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  1. Calendar Overlay Library - Adults (8)
  2. Calendar Overlay Library - All Ages/Family (6)
  3. Calendar Overlay Library - Children (6)
  4. Calendar Overlay Library - Closures/Cancellations (1)
  5. Calendar Overlay Library - Teens (2)
  6. Calendar Overlay Main Calendar Meetings (3)

Library - Adults

  1. The Early Depression Dilemmas of Rural Iowa

    March 9, 2021, 6:30 PM - 7:30 PM @ Zoom

    Hear about the challenges faced by Iowans during 1929-1933.

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  2. In-Person Book Discussion*

    March 11, 2021, 2:00 PM - 3:00 PM @ Community Room

    In-person book discussion featuring This Tender Land

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  3. A Woman of Achievement: Stories from the Life of Lou Henry Hoover

    March 18, 2021, 6:00 PM - 7:00 PM @ Zoom

    Hear from Historian Annette Dunlap as she shares stories from the life of Lou Henry Hoover.

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  4. Prohibition in Eastern Iowa

    March 21, 2021, 4:00 PM - 5:00 PM @ Allerton Brewing Company

    Join Iowa author Linda McCann at Allerton Brewing Company and explore the history of the prohibition era in eastern Iowa!

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  5. In-Person Book Discussion*

    March 22, 2021, 6:30 PM - 7:30 PM @ Community Room

    In-person book discussion featuring Little Heathens

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  6. Writer's Group*

    March 23, 2021, 6:00 PM - 8:00 PM @ Community Room

    Join with other writers to discuss your work and gain feedback!

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  7. Depression Era Cooking with Dan & Lizzie (Virtual)

    March 25, 2021, 6:30 PM - 7:30 PM @ Zoom

    Explore a Depression-era recipe and pick up some tips for an easy dinner!

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  8. Lou Henry Hoover: A Life of Adventure

    March 29, 2021, 12:00 PM - 1:00 PM @ Zoom

    Hear from President Hoover's great-granddaughter about the fascinating life of First Lady Lou Henry Hoover.

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Library - All Ages/Family

  1. ASL and Deaf Culture Basics (Virtual)

    March 2, 2021, 6:30 PM - 7:30 PM @ Zoom

    Learn about American Sign Language and deaf culture in this virtual program.

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  2. Snowshoeing by the Wapsi*

    March 7, 2021, 1:00 PM - 2:30 PM @ Three Elms Park

    Strap on some snowshoes and explore the Wapsi and its surroundings!

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  3. Rockin' Reptiles with the Mississippi River Museum*

    March 12, 2021, 10:00 AM - 11:00 AM @ Zoom

    Explore the world of reptiles and learn about their important role in nature!

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  4. Maker Monday (Virtual)

    March 15, 2021, All Day

    Join us as we craft virtually!

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  5. The Transformational Power of Storytelling (Virtual)

    March 15, 2021, 6:30 PM - 7:30 PM @ Zoom

    Author William Kent Krueger joins the library for a virtual program on the importance of stories.

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  6. Maker Monday (Virtual)

    March 29, 2021, All Day

    Join us as we craft virtually!

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Library - Children

  1. Children's OBOI Bingo

    February 8, 2021 - March 8, 2021

    Children through 6th grade can read for One Book One Independence Bingo!

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  2. Online Story Time

    March 4, 2021, All Day @ Facebook LIVE

    Story Time via Facebook Live

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  3. One Book Activity Bags for Kids

    March 8, 2021 - March 13, 2021 @ Public Library

    Pick up an activity bag from the library and get creative at home! *While supplies last

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  4. Online Story Time

    March 11, 2021, All Day @ Facebook Live

    Story Time via Facebook Live

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  5. Online Story Time

    March 18, 2021, All Day @ Facebook LIVE

    Story Time via Facebook Live

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  6. Online Story Time

    March 25, 2021, All Day @ Facebook LIVE

    Story Time via Facebook Live

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Library - Closures/Cancellations

  1. Staff Development

    March 10, 2021, 5:00 PM - 8:00 PM @ Public Library

    IPL will close at 5:00 pm the second Wednesday of the month for staff development.

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Library - Teens

  1. Teen Autobiography Contest

    February 15, 2021 - March 15, 2021

    Write your life's story (or part of it) and be entered to win a prize!

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  2. Minecraft Online at Home** (Virtual)

    March 19, 2021, 2:00 PM - 5:00 PM

    Explore the largest and most complex Apex Dungeon ever built, and join us in the Dreamer's Grave!

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Main Calendar Meetings

  1. Airport Board Meeting

    March 3, 2021, 6:30 PM - 8:30 PM @ City Hall

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  2. City Council Meeting

    March 8, 2021, 6:30 PM - 8:30 PM @ City Hall

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  3. City Council Meeting

    March 22, 2021, 6:30 PM - 8:30 PM @ City Hall

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