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You can now register for a library card online!

We have the camera link where you can see what is going on today and some time lapse pictures of the new building construction.

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.


We have become a Family Place Library, we had the ribbon cutting May 12th, 2015. Our Play space amenities include comfortable seating for adults and children; a board book reading nook; a quiet area for playing with blocks, puzzles, and other manipulatives; and the dramatic play elements of a puppet theater, doll house, train table, and a kitchen. If you want to see some pictures Click here.

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. It will be updated with what we know so check there at least weekly.

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, 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 new ebooks for ekids link. It's a collection of animated, talking picture books and games.

ATTENTION ALL LIBRARY USERS! All children under 6 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:

chatncraft.wordpress.com - the Chat n Craft meets the 1st Tuesday of every month, at the library in the large 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, comment about projects, upcoming events, and ideas. During 2016 we will be working on a mystery crochet afghan and have a mini-quilt show among other fun times.


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