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National Library Week
Lives change @ your library: celebrate National Library Week April 13-19
Library Services FAQ
There are still many questions and misconceptions about library services and why residents of Brandon and Rowley (within city limits) don't currently receive library services. Please read this FAQ. If you still have questions, call Laura at 334-2470!
About Apollo...
Apollo is the library's catalog and checkout software. Below is an introduction of Apollo and some of its features!
Part-time Library Assistant Opening
Drop your Fines & Pick up a Date… @ your Library!
CAMEO - Authors to Visit Independence!
CAMEO (Celebrating Authors: Meaningful Enrichment Opportunities) continues! We've brought you Catherine Coulter, Wanda Brunstetter, Jim Aylesworth, Chris Crutcher, Eileen Christelow, and many more! Following are exciting authors visiting this spring...
February is Amnesty Month
Did You Know? (digital books & audios)
IPL has Free eBooks and Digital Audiobooks!
Maintenance Position Open
Good at maintenance/repair work and need a little extra cash? The Independence Public Library is looking for maintenance technician to work 8-11 hours per month. The schedule is flexible. Deadline is February 7.
The Library is Essential: Report and Survey Results 2013
Community Survey - You could win a Nook!
The purpose of the library survey is to collect your ideas and feedback. In short we want to know what your priorities are and how we can better serve you. Read below to find out about the survey and how you can be eligible to win a 9" Nook HD+!
Celebrate Five Years at the Library!
Your Library Connection: Moving Forward...Together
Your Library Connection: Six Tips for Summer
Your Library Connection: Choose to Win with the Library this Summer!
Genealogy with Lisa Louise Cooke
Your Library Connection: Get Money Smart!
Money Smart Week is April 20-27!
County Funding Update
Thank you for all the support for increased county funding! See the link to find out specifics about next fiscal year's budget from the county.
CAMEO - Authors to Visit Independence!
We've brought you Catherine Coulter, Wanda Brunstetter, Jim Aylesworth, and Heather Gudenkauf! CAMEO (Celebrating Authors: Meaningful Enrichment Opportunities) continues in 2013!
FAQ - Contracts for Library Services
Funding for library services from a city without a library usually comes with an agreement or contract with a library, city or agency for that purpose. Buchanan County cities without libraries were asked to contract with a library or group of libraries in order for their residents to continue to receive library services beginning in the 2011-12 fiscal year. This document provides factual answers to many of the questions regarding these contracts offered by the cities with libraries in Buchanan County (Aurora, Fairbank, Independence, Jesup, Lamont, and Winthrop).