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Movers and Shakers 9:30 am
Movers and Shakers @ Storytime Room
Sep 4 @ 9:30 am – 10:10 am
Suggested age: Birth to 2 years Wow! Wiggling, giggling, singing, shaking, it all happens on Tuesdays! This 40 minute play-and movement-based program is for infants and toddlers and their families. Library staff encourage early literacy[...]
Movers and Shakers 10:45 am
Movers and Shakers @ Storytime Room
Sep 4 @ 10:45 am – 11:25 am
Suggested age: Birth to 2 years Wow! Wiggling, giggling, singing, shaking, it all happens on Tuesdays! This 40 minute play-and movement-based program is for infants and toddlers and their families. Library staff encourage early literacy[...]
Makerspace Open Hours 3:00 pm
Makerspace Open Hours
Sep 4 @ 3:00 pm – 7:30 pm
Our Makerspace is open! Library staff will assist on a walk-in, first come, first serve basis. FREE. OPEN TO THE PUBLIC. LIBRARY CARD NOT NEEDED. Patrons under the age of 18 MUST be accompanied by[...]
Movers and Shakers 4:00 pm
Movers and Shakers @ Storytime Room
Sep 4 @ 4:00 pm – 4:40 pm
Suggested age: Birth to 2 years Wow! Wiggling, giggling, singing, shaking, it all happens on Tuesdays! This 40 minute play-and movement-based program is for infants and toddlers and their families. Library staff encourage early literacy[...]
Chat-N-Craft 5:30 pm
Chat-N-Craft @ Community Room West
Sep 4 @ 5:30 pm – 7:45 pm
Bring your handwork to work on and check our blog for more information on when which month we are having classes in addition to our regular BYOP (Bring Your Own Project)
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Tales for 2s & 3s 9:30 am
Tales for 2s & 3s @ Storytime Room
Sep 5 @ 9:30 am – 10:15 am
Suggested age: 2 to 3 years old Library staff use short stories, simple songs, and rhymes to teach developmentally appropriate pre-reading skills, while providing at-home ideas for families.
Fun for 4s & 5s 11:00 am
Fun for 4s & 5s @ Storytime Room
Sep 5 @ 11:00 am – 11:30 am
Suggested age: 4 to 5 years old Library staff use stories, fingerplays, songs, and hands-on activities to teach children developmentally appropriate pre-reading skills, while providing at-home ideas for families.
Family Storytime 4:00 pm
Family Storytime @ Storytime Room
Sep 5 @ 4:00 pm – 4:30 pm
Suggested age: 2 to 5 years Library staff use short stories, simple songs, and rhymes to teach developmentally appropriate pre-reading skills, while providing at-home ideas for families.
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Tales for 2s & 3s 9:30 am
Tales for 2s & 3s @ Storytime Room
Sep 6 @ 9:30 am – 10:15 am
Suggested age: 2 to 3 years old Library staff use short stories, simple songs, and rhymes to teach developmentally appropriate pre-reading skills, while providing at-home ideas for families.
Fun for 4s & 5s 11:00 am
Fun for 4s & 5s @ Storytime Room
Sep 6 @ 11:00 am – 11:30 am
Suggested age: 4 to 5 years old Library staff use stories, fingerplays, songs, and hands-on activities to teach children developmentally appropriate pre-reading skills, while providing at-home ideas for families.
Makerspace Open Hours 3:00 pm
Makerspace Open Hours
Sep 6 @ 3:00 pm – 7:30 pm
Our Makerspace is open! Library staff will assist on a walk-in, first come, first serve basis. FREE. OPEN TO THE PUBLIC. LIBRARY CARD NOT NEEDED. Patrons under the age of 18 MUST be accompanied by[...]
Family Storytime 4:00 pm
Family Storytime @ Storytime Room
Sep 6 @ 4:00 pm – 4:30 pm
Suggested age: 2 to 5 years Library staff use short stories, simple songs, and rhymes to teach developmentally appropriate pre-reading skills, while providing at-home ideas for families.
Stitch In–Loom Knitting 5:30 pm
Stitch In–Loom Knitting @ Teen Department
Sep 6 @ 5:30 pm – 7:30 pm
Grades 6-12; no registration needed. Learn to loom knit then create a scarf or hat to donate to local charity Chase the Chill plus one for yourself.
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Makerspace Open Hours 2:00 pm
Makerspace Open Hours
Sep 7 @ 2:00 pm – 5:30 pm
Our Makerspace is open! Library staff will assist on a walk-in, first come, first serve basis. FREE. OPEN TO THE PUBLIC. LIBRARY CARD NOT NEEDED. Patrons under the age of 18 MUST be accompanied by[...]
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Makerspace Open Hours 9:00 am
Makerspace Open Hours
Sep 8 @ 9:00 am – 2:30 pm
Our Makerspace is open! Library staff will assist on a walk-in, first come, first serve basis. FREE. OPEN TO THE PUBLIC. LIBRARY CARD NOT NEEDED. Patrons under the age of 18 MUST be accompanied by[...]
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LEGO Club 2:00 pm
LEGO Club @ Community Room West
Sep 9 @ 2:00 pm – 3:00 pm
Suggest age: Age Birth to 5th grade Children and families are invited to build with LEGOs, Kapla blocks, Lincoln Logs, foam blocks, and more! Are you up to the challenge?
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Chess Club 5:30 pm
Chess Club
Sep 10 @ 5:30 pm – 6:30 pm
 
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Movers and Shakers 9:30 am
Movers and Shakers @ Storytime Room
Sep 11 @ 9:30 am – 10:10 am
Suggested age: Birth to 2 years Wow! Wiggling, giggling, singing, shaking, it all happens on Tuesdays! This 40 minute play-and movement-based program is for infants and toddlers and their families. Library staff encourage early literacy[...]
Movers and Shakers 10:45 am
Movers and Shakers @ Storytime Room
Sep 11 @ 10:45 am – 11:25 am
Suggested age: Birth to 2 years Wow! Wiggling, giggling, singing, shaking, it all happens on Tuesdays! This 40 minute play-and movement-based program is for infants and toddlers and their families. Library staff encourage early literacy[...]
Makerspace Open Hours 3:00 pm
Makerspace Open Hours
Sep 11 @ 3:00 pm – 7:30 pm
Our Makerspace is open! Library staff will assist on a walk-in, first come, first serve basis. FREE. OPEN TO THE PUBLIC. LIBRARY CARD NOT NEEDED. Patrons under the age of 18 MUST be accompanied by[...]
Movers and Shakers 4:00 pm
Movers and Shakers @ Storytime Room
Sep 11 @ 4:00 pm – 4:40 pm
Suggested age: Birth to 2 years Wow! Wiggling, giggling, singing, shaking, it all happens on Tuesdays! This 40 minute play-and movement-based program is for infants and toddlers and their families. Library staff encourage early literacy[...]
Game Night 6:00 pm
Game Night @ Community Room East
Sep 11 @ 6:00 pm – 7:30 pm
Grades 6-12; no registration needed. Game Night is back!  We have table games (including chess), cards, a Wii U, plus snacks.  Come ready to play!
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Tales for 2s & 3s 9:30 am
Tales for 2s & 3s @ Storytime Room
Sep 12 @ 9:30 am – 10:15 am
Suggested age: 2 to 3 years old Library staff use short stories, simple songs, and rhymes to teach developmentally appropriate pre-reading skills, while providing at-home ideas for families.
Fun for 4s & 5s 11:00 am
Fun for 4s & 5s @ Storytime Room
Sep 12 @ 11:00 am – 11:30 am
Suggested age: 4 to 5 years old Library staff use stories, fingerplays, songs, and hands-on activities to teach children developmentally appropriate pre-reading skills, while providing at-home ideas for families.
Family Storytime 4:00 pm
Family Storytime @ Storytime Room
Sep 12 @ 4:00 pm – 4:30 pm
Suggested age: 2 to 5 years Library staff use short stories, simple songs, and rhymes to teach developmentally appropriate pre-reading skills, while providing at-home ideas for families.
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Tales for 2s & 3s 9:30 am
Tales for 2s & 3s @ Storytime Room
Sep 13 @ 9:30 am – 10:15 am
Suggested age: 2 to 3 years old Library staff use short stories, simple songs, and rhymes to teach developmentally appropriate pre-reading skills, while providing at-home ideas for families.
Fun for 4s & 5s 11:00 am
Fun for 4s & 5s @ Storytime Room
Sep 13 @ 11:00 am – 11:30 am
Suggested age: 4 to 5 years old Library staff use stories, fingerplays, songs, and hands-on activities to teach children developmentally appropriate pre-reading skills, while providing at-home ideas for families.
Makerspace Open Hours 3:00 pm
Makerspace Open Hours
Sep 13 @ 3:00 pm – 7:30 pm
Our Makerspace is open! Library staff will assist on a walk-in, first come, first serve basis. FREE. OPEN TO THE PUBLIC. LIBRARY CARD NOT NEEDED. Patrons under the age of 18 MUST be accompanied by[...]
Family Storytime 4:00 pm
Family Storytime @ Storytime Room
Sep 13 @ 4:00 pm – 4:30 pm
Suggested age: 2 to 5 years Library staff use short stories, simple songs, and rhymes to teach developmentally appropriate pre-reading skills, while providing at-home ideas for families.
Stitch In–Loom Knitting 5:30 pm
Stitch In–Loom Knitting @ Teen Department
Sep 13 @ 5:30 pm – 7:30 pm
Grades 6-12; no registration needed. Learn to loom knit then create a scarf or hat to donate to local charity Chase the Chill plus one for yourself.
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Explore & Play 10:00 am
Explore & Play @ Children's Department
Sep 15 @ 10:00 am – 11:30 am
Suggested age: 1 to 5 years A fun, hands-on event for families with busy todddlers and preschoolers! Families will explore specially crafted “exploration stations” that encourage adult-child play and teach key early literacy skills.
LEGO Buildathon 1:00 pm
LEGO Buildathon @ Community Room East
Sep 15 @ 1:00 pm – 2:30 pm
Grades 6-12; no registration needed. Teens like LEGOs, too!  Unleash your creativity in our free build, or try a construction challenge.  You supply the ideas–we supply the LEGOs.
Anime/Manga Club 3:00 pm
Anime/Manga Club @ Community Room East
Sep 15 @ 3:00 pm – 4:30 pm
Grades 6-12; no registration needed. We discuss current manga reads, play games, or work on our own creations.  We also watch at least one episode of an anime.  Also, there are snacks.
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Random Awesomeness 5:30 pm
Random Awesomeness @ Teen Department
Sep 17 @ 5:30 pm – 7:30 pm
Grades 6-12; no registration needed. Hang out and enjoy games, crafts, cards, and other shenanigans in the Teen Department.  Come for a little or stay for a lot.
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Movers and Shakers 9:30 am
Movers and Shakers @ Storytime Room
Sep 18 @ 9:30 am – 10:10 am
Suggested age: Birth to 2 years Wow! Wiggling, giggling, singing, shaking, it all happens on Tuesdays! This 40 minute play-and movement-based program is for infants and toddlers and their families. Library staff encourage early literacy[...]
Movers and Shakers 10:45 am
Movers and Shakers @ Storytime Room
Sep 18 @ 10:45 am – 11:25 am
Suggested age: Birth to 2 years Wow! Wiggling, giggling, singing, shaking, it all happens on Tuesdays! This 40 minute play-and movement-based program is for infants and toddlers and their families. Library staff encourage early literacy[...]
Makerspace Open Hours 3:00 pm
Makerspace Open Hours
Sep 18 @ 3:00 pm – 7:30 pm
Our Makerspace is open! Library staff will assist on a walk-in, first come, first serve basis. FREE. OPEN TO THE PUBLIC. LIBRARY CARD NOT NEEDED. Patrons under the age of 18 MUST be accompanied by[...]
Movers and Shakers 4:00 pm
Movers and Shakers @ Storytime Room
Sep 18 @ 4:00 pm – 4:40 pm
Suggested age: Birth to 2 years Wow! Wiggling, giggling, singing, shaking, it all happens on Tuesdays! This 40 minute play-and movement-based program is for infants and toddlers and their families. Library staff encourage early literacy[...]
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Tales for 2s & 3s 9:30 am
Tales for 2s & 3s @ Storytime Room
Sep 19 @ 9:30 am – 10:15 am
Suggested age: 2 to 3 years old Library staff use short stories, simple songs, and rhymes to teach developmentally appropriate pre-reading skills, while providing at-home ideas for families.
Fun for 4s & 5s 11:00 am
Fun for 4s & 5s @ Storytime Room
Sep 19 @ 11:00 am – 11:30 am
Suggested age: 4 to 5 years old Library staff use stories, fingerplays, songs, and hands-on activities to teach children developmentally appropriate pre-reading skills, while providing at-home ideas for families.
Family Storytime 4:00 pm
Family Storytime @ Storytime Room
Sep 19 @ 4:00 pm – 4:30 pm
Suggested age: 2 to 5 years Library staff use short stories, simple songs, and rhymes to teach developmentally appropriate pre-reading skills, while providing at-home ideas for families.
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Tales for 2s & 3s 9:30 am
Tales for 2s & 3s @ Storytime Room
Sep 20 @ 9:30 am – 10:15 am
Suggested age: 2 to 3 years old Library staff use short stories, simple songs, and rhymes to teach developmentally appropriate pre-reading skills, while providing at-home ideas for families.
Fun for 4s & 5s 11:00 am
Fun for 4s & 5s @ Storytime Room
Sep 20 @ 11:00 am – 11:30 am
Suggested age: 4 to 5 years old Library staff use stories, fingerplays, songs, and hands-on activities to teach children developmentally appropriate pre-reading skills, while providing at-home ideas for families.
Makerspace Open Hours 3:00 pm
Makerspace Open Hours
Sep 20 @ 3:00 pm – 7:30 pm
Our Makerspace is open! Library staff will assist on a walk-in, first come, first serve basis. FREE. OPEN TO THE PUBLIC. LIBRARY CARD NOT NEEDED. Patrons under the age of 18 MUST be accompanied by[...]
Family Storytime 4:00 pm
Family Storytime @ Storytime Room
Sep 20 @ 4:00 pm – 4:30 pm
Suggested age: 2 to 5 years Library staff use short stories, simple songs, and rhymes to teach developmentally appropriate pre-reading skills, while providing at-home ideas for families.
Stitch In–Loom Knitting 5:30 pm
Stitch In–Loom Knitting @ Teen Department
Sep 20 @ 5:30 pm – 7:30 pm
Grades 6-12; no registration needed. Learn to loom knit then create a scarf or hat to donate to local charity Chase the Chill plus one for yourself.
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Makerspace Open Hours 2:00 pm
Makerspace Open Hours
Sep 21 @ 2:00 pm – 5:30 pm
Our Makerspace is open! Library staff will assist on a walk-in, first come, first serve basis. FREE. OPEN TO THE PUBLIC. LIBRARY CARD NOT NEEDED. Patrons under the age of 18 MUST be accompanied by[...]
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Makerspace Open Hours 9:00 am
Makerspace Open Hours
Sep 22 @ 9:00 am – 2:30 pm
Our Makerspace is open! Library staff will assist on a walk-in, first come, first serve basis. FREE. OPEN TO THE PUBLIC. LIBRARY CARD NOT NEEDED. Patrons under the age of 18 MUST be accompanied by[...]
Tech Take Apart 1:00 pm
Tech Take Apart @ Community Room West
Sep 22 @ 1:00 pm – 3:15 pm
Grades 6-12.  Registration required–email teen@joplinpubliclibrary.org or call the Teen Department at 417-623-7953, ext. 1027; deadline for registration is Thursday, Sept. 20. We’re gutting broken electronics to see what’s inside!  Old clothes recommended; closed toe shoes[...]
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Random Awesomeness 5:30 pm
Random Awesomeness @ Teen Department
Sep 24 @ 5:30 pm – 7:30 pm
Grades 6-12; no registration needed. Hang out and enjoy games, crafts, cards, and other shenanigans in the Teen Department.  Come for a little or stay for a lot.
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Movers and Shakers 9:30 am
Movers and Shakers @ Storytime Room
Sep 25 @ 9:30 am – 10:10 am
Suggested age: Birth to 2 years Wow! Wiggling, giggling, singing, shaking, it all happens on Tuesdays! This 40 minute play-and movement-based program is for infants and toddlers and their families. Library staff encourage early literacy[...]
Movers and Shakers 10:45 am
Movers and Shakers @ Storytime Room
Sep 25 @ 10:45 am – 11:25 am
Suggested age: Birth to 2 years Wow! Wiggling, giggling, singing, shaking, it all happens on Tuesdays! This 40 minute play-and movement-based program is for infants and toddlers and their families. Library staff encourage early literacy[...]
Makerspace Open Hours 3:00 pm
Makerspace Open Hours
Sep 25 @ 3:00 pm – 7:30 pm
Our Makerspace is open! Library staff will assist on a walk-in, first come, first serve basis. FREE. OPEN TO THE PUBLIC. LIBRARY CARD NOT NEEDED. Patrons under the age of 18 MUST be accompanied by[...]
Dog Day Afternoon 4:00 pm
Dog Day Afternoon @ Storytime Room
Sep 25 @ 4:00 pm – 5:00 pm
 
Movers and Shakers 4:00 pm
Movers and Shakers @ Storytime Room
Sep 25 @ 4:00 pm – 4:40 pm
Suggested age: Birth to 2 years Wow! Wiggling, giggling, singing, shaking, it all happens on Tuesdays! This 40 minute play-and movement-based program is for infants and toddlers and their families. Library staff encourage early literacy[...]
Game Night 6:00 pm
Game Night @ Community Room East
Sep 25 @ 6:00 pm – 7:30 pm
Grades 6-12; no registration needed. Game Night is back!  We have table games (including chess), cards, a Wii U, plus snacks.  Come ready to play!
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Tales for 2s & 3s 9:30 am
Tales for 2s & 3s @ Storytime Room
Sep 26 @ 9:30 am – 10:15 am
Suggested age: 2 to 3 years old Library staff use short stories, simple songs, and rhymes to teach developmentally appropriate pre-reading skills, while providing at-home ideas for families.
Fun for 4s & 5s 11:00 am
Fun for 4s & 5s @ Storytime Room
Sep 26 @ 11:00 am – 11:30 am
Suggested age: 4 to 5 years old Library staff use stories, fingerplays, songs, and hands-on activities to teach children developmentally appropriate pre-reading skills, while providing at-home ideas for families.
Pumpkin Carving with Scott Norman 4:00 pm
Pumpkin Carving with Scott Norman
Sep 26 @ 4:00 pm – 5:00 pm
Pumpkin carver extraordinaire Scott “Stormin'” Norman will create amazing sculptures!  Come learn his tips, tricks, and techniques!
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Tales for 2s & 3s 9:30 am
Tales for 2s & 3s @ Storytime Room
Sep 27 @ 9:30 am – 10:15 am
Suggested age: 2 to 3 years old Library staff use short stories, simple songs, and rhymes to teach developmentally appropriate pre-reading skills, while providing at-home ideas for families.
Fun for 4s & 5s 11:00 am
Fun for 4s & 5s @ Storytime Room
Sep 27 @ 11:00 am – 11:30 am
Suggested age: 4 to 5 years old Library staff use stories, fingerplays, songs, and hands-on activities to teach children developmentally appropriate pre-reading skills, while providing at-home ideas for families.
Makerspace Open Hours 3:00 pm
Makerspace Open Hours
Sep 27 @ 3:00 pm – 7:30 pm
Our Makerspace is open! Library staff will assist on a walk-in, first come, first serve basis. FREE. OPEN TO THE PUBLIC. LIBRARY CARD NOT NEEDED. Patrons under the age of 18 MUST be accompanied by[...]
Family Storytime 4:00 pm
Family Storytime @ Storytime Room
Sep 27 @ 4:00 pm – 4:30 pm
Suggested age: 2 to 5 years Library staff use short stories, simple songs, and rhymes to teach developmentally appropriate pre-reading skills, while providing at-home ideas for families.
Stitch In–Loom Knitting 5:30 pm
Stitch In–Loom Knitting @ Teen Department
Sep 27 @ 5:30 pm – 7:30 pm
Grades 6-12; no registration needed. Learn to loom knit then create a scarf or hat to donate to local charity Chase the Chill plus one for yourself.
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