WELCOME TO THE JOPLIN PUBLIC LIBRARY

Our Library opens tomorrow’s doors today through diverse opportunities to learn, create, explore, and have fun.

Upcoming Events

Jan
28
Fri
4:15 pm Chapter Book Club: A Series of U... @ Storytime Room-Children's Department
Chapter Book Club: A Series of U... @ Storytime Room-Children's Department
Jan 28 @ 4:15 pm – 5:00 pm
Dear Reader, You are invited to a very pleasant chapter book club. You may have fun. You may uncover the mysteries of the universe. But who’s to say? Signed, Lemony Snicket. Register by Wednesday, January 12[...]
Jan
29
Sat
all-day Takeout Kit–Abstract Painting @ Joplin Public Library Teen Department
Takeout Kit–Abstract Painting @ Joplin Public Library Teen Department
Jan 29 all-day
Get creative with paint, canvas, and masking tape!  Another Teen Takeout Kit is here–starting Saturday, Jan. 29, at 10:00am, kits are available in the Teen Department or through curbside pickup.  Supplies are limited, so grab[...]
Feb
1
Tue
all-day Hours expansion! Open til 8 pm
Hours expansion! Open til 8 pm
Feb 1 all-day
Joplin Public Library is excited to announce that the Library will now remain open until 8 pm on Tuesdays (and Thursdays)! Come and see us this evening.
6:00 pm Chat & Craft: Show & Tell!
Chat & Craft: Show & Tell!
Feb 1 @ 6:00 pm – 8:00 pm
Do you have a closet full of unfinished projects? Have you gone to the craft store “just to look around” and found yourself leaving with an armload of goodies? Got a project you’re muddling through?[...]
Feb
3
Thu
5:30 pm Children’s Chess Club @ Storytime Room-Children's Department
Children’s Chess Club @ Storytime Room-Children's Department
Feb 3 @ 5:30 pm – 6:00 pm
Children of all skill levels are invited to play chess with the JPL Children’s Department and the Joplin Area Chess Club! We meet once a month for approximately 30 minutes to learn, play, and have[...]