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

Upcoming Events

Oct
4
Tue
6:00 pm Chat & Craft @ Joplin Public Library Community Room
Chat & Craft @ Joplin Public Library Community Room
Oct 4 @ 6:00 pm – 8:00 pm
Whether you crochet, knit, stitch, draw, or paint, bring along your current project and chat with us! All crafts are welcome! We meet from 6 to 8 pm on the first Tuesday of every month[...]
6:00 pm Tuesday Knight Chess @ Teen Department--Joplin Public Library
Tuesday Knight Chess @ Teen Department--Joplin Public Library
Oct 4 @ 6:00 pm – 7:30 pm
Know how to play chess?  Sharpen your skills with practice games and trade tips with other players.  We’ll meet monthly in the Teen Department to play and strategize.  This activity is designed for teens who[...]
Oct
5
Wed
all-day October Adult Take-Home Kit (Bur... @ Joplin Public Library
October Adult Take-Home Kit (Bur... @ Joplin Public Library
Oct 5 all-day
Get in the fall mood with this month’s adult take-home kit, burlap pumpkins! Kits are handed out in the Library Reference Area while supplies last and are for ages 18 years and older.
9:30 am Read and Play Preschool Hour 1 @ Storytime Room--Joplin Public Library
Read and Play Preschool Hour 1 @ Storytime Room--Joplin Public Library
Oct 5 @ 9:30 am – 10:00 am
Join the Children’s Department on Wednesdays and Thursdays for Preschool Storytime! We will sing, read, talk, and play together! This program is designed for ages 3-5.
10:30 am Read and Play Preschool Hour 2 @ Storytime Room--Joplin Public Library
Read and Play Preschool Hour 2 @ Storytime Room--Joplin Public Library
Oct 5 @ 10:30 am – 11:00 am
Join the Children’s Department on Wednesdays and Thursdays for Preschool Storytime! We will sing, read, talk, and play together! This program is designed for ages 3-5.