Other Reference Services
Fax and Interlibrary Loan
Fax and Interlibrary Loan Services are available to library users at the Reference Desk. Users may send and receive faxes at the library for a small fee. The fax number is 417-624-5217. The Interlibrary Loan service is restricted to Joplin Public Library card holders. Requests to borrow books, periodical articles, or other materials from lending libraries are turned in at the Reference Desk and may involve a fee.
Exam Proctoring and Notary Services
The library is able to proctor exams for users in distance education programs. Exam proctoring is a fee-based service and it is provided by appointment only. For notary services please call 624-5465 for availability of the Notary Public.
Low Vision Readers
The library provides equipment for users who are sight impaired or have trouble reading. Low vision readers and a Reading Edge scanner are available all hours the library is open.
Copiers and Typewriters
Joplin Public Library provides self-service equipment for patron use on a first-come first-served basis: Photocopiers (coin-operated); Microfilm/fiche Reader/Printers (both coin-operated and digital); Typewriter (see Reference staff); and Scanner (Email, Save or Print). Note: Typewriter is currently Out of Order.