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Library Closings

  • Wednesday, May 24th - Library Closed for the BIG move to our NEW Building
  • Thursday, May 25th - Library Closed for the BIG move to our NEW Building
  • Friday, May 26th - Library Closed for the BIG move to our NEW Building
  • Saturday, May 27th - Library Closed for the BIG move to our NEW Building
  • Sunday, May 28th - Library Closed for the BIG move to our NEW Building
  • Monday, May 29th - Memorial Day - Closed
  • Monday, May 29th - Library Closed for the BIG move to our NEW Building

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Friday, June 2nd

Saturday, June 3rd

Monday, June 5th

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That the BIG move is happening!!! See our Calendar (above) to see the exact days and follow us on our social media or check back here for any changes to these dates.

We ARE Closed so we can move and get ready for our Grand Opening, June 3rd, but you can start registering ONLINE for our Summer Reading - Summer Reading Online Registration link Check our website calendar for all the Summer Reading events that are planned.

You can now register for a library card online!

We have the camera link where you can see what is going on today and some time lapse pictures of the new building construction.

A digital magazine service featuring some of our most popular titles as well as titles new to our collection like HGTV magazine, Newsweek, and Quilting Arts. Flipster is instant access to full page, full-color duplicates of the print edition. Our collection includes current and back issues of popular titles which you can access through a computer or mobile device with your library card.

Do you want to read our Facebook and Twitter posts even though you do not have one of those accounts? We have a page on our website that have those AND info on our NEW Building. It will be updated with what we know so check there at least weekly.

Check out the lastest in Children's literature by following us on Pinterest Logo that takes you to our Joplin Public Library Pinterest page

Do you receive your notices from us by mail? We have an automated service calling to let you know your Holds are ready for you to pick up or let you know if you have any Overdues. The calls will only be between 9am - 8pm. If you have an answering machine it will leave you a message. If we can't reach you by phone, we will continue to mail you the notice. If you receive email notices from us, nothing will change.

You can now get Library eBooks on your Kindle - see the step by step guide - Kindle Library eBooks

Overdrive is here! Interested in eBooks and audiobooks for your ereaders, iPads, mp3 players, etc? Click up on the Missouri Libraries 2 Go button on the left side of this webpage. With your library card you will be able to login and check out (download to your device) up to 5 items. For more information go to our news page.

Check out the Kids Page for our ebooks for ekids link. It's a collection of animated, talking picture books and games.

ATTENTION ALL LIBRARY USERS! All children under 6 years of age must be accompanied by an adult at all times. Thank you for your cooperation.

We have a blog for you to check out:

chatncraft.wordpress.com - the Chat n Craft meets the 1st Tuesday of every month, at the library in the large meeting room. We work on handwork crafts. Just about any kind. Knitting, crochet, embroidery, quilting… We use this blog to post patterns we are working on, Show n Tell of our projects, comment about projects, upcoming events, and ideas.


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