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Upcoming Events

Jun
19
Wed
4:00 pm Family Stories @ Joplin Public Library Children's Department
Family Stories @ Joplin Public Library Children's Department
Jun 19 @ 4:00 pm – 4:30 pm
Suggested age: 2 to 5 years Library staff read books, sing songs, share rhymes and fingerplays, and offer hands-on activities to build literacy skills and develop school readiness skills. Families are encouraged to participate, and[...]
Jun
20
Thu
9:30 am Tales for 2s and 3s @ Joplin Public Library Children's Department
Tales for 2s and 3s @ Joplin Public Library Children's Department
Jun 20 @ 9:30 am – 10:00 am
Suggested age: 2-3 years old The library staff use this 30-minute storytime to share our favorite books, rhymes, and songs. Families are encouraged to help build literacy skills through participation. Age-appropriate story time extension activities[...]
11:00 am Fun for 4s and 5s @ Joplin Public Library Children's Department
Fun for 4s and 5s @ Joplin Public Library Children's Department
Jun 20 @ 11:00 am – 11:30 am
Suggested age: 4 to 5 years During this 30-minute storytime, library staff will share books, songs, rhymes, fingerplays, puppets, and more! Hands-on activities that develop literacy skills and school readiness will be shared. Families are[...]
2:00 pm George Washington Carver Star Na... @ Joplin Public Library-Community Room
George Washington Carver Star Na... @ Joplin Public Library-Community Room
Jun 20 @ 2:00 pm – 3:00 pm
Join park rangers from the George Washington Carver National Monument for a fun, hands-on lesson about how to navigate using the stars!
2:00 pm Random Awesomeness @ Teen Department
Random Awesomeness @ Teen Department
Jun 20 @ 2:00 pm – 4:00 pm
Hang out and enjoy games, crafts, chess, sticker mosaic, graffiti wall, and other shenanigans* in the Teen Department.  Come for a little or stay for a lot. Grades 6-12; no registration needed.   *Shenanigans to[...]