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Dressing the Decades

Grief is the Thing with Feathers

The bad-ass librarians of Timbuktu

Barkskins

DIY temporary tattoos

End of Watch

Homegoing

Grunt

Vinegar Girl

The Girls

Adult Page

Passport Summer 2016

 

Craft Circle

yarn and knitting needles

Tuesday, July 26th, 4-6 PM
The Craft Circle is a supportive environment for individuals to craft and learn from each other. Bring your knitting, crochet, needlepoint or other craft project and work on it with other like-minded individuals.

 

Serene Scenes

Serene scenes: stress reducing coloring for adults

Thursday, July 28th, 6:30 PM
Join us as we partake in the latest relaxation technique – coloring. Not just for kids anymore, coloring has been shown to have a calming effect on the mind and promote wellness. Coloring pages, supplies and refreshments will be provided.

 

New Program – English Conversation Club

Wednesday, August 3rd from 6:30 -7:30 PM
Practice speaking English with others who are learning English in a relaxed and casual atmosphere. Adults 18 and older are welcome to come in and practice their speaking and listening skills. Each session will cover a variety of topics, and all non-native English speakers are welcome. This program is held the first Wednesday of the month from 6:30-7:30 PM upstairs at the Willmar Public Library. Refreshments provided. No cost and no registration necessary.

 

Garlic: presented by Dale and Judy Lauer

Organically grown garlic

Thursday, August 4
This program starts at 6 PM and will be held upstairs at the Willmar Public Library. There is no cost and no registration.

 

Lunch Bunch Book Club

All the Single Ladies by Rebecca Traister

Wednesday, August 17th, 12 PM
Join us for lunch at Cornerstone Coffee in the Skylark Mall as we discuss All the Single Ladies by Rebecca Traister. All the Single Ladies is a remarkable portrait of contemporary American life and how we got here, through the lens of the single American woman. Pick up a copy and join us on August 17th. New members are always welcome.

 

Free Legal Advice Clinic

Friday, August 19th
The Central Minnesota Legal Services offers free legal advice at the library every third Friday of the month. Registration is required and must be done through the organization. Call them at (320) 403-1051 to schedule an appointment. Note: No criminal matters accepted through this clinic.

LSC: Legal Services Corporation - America's partner for equal justice

 

We want your Input!

As always, we welcome your input for programs you'd like to see or perhaps would like to lead at the library. Use this survey or contact us via phone or email with your input. For any questions about programs, email staff or call us at (320) 235-3162.

Book A Librarian

Laptop and ebook reader

Set up an hour long, one-on-one appointment with a librarian for help with computer skills, tablets, research and more! Appointments can be made in person, via phone (320-235-3162) or through our online form.

 

Personalized Reading Recommendation Service

WPL Recommends: Personalized Reading Recommendation Service

Stuck in a reading rut? Looking for a great read? Or a gift idea for a friend or family member? Ask a librarian! Fill out this form and tell us a little bit about your tastes, or the tastes of the person you have in mind. A member of our team of avid readers will create a hand-picked list of books and authors you might enjoy. The more you can tell us, the better our suggestions will be!

 

OverDrive Series

Missed our OverDrive Classes? The recorded session has been posted on our Catalog page!

Adult Librarian:
Syrena Maranell

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