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Summer Reading Online Registration is open! Register by clicking on the blue Registration link. Print your gameboard after registering, you will need a PDF viewer and a printer.

If you need to print a gameboard you can click on these links below:

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You can request to reserve some of our meeting rooms online. Click here to find out more and make your request.

You can register for a library card online!

Have you seen the Lockers on the left side near the Entrance when you come to the Library? Now you have 2 options when you want to place a Hold. Go to our News page for more information how how to do that.

A digital magazine service featuring some of our most popular titles as well as titles new to our collection like HGTV magazine, Newsweek, and Quilting Arts. Flipster is instant access to full page, full-color duplicates of the print edition. Our collection includes current and back issues of popular titles which you can access through a computer or mobile device with your library card.

Do you want to read our Facebook and Twitter posts even though you do not have one of those accounts? We have a page on our website that have those AND info on our NEW Building.

Check out the lastest in Children's literature by following us on Pinterest Logo that takes you to our Joplin Public Library Pinterest page

Do you receive your notices from us by mail? We have an automated service calling to let you know your Holds are ready for you to pick up or let you know if you have any Overdues. The calls will only be between 9am - 8pm. If you have an answering machine it will leave you a message. If we can't reach you by phone, we will continue to mail you the notice. If you receive email notices from us, nothing will change.

You can now get Library eBooks on your Kindle - see the step by step guide - Kindle Library eBooks

Overdrive is here! Interested in eBooks and audiobooks for your ereaders, iPads, tablets, mp3 players, etc? Click up on the Missouri Libraries 2 Go button on the left side of this webpage. With your library card you will be able to login and check out (download to your device) up to 5 items. For more information go to our news page.

Check out the Kids Page for our ebooks for ekids link. It's a collection of animated, talking picture books and games.

ATTENTION ALL LIBRARY USERS! All children under 8 years of age must be accompanied by an adult at all times. Thank you for your cooperation.

We have a blog for you to check out: - the Chat n Craft meets the 1st Tuesday of every month, at the library in the Community West meeting room. We work on handwork crafts. Just about any kind. Knitting, crochet, embroidery, quilting… We use this blog to post patterns we are working on, Show n Tell of our projects, comment about projects, upcoming events, and ideas.


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Flipster - a digital magazine service

A digital magazine service offering full-color, full-page popular magazines available 24/7 on any computer or mobile device with internet access. Over 50 titles are included.

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