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        1Story Time @ IPL, 9:30 am
Story Time @ IPL, 9:30 am
Begins: September 1, 2022
Ends: September 1, 2022

Join Vonnie for this special Story Time in Flutterby Cove!

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, visit www.independenceia.org/library, email iplprograms@gmail.com, or call 319-334-2470.

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4 5 6 7 8Story Time @ IPL, 9:30 am
Story Time @ IPL, 9:30 am
Begins: September 8, 2022
Ends: September 8, 2022

Join Vonnie for this special Story Time in Flutterby Cove!

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, visit www.independenceia.org/library, email iplprograms@gmail.com, or call 319-334-2470.

9Friday Flicks @ IPL, 2:00 pm
Friday Flicks @ IPL, 2:00 pm
Begins: September 9, 2022
Ends: September 9, 2022

Once a month join the library for “Friday Flicks” after early dismissal from school. This month’s pick is a popular movie from 2021 about the Madrigal family who lives in an enchanted house. Enjoy popcorn and a movie at the library! For more information, visit www.independenceia.org/library, email iplprograms@gmail.com, or call 319-334-2470.

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11Release & Remember
Release & Remember
Begins: September 11, 2022
Ends: September 11, 2022

Mark your calendar for this year’s Cedar Valley Hospice Release & Remember event on Sunday, Sept. 11 from 1-3 p.m. Join staff, volunteers, families and friends of Cedar Valley Hospice to celebrate someone you love.

A program and the release of 1,000 monarch butterflies will take place at 2:30 p.m. at the RiverLoop Amphitheatre in downtown Waterloo. Family-friendly activities, live music by the band, Flatland Ridge, and a picnic lunch begin at 1 p.m. and are available while supplies last.

We invite you to be a part of this meaningful day by supporting one or several butterflies as a tribute to someone you love. To do so, please complete and return the registration form which can be found on our website at cvhospice.org. For more information, contact us at 319.272.2002 or 800.626.2360.

12Independence Area Women's Connection affiliated with Stonecroft
Independence Area Women's Connection affiliated with Stonecroft
Begins: September 12, 2022
Ends: September 12, 2022

Hope Wesleyan Church 505 4th Avenue NE, Independence, Iowa

6:30pm - $12 for an Italian meal and speaker

Speaker: Patty Parker, St. James, MN "From Wreckage to Restoration"

Patty was set free from a life of abuse that was destroying her sense of self-worth.

Reservations and Cancellations:

Call Sue Doan at (319)361-9445 or email doansr@hotmail.com by Tuesday, September 6th at 10am

Reservations not honored require payment.

13 14 15Third Thursday with Hoover's Library*, 6:00 pm on Zoom
Third Thursday with Hoover's Library*, 6:00 pm on Zoom
Begins: September 15, 2022
Ends: September 15, 2022

Historian Cindy Wilson gives an overview of the Hard Winter of 1880-81 and explores Wilder’s struggles to convert her family’s experiences into her novel “The Long Winter”. In partnership with the Hoover Presidential Foundation, this online evening program is free to the public. *Registration is required – find the registration link on our website or Facebook page and register to receive the Zoom link. For more information, email iplprograms@gmail.com or call 319-334-2470.

Story Time @ IPL, 9:30 am
Story Time @ IPL, 9:30 am
Begins: September 15, 2022
Ends: September 15, 2022

Join Vonnie for this special Story Time in Flutterby Cove!

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, visit www.independenceia.org/library, email iplprograms@gmail.com, or call 319-334-2470.

16MInecraft* @ IPL, 5:00-8:00 pm
MInecraft* @ IPL, 5:00-8:00 pm
Begins: September 16, 2022
Ends: September 16, 2022

Fan-favorite VegnaLand theme park returns with an upgrade!

TJ from Network Nirvana brings the Season of Molokini to the library with new Minecraft vaults, quests, and challenges. There are new additions every month! Join in the fun at the library at this after-hours event! This program is appropriate for students in grades 5-12. *Registration is required for this program, as space and equipment are limited. Please register by emailing iplprograms@gmail.com or calling the library at 319-334-2470. For more information, visit www.independenceia.org/library.

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18 19 20 21 22Good Women & Bad Girls @ IPL, 6:30 pm
Good Women & Bad Girls @ IPL, 6:30 pm
Begins: September 22, 2022
Ends: September 22, 2022

Our Victorian ancestors had specific views on the “fairer sex”. Discover what effect these attitudes had on the personal lives of Victorian women and what made Scarlett O’Hara dislike Melanie Wilkes so much. For more information, visit www.independenceia.org/library, email iplprograms@gmail.com, or call 319-334-2470.

Story Time @ IPL, 9:30 am
Story Time @ IPL, 9:30 am
Begins: September 22, 2022
Ends: September 22, 2022

Join Vonnie for this special Story Time in Flutterby Cove!

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, visit www.independenceia.org/library, email iplprograms@gmail.com, or call 319-334-2470.

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25Dungeons & Dragons* @ IPL, 1:00-4:00 pm
Dungeons & Dragons* @ IPL, 1:00-4:00 pm
Begins: September 25, 2022
Ends: September 25, 2022

This fantastical role-playing game is centered on storytelling in worlds of swords and sorcery. Teens ages 12-18 work together solving puzzles and combatting monsters while exploring a dark dungeon, a ruined castle, or a lava-filled cavern without ever leaving the library! Snacks provided. *Registration is required. Call 319-334-2470, visit www.independenceia.org/library, or email iplprograms@gmail.com for more information on joining this campaign.

26Book Discussion - Go Set a Watchman @ IPL, 6:30 pm
Book Discussion - Go Set a Watchman @ IPL, 6:30 pm
Begins: September 26, 2022
Ends: September 26, 2022

Interested in conversation and interaction? Pick up your copy of this month’s book club selection, Go Set a Watchman by Harper Lee, at the circulation desk and join the Independence Public Library to discuss and share your thoughts on this novel! For more information, visit our website at www.independenceia.org/library, email iplprograms@gmail.com, or call 319-334-2470.

27Writers' Group @ IPL, 6:00 pm
Writers' Group @ IPL, 6:00 pm
Begins: September 27, 2022
Ends: September 27, 2022

The Independence Area Writers’ Group provides a community for writers to share their works and encourage one another. Join us at the Independence Public Library as we share our writing and discuss new ideas! Visit www.independenceia.org/library, call 319-334-2470, or email iplprograms@gmail.com for more information.

28The Legacy of an Iowa Pioneer Physician @ IPL, 6:30 pm
The Legacy of an Iowa Pioneer Physician @ IPL, 6:30 pm
Begins: September 28, 2022
Ends: September 28, 2022

Award-winning novelist and Fairbank native Betty Brandt Passick talks about her recent book, “The Black Bag of Dr. Wiltse”

Hear the story of how the eruption of the Civil War threatened to destroy Dr. Alexander Wiltse’s dream of making a better life for his family in their new Iowa home in Betty Brandt Passick’s new historical fiction novel! Visit www.independenceia.org/library, call 319-334-2470, or email iplprograms@gmail.com for more information.

29Story Time @ IPL, 9:30 am
Story Time @ IPL, 9:30 am
Begins: September 29, 2022
Ends: September 29, 2022

Join Vonnie for this special Story Time in Flutterby Cove!

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, visit www.independenceia.org/library, email iplprograms@gmail.com, or call 319-334-2470.

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