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Chess club 5:30 pm
Chess club @ Children’s Department- Storytime Room
Aug 5 @ 5:30 pm – 6:00 pm
Join the children’s department for its monthly Chess club meeting. Children in grades kindergarten through fifth grade of all skill levels are welcome.
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Chat-N-Craft 5:30 pm
Chat-N-Craft @ Community Room West
Aug 6 @ 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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Summer Reading Art Challenge 2019 Artists’ Reception 6:00 pm
Summer Reading Art Challenge 2019 Artists’ Reception
Aug 8 @ 6:00 pm – 7:30 pm
Summer Reading Art Challenge 2019 Artists' Reception
Join us for an opening reception for Summer Reading Art Challenge 2019! This reception is FREE and OPEN TO THE PUBLIC. Registration and library card NOT necessary. Entries from all three categories—adults, teens, and kids—of[...]
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Camp Crowder 11:00 am
Camp Crowder
Aug 10 @ 11:00 am – 12:00 pm
Camp Crowder
Author Jeremy Amick will give a presentation on the history of Camp Crowder. Copies of his book will be available for purchase.
JOMO Ukesters Ukulele Club 2:30 pm
JOMO Ukesters Ukulele Club
Aug 10 @ 2:30 pm – 4:00 pm
Bring your ukulele and join us in Conference Room 1 for ukulele singalongs and the opportunity to share your ukulele knowledge with – and to learn from – other ukesters. Beginners welcome, though basic ukulele[...]
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Anime/Manga Club 3:00 pm
Anime/Manga Club @ Community Room East
Aug 17 @ 3:00 pm – 4:30 pm
Special Back-to-School Edition–generate ideas for future activities and suggest titles for the library’s anime and manga collections Anime and manga fans!  Meet other fans, watch anime, chat/rant/discuss; feel free to bring your drawings or sketchbook.[...]
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Blood Drive 1:00 pm
Blood Drive
Aug 21 @ 1:00 pm – 5:00 pm
Blood Drive
Joplin Public Library has partnered up with the American Red Cross to put on a blood drive every two months. Donating blood saves lives. Each person who donates will receive a special git from the[...]
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Porcelain Painting 11:00 am
Porcelain Painting
Aug 24 @ 11:00 am – 12:00 pm
Porcelain Painting
Lily Pad Art Studio Presents: Helen Sammarco, Master Artist and Master Teacher. This program will feature a demonstration on the fine art of porcelain painting.
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Book Signing 10:30 am
Book Signing
Aug 31 @ 10:30 am – 12:00 pm
Book Signing
Local author Paul W. Bass will give a presentation on his books and do a book signing.