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Carve the Mark

Love and First Sight

Denton Little’s Still Not Dead

City of Saints and Thieves

The Odds of Loving Grover Cleveland

The Last Message Received

The Wish Granter

History is All You Left Me

The Lost Girl of Astor Street


Teen Page

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

Teen Movie Night

Dr. Strange

Monday, March 27; 5:30-8pm

A former neurosurgeon embarks on a journey of healing only to be drawn into the world of the mystic arts.

Rated PG-13. Movie snacks provided.


Teen Movie Night

Land of the Lost

Monday, April 3, 5:30-8pm

Dr. Rick Marshall is sucked into a space-time vortex alongside his research assistant and a redneck survivalist, leading them to a world full of dinosaurs and other fantastic creatures.

Rated PG-13. Movie snacks provided.


Teen Advisory Board

Next Meeting: Friday, April 7, 3:30-5:30pm

The Willmar Public Library is looking for 10 dedicated teens, age 13+, who want to help:

Teen Advisory Board

Apply here. Return completed forms to the Willmar Public Library Circulation or Reference Desk. Only 2 positions left!


Teen Book & Media Chat


Tuesday, April 11, 4-6pm

Have a book, movie, video game, etc. that you’re dying to talk about? Come chat about it!


Teen Hangout

Teen hangout girl

Friday, April 14, 3:30-5:30pm

Come to the library for a place to just hang out and do whatever. We’ve got board games, iPads, and a HTC Vive.


Adventure Time

Teen TV Marathon

Saturday, April 15, 9am-4pm

A human boy named Finn and adoptive brother and best friend Jake the Dog, protect the citizens of the Land of Ooo from foes of various shapes and sizes. Rated TV-PG. Snacks provided.


The Limitless Inspiration Writing Club

Fountain pen

Monday, April 17, 5-8pm

Come share your poems, short stories, etc. with other teens and get help with school writing assignments. Theme: Short Stories/Poems. Bring your favorite poem or short story to share.


Teen Book Club

Absolutely True Diary of a Part-Time Indian by Sherman Alexie

Tuesday, April 18, 4-5:30pm

Absolutely True Diary of a Part-Time Indian by Sherman Alexie. Determined to take his future into his own hands, Junior leaves his troubled school on the rez to attend an all-white farm town high school where the only other Indian is the school mascot.

Come join us as we enjoy pizza and discuss this month's current book. Beware! There will be spoilers. Register for book club here. Teens 13+.


Willmar Teen Filmmakers

Film clapper

Work Day:
Friday, April 21; 3:30-5:30pm

Work Day:
Saturday, April 29; 12-4pm

Make your own video.

Sponsored by the Best Buy Foundation.


Teen Movie Night

A Monster Calls

Monday, April 24, 5:30-8pm

A boy seeks the help of a tree monster to cope with his single mother's terminal illness.

Rated PG-13. Movie snacks provided.


Art Atrium

Color pencils

Wednesday, April 26, 5-8pm
Bring your art to share or create art with us! Art supplies provided. Theme: St. Patrick’s Day.


Study Center

Girls studying in library

Monday and Thursdays, 5-7pm

Meet in the conference room for a quiet place to study and do homework. Call ahead to see if tutors are available. Laptops available for checkout for teens 16 and older.


Teen Librarian:
Emily Sovell


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Helpful Links

Common Sense Media


IMDb: Everything about movies and TV shows

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

Teens Health

Homework Help

Electronic Library for Minnesota

Electronic Library for Minnesota

LearningExpress: School Center Elementary, Middle, and High School level lessons

LearningExpress: Recursos para Hispanohablantes

Willmar High School's Instructional Media Center (IMC)

K-12 Resources

OnlineSchools.org Online Homeschooling/K-12 alternatives

College &
College Prep

College Prep Checklist

Federal Student Aid

LearningExpress: College Prep Center Includes ACT and SAT practice tests

LearningExpress: College Center College placement exams & various subject reviews

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