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Other Reference Services

Reference Librarian

Patty Crane

Reference Desk Telephone

417-624-5465

Fax and Interlibrary Loan

Fax and Interlibrary Loan Services are available to library users at the Reference Desk. Users may send and receive faxes at the library for a small fee. The fax number is 417-624-5217. The Interlibrary Loan service is restricted to Joplin Public Library card holders. Requests to borrow books, periodical articles, or other materials from lending libraries are turned in at the Reference Desk and may involve a fee.

Exam Proctoring and Notary Services

The library is able to proctor exams for users in distance education programs.  Exam proctoring is a fee-based service and it is provided by appointment only.  For notary services please call 624-5465 for availability of the Notary Public.

Low Vision Readers

The library provides equipment for users who are sight impaired or have trouble reading.  Low vision readers and a Reading Edge scanner are available all hours the library is open.

Copiers and Typewriters

Joplin Public Library provides self-service coin-operated equipment for patron use. A photocopier, a reader/printer for microfilm/fiche, and typewriters are available for use on a first-come first-served basis.