Entries by Jacque Gage

The Wife Between Us

I have no clue how I came to read this book. I must have read some short snippet about it on MOLib2Go, thought it sounded interesting, and placed it on hold. The hold list must have been a long one, because when the notice came that it was my turn I had absolutely no recollection […]

Children’s Library Card Design Contest

  All children ages 0-12 are invited to make their own children’s library card design and submit it to the library for a contest.  The winning design will be made into a children’s library card and be available to children as they get a library card.  Official entry forms are available in the Children’s Department […]

Welcome to our New Website!

As you can see JPL has finally “gone-live” with a new website!  We’re excited to present it to you, because we feel there is so much information available on the website that will be of benefit to you.  Our old website was more than a decade old and technology and websites have changed quite a […]

JPL Begins Passport Applications September 4, 2018

Joplin Public Library is pleased to announce that effective September 4, 2018 it accepts passport applications on behalf of the U.S. Department of State.  U.S. citizens planning international travel may apply for their passports seven days per week at 1901 E 20th Street, Joplin, MO 64804. Applications are accepted 30 minutes after opening to one […]

Joplin Public Library Eliminates Overdue Fees

As of August 1, 2018 Joplin Public Library patrons can borrow items from JPL without accruing overdue fines.  In addition, JPL has erased overdue fines patrons previously owed. The change should increase patrons’ access to the more than 120,000 items in the library collection. Patrons who have items that are lost, damaged, or simply not […]

EVERLAND by Wendy Spinale

EVERLAND was one of those books I got sucked into before I realized what it was about.  I downloaded it in audiobook format from an online summer reading program for teens that I belong to.  (Yes, I realize I am a very old teen, but I frequently enjoy Young Adult novels.) As I began listening […]