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Strange the Dreamer

Max

Defy the Stars

Traveller

Who Killed Christopher Goodman?

Done Dirt Cheap

Pyromantic

Smash

Openly Straight

Camp So-and-So

Teen Page

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

Teen Movie Night

Split

Monday, May 1; 5:30-8pm

Three girls are kidnapped by a man with a diagnosed 23 distinct personalities, they must try to escape before the apparent emergence of a frightful new 24th.

Rated PG-13. Movie snacks provided.

 

Willmar Teen Filmmakers

Film clapper

Work Day:
Tuesday, May 2; 3:30pm

(meet at Robbin's Island parking lot) We will be filming a scary movie.

Workshop: Video Editing:
Friday, May 19; 3:30-5:30pm

Learn to edit videos in Adobe Premier.

Work Day:
Saturday, May 27, 9am-4pm

We will be working on editing videos.

Work Day:
Tuesday, May 30, 3:30pm

(meet in Willmar High School parking lot)v We will be filming a scene from Don Quixote.

Sponsored by the Best Buy Foundation.

 

Teen Advisory Board

Next Meeting: Friday, May 5; 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!

 

Murder Mystery Party:
A Murder in the Office

Magnifying glass

Monday, May 8, 6-10pm

Dress up, put together clues, and help solve the mystery. The killer could be anyone ... even you. Sign up at the Information Desk by April 24. Your invitation, character card, and instructions will be mailed to you by May 1. Only 12 spots available!

 

Teen Book & Media Chat

Books

Tuesday, May 9; 4-6pm

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, May 15; 5-8pm

Come share your poems, short stories, etc. with other teens and get help with school writing assignments. Theme: Fantasy. Bring your favorite poem or short story to share.

 

Teen Book Club

The Borden Murders by Sarah Miller

Tuesday, May 16; 4-5:30pm

The Borden Murders by Sarah Miller. In linear narrative, Miller takes readers along as she investigates a brutal crime: the August 4, 1892, murders of wealthy and prominent Andrew and Abby Borden. The accused? Mild-mannered and highly respected Lizzie Borden, daughter of Andrew and stepdaughter of Abby. Most of what is known about Lizzie’s arrest and subsequent trial (and acquittal) comes from sensationalized newspaper reports; as Miller sorts fact from fiction, and as a legal battle gets under way, a portrait of a woman and a town emerges.

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+.

 

The Office

Teen TV Marathon

Saturday, May 20; 9am-4pm

The Office. A mockumentary on a group of typical office workers, where the workday consists of ego clashes, inappropriate behavior, and tedium. Rated TV-PG. Snacks provided.

 

Teen Movie Night

Ride Along 2

Monday, May 22; 5:30-8pm

As his wedding day approaches, Ben heads to Miami with his soon-to-be brother-in-law James to bring down a drug dealer who's supplying the dealers of Atlanta with product.

Rated PG-13. Movie snacks provided.

 

Art Atrium

Color pencils

Wednesday, May 24; 5-8pm
Bring your art to share or create art with us! Art supplies provided. Theme: Paper Jewelry.

 

Teen Hangout

Teen hangout girl

No Teen Hangout in May

Come to the library for a place to just hang out and do whatever. We’ve got board games, iPads, and a HTC Vive.

 

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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