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Posted on: January 31, 2023

Minecraft* - 5:00-8:00 pm

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Join TJ from Network Nirvana at the library and attend magical wizarding school Briarwick, where players can attend classes and complete assignments to unlock new skills, tools, and spells! Join in the fun at the library at this after-hours event! &nb...

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Posted on: January 31, 2023

K9s on the Case! – 6:30 pm

K9s on the Case

Officer Cass from the Independence Police Department comes to IPL with retired K9, Tyton as part of our One Book Indee programming. Hear what Tyton is up to and learn more about Independence Police Department’s K9 officers! For more information,...

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Posted on: January 31, 2023

Library Closing Early for Staff Development – 5:00 pm

Staff Development

The Independence Public Library will close at 5:00 pm on Wednesday, February 8. We will return to normal hours of 9:30 am – 8:00 pm on Thursday, February 9. For more information, call the library at 319-334-2470 or email iplprograms@gma...

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Posted on: January 31, 2023

Full Moon Snowshoe* – 5:30-7:00 pm @ Roberts Wildlife Area

Full Moon Snowshoe

Strap on a pair of snowshoes and explore the beauty of a winter evening at Roberts Wildlife Area north of Jesup. Program is free and *registration is required – click here to register. Participants will meet at the Robert's Wil...

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Posted on: January 31, 2023

Animals You Might Find on the Wapsi – 10:00 am

Animals on the Wapsi

Michael Maas with Buchanan County Conservation will bring some animals and artifacts for kids to see while teaching about animals that could be found on the Wapsipinicon River as part of our One Book Indee programming. For more information, call the libra...

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Posted on: January 31, 2023

Story Time – 9:30 am

Story Time

Story time is an introduction to the magic of books and reading. Have fun at the Independence Public Library with rhymes, stories, and movements while developing early literacy skills. For more information, email iplprograms@gmail.com or...

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Posted on: January 31, 2023

One Book Indee Bingo for Children and Teens

One Book Indee Bingo

Children through 5th grade and teens 6th-12th grades can pick up their One Book Indee bingo card at the library or get it online to read for prize opportunities! Completing a blackout on your bingo card will enter you in a special prize drawing! Completed...

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Posted on: January 17, 2023

Fiscal Year 2022 Report

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Download the report with infographics to see interesting library statistics in an easy-to-read format. The library had a productive, engaging year in fiscal year 2022.  Working on our vision, “To be an essential component, prov...

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Posted on: January 30, 2023

City Hall Notice

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On Thursday, February 2, 2023, City Hall will be having furniture installed in the City Clerk's office. This will result in limited phone access as staff will be working in Council Chambers. City Hall will still be open for people to stop in and ...

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Posted on: January 26, 2023

Invitation to Residents

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Independence is participating in the 2023 Community Visioning Program and needs residents help. Residents will be asked for their ideas on how to improve the landscape in Independence at the focus group meeting to be held on Saturday, February 18, 2023. T...

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Posted on: January 24, 2023

Max Levy Hearing Notice

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In accordance with Senate File 634, please click on Additional Info to see the maximum levy notice for the City of Independence for Fiscal Year 2024 (July 1, 2023 - June 30, 2024).  The notice must include the certified tax rate and requested tax...

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Posted on: January 20, 2023

Fire Department Job Opening

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The Fire Department is currently recruiting for the position of Full-Time Fire Driver.  The application packet is available as a PDF document by clicking on Additional Info.  The first review of applications will be on February 10, 2023....

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Posted on: December 27, 2022

Waste Management Info

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The 2023 Waste Management calendar is now available by clicking on Additional Info for a PDF version.  More calendars are available at City Hall during normal business hours of Monday - Friday 8:00 am to 4:30 pm.

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