Teen Space at the Willmar Public Library
The library is currently seeking volunteer tutors in all subject areas for students in grades 4-12. It is preferred that volunteers have experience in educational training or a suitable background in the subject area. We will familiarize you with library resources and materials. Volunteers must be willing to allow us to run basic background checks before working with our students. Application forms are available online here. For more information, please contact Emily Sovell, the Teen Librarian, by email or phone: 320-235-3162.
Thursday, December 29, 12-4pm
Bring your iPad and compete against other teens to win a prize!
Next Meeting: Friday, January 6, 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, January 9, 5:30pm
A secret government agency recruits some of the most dangerous incarcerated super-villains to form a defensive task force. Their first mission: save the world from the apocalypse.
Rated PG-13. Runtime: 2 hr 16 min. Movie snacks provided.
Tuesday, January 10, 4-6pm
Have a book, movie, video game, etc. that you’re dying to talk about? Come chat about it!
Friday, January 13, 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.
Tuesday, January 17, 4-5:30pm
It's Kind of a Funny Story by Ned Vizzini. When the pressure of high school becomes unbearable, Craig stops eating and sleeping until, one night, he nearly kills himself. Craig's suicidal episode gets him checked into a mental hospital, where his new neighbors include a transsexual sex addict, a girl who has scarred her own face with scissors, and the self-elected President Armelio. There, Craig is finally able to confront the sources of his anxiety.
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+.
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.
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.
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.
Wednesday, January 25, 5-8pm
Bring your art to share or create art with us! Art supplies provided.
Monday, January 30, 5-8pm
Come share your poems, short stories, etc. with other teens and get help with school writing assignments.
Willmar Library Teens on Twitter
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