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Upcoming Events

Nov
30
Tue
4:00 pm Dog Day Afternoon @ Children's Department
Dog Day Afternoon @ Children's Department
Nov 30 @ 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[...]
Dec
4
Sat
10:00 am Bach-a-Bye Baby with The Opus 76...
Bach-a-Bye Baby with The Opus 76...
Dec 4 @ 10:00 am – 10:45 am
Bach-a-Bye Baby with The Opus 76 Quartet
Join us as The Opus 76 Quartet shares a delightful morning Bach-a-Bye Baby performance featuring author/narrator Leia Barrett in a new musical take on the classic tale of “Goldilocks and the Three Bears.” This is[...]
2:00 pm PAL Holiday Tea with The Opus 76...
PAL Holiday Tea with The Opus 76...
Dec 4 @ 2:00 pm – 3:00 pm
PAL Holiday Tea with The Opus 76 Quartet
The 2021 Post Art Library Holiday Tea features The Opus 76 Quartet and you’re invited! From its hometown of Kansas City, The Opus 76 Quartet has become recognized in journals worldwide for its entertaining and[...]
Dec
9
Thu
6:00 pm Regina Jennings: Author Visit @ Community Room West
Regina Jennings: Author Visit @ Community Room West
Dec 9 @ 6:00 pm – 8:00 pm
Award winning author, Regina Jennings is coming to the Joplin Public Library. She will start her visit with a presentation on Kate Warne–the first female Pinkerton detective, and the inspiration of her book, Courting Misfortune. Following[...]
Dec
10
Fri
3:00 pm Free COVID-19 Vaccine Clinic @ Community Room West
Free COVID-19 Vaccine Clinic @ Community Room West
Dec 10 @ 3:00 pm – 5:15 pm
Free COVID-19 Vaccine Clinic: The Community Clinic of Southwest Missouri will be offering 1st, 2nd, and 3rd doses of Pfizer for ages 5 and up.