Adult Services

Your public library offers materials, services, and programs designed to meet a variety of needs throughout adult life.  Whether you are just entering the "real world", coming back to the Library as a new parent, re-entering the workforce, or ready to retire and enjoy the future, the Library has something for you!

Adult Resources

Lynda.com

Lynda.com is an online educational site that includes over 3,000 courses (and over 130,000 videos) in popular fields like web design, web development, IT, education/instruction, media production, and business.

Pronunciator - ACCESS ENDS 12/31/17 Replaced with Mango Languages

Pronunciator is a language learning service covering 80 languages offering a range of language skills, including reading, writing, listening, and speaking.

Universal Class

An online education experience offering over 540 courses in subjects like entrepreneurship, technology, health, career assistance, and more.

LearningExpress Library - ACCESS ENDS 12/31/17

Learning Express Library is an interactive database with over 25 practice tests for GED testing and standardized exams for students and professionals.

Adult Programs & Events

Computer Basics for Adults and Seniors

Monday, October 15 9:00 AM
Independence Regional

Five-part series, on Mondays (Oct 15-Nov 19) Covers the basic skills to get around in Windows using a mouse, how to use an easy word processing program, create & edit pictures, and an introduction to the Internet. No computer experience necessary

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Self-Care in the Midst of Change

Monday, October 15 9:15 AM
Main Library

This series will include meditation techniques to relax, find clarity and connect with inner resources to maintain poise and composure in the midst of job searches, interviews and life changes. All are welcome to attend.

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Contact Adult Services

Phone: 704-416-0617
David Sniffin, Adult Services Coordinator

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Hours of Operation

Monday: 8:00am-5:00pm
Tuesday: 8:00am-5:00pm
Wednesday: 8:00am-5:00pm
Thursday: 8:00am-5:00pm
Friday: 8:00am-5:00pm
Saturday: Closed
Sunday: Closed