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Upcoming Events

Sep
23
Thu
10:00 am Read and Play (Preschool Group 2) @ Joplin Public Library--Children's Department
Read and Play (Preschool Group 2) @ Joplin Public Library--Children's Department
Sep 23 @ 10:00 am – 10:30 am
Read and Play with the JPL Children’s Department! This three-week series will focus on the five early literacy practices: read, write, talk, sing, and play! Register today via email (childrens@joplinpubliclibrary.org), phone (417-623-7953), or in person![...]
Sep
24
Fri
10:00 am Read and Play for Toddlers @ Joplin Public Library--Children's Department
Read and Play for Toddlers @ Joplin Public Library--Children's Department
Sep 24 @ 10:00 am – 10:30 am
Read and Play with the JPL Children’s Department! This three-week series will focus on the five early literacy practices: read, write, talk, sing, and play! Register today via email (childrens@joplinpubliclibrary.org), phone (417-623-7953), or in person![...]
Sep
25
Sat
2:00 pm LEGO Build-a-thon @ Joplin Public Library-Community Room
LEGO Build-a-thon @ Joplin Public Library-Community Room
Sep 25 @ 2:00 pm – 3:00 pm
The Joplin Public Library Children’s Department is excited to announce the return of LEGO Build-a-thon! Join us the last Saturday of every month to build and create! Children ages 2-12 are welcome and attendance is[...]
Sep
28
Tue
4:00 pm Dog Day Afternoon @ Joplin Public Library--Children's Department
Dog Day Afternoon @ Joplin Public Library--Children's Department
Sep 28 @ 4:00 pm – 4:45 pm
Dog Day Afternoon is designed to help newly independent readers become more comfortable reading! Children will have the opportunity to read to one of our sweet therapy dogs and their owner in a quiet, non-threatening[...]
Oct
4
Mon
11:00 am Free Flu Shot Clinic! @ Joplin Public Library
Free Flu Shot Clinic! @ Joplin Public Library
Oct 4 @ 11:00 am – 2:00 pm
Joplin Public Library will be hosting a free flu shot clinic in partnership with the Community Clinic of Southwest Missouri. No registration, paperwork, or Library card required. Ages 3 and up.