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Joplin Chess Club Quick Tournament 9:00 am
Joplin Chess Club Quick Tournament @ Community Room
Dec 3 @ 9:00 am – 4:00 pm
The Joplin Chess Club’s Annual Quick Tournament is back! This yearly tournament in support of the JPL Children’s Chess Club is open to children in grades K-12! Format: Rated/K-12/K-8: 4 round Swiss, Game in 25 with[...]
Anime/Manga Club 2:00 pm
Anime/Manga Club @ Community Room East--Joplin Public Library
Dec 3 @ 2:00 pm – 3:30 pm
Watch some anime, hang out with other otaku, draw your favorite characters, and more!  Cosplay’s always welcome, never required.  This activity is designed for teens in middle school and high school.  No registration needed.
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Chat & Craft 6:00 pm
Chat & Craft @ Joplin Public Library Community Room
Dec 6 @ 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[...]
Tuesday Knight Chess 6:00 pm
Tuesday Knight Chess @ Teen Department--Joplin Public Library
Dec 6 @ 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[...]
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Adult Take-Home Kit: Hot Cocoa
Adult Take-Home Kit: Hot Cocoa @ Joplin Public Library
Dec 8 all-day
Brrr…warm up with this month’s adult take-home kit, hot cocoa mix! Kit includes ingredients and instructions to make hot cocoa mix. Kits can be picked up in the Library Reference Area while supplies last and[...]
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Economic Security–Outreach Worker Visit 1:00 pm
Economic Security–Outreach Worker Visit @ Joplin Public Library
Dec 9 @ 1:00 pm – 3:00 pm
An Outreach Worker from Economic Security will be at the library for free consultations.
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2022 Post Art Library Holiday Tea 2:00 pm
2022 Post Art Library Holiday Tea
Dec 11 @ 2:00 pm – 3:00 pm
2022 Post Art Library Holiday Tea
‘Tis the season for the annual Post Art Library Holiday Tea! Join the festivities on Sunday, December 11th from 2-3pm in the library’s Community Room, including an informal tea, treats, and a performance by Joplin’s[...]
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Children’s Take Home Kit
Children’s Take Home Kit @ Children's Department, Joplin Public Library
Dec 15 all-day
Celebrate the holiday season with the JPL Children’s Department! Polar Express themed take-home activity kits will be available on a first come, first served basis from 9 am-8 pm. Create your own “BELIEVE” ornament and[...]
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Joplin Job Center–Career Counselor Visit 1:00 pm
Joplin Job Center–Career Counselor Visit @ Joplin Public Library
Dec 16 @ 1:00 pm – 3:00 pm
A Career Counselor from the Joplin Job Center is visiting the library today from 1-3pm in the library’s lobby.
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American Red Cross Blood Drive 11:00 am
American Red Cross Blood Drive @ Joplin Public Library Community Room
Dec 21 @ 11:00 am – 3:00 pm
The American Red Cross is holding a blood drive at the Joplin Public Library from 11am to 3pm today. The blood drive will take place in the Community Room.
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American Red Cross Blood Drive 11:00 am
American Red Cross Blood Drive @ Joplin Public Library Community Room
Dec 22 @ 11:00 am – 3:00 pm
The American Red Cross is holding a blood drive at the Joplin Public Library from 11am to 3pm today. The blood drive will take place in the Community Room.
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