Teen Space at the Willmar Public Library
June 5 - August 25
Open to all teens grades 6+ or through age 19. Sign up at the Information Desk or register online beginning June 5.
Weekly Raffle: Fill out a book review for each book you read or attend a teen program to be entered into a weekly raffle drawing for books, candy, and other prizes.
Reading Logs: Fill out a reading log for every 5 books you read. Each log earns you one library dollar to spend on prizes at the End of Summer Party and one entry into the Grand Prize Drawing.
Grand Prizes: Three grand prize winners will be drawn at the End of Summer Party on September 2. This year's grand prizes include:
Thank you to our sponsors: Friends of the Willmar Public Library, SAMMIE, Best Buy
June 12 – August 25 Got fines? Read them away! Get $1 off your fines for every 15 minutes you read. Stop by the Children’s or Information Desk for more info. Ages 0-18.
Next Meeting: Friday, August 4; 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, August 7, 5:30pm
A loyal and dedicated Hong Kong inspector teams up with a reckless and loudmouthed LAPD detective to rescue the Chinese Consul's kidnapped daughter, while trying to arrest a dangerous crime lord along the way.
Rated PG-13. Movie snacks provided.
Tuesday, August 8, 4-6pm
Have a book, movie, video game, etc. that you’re dying to talk about? Come chat about it!
Friday, August 11 & 18, 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.
Saturday, August 12, 9am-4pm
Four friends band together against an anonymous foe who threatens to reveal their darkest secrets, while unraveling the mystery of the murder of their best friend. Rated TV-14. Snacks provided.
Saturday, August 19
Sponsored by the Best Buy Foundation.
Monday, August 21, 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.
Wednesday, August 23, 5-8pm
Bring your art to share or create art with us! Art supplies provided. Theme: Sidewalk Chalk.
Monday, August 28, 5:30pm
A high school senior finds herself immersed in an online game of truth or dare, where her every move starts to become manipulated by an anonymous community of "watchers."
Rated PG-13. Movie snacks provided.
Tuesday, September 19, 4-6pm (postponed from August)
Storm Front by Jim Butcher. Harry Dresden is the best at what he does. Well, technically, he's the only at what he does. So when the Chicago P.D. has a case that transcends mortal creativity or capability, they come to him for answers. For the "everyday" world is actually full of strange and magical things—and most don't play well with humans. That's where Harry comes in. Takes a wizard to catch a—well, whatever. There's just one problem. Business, to put it mildly, stinks.
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+.
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