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Children’s Chess Club 5:30 pm
Children’s Chess Club @ Joplin Public Library Storytime Room
Sep 2 @ 5:30 pm – 6:00 pm
Children of all skill levels are invited to play chess with the JPL Children’s Department and the Joplin Area Chess Club!  We meet once a month for approximately 30 minutes to learn, play, and have[...]
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Read and Play (Preschool Group 1) 10:00 am
Read and Play (Preschool Group 1) @ Joplin Public Library--Children's Department
Sep 7 @ 10:00 am – 10:30 am
Read and Play with the JPL Children’s Department! This three-week series will focus on the five early literacy practices: read, write, talk, sing, and play! Register today via email (childrens@joplinpubliclibrary.org), phone (417-623-7953), or in person![...]
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Read and Play (Preschool Group 2) 10:00 am
Read and Play (Preschool Group 2) @ Joplin Public Library--Children's Department
Sep 9 @ 10:00 am – 10:30 am
Read and Play with the JPL Children’s Department! This three-week series will focus on the five early literacy practices: read, write, talk, sing, and play! Register today via email (childrens@joplinpubliclibrary.org), phone (417-623-7953), or in person![...]
Joplin NALA Read Literacy Liftoff Event 5:30 pm
Joplin NALA Read Literacy Liftoff Event @ MSSU Soccer Fields
Sep 9 @ 5:30 pm – 7:30 pm
Join Joplin NALA (and friends, including Joplin Public Library) for Literacy Liftoff, celebrating our 40th anniversary! The event will be Thursday, September 9th from 5:30-7:30pm at the Missouri Southern soccer fields. We will have fun[...]
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Read and Play for Toddlers 10:00 am
Read and Play for Toddlers @ Joplin Public Library--Children's Department
Sep 10 @ 10:00 am – 10:30 am
Read and Play with the JPL Children’s Department! This three-week series will focus on the five early literacy practices: read, write, talk, sing, and play! Register today via email (childrens@joplinpubliclibrary.org), phone (417-623-7953), or in person![...]
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Read and Play (Preschool Group 1) 10:00 am
Read and Play (Preschool Group 1) @ Joplin Public Library--Children's Department
Sep 14 @ 10:00 am – 10:30 am
Read and Play with the JPL Children’s Department! This three-week series will focus on the five early literacy practices: read, write, talk, sing, and play! Register today via email (childrens@joplinpubliclibrary.org), phone (417-623-7953), or in person![...]
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Read and Play (Preschool Group 2) 10:00 am
Read and Play (Preschool Group 2) @ Joplin Public Library--Children's Department
Sep 16 @ 10:00 am – 10:30 am
Read and Play with the JPL Children’s Department! This three-week series will focus on the five early literacy practices: read, write, talk, sing, and play! Register today via email (childrens@joplinpubliclibrary.org), phone (417-623-7953), or in person![...]
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Read and Play for Toddlers 10:00 am
Read and Play for Toddlers @ Joplin Public Library--Children's Department
Sep 17 @ 10:00 am – 10:30 am
Read and Play with the JPL Children’s Department! This three-week series will focus on the five early literacy practices: read, write, talk, sing, and play! Register today via email (childrens@joplinpubliclibrary.org), phone (417-623-7953), or in person![...]
Outreach Worker 1:00 pm
Outreach Worker
Sep 17 @ 1:00 pm – 3:00 pm
Meet with an outreach worker from the Economic Security Corporation to discuss resources available to you. No appointment necessary.
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Hey, Let’s Go!: Explore and Play at Home
Hey, Let’s Go!: Explore and Play at Home @ Joplin Public Library Children's Department
Sep 18 all-day
Hey, let’s go! Kiddos ages 2-5 and their grownups are invited to explore, play, and learn with our transportation-themed Explore and Play at Home kit! Each kit includes 4-6 thematic activities designed to foster curiosity,[...]
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Read and Play (Preschool Group 1) 10:00 am
Read and Play (Preschool Group 1) @ Joplin Public Library--Children's Department
Sep 21 @ 10:00 am – 10:30 am
Read and Play with the JPL Children’s Department! This three-week series will focus on the five early literacy practices: read, write, talk, sing, and play! Register today via email (childrens@joplinpubliclibrary.org), phone (417-623-7953), or in person![...]
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Read and Play (Preschool Group 2) 10:00 am
Read and Play (Preschool Group 2) @ Joplin Public Library--Children's Department
Sep 23 @ 10:00 am – 10:30 am
Read and Play with the JPL Children’s Department! This three-week series will focus on the five early literacy practices: read, write, talk, sing, and play! Register today via email (childrens@joplinpubliclibrary.org), phone (417-623-7953), or in person![...]
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Read and Play for Toddlers 10:00 am
Read and Play for Toddlers @ Joplin Public Library--Children's Department
Sep 24 @ 10:00 am – 10:30 am
Read and Play with the JPL Children’s Department! This three-week series will focus on the five early literacy practices: read, write, talk, sing, and play! Register today via email (childrens@joplinpubliclibrary.org), phone (417-623-7953), or in person![...]
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LEGO Build-a-thon 2:00 pm
LEGO Build-a-thon @ Joplin Public Library-Community Room
Sep 25 @ 2:00 pm – 3:00 pm
The Joplin Public Library Children’s Department is excited to announce the return of LEGO Build-a-thon! Join us the last Saturday of every month to build and create! Children ages 2-12 are welcome and attendance is[...]
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Dog Day Afternoon 4:00 pm
Dog Day Afternoon @ Joplin Public Library--Children's Department
Sep 28 @ 4:00 pm – 4:45 pm
Dog Day Afternoon is designed to help newly independent readers become more comfortable reading! Children will have the opportunity to read to one of our sweet therapy dogs and their owner in a quiet, non-threatening[...]
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