Teen Space at the Willmar Public Library
For teens grades 6-12 (or through age 19)!
How it works:
Tuesday, September 6, 5:30-8pm
Come spend your library dollars on books and other cool prizes! Can’t make it to the party? Stop by the Information Desk anytime from September 7-30 to collect your prizes.
Friday, September 2 & 16, 3:30-5:30pm (meet in Teen Area)
Friday, September 23, 3:30-5:30pm (meet in Multipurpose Room)
Come to the library for a place to just hangout and do whatever. We've got Super Smash Bros. on the Wii, a mobile computer lab, a variety of tabletop games, and plenty of spots to sit and read.
Next Meeting: Friday, September 9, 3:30-5:30pm
The Willmar Public Library is looking for 10 dedicated teens, age 13+, who want to help:
Apply here. Return completed forms to the Willmar Public Library Circulation or Reference Desk. Only 2 positions left!
Monday, September 12, 5:30-8pm
The Goonies are a group of seven young friends who find themselves on a thrilling underground adventure filled with humor and heart-pounding peril as they seek the secrets behind the treasure of the notorious pirate One-Eyed Willie. Rated PG. Runtime: 111 min. Movie snacks provided!
Tuesday, September 13, 4-5pm
Have a book, movie, video game, etc. that you’re dying to talk about? Come chat about it!
Monday, September 19, 5-8pm
Come share your poems, short stories, etc. with other teens and get help with school writing assignments.
Tuesday, September 20, 4-5pm
The Adoration of Jenna Fox by Mary E. Pearson. Who is Jenna Fox? Seventeen-year-old Jenna has been told that is her name. She has just awoken from a coma, they tell her, and she is still recovering from a terrible accident in which she was involved a year ago. But what happened before that? Jenna doesn't remember her life. Or does she? And are the memories really hers?
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+.
Monday, September 26, 5:30-8pm
The Barden Bellas enter into an international competition which they are told is impossible to win because they are Americans. The girls refuse to give up and vow to be the first Americans to take home the top prize. Rated PG-13. Runtime: 114 min.
Wednesday, September 28, 5-8pm
Bring your art to share or create art with us! Art supplies provided.
Mondays & Thursdays, 5-7pm
Meet in the library's conference room for a quiet place to study and do homework. Call ahead to see if tutors are available.
iPads available to use alongside tutors only; laptops available to check out to those 16 years of age or older.
Help decide which books make it into this year’s Teens’ Top Ten! Vote for your top 3 picks online beginning August 15! Check out the display in the Teen Area to see this year’s nominees.
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