Independence County Library to Host Harry Potter Halloween Party

The Independence County Library will host a Harry Potter themed Halloween party for area teens on Wednesday, October 31st from 3 to 6 pm. The party will be free, and will be open to teens age 13 to 19. There will be food, games, crafts, a costume contest, and other activities. For more information, call 870-793-8814 or email

Independence County Library to Host Genealogy Program: “Arkansas Research”

The Independence County Library is continuing their genealogy presentations on Friday, October 26, 2018, at 12:00 p.m. in the 2nd floor meeting room of the library, located at 267 East Main St., Batesville, AR. Guest speaker, Lynda Suffridge, will be presenting, “Arkansas Research”. Parking for the event is located in the back lot of the library, or on Main Street. Please enter the building through the back entrance. Those who attend will be eligible to win a door prize after the event. As always, this Library-sponsored presentation is free and open to the public.

For more information, call the library at (870) 793-8814 or e-mail at