Entries by Lori Crockett

Get to Know: JPL’s Programming Librarians

Beth, Derek, and Christina Our Library has three Programming Librarians, Christina Matakel-Gibson (Childrens), Beth Snow (Teens) and Derek Moser (Adults).  In these positions, they are responsible for  planning and executing various programs, services, and outreach for our community.  To get to know them and their positions better, we sat down for an interview. What is […]

Curiosity Kits Launched

At Joplin Public Library, we strive to encourage learning through fun. To help meet that goal, we are thrilled to announce new STEM kits for our youngest patrons and their families! These STEM kits, also known as Curiosity Kits, include activities designed to explore various sciences through hands-on learning! Discover electronics and circuit building with […]

Living Well Visits JPL!

The Joplin Public Library was excited to host Shelby Neely with Living Well LIVE from the Library.  It’s always fun when we’re featured on the show, and we appreciate the opportunity to share all we offer with their viewers!  If you didn’t get the chance to tune in, check out our segments below, with information […]