Entries by Discover Identity

Legal & Government

Laws and codes, legal forms and research, lawyer referrals and directories, state and federal representatives, and world leaders. Ebsco eBook Collection eBooks are digital editions of 50,000+ printed books for all ages including many fiction, general interest, reference, technical, and how-to titles. They can be viewed on any device connected to the Internet or downloaded […]

Libraries

Local, state, and national library web sites and catalogs. Joplin Library Catalog Carthage Public Library Web site for the Carthage (Missouri) Public Library including a link to their catalog. Firstsearch (Show-Me-the-World) Connecting you to a world of information online with WorldCat (a database of over 45,000,000 books, periodicals, and other materials held in libraries around […]

Literature / Reading

Information on the study of literature including poetry, short stories and essays; author biographies and lists of works; poems; reader’s advisory on what to read next; and information on series’ titles. Ebsco eBook Collection eBooks are digital editions of 50,000+ printed books for all ages including many fiction, general interest, reference, technical, and how-to titles. […]

Magazines & Newspapers

Indexing for magazines and newspapers with many of the articles full-text. Coverage is from general interest magazines to scholarly journals with ages ranging from children to adult. Academic Search Elite Provides a core resource of scholarly information for academic Institutions containing full text for more than 2,100 journals and over 1,700 peer-reviewed, full-text journals. ERIC […]

Reference / Research

Databases to help with research and to answer reference questions on general information, debate topics, antiques & collectibles, and local & Missouri history. Ebsco Discovery Service Access multiple resources with one search (results include materials in the library collection, magazine/journal articles, and information from electronic resources). Academic Search Elite Provides a core resource of scholarly […]

Science

Find information on a variety of science topics with biographies, diagrams & images, experiments and more. Ebsco eBook Collection eBooks are digital editions of 50,000+ printed books for all ages including many fiction, general interest, reference, technical, and how-to titles. They can be viewed on any device connected to the Internet or downloaded to a […]

Testing / Education

Practice tests and study guides for standardized tests, skill building, financial aid, information on colleges and schools, and information on choosing the right school. Career Cruising A comprehensive resource for career development offering assessments for career matching, information on jobs/careers, job searching, resume building, and a national database of colleges and universities. Computer Skills Center […]

The Miscalculations of Lightning Girl by Stacy McAnulty

Reviewed by Tammie Benham At age eight, Lucy Callahan was struck by lightning.  She survived however, the strike left her genius level Math skills, an inability to cope with germs, and the ability to recite the numbers of pi to infinity.  Over the years Lucy has developed coping mechanisms to ensure the numbers of pi […]

Summer Reading

The Summer Reading Program is underway at the Joplin Public Library with activities for adults, teens, and children of all ages! Get your game board, complete the blocks, and return it to the library to claim your prize. You can even complete additional game boards to win the grand prize. Each returned game board earns […]

Chat-n-Craft

Chat-n-Craft meets for free at the library every month, the 1st Tuesday, 5:30-8pm, in the Community West meeting room, working on all kinds of handwork and learning new projects. Come by and see what everyone is working on. We have newbies as well as advanced crafters in crochet, knitting, quilting, beading, whittling….so much more. We […]