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And I Darken

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Paper and Fire

The Shadow Hour

The Siege

The Sleeping Prince

Wandering Wild

A World Without You

Teen Page

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

Teen Summer Reading Program:
June 6-August 29

For teens grades 6-12 (or through age 19)!

Read for the Win!

How it works:

Teen Summer Reading Program:
End of Summer Party

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.


Teen Hangout Girl

Teen Hangout

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.


Teen Advisory Board

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:

Teen Advisory Board

Apply here. Return completed forms to the Willmar Public Library Circulation or Reference Desk. Only 2 positions left!


Teen Movie Night

The Goonies

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!


Teen Book & Media Chat


Tuesday, September 13, 4-5pm

Have a book, movie, video game, etc. that you’re dying to talk about? Come chat about it!


The Limitless Inspiration Writing Club

Fountain pen

Monday, September 19, 5-8pm

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


Teen Book Club

The Adoration of Jenna Fox by Mary E. Pearson

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+.


Teen Movie Night

Pitch Perfect 2

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.


Art Atrium

Color pencils

Wednesday, September 28, 5-8pm
Bring your art to share or create art with us! Art supplies provided.


Study Center

Girls studying in library

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.


Teens’ Top Ten

Teen Top Ten

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.


Teen Librarian:
Emily Sovell


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Helpful Links

Common Sense Media


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

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