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 9:00 a.m. - 5:30 p.m.
 9:00 a.m. - 4:00 p.m.

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410 5th Street SW
Willmar, MN 56201

Tel: 320-235-3162
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Head Librarian:
John Baken

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September is National
Library Card Sign-Up Month

What's cooler than being cool?Having a library card. Get yours today! Septemeber is Library Card Sign-up month.

Enter for a prize drawing by showing us how you use your library card. Take a selfie with your WPL card and tag us on Facebook or Tweet @WillmarPLibrary for a chance to win.

Today’s libraries are about more than books. They are creative educational spaces for learners from birth to high school and beyond. September is a time when the Willmar Public Library joins with the American Library Association and public libraries nationwide to make sure that every student has the most important school supply of all – a free library card. Get yours today!


Minnesota Stately Spirits

Minnesota Spirits: Stories, tales and legends from local haunted places Monday, October 3rd at 6:30 PM

Minnesota’s Stately Spirits showcases stories of real haunted homes, inns, roadsides, and more! Robert Halbrook will tell tales of some of Minnesota’s most famous haunted locales. A number of artifacts retrieved from these spooky sites will be available to see and handle. This program is great for tweens, teens and adults. Held upstairs at the Willmar Public Library.

This project is funded in part or in whole with money from Minnesota's Arts and Cultural Heritage Fund.


Indie Author Day

Indie Author Day October 8, 2016. Connecting Indie books, libraries and readers
Saturday, October 8

Join as libraries across North America host local Indie Author Day events. This event is designed to bring local writing communities together in their libraries to participate in author panels, book readings and signings, workshops, presentations and more. Then, at 1PM everyone will join a digital gathering featuring Q&A with writers, agents and industry leaders that will bring together the larger indie community.

Are you a local author interested in participating? Email Syrena or call 320-235-3162 for more information.


Bus Trip

Great Theatre: Charlie and the Chocolate Factory
Saturday, October 29th; 12:15 PM

The Willmar Public Library will be hosting a bus trip to the Paramount Theatre in St. Cloud to enjoy a performance of Charlie & the Chocolate Factory on Saturday, Ocotober 29th; bus loads at 12:15PM. This event is free but registration is required and space is limited. Register online here. Registration opens Sept. 29.

This project is funded in part or in whole with money from Minnesota’s Arts and Cultural Heritage fund.


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