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Alice in the Country of Hearts


Death Sworn

Don't Even Think About It

Half Bad

Promise of Shadows

Search for Safety

Yaqui Delgado Wants to Kick Your Ass

Teen Page

Teen Space at the Willmar Public Library
Teen Space at the Willmar Public Library

Free MN History Pass for 6th Graders

Any child who is in 6th grade during the 2013-2014 school year is eligible for this pass. The pass will provide free admittance for the 6th grader only (not parents or siblings) to all Minnesota Historical Society sites and museums through August 31, 2014. Find out more at the Minnesota Historical Society

Upcoming Events

Teen Movie

The Hunger Games: Catching Fire

Friday, April 18th at 3PM: The Hunger Games: Catching Fire (PG-13) The Hunger Games saga continues in this sequel that finds a revolution brewing as Katniss Everdeen and Peeta Mellark take a "Victor's Tour" of the districts and President Snow plots their downfall during preparations for the Quarter Quell, which only occurs every 25 years in celebration of the Capitol's victory over the districts.



Teen Advisory Board (TAB)

There will be a Teen Advisory Board (TAB) meeting on Tuesday, April 29th at 3:00pm in the multipurpose room at the library. Want to have a say on what happens at the library? Join TAB and let your voice be heard every month to help us create events and programs to fit your needs. Plus, it looks great on resumes!

Study Center

Study time

The Study Center takes place on Monday and Thursday nights from 6-8PM. It is open to students in grades 4-12 where our volunteer tutors will help in a variety of school subjects. iPads are also made available for homework needs.


Image of chess pieces and Willmar Public Library logo. Youth Chess Club. Every 2nd and 4th Tuesday of the month - 4 p.m. in the Conference Room. All skill levels Welcome.

Book Reviews

Read a good book lately? We're interested in your thoughts! If there's a book out there you've recently read and you'd like others to read as well, please fill out this form and turn it into the Reference Desk next time you stop by. Your recommendation could be featured in a newsletter sent out to librarians all across Southwest Minnesota!

Teen Anime Manga Club

Teen Anime Club meets the first Tuesday and third Monday of the month at 6:30pm (NEW DATE!). Come meet other Anime and Manga fans and watch a movie on the library's big screen. Snacks provided!



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Book, movie and music reviews:

Teen Ink: Magazine, website, and books written by teens

IMDb: Everything about movies and TV shows

NPR: Online streaming and music reviews from National Public Radio

TasteKid: Music, movies, shows, books, authors and games recommendations

Homework Help

Electronic Library for Minnesota

Find journal and newspaper articles and more through the Electronic Library for Minnesota

Willmar High School's Instructional Media Center (IMC)

College &
College Prep

Free resource to search for schools by state, degree, and subject

SAT practice tests and information

ACT practice tests and information

Minnesota State Colleges and Universities: Information on colleges and universities throughout Minnesota

Information on the University of Minnesota

Technical Schools Guide

College Prep Checklist



Friends with Boys



Go ahead.
We dare you...


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