Travel back in time with our primary resources, admire the works of local artists in our galleries, check-out our arts magazines, and more.
Although we emphasize information and specialized research, we provide creative arts programming, as well as flexible spaces that showcase local emerging and established artists.
Simply stated, we’re on a mission to enrich the community of Joplin by perpetuating Dr. Winfred L. & Elizabeth C. Post’s love of art, architecture, history, and historic preservation. And their love of Joplin.
Post Art Library is your PAL for arts-related library stuff! We’re a 501(c)3 not-for-profit that provides arts & cultural library exhibits, programming, resources, and services to Joplin and the surrounding area.