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Children’s Maker Cart 2:00 pm
Children’s Maker Cart @ Children's Department
Jun 2 @ 2:00 pm – 3:00 pm
This program for children in 1st through 5th grade uses recycled materials to explore STEAM concepts!  Program is offered on the 1st and 3rd Sundays from 2:00 pm to 3:00 pm  in the Children’s Department. [...]
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Chess Club 5:30 pm
Chess Club
Jun 3 @ 5:30 pm – 6:30 pm
 
Chess Club 5:30 pm
Chess Club @ Joplin Public Libraru
Jun 3 @ 5:30 pm – 6:00 pm
Join us for a monthly chess club for children of all skill levels. Age range: K-5th grades
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Movers and Shakers 9:30 am
Movers and Shakers @ Joplin Public Library Children's Department
Jun 4 @ 9:30 am – 10:00 am
This 40-minute play and movement-based program is for infants, toddlers, and their families. Library staff encourage early literacy developing through talking, singing, reading, writing, and playing. Families are encouraged to participate and after activities are[...]
Movers and Shakers 10:45 am
Movers and Shakers @ Joplin Public Library Children's Department
Jun 4 @ 10:45 am – 11:20 am
This 40-minute play and movement-based program is for infants, toddlers, and their families. Library staff encourage early literacy developing through talking, singing, reading, writing, and playing. Families are encouraged to participate and after activities are[...]
Movers and Shakers 4:00 pm
Movers and Shakers @ Joplin Public Library Children's Department
Jun 4 @ 4:00 pm – 4:40 pm
This 40-minute play and movement-based program is for infants, toddlers, and their families. Library staff encourage early literacy developing through talking, singing, reading, writing, and playing. Families are encouraged to participate and after activities are[...]
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Fun for 4s and 5s 11:00 am
Fun for 4s and 5s @ Joplin Public Library Children's Department
Jun 5 @ 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[...]
Family Stories 4:00 pm
Family Stories @ Joplin Public Library Children's Department
Jun 5 @ 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[...]
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Tales for 2s and 3s 9:30 am
Tales for 2s and 3s @ Joplin Public Library Children's Department
Jun 6 @ 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[...]
Fun for 4s and 5s 11:00 am
Fun for 4s and 5s @ Joplin Public Library Children's Department
Jun 6 @ 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[...]
OMG Josh 2:00 pm
OMG Josh @ Joplin Public Library-Atrium
Jun 6 @ 2:00 pm – 3:00 pm
OMG Josh and Bob will lead you through the Dewey dimensions where silly space adventures abound! Come along for this exciting comedic show full of books, magic, circus stunts, and audience participation. Ages 2-10 and[...]
Bilingual English/Spanish Family Stories 4:00 pm
Bilingual English/Spanish Family Stories @ Joplin Public Library Children's Department
Jun 6 @ 4:00 pm – 4:30 pm
Suggested age: 2 to 5 years Join us for a brand new bilingual English/Spanish storytime on Thursdays! Library staff will read books, sing songs, share rhymes and fingerplays, and offer hands-on activities to build literacy[...]
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LEGO Club 2:00 pm
LEGO Club @ Community Room West
Jun 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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Movers and Shakers 9:30 am
Movers and Shakers @ Joplin Public Library Children's Department
Jun 11 @ 9:30 am – 10:00 am
This 40-minute play and movement-based program is for infants, toddlers, and their families. Library staff encourage early literacy developing through talking, singing, reading, writing, and playing. Families are encouraged to participate and after activities are[...]
Movers and Shakers 10:45 am
Movers and Shakers @ Joplin Public Library Children's Department
Jun 11 @ 10:45 am – 11:20 am
This 40-minute play and movement-based program is for infants, toddlers, and their families. Library staff encourage early literacy developing through talking, singing, reading, writing, and playing. Families are encouraged to participate and after activities are[...]
Movers and Shakers 4:00 pm
Movers and Shakers @ Joplin Public Library Children's Department
Jun 11 @ 4:00 pm – 4:40 pm
This 40-minute play and movement-based program is for infants, toddlers, and their families. Library staff encourage early literacy developing through talking, singing, reading, writing, and playing. Families are encouraged to participate and after activities are[...]
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Tales for 2s and 3s 9:30 am
Tales for 2s and 3s @ Joplin Public Library Children's Department
Jun 12 @ 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[...]
Fun for 4s and 5s 11:00 am
Fun for 4s and 5s @ Joplin Public Library Children's Department
Jun 12 @ 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[...]
Family Stories 4:00 pm
Family Stories @ Joplin Public Library Children's Department
Jun 12 @ 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[...]
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Tales for 2s and 3s 9:30 am
Tales for 2s and 3s @ Joplin Public Library Children's Department
Jun 13 @ 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[...]
Fun for 4s and 5s 11:00 am
Fun for 4s and 5s @ Joplin Public Library Children's Department
Jun 13 @ 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[...]
Bilingual English/Spanish Family Stories 4:00 pm
Bilingual English/Spanish Family Stories @ Joplin Public Library Children's Department
Jun 13 @ 4:00 pm – 4:30 pm
Suggested age: 2 to 5 years Join us for a brand new bilingual English/Spanish storytime on Thursdays! Library staff will read books, sing songs, share rhymes and fingerplays, and offer hands-on activities to build literacy[...]
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STEM Workshop 10:30 am
STEM Workshop @ Joplin Public Library
Jun 14 @ 10:30 am – 11:30 am
A 60-minute hand-on program where participants can explore various technologies including 3-D printers and drones. Registration is required. Parent/caregiver attendance is required.
Summer Movie Break 2:00 pm
Summer Movie Break @ Joplin Public Library-Community Room
Jun 14 @ 2:00 pm – 3:30 pm
Escape the heat and join us for a movie and popcorn every Friday at 2pm. Please call for movie titles each week. Ages: 2-10 and their families
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Explore & Play: It Came from Outer Space 10:00 am
Explore & Play: It Came from Outer Space @ Children's Department
Jun 15 @ 10:00 am – 11:30 am
Suggested age: 1 to 5 years A fun, hands-on event for families with busy toddlers and preschoolers! Families will explore themed stations throughout the Children’s Department that encourage adult-child play and teach key early literacy[...]
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Children’s Maker Cart 2:00 pm
Children’s Maker Cart @ Children's Department
Jun 16 @ 2:00 pm – 3:00 pm
This program for children in 1st through 5th grade uses recycled materials to explore STEAM concepts!  Program is offered on the 1st and 3rd Sundays from 2:00 pm to 3:00 pm  in the Children’s Department. [...]
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Movers and Shakers 9:30 am
Movers and Shakers @ Joplin Public Library Children's Department
Jun 18 @ 9:30 am – 10:00 am
This 40-minute play and movement-based program is for infants, toddlers, and their families. Library staff encourage early literacy developing through talking, singing, reading, writing, and playing. Families are encouraged to participate and after activities are[...]
Movers and Shakers 10:45 am
Movers and Shakers @ Joplin Public Library Children's Department
Jun 18 @ 10:45 am – 11:20 am
This 40-minute play and movement-based program is for infants, toddlers, and their families. Library staff encourage early literacy developing through talking, singing, reading, writing, and playing. Families are encouraged to participate and after activities are[...]
Movers and Shakers 4:00 pm
Movers and Shakers @ Joplin Public Library Children's Department
Jun 18 @ 4:00 pm – 4:40 pm
This 40-minute play and movement-based program is for infants, toddlers, and their families. Library staff encourage early literacy developing through talking, singing, reading, writing, and playing. Families are encouraged to participate and after activities are[...]
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Tales for 2s and 3s 9:30 am
Tales for 2s and 3s @ Joplin Public Library Children's Department
Jun 19 @ 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[...]
Fun for 4s and 5s 11:00 am
Fun for 4s and 5s @ Joplin Public Library Children's Department
Jun 19 @ 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[...]
Family Stories 4:00 pm
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[...]
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Tales for 2s and 3s 9:30 am
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[...]
Fun for 4s and 5s 11:00 am
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[...]
Bilingual English/Spanish Family Stories 4:00 pm
Bilingual English/Spanish Family Stories @ Joplin Public Library Children's Department
Jun 20 @ 4:00 pm – 4:30 pm
Suggested age: 2 to 5 years Join us for a brand new bilingual English/Spanish storytime on Thursdays! Library staff will read books, sing songs, share rhymes and fingerplays, and offer hands-on activities to build literacy[...]
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Summer Movie Break 2:00 pm
Summer Movie Break @ Joplin Public Library-Community Room
Jun 21 @ 2:00 pm – 3:30 pm
Escape the heat and join us for a movie and popcorn every Friday at 2pm. Please call for movie titles each week. Ages: 2-10 and their families
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Early Reader Story Hour 10:30 am
Early Reader Story Hour @ Joplin Public Library
Jun 22 @ 10:30 am – 11:15 am
Join us for our brand-new story hour for those who have graduated from our regular story times! Children will listen to and talk about a story and participate in a fun story extension activity afterward.[...]
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Movers and Shakers 9:30 am
Movers and Shakers @ Joplin Public Library Children's Department
Jun 25 @ 9:30 am – 10:00 am
This 40-minute play and movement-based program is for infants, toddlers, and their families. Library staff encourage early literacy developing through talking, singing, reading, writing, and playing. Families are encouraged to participate and after activities are[...]
Movers and Shakers 10:45 am
Movers and Shakers @ Joplin Public Library Children's Department
Jun 25 @ 10:45 am – 11:20 am
This 40-minute play and movement-based program is for infants, toddlers, and their families. Library staff encourage early literacy developing through talking, singing, reading, writing, and playing. Families are encouraged to participate and after activities are[...]
Dog Day Afternoon 4:00 pm
Dog Day Afternoon @ Storytime Room
Jun 25 @ 4:00 pm – 5:00 pm
 
Movers and Shakers 4:00 pm
Movers and Shakers @ Joplin Public Library Children's Department
Jun 25 @ 4:00 pm – 4:40 pm
This 40-minute play and movement-based program is for infants, toddlers, and their families. Library staff encourage early literacy developing through talking, singing, reading, writing, and playing. Families are encouraged to participate and after activities are[...]
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Tales for 2s and 3s 9:30 am
Tales for 2s and 3s @ Joplin Public Library Children's Department
Jun 26 @ 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[...]
Fun for 4s and 5s 11:00 am
Fun for 4s and 5s @ Joplin Public Library Children's Department
Jun 26 @ 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[...]
Family Stories 4:00 pm
Family Stories @ Joplin Public Library Children's Department
Jun 26 @ 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[...]
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Tales for 2s and 3s 9:30 am
Tales for 2s and 3s @ Joplin Public Library Children's Department
Jun 27 @ 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[...]
Fun for 4s and 5s 11:00 am
Fun for 4s and 5s @ Joplin Public Library Children's Department
Jun 27 @ 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[...]
Stone Lion Puppet Theater 2:00 pm
Stone Lion Puppet Theater @ Joplin Public Library-Community Room
Jun 27 @ 2:00 pm – 3:00 pm
Come enjoy a fun puppet show featuring simple astronomy and constellation stories with wacky Professor Van Gogo. The show will feature music, madcap mayhem, and plenty of audience participation! Suggested age range: Ages 2-10 and[...]
Bilingual English/Spanish Family Stories 4:00 pm
Bilingual English/Spanish Family Stories @ Joplin Public Library Children's Department
Jun 27 @ 4:00 pm – 4:30 pm
Suggested age: 2 to 5 years Join us for a brand new bilingual English/Spanish storytime on Thursdays! Library staff will read books, sing songs, share rhymes and fingerplays, and offer hands-on activities to build literacy[...]
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Summer Movie Break 2:00 pm
Summer Movie Break @ Joplin Public Library-Community Room
Jun 28 @ 2:00 pm – 3:30 pm
Escape the heat and join us for a movie and popcorn every Friday at 2pm. Please call for movie titles each week. Ages: 2-10 and their families
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