings and Changes in Library Hours:

The library now closes at 5 p.m. the second Wednesday of each month for staff development.
  1. Wed May 13

  2. Wed Jun. 10

  3. Wed Jul. 8

  4. Wed Aug. 12

  5. Wed Sep. 9

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The Independence Public Library Building


To be an essential component, providing relevant services and engaging people community-wide.


To strengthen the community by providing an environment where exceptional service, relevant resources, and inspirational opportunities lead to personal growth and collaborative development.

Core Values

Excel in service to others
Enact proactive, relevant solutions
Empower individuals
Engage in relationships and community
Evaluate and improve continually
Encourage creativity and innovation