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Goodbye, Perfect

This Is What It Feels Like


Wind Rider

A Sorrow Fierce and Falling


Kiss Collector


Even If I Fall


A Curse So Dark and Lonely

The Love & Lies of Rukhsana Ali

Famous in a Small Town

Our Year of Maybe

Votes of Confidence: A Young Person's Guide to American Elections

Teen Page

Study Center

Students in library

Make an appointment for one-on-one study help available Thursdays from 5-7pm. Sign up with our online form or ask librarian for assistance.



Teen Lit Con


Saturday, April 27

The purpose of this day is to celebrate teen literature, promote reading and writing, and to create a community of readers by connecting teens and authors.
– TeenLitCon.org

This year's authors includes Tomi Adeyemi (Children of Blood and Bone), Becky Albertalli (What If It's Us), Lamar Giles (Fresh Ink), Jarrett Krosoczka (Hey, Kiddo), and more!

If you are interested in joining the trip to Teen Lit Con, you’ll need to fill out and turn in a permission form (download PDF). Registration is limited.


Teen Book Club

Stronger, Faster, and More Beautiful by Arwen Dayton

Friday, March 15
Meet upstairs in the library.

Stronger, Faster, and More Beautiful by Arwen Dayton. Six interconnected stories that ask how far we will go to remake ourselves into the perfect human specimens, and how hard that will push the definition of human. Come join us as we discuss this month's current book. Beware! There will be spoilers. Teens 13+.



Mac & Me

Teen Bad Movie Night

Tuesday, March 19

An alien trying to escape from NASA is befriended by a wheelchair-bound boy. PG



Teen Hangout

Teen Hangout

Wednesday, March 20; 5:30-7:30pm

Enjoy video games, arts and crafts, board and card games, and snacks and drinks!


Spider-Man: Into the Spider-Verse

Teen Movie

Wednesday, March 27

Teen Miles Morales becomes Spider-Man of his reality, crossing his path with five counterparts from other dimensions to stop a threat for all realities. PG



Stress Relief

Stress Relief

Wednesday, April 3

Unwind after school with puzzles, coloring pages, video games, and stress relieving toys like putty, kinetic sand, stress balls, and more!


Teen Advisory Board

Friday, April 5

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.


Teen Hangout

Teen Hangout

Friday, April 12; 3:30-5:30pm
Wednesday, April 17; 5:30-7:30

Enjoy video games, arts and crafts, board and card games, and snacks and drinks!


Active Games

Active Games

Saturday, April 13

Get your body moving with our indoor games! We've got table tennis, badminton, and VR games that will have you working up a sweat!


Holmes & Watson

Teen Bad Movie Night

Tuesday, April 16
4:00 - 6:00 PM

A humorous take on Sir Arthur Conan Doyle's classic mysteries featuring Sherlock Holmes and Doctor Watson. PG-13



Teen Book Club

A Darker Shade of Magic by V.E. Schwabb

Friday, April 19
Meet upstairs in the library.

A Darker Shade of Magic by V.E. Schwabb. Kell is one of the last Antari—magicians with a rare, coveted ability to travel between parallel Londons; Red, Grey, White, and, once upon a time, Black. Perilous magic is afoot, and treachery lurks at every turn. To save all of the worlds, Kell and his friends first need to stay alive.

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




Teen Movie

Wednesday, April 24

Arthur Curry, the human-born heir to the underwater kingdom of Atlantis, goes on a quest to prevent a war between the worlds of ocean and land. PG-13



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Teen Librarian:
Samantha Plessel


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