“Favorite Children’s Books Reimagined: What Do You See?” by Lori Marble

Joplin Public Library, 1901 E 20th St, Joplin, MO 64804, USA

Remember your favorite books from childhood? Perhaps you even have one or two on your bookshelf today? Now, picture them reimagined as abstract paintings. Artist Lori Marble, the now adult child of a librarian, lovingly remembers the books that shaped her childhood. She asked the librarians at Joplin Public and Post Art Libraries about their […]

Joplin Writers’ Guild

Joplin Public Library, 1901 E 20th St, Joplin, MO 64804, USA

Joplin Writers' GuildSecond Thursdays | 6:00pmAt Joplin Public Library (1901 E 20th St)The Joplin Writers' Guild, a chapter of the Missouri Writers' Guild, includes a wide variety of writers – from hobbyists to professional, published writers. Members have published novels (romance, mystery, historical, middle grade, YA, etc.), nonfiction books (regional history and the Arcadia Images […]

Joplin Writers’ Guild

Joplin Public Library, 1901 E 20th St, Joplin, MO 64804, USA

Joplin Writers' GuildSecond Thursdays | 6:00pmAt Joplin Public Library (1901 E 20th St)The Joplin Writers' Guild, a chapter of the Missouri Writers' Guild, includes a wide variety of writers – from hobbyists to professional, published writers. Members have published novels (romance, mystery, historical, middle grade, YA, etc.), nonfiction books (regional history and the Arcadia Images […]

Czech Semester Book Club: “The Unbearable Lightness of Being”

Joplin Public Library, 1901 E 20th St, Joplin, MO 64804, USA

Explore Czech ideas, culture, and history with Czech novelist Milan Kundera's The Unbearable Lightness of Being (1984). This novel tells the story of two couples following the Prague Spring of 1968: a young woman in love with a man caught between his love for her and his unending womanizing, and one of his mistresses and her […]

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Joplin Writers’ Guild

Joplin Public Library, 1901 E 20th St, Joplin, MO 64804, USA

Joplin Writers' GuildSecond Thursdays | 6:00pmAt Joplin Public Library (1901 E 20th St)The Joplin Writers' Guild, a chapter of the Missouri Writers' Guild, includes a wide variety of writers – from hobbyists to professional, published writers. Members have published novels (romance, mystery, historical, middle grade, YA, etc.), nonfiction books (regional history and the Arcadia Images […]

Joplin Writers’ Guild

Joplin Public Library, 1901 E 20th St, Joplin, MO 64804, USA

Joplin Writers' GuildSecond Thursdays | 6:00pmAt Joplin Public Library (1901 E 20th St)The Joplin Writers' Guild, a chapter of the Missouri Writers' Guild, includes a wide variety of writers – from hobbyists to professional, published writers. Members have published novels (romance, mystery, historical, middle grade, YA, etc.), nonfiction books (regional history and the Arcadia Images […]

Joplin Writers’ Guild

Joplin Public Library, 1901 E 20th St, Joplin, MO 64804, USA

Joplin Writers' GuildSecond Thursdays | 6:00pmAt Joplin Public Library (1901 E 20th St)The Joplin Writers' Guild, a chapter of the Missouri Writers' Guild, includes a wide variety of writers – from hobbyists to professional, published writers. Members have published novels (romance, mystery, historical, middle grade, YA, etc.), nonfiction books (regional history and the Arcadia Images […]

Children’s Maker Cart (Grades 1-5)

Joplin Public Library, 1901 E 20th St, Joplin, MO 64804, USA

Children’s Maker Cart (Grades 1-5)First & Third Sundays | 2:00–3:00pmAt Joplin Public Library (1901 E 20th St)This program for children in 1st through 5th grades uses recycled materials to explore STEAM concepts. This program is offered on first and third Sundays from 2:00–3:00pm in the Children’s Department. More information: Christina Matekel-Gibson, cmatekel@joplinpubliclibrary.org, 417.623.2184.

LEGO Club (All Ages)

Joplin Public Library, 1901 E 20th St, Joplin, MO 64804, USA

LEGO Club (All Ages)Second Sundays | 2:00–3:00pmAt Joplin Public Library (1901 E 20th St)Children and families are invited to build with LEGOs, Kapla blocks, Lincoln logs, foam blocks, and more! Are you up to the challenge? This club meets on the second Sunday of every month. More information: Christina Matekel-Gibson, cmatekel@joplinpubliclibrary.org, 417.623.2184.

Joplin Writers’ Guild

Joplin Public Library, 1901 E 20th St, Joplin, MO 64804, USA

Joplin Writers' GuildSecond Thursdays | 6:00pmAt Joplin Public Library (1901 E 20th St)The Joplin Writers' Guild, a chapter of the Missouri Writers' Guild, includes a wide variety of writers – from hobbyists to professional, published writers. Members have published novels (romance, mystery, historical, middle grade, YA, etc.), nonfiction books (regional history and the Arcadia Images […]

Children’s Maker Cart (Grades 1-5)

Joplin Public Library, 1901 E 20th St, Joplin, MO 64804, USA

Children’s Maker Cart (Grades 1-5)First & Third Sundays | 2:00–3:00pmAt Joplin Public Library (1901 E 20th St)This program, for children in 1st through 5th grades, uses recycled materials to explore STEAM concepts. This program is offered on first and third Sundays from 2:00–3:00pm in the Children’s Department. More information: Christina Matekel-Gibson, cmatekel@joplinpubliclibrary.org, 417.623.2184.

Children’s Maker Cart (Grades 1-5)

Joplin Public Library, 1901 E 20th St, Joplin, MO 64804, USA

Children’s Maker Cart (Grades 1-5)First & Third Sundays | 2:00–3:00pmAt Joplin Public Library (1901 E 20th St)This program for children in 1st through 5th grades uses recycled materials to explore STEAM concepts. This program is offered on first and third Sundays from 2:00–3:00pm in the Children’s Department. More information: Christina Matekel-Gibson, cmatekel@joplinpubliclibrary.org, 417.623.2184.