Joplin Public Library Announces New Adult Programming Coordinator

(Joplin, MO) – The Joplin Public Library (JPL) has announced the appointment of Sarah Turner-Hill as their new Adult Programming Coordinator. Turner-Hill’s education, work experience, and passion make her a noteworthy addition to the Library team. She holds a Bachelor of Arts in English from Missouri Southern State University and a Master of Arts in English from Pittsburgh State University. Her most recent work experience includes teaching at Northwest Arkansas Community College and for Virtual Arkansas.

“I’m very excited to be working at the Library in this position. I feel passionate about providing Library resources and access to the community, and I am looking forward to continuing to provide diverse and fun programs, events, and presentations at JPL!” says Turner-Hill.

In her position, Turner-Hill is responsible for coordinating all elements associated with providing programs and events for adults. Much of her work involves planning and hosting programming events at the Library, but also includes building relationships with community organizations to connect the Library through collaboration and outreach opportunities. She steps into a position previously filled by Derek Moser, who recently accepted a position with Missouri State University.

For more information contact Lori Crockett at 417.623.7953, ext. 1019 or Sarah Turner-Hill at 417.623.7953, ext. 1030.

About Joplin Public Library: 

Since 1902, JPL has been fulfilling the information needs of citizens of Joplin and the surrounding community. JPL opens tomorrow’s doors today through diverse opportunities to learn, create, explore, and have fun.


Lori Crockett, PR and Marketing Assistant
Joplin Public Library
417.623.7953, ext. 1019

Sarah Turner-Hill, Adult Programming Coordinator
Joplin Public Library
417.623.7953, ext. 1030

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