Entries by Site Administrator

Reopening of Book Drop

Joplin Public Library remains temporarily closed due to the coronavirus pandemic; however, Library staff are making plans to reopen some services. The first phase in the process began May 5, with administrative and custodial staff returning to work full-time in the building. They have been readying the building, training on implementing upcoming phases and purchasing […]

Hoopla adds Bonus Borrows

Bonus Borrows: Thanks to hoopla! Hoopla features thousands of digital audiobooks, e-books, digital comic books, movies, TV shows, and music titles that can be accessed through a web browser or the hoopla app on your tablet or smartphone. With hoopla there are no waits for anything in the collection. Every item is available immediately whether […]

Additional e-Resources

We have a bunch of online resources available for you when you go to “What We Offer” on our menu, on the left side you will see Reference.  One is by Category and one is listed alphabetically of All Databases we have available. We also have some on our kids e-content webpage. We have been […]

Library Closed – due to Covid 19 pandemic

Joplin Public Library Temporarily Closes in Response to COVID-19 Pandemic (Joplin, Mo.) – In an effort to be proactive in protecting the health and safety of our patrons, staff, and community during the COVID-19 outbreak, the Joplin Public Library is closing beginning Wednesday, March 18, until further notice. This includes all programs and outreach services. […]

March 3, 2020 – Chat n Craft meeting

Chat n Craft meets the first Tuesday of each month that the library is open. March’s meeting is BYOP (Bring Your Own Project). Whatever handwork you are working on, please bring it. We will also have the finished projects from February’s class. We normally meet in the Community Room West but this meeting we will […]

February 4, 2020 – Chat n Craft meeting

Our class is going to be – Paint Resist Supplies you will need to bring – 1-2 cups of all-purpose flour (1 cup flour to 1 cup water) 1 cup measuring cup Bowl – big enough to hold and stir a couple of cups Mixing spoon Clear condiment squeeze bottle [Wal-mart and Dollar Tree have […]