Entries by Site Administrator

Library Hours

We are pleased to announce an expansion to our business hours. Starting the week of October 19, 2020, the Library will be open Monday through Saturday 10 am – 6 pm, and will again add Sunday hours, opening 1 pm – 5 pm. These changes are part of a continued effort to provide safe and […]

Wireless Internet Opportunities with CARES Grant

We are expanding our Wireless Internet Opportunities with CARES Grant Users can now enjoy new, exciting opportunities to access broadband technologies, following the receipt of CARES Act funds. Grant funds have been used to purchase 20 wireless mobile hotspots from T-Mobile and an outdoor wireless access point. The mobile hotspots are capable of providing Wi-Fi […]

Binge Boxes for DVD-checkout

We are introducing a Binge Box media collection, a new type of material offering that will help maximize the home movie experience for Library users. Binge Boxes are themed collections of DVD titles packaged together for ease and convenience. Each Binge Box contains anywhere from four to six different popular and/or nostalgic DVD titles pertaining […]

Chat n Craft FB group

Since we are not meeting in person we have found a way to meet virtually. If you are on Facebook, you can join our group CnC JPL. You will have to search for the group or you can ask someone who is already a member. After you are accepted you will be able to join […]

Joplin Library News – Schooling at Home

The Joplin Public Library is excited to announce a library-wide initiative to support learning this fall. The Children and Teen Departments have developed several programs and resources to support parents and caregivers with schooling at home in whatever form that may take. Families can find curriculum help, homeschooling laws, virtual educational resources, social opportunities and […]

Chat n Craft – Crochet Hotpad

We’ve had several requests for this pattern. My Mom gave me the pattern that she made from an antique hot pad that was found in a church basement. She took it apart to see how it was made. It’s double thick. (If you would like to make a different size, measure diagonal across the size […]

CnC Zoom Meeting

We are going to try Zooming again on Monday, July 20, 2020, 6:30pm. For those that remember, for years we met on the 3rd Monday of every month. We are going to try that again, only Zooming. Check back here or our blog for the new Zoom login info.

Chat n Craft Zoomed

We had our first Zoom meeting, last Friday, July 3, 2020. We had fun seeing each other for the first time in a few months and talked about future Zoom meetings and continuing the Zooming after we eventually will be able to have the inside the Library monthly meeting again. We are leaning towards a […]

CnC blog to comment on

The Library is open to the public but our meeting rooms are not open yet. I have had several CnC members ask when will be able to meet again. We are trying to figure out a way. I am wanting your ideas on what you would like. You are very creative, we can come up […]