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Looking for suggestions for your book club? The books on this list have at least 8 copies in the Pioneerland Library System.
We will have a Library Assistant I position available beginning Monday, May 15, 2017. Details about some of the tasks and duties are included on the position description (link below). In addition, there are other tasks/duties that will be fully explained after the candidate is hired. This position works both the Circulation Desk, a primary duty that also includes one Saturday per month, and shelves books. The position we're trying to fill includes mostly daytime hours. The total number of hours for this position is 13 per week but increases to 21, when the Saturday shift is included. The pay rate for this position is Grade 1/Step 1, which is currently $9.94/hour.
If interested, please send a completed Application Form and a cover letter to:
John C. BAKEN
Willmar Public Library
410 5th Street SW
Willmar, MN 56201
Or you may email the application and cover letter.
Applications will be accepted through Friday, April 28. Apply early and beat the rush!!
Saturday, April 29; 9AM – 4PM
Join the WPL for a fun day of tabletop games. We have lots of games to choose from or BYOG. This is an all ages event with no cost or registration. Register for door prizes – must be present to win.
Interested in getting your novel, dissertation, poetry collection, or children's book into ebook and print-ready formats? Pressbooks is an easy-to-use, online tool that allows you to create professional-quality versions of your book in ePUB, MOBI, PDF, and more formats.
Thursday, May 11 at 6:00 p.m.
Julie Klassen will be speaking at the Willmar Public Library on Thursday, May 11th at 6 PM. Julie is the award-winning author of The Secret of Pembrooke Park, The Maid of Fairbourne Hall, The Girl in the Gatehouse, and The Silent Governess. No cost and no registration.
This project is funded in part or in whole with money from Minnesota's Arts and Cultural Heritage fund.
Friday, May 12
Libraries in Kandiyohi County will be hosting a bus trip to the Minnesota State Capitol on Friday, May 12. The Willmar Public Library bus will be loading at 10:30 AM. We will make a stop at Grand Ave for lunch (lunch is the responsibility of attendees), tour the Capitol, and then return to Willmar.
This event is free but registration is required and space is limited. All seats have been claimed. Call the library at (320) 235-3162 to be added to the wait list. This project is funded in part or in whole with money from Minnesota's Arts and Cultural Heritage fund.
The Willmar Seed Library is a collection of seeds that you can borrow to plant and grow at home. At the end of the season, you can let a few plants ‘go to seed’ and return the collected seeds to the library. The seed library is located near the
Information Desk at the Willmar Public Library and is open during regular library hours.
How to use the Seed Library: