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Double Feature 1:15 pm
Double Feature
Feb 2 @ 1:15 pm – 3:00 pm
Join Bill Murray as he repeats his day over and over again in this seasonally appropriate film.  Watch it once, watch it twice, and then go home and watch it a couple more times. Popcorn[...]
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Early Reader Story Hour 4:15 pm
Early Reader Story Hour @ Joplin Public Library-Storytime Room
Feb 3 @ 4:15 pm – 5:15 pm
Join us for early reader story hour, a special storytime for children ages 5-8. Children will dive deeper into the stories, and story extension activities will be provided. Parent/caregiver attendance is required.
Chess Club 5:30 pm
Chess Club
Feb 3 @ 5:30 pm – 6:00 pm
 
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Movers and Shakers 9:30 am
Movers and Shakers @ Joplin Public Library Storytime Room
Feb 4 @ 9:30 am – 10:10 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 Storytime Room
Feb 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 Storytime Room
Feb 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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Library Closed due to weather
Tales for 2s and 3s 9:30 am
Tales for 2s and 3s @ Joplin Public Library-Storytime Room
Feb 5 @ 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-Storytime Room
Feb 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-Storytime Room
Feb 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-Storytime Room
Feb 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-Storytime Room
Feb 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[...]
Family Stories 4:00 pm
Family Stories @ Joplin Public Library-Storytime Room
Feb 6 @ 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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Harry Potter Book Night 3:30 pm
Harry Potter Book Night @ Joplin Public Library
Feb 7 @ 3:30 pm – 5:00 pm
Suggested age: K-5th grade Back by popular demand! Come experience a day in the life of a Hogwarts student. Costumes are encouraged but not required.
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LEGO Club 2:00 pm
LEGO Club @ Joplin Public Library-Storytime Room
Feb 9 @ 2:00 pm – 3:00 pm
Suggested 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? Parent/caregiver attendance is required.
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Movers and Shakers 9:30 am
Movers and Shakers @ Joplin Public Library Storytime Room
Feb 11 @ 9:30 am – 10:10 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 Storytime Room
Feb 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 Storytime Room
Feb 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-Storytime Room
Feb 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-Storytime Room
Feb 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-Storytime Room
Feb 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-Storytime Room
Feb 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-Storytime Room
Feb 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[...]
Family Stories 4:00 pm
Family Stories @ Joplin Public Library-Storytime Room
Feb 13 @ 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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Explore and Play Mad Science 10:00 am
Explore and Play Mad Science @ Joplin Public Library-Children's Department
Feb 15 @ 10:00 am – 11:30 am
This 90 minute event for families with busy toddlers and preschoolers only happens once a month, making it extra special. Opportunities for play-based learning using themes are offered throughout the Children’s Department. Each station encourages[...]
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Early Reader Story Hour 4:15 pm
Early Reader Story Hour @ Joplin Public Library-Storytime Room
Feb 17 @ 4:15 pm – 5:15 pm
Join us for early reader story hour, a special storytime for children ages 5-8. Children will dive deeper into the stories, and story extension activities will be provided. Parent/caregiver attendance is required.
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Movers and Shakers 9:30 am
Movers and Shakers @ Joplin Public Library Storytime Room
Feb 18 @ 9:30 am – 10:10 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 Storytime Room
Feb 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 Storytime Room
Feb 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-Storytime Room
Feb 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-Storytime Room
Feb 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[...]
STEAM with Iggy Peck, Architect 4:00 pm
STEAM with Iggy Peck, Architect @ Joplin Public Library-Community Room
Feb 19 @ 4:00 pm – 4:30 pm
The Missouri Secretary of State’s Wolfner Library will visit Joplin Public Library to present STEAM with Iggy Peck, Architect! This hands-on program will introduce children to various architectural concepts through Andrea Beaty’s book, Iggy Peck,[...]
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Tales for 2s and 3s 9:30 am
Tales for 2s and 3s @ Joplin Public Library-Storytime Room
Feb 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-Storytime Room
Feb 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[...]
Family Stories 4:00 pm
Family Stories @ Joplin Public Library-Storytime Room
Feb 20 @ 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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Black History Celebration 10:30 am
Black History Celebration @ Joplin Public Library-Community Room
Feb 22 @ 10:30 am – 12:00 pm
Check back for more details soon!
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Dog Day Afternoon 4:00 pm
Dog Day Afternoon @ Joplin Public Library-Storytime Room
Feb 25 @ 4:00 pm – 5:00 pm
Independent readers in grades k-5 If your child is a newly independent reader, they are invited to come read to our certified therapy dogs! Register by phone or in-house on the day of the program.
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