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Upcoming Events

Sep
24
Sat
all-day Teen Takeout Kit–Neon Glow-in-th... @ JPL Teen Department
Teen Takeout Kit–Neon Glow-in-th... @ JPL Teen Department
Sep 24 – Sep 27 all-day
It’s pumpkin season!  Decorate a mini-pumpkin with neon/glow-in-the-dark paint in our latest takeout kit.  Starting at 10:00am on Saturday, September 24, teens can pick up a kit in the Teen Department or through curbside pickup. [...]
Sep
27
Tue
4:00 pm Dog Day Afternoon @ Storytime Room--Children's Department
Dog Day Afternoon @ Storytime Room--Children's Department
Sep 27 @ 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[...]
6:00 pm Author Visit: Bicycling with But...
Author Visit: Bicycling with But...
Sep 27 @ 6:00 pm – 7:45 pm
Author Visit: Bicycling with Butterflies with Sara Dykman
Bicycling with Butterflies is author Sara Dykman’s account of her 10,000+ mile journey bicycling from Mexico to Canada and back during a Monarch butterfly migration. We invite you to join us in welcoming her as[...]
Sep
29
Thu
9:00 am Mental Health First Aid: Ozark C... @ Joplin Public Library
Mental Health First Aid: Ozark C... @ Joplin Public Library
Sep 29 @ 9:00 am – 3:30 pm
Ozark Center will bring Mental Health First Aid training to Joplin Public Library on September 29, 2022. This groundbreaking skills-based course gives people the tools to identify, understand and respond to someone who might be[...]
10:00 am Preschool Morning @ Joplin Public Library
Preschool Morning @ Joplin Public Library
Sep 29 @ 10:00 am – 11:00 am
Join us for a morning of hands-on art activities and games designed to encourage socialization and caregiver-child interaction! This program is geared toward children ages 2-5.