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Posted on: November 6, 2019

Closed for Thanksgiving

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The Independence Public Library will close at 1:00 pm on November 27, and will be closed on November 28 in honor of the Thanksgiving holiday.

Normal hours will resume Friday, November 29 at 9:30 AM.

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Posted on: November 11, 2019

Book Discussion

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Uncover the murder, magic, and madness of the 1893 Chicago’s World Fair in Erik Larson’s Devil in the White City at the Independence Public Library’s book discussionCopies of the book will be available at ...

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Posted on: November 10, 2019

Embracing Cultures, Building Friendships:

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Meet the PAX high school foreign exchange students at the Independence Public Library! Ghana, Spain, Mexico, China, Estonia and others are represented. Students will discuss their own cultures as well as their experiences in Iowa. 

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Posted on: November 8, 2019

Minecraft: Black Friday

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Get building with Minecraft Black Friday 1989. Venture into the cosmic mall that is Roswell Carnivale Online to discover an abandoned shopping mall called the Astroplex. Since this is the Season of Discovery within NirvanaOnline, we will be challenging pl...

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Posted on: November 4, 2019

Writers Group 101

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Mary Potter Kenyon, local author and writers group leader, will discuss writers groups at the Independence Public Library. She will cover how to get them started and keep them going. Following the presentation, there will be discussion about the formation...

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Posted on: November 6, 2019

The EDGE

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It’s early dismissal time at school, and Wii can’t wait to have fun at the Independence Public Library! Play Wii and board games and eat snacks. Early Dismissal Games, Etc (EDGE) will be available during professional development dismissals on Nov. 6, Nov....

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Library News
Posted on: October 24, 2019

Network Nirvana - Build it and they will come

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Network Nirvana - Build it and they will come

By Michelle Toale-Burke

“I have so many ideas. In fact, I came up with two in the shower this morning.”

-TJ Nissen, owner Network Nirvana

TJ Nissen, owner of Network Nirvana, a next-generation ...

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Posted on: November 6, 2019

Winter Weather Resources

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Snow will soon be here and the City of Independence has a page dedicated to useful winter weather resources.    Please note that there is also information regarding the City's Snow Emergency ordinance.  Click on Additional Info ...

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Posted on: November 5, 2019

Snow Press Release

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The Independence Building & Code Department would like to take this time to remind residents and snow removal companies about the rules regarding snow removal for this upcoming winter season.  Please click on Additional Info to view or downlo...

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Posted on: October 29, 2019

Proclamation - Open Burning

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The City of Independence is allowing for open burning from sunrise on November 9, 2019, through sundown on November 24, 2019, per Mayor Davis’s Proclamation. 

Chapter 105.5 OPEN BURNING RESTRICTED. “Backyard burning” ...

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Posted on: November 14, 2019

Holiday Closing

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City Hall will be closed on Thursday, November 28, 2019, and Friday, November 29, 2019, for Thanksgiving.

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Posted on: June 12, 2019

1st Street E Reconstruction

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Residents may stop in to City Hall during normal business hours of Monday - Friday, 8:00 am - 4:30 pm to view the staging sheets of the downtown portion of the 1st Street East Reconstruction project.  The staging sheets are also available by clic...

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