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Kandiyohi County Libraries Bus Trip

James J. Hill House

Saturday, May 7th
Tour the James J. Hill House and Summit Avenue in St. Paul

The bus will leave Willmar at 10 AM and return in the evening. The trip is limited to residents of Kandiyohi County. This event is free, but registration is required. Registration is full. Call the library at (320) 235-3162 to be added to the waitlist.


Lunch Bunch Book Club

The Last Bus to Widsom by Ivan Doig

Wednesday, May 18th, 12 PM
Join us for lunch at Cornerstone Coffee in the Skylark Mall as we discuss The Last Bus to Widsom by Ivan Doig.

The Last Bus to Widsom is about Donal Cameron who is being raised by his grandmother. But when Gram has to have surgery in the summer of 1951, all she can think to do is to ship Donal off to her sister. There Donal is in for a rude surprise.


Free Legal Advice Clinic

Friday, May 20th
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


Craft Circle

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Tuesday, May 24th, 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, May 26th, 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.


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Computer Classes

Registration is required for all classes. To register, call the library at (320) 235-3162 or fill out the online registration form.

Internet Basics: Online Safety

Wednesday, May 4; 1:00-2:30PM
This class will provide you with the strategies, skills, and mindset needed to protect yourself, your computer, and your privacy when you connect to the Internet. Online Registration Form

Facebook 101

Tuesday, May 10; 1:00-3:00 PM
Learn the basics of Facebook. Participants must have an email address. Online Registration Form

Pinterest 101

Wednesday, May 18; 2:00-4:00 PM
This class will cover the basics of Pinterest. Participants must have an email address. Online Registration Form

Photobooks with Shutterfly

Tuesday, May 24; 1:00-3:00 PM
Learn how to create a photobook using Bring your own camera and cord or photos saved to a flash drive. Participants must have an email address. Online Registration Form


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

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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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