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An Enchantment of Ravens

Agony of Bun O’Keefe

The Arsonist

Before She Ignites

Before the Devil Breaks You

The Disappeared

Like Water

Long Way Down

The Date to Save


Teen Page

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

Teen Hangout

Teen hangout girl

Friday, December 8 & 15, 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.


Teen TV Marathon

Parks and Recreation

Saturday, December 9, 9am-4pm

Follows the absurd antics of an Indiana town's public officials as they pursue sundry projects to make their city a better place. Rated TV-PG.


Teen Movie Night

The Mummy

Monday, December 11, 5:30 pm

An ancient Egyptian princess is awakened from her crypt beneath the desert, bringing with her malevolence grown over millennia, and terrors that defy human comprehension. Rated PG-13.


Teen Book & Media Chat


Tuesday, December 12, 4-6pm

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


The Limitless Inspiration Writing Club

Fountain pen

Monday, December 18, 5-8pm

Love writing? Come share your poems, short stories, etc. with other teens and learn how you can be published in our teen anthology to be published in 2018.


Teen Book Club

Rot & Ruin by Jonathan Maberry

Tuesday, December 19, 4-6 pm
Meet at Hardees

Rot & Ruin by Jonathan Maberry. In a post-apocalyptic world where fences and border patrols guard the few people left from the zombies that have overtaken civilization, fifteen-year-old Benny Imura is finally convinced that he must follow in his older brother's footsteps and become a bounty hunter.

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


Vainglory Competition/Gingerbread House Decorating


Saturday, December 23, 9-10am

Bring your iPad and compete against other teens to win a prize. Don’t know how to play? Come to Teen Hangout December 8 or 15 and we’ll teach you how.

Don’t like videogames? We’ll be making mini gingerbread houses as well.


Teen Holiday Party

Fountain pen

Saturday, December 23, 12-4pm

Come celebrate with us. We’ll have food, games, and a movie.

An animated retelling of Charles Dickens' classic novel about a Victorian-era miser taken on a journey of self-redemption, courtesy of several mysterious Christmas apparitions. Register for the Holiday Party at the Information Desk.


Art Atrium

Color pencils

Wednesday, December 27, 5-8pm
Bring your art to share or create art with us. Art supplies provided. Theme: coloring pages


Study Center

The Study Center takes place on Thursday nights from 5-7PM. Meet in the library conference room for homework help.


Teen Librarian:
Emily Sovell


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

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K-12 Resources

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LearningExpress: College Center College placement exams & various subject reviews

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