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Freeks

Empire of Storms

Gamescape : Overworld

Calamity

Flicker and Mist

Take the Key and Lock Her Up

Frozen Charlotte

Spare and Found Parts

One Was Lost

The Diabolic

Teen Page

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

Willmar Teen Filmmakers: Camera Training

Film clapper

Friday, January 20, 3:30-5:30pm &
Saturday, January 28, 12-4pm

Start making movies!

This workshop is part of a larger series of teen filmmaking workshops that will be offered throughout the next year. The series will culminate in a film festival and YouTube channel showcasing teens’ work. Sponsored by the Best Buy Foundation.

 

Teen TV Marathon

Lost

Saturday, January 21, 9am-4pm

The survivors of a plane crash are forced to work together in order to survive on a seemingly deserted tropical island.

Rated TV-14. Snacks provided.

 

Teen Movie Night

Lights Out

Monday, January 23, 5:30-8pm

When her little brother, Martin, experiences the same events that once tested her sanity, Rebecca works to unlock the truth behind the terror, which brings her face to face with an entity that has an attachment to their mother, Sophie.

Rated PG-13. Runtime 1 hr 21 min. Movie snacks provided.

 

 

Art Atrium

Color pencils

Wednesday, January 25, 5-8pm
Bring your art to share or create art with us! Art supplies provided.

 

Teen Advisory Board

Next Meeting: Friday, February 3, 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 Movie Night

Ghostbusters

Monday, February 6, 5:30-8pm

Two paranormal researchers join forces with a nuclear engineer and a subway attendant to fight off a slew of ghosts that have invaded New York City. Eventually, they come face-to-face with an evil entity who can control human beings.

Rated PG-13. Runtime: 116 min. Movie snacks provided.

 

Teen Hangout

Teen hangout girl

Friday, February 10, 3:30-5:30pm

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.

 

The Limitless Inspiration Writing Club

Fountain pen

Monday, February 13, 5-8pm

Come share your poems, short stories, etc. with other teens and get help with school writing assignments.

 

Anti-Valentine’s Day Party

Broken heart

Tuesday, February 14, 4-6pm

Hate Valentine’s Day? We do, too. Come celebrate our mutual disgust at the Anti-Valentine’s Day Party. We’ll be making anti-Valentines and playing games. Snacks provided! Ages 13+.

 

 

Willmar Teen Filmmakers: Shot Composition

Film clapper

Friday, February 17, 3:30-5:30pm

Learn how to make the most out of your shots!

This workshop is part of a larger series of teen filmmaking workshops that will be offered throughout the next year. The series will culminate in a film festival and YouTube channel showcasing teens’ work. Sponsored by the Best Buy Foundation.

 

Work Day

Saturday, February 25, 12-4pm</p>

 

Teen TV Marathon

Defiance

Saturday, February 18, 9am-4pm

In the year 2046, thirty years after various alien races arrived on Earth, the landscape is completely altered. To the town of Defiance, on what used to be St. Louis, comes the mysterious Nolan and his charge, Irisa. As they settle into town, events begin to unfold that threaten the fragile peace this border town has fought for. Rated: TV-14. Snacks provided!

 

Teen Book Club

The Curious Incident of the Dog in the Night-Time  by Mark Haddon

Tuesday, February 21, 4-5:30pm

The Curious Incident of the Dog in the Night-Time by Mark Haddon. Although gifted with a superbly logical brain, for fifteen-year-old Christopher everyday interactions and admonishments have little meaning. He lives on patterns, rules, and a diagram kept in his pocket. Then one day, a neighbor's dog, Wellington, is killed and his carefully constructive universe is threatened. Christopher sets out to solve the murder in the style of his favorite (logical) detective, Sherlock Holmes.

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+.

 

Art Atrium

Color pencils

Wednesday, February 22, 5-8pm
Bring your art to share or create art with us! Art supplies provided.

 

Teen Movie Night

Disaster Movie

Monday, February 27, 5:30-8pm

A group of concerned citizens is willing to do whatever it takes to save planet Earth from being incinerated by falling meteors or overrun by rabid chipmunks. Along the way, everything from High School Musical to Cloverfield gets the parody treatment.

Rated PG-13. Runtime: 87 min. Movie snacks provided.

 

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

Links

Willmar Library Teens: Facebook WPL Teens
Twitter Willmar Library Teens on Twitter

Helpful Links

Common Sense Media

Goodreads

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

Minnesota State Colleges and Universities

University of Minnesota

Accredited Schools Online

Scholarships

Cappex

Unigo

Peterson's

Fastweb

GoodCall

Driver's Manual

DMV Minnesota Driver's Manual (PDF)

 

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