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How-To Handbook

Life By Committee

One Man Guy

Ruin and Rising

Ultimate Comics Spider Man

V is for Villain

We Were Liars

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 Summer Reading Program:
Rock the Read!

Girl playing drum set

School is over which means it's time for the Teen Summer Reading Program! This years theme is Rock the Read!

Teens grade sixth through twelfth can participate in the many teen programs this summer including the Summer Reading Challenge. The challenge is won if you can read eight books during the program. Teens who complete the challenge will be rewarded with a free book of their choice.

Celebrate this summer and Rock the Read! Runs til August 9th.


Teen Movie

Nick and Norah's Infinite Playlist

Friday, July 18th at 3PM. Nick and Norah's Infinite Playlist (PG-13) Nick knows exactly how long it has been since Tris broke up with him - three weeks, two days, and 23 hours. Now she is at his gig, with a new guy. Nick can't understand how she could have moved on so fast. But that night, Nick meets Norah. They have nothing in common except their taste in music. This begins the night of Nick, Norah and Manhattan. Now, this chance meeting turned into a crusade to find a legendary rock band's secret show, ends up being a first date and a night that will change their lives forever.

Wii Wednesday Super Smash Bros. Brawl - Wednesday, July 2nd, 3-4:30PM


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.


Teen Anime Club: First Tuesday of the month at 6:30PM & Third Monday of the month at 6:30PM. Teens: 12+  Willmar Public Library


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!


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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

Driver's Manual

DMV Driver's License Handbook



Friends with Boys



Go ahead.
We dare you...


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