Fall events and programming:

October 1-25: Pumpkin Decorating Contest for all ages. Pumpkins are on display all month long in the main room.

Ending October 25: Used book sale--Cookbooks, fiction, westerns, children's.

October 19: Free flu shots with Community Clinic of Joplin, 10-11:30 a.m.

October 26: Spooky Library. Tours begin at 7 p.m. (Free, children and families welcome).

November 9: Jerry Barlow, Celtic fingerstyle guitarist, in concert at 7 p.m. (Free, ages 10 and up).

First Monday of every month at 10 a.m.: JPL Book Club (Ages 18 and up)

Every Tuesday at 10 a.m.: Story Time for ages 3-5

Every Thursday at 3:30 p.m.: Building Club for grades K-5th (Will not meet 10/26 and 11/23).

New arrivals:

Don't Let Go by Harlan Coben

Haunted by James Patterson

To Be Where You Are by Jan Karon

The Black Cat Sees His Shadow by Kay Finch

The Dark Prophecy by Rick Riordan

Wishtree by Katharine Applegate

The Mermaid by Jan Brett

Sam the Most Scaredy-Cat Kid in the Whole World by Mo Willems