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Free Flu Shot Clinic! 11:00 am
Free Flu Shot Clinic! @ Joplin Public Library
Oct 4 @ 11:00 am – 2:00 pm
Joplin Public Library will be hosting a free flu shot clinic in partnership with the Community Clinic of Southwest Missouri. No registration, paperwork, or Library card required. Ages 3 and up.
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Medicare Education 10:00 am
Medicare Education @ Joplin Public Library
Oct 5 @ 10:00 am – 11:00 am
Does the alphabet soup of Medicare leave you with more questions than answers? Are you wondering what all the hype about Medicare AEP & OP mean? Come join us for a 1-hour education event that[...]
Read and Play Group 1 10:00 am
Read and Play Group 1 @ Children's Department
Oct 5 @ 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! Suggested age:[...]
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Read and Play Group 2 10:00 am
Read and Play Group 2 @ Children's Department
Oct 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! Suggested age:[...]
Children’s Chess Club 5:30 pm
Children’s Chess Club @ Joplin Public Library Storytime Room
Oct 7 @ 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 (Toddlers) 10:00 am
Read and Play (Toddlers) @ Children's Department
Oct 8 @ 10:00 am – 10:20 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! Suggested[...]
League of Books and Bindings Book Club 4:15 pm
League of Books and Bindings Book Club @ Children's Department
Oct 8 @ 4:15 pm – 5:00 pm
Let’s explore the world of fairies and goblins with Simon, Jared, and Meredith Grace. Join the Children’s Department in our newest book club adventure as we discuss and explore Holly Black and Tony DiTerlizzi’s fantastical[...]
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Joplin Writers’ Faire 10:00 am
Joplin Writers’ Faire @ Joplin Public Library
Oct 9 @ 10:00 am – 12:00 pm
The Joplin Writers’ Faire is coming back to Joplin Public Library! Saturday, October 9 starting at 10 am (come & go)! Free event for all ages! Meet regional authors, buy books and get them signed![...]
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Read and Play Group 1 10:00 am
Read and Play Group 1 @ Children's Department
Oct 12 @ 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! Suggested age:[...]
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(CANCELLED)Storywalk Launch Party 10:30 am
(CANCELLED)Storywalk Launch Party @ Outdoor Classroom--Joplin Public Library
Oct 13 @ 10:30 am – 11:30 am
**This event has been cancelled due to rain. A rescheduled date will be announced soon. A monstrously fun morning awaits you at the Joplin Public Library! Come check out the launch of our outdoor Storywalk[...]
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Read and Play Group 2 10:00 am
Read and Play Group 2 @ Children's Department
Oct 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! Suggested age:[...]
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Read and Play (Toddlers) 10:00 am
Read and Play (Toddlers) @ Children's Department
Oct 15 @ 10:00 am – 10:20 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! Suggested[...]
League of Books and Bindings Book Club 4:15 pm
League of Books and Bindings Book Club @ Children's Department
Oct 15 @ 4:15 pm – 5:00 pm
Let’s explore the world of fairies and goblins with Simon, Jared, and Meredith Grace. Join the Children’s Department in our newest book club adventure as we discuss and explore Holly Black and Tony DiTerlizzi’s fantastical[...]
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Explore and Play at Home: Monster Day
Explore and Play at Home: Monster Day @ Children's Department
Oct 16 all-day
EEK! Brave little ones ages 2-5 are invited to dig into our Explore and Play at Home: Monster Day kits! Each kit contains 4-6 themed activities, crafts, and opportunities for learning. Kits are available on[...]
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Read and Play Group 1 10:00 am
Read and Play Group 1 @ Children's Department
Oct 19 @ 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! Suggested age:[...]
Free Flu Shot Clinic! 4:00 pm
Free Flu Shot Clinic! @ Joplin Public Library
Oct 19 @ 4:00 pm – 6:00 pm
Joplin Public Library will be hosting a free flu shot clinic in partnership with the Community Clinic of Southwest Missouri. No registration, paperwork, or Library card required. Ages 3 and up.
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Read and Play Group 2 10:00 am
Read and Play Group 2 @ Children's Department
Oct 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! Suggested age:[...]
Individual Health Insurance Options Education 5:30 pm
Individual Health Insurance Options Education @ Joplin Public Library
Oct 21 @ 5:30 pm – 6:30 pm
Does the upcoming ACA/Marketplace/Obamacare open enrollment or employer group open enrollment have you wondering what your options for health coverage are? Come learn what options individuals have for protecting and insuring the needs of themselves[...]
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Read and Play (Toddlers) 10:00 am
Read and Play (Toddlers) @ Children's Department
Oct 22 @ 10:00 am – 10:20 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! Suggested[...]
League of Books and Bindings Book Club 4:15 pm
League of Books and Bindings Book Club @ Children's Department
Oct 22 @ 4:15 pm – 5:00 pm
Let’s explore the world of fairies and goblins with Simon, Jared, and Meredith Grace. Join the Children’s Department in our newest book club adventure as we discuss and explore Holly Black and Tony DiTerlizzi’s fantastical[...]
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Dog Day Afternoon 4:00 pm
Dog Day Afternoon @ Children's Department
Oct 26 @ 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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League of Books and Bindings Book Club 4:15 pm
League of Books and Bindings Book Club @ Children's Department
Oct 29 @ 4:15 pm – 5:00 pm
Let’s explore the world of fairies and goblins with Simon, Jared, and Meredith Grace. Join the Children’s Department in our newest book club adventure as we discuss and explore Holly Black and Tony DiTerlizzi’s fantastical[...]
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LEGO Build-a-thon 2:00 pm
LEGO Build-a-thon @ Joplin Public Library-Community Room
Oct 30 @ 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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