Posted on: February 21, 2018

German POWs in America during WWII: The Untold Story

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German prisoners provided important labor in the fields and factories of Iowa  during WWII. Their story and that of their captors is largely untold.  Steve King, from the Camp Algona POW Museum, will begin to peel back the layers of this...

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Posted on: February 21, 2018

Trivia Night with IPL

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As part of the One Book One Independence (OBOI) programming, Trivia Night  with IPL will be held on March 4th at the First Presbyterian Church in Independence  from 6:00-8:00 pm. Come show off your knowledge of facts and figures &nbs...

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Posted on: February 9, 2018

Sign up for Library Link!

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Sign up for Library Link, which comes out each Friday in your email, and/or for NextReads - newsletters about the type of books you want to read!  

If you think you should be getting the Library Link and you aren't, please check spam and set your ...

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Posted on: January 24, 2018

Read-alikes on tablets

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Enjoy texts related to the OBOI selection Stars Over Clear Lake.  Check out a tablet and read as many as you want, or check out a print copy.  

Click on the link below to view our selection.  

Stars Over Clear Lake Fiction Read-al...

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Posted on: January 24, 2018

Read-alikes

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Enjoy texts related to OBOI selection Stars Over Clear Lake.  

Click on the link below to view our selection.  

Stars Over Clear Lake Fiction Read-alikesWorld War II POW Nonfiction for AdultsWorld War II Teen ReadsWorld War II Kids Reads

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Posted on: February 16, 2018

Community Survey Results

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The City of Independence has just received the results from the community survey that was done towards the end of 2017.  To read the report, please click on Additional Info.  The report will also be located on the Articles of Interest pa...

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Posted on: February 6, 2018

Art Contest

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The Independence Public Library is pleased to announce an art contest relating to the One Book One Independence (OBOI) 2018 selection, Stars Over Clear Lake by Loretta Ellsworth. All ages are encouraged to create an original art piece that relates to the ...

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