Curbside pickup of requested items, computers by appointment, and other limited services are available.  Please contact your library for specific information on services provided. 

Now Hiring

Willmar Public Library

Position: Library Assistant II
Hours: 8-16 hours/week

Starting Wage: $11.91/hour

Deadline: February 21, 2021 or until filled

Willmar Public Library is seeking applicants for a part-time Library Assistant II position.

Minimum qualifications for this position include a High School (or equivalency) diploma plus six months of related experience; or a combination of education, experience and training necessary to perform the requirements of the job. Strong Customer Service and basic computer skills are required.

Position shelves books and materials in their proper locations, maintains orderly shelf appearance, performs basics of check-in, check-out and patron registration, responds to patron inquiries and assists in locating reference and other materials, answers incoming phone calls, administers opening and closing procedures of the library including office equipment.

Candidates must have a flexible schedule to allow for daytime, evening, and weekend shifts.

Schedule will primarily be afternoon or evening hours during the week and two Saturdays per month.

For application information please visit the Job Opportunities page. 

Jigsaw Puzzle Contest

Thursday, March 25th
6:30 PM

Enter your team of 2 in either the adult or youth/family category, pick up your puzzle at the library, and then compete via Zoom.
Complete rules and registration form here.
Fun for ages 6+! Prizes are sponsored by the Friends of the Willmar Public Library.




Design a Letter!

We need your help decorating letters that spell out “WILLMAR PUBLIC LIBRARY.” Design the letter however you like (as long as it’s family friendly) and return it to the library when you’re finished. Once all the letters are put together, it will create a beautiful collage of community art for the library to display! All ages. Supplies are limited.
See full rules and register for a letter here



Book Box

Book Boxes contain several little surprise items that coincide with each book’s story.

How it works:
⚫︎ Check out a copy of the book that goes along with the book box (book boxes do not come with a copy of the book!)
⚫︎ Open the items as you reach specific chapters in the book (they will be labeled.)

After you’ve finished one of our book boxes, please consider taking a brief survey about them here:


Current Book Boxes (while supplies last):

Bookcover: The Hobbit The Hobbit by J. R. R. Tolkien (all ages): Box request form


Available for registration starting March 1st: The Hunger Games by Suzanne Collins (teens & adults): Box request form



New Online Resource: HelpNow

Introducing HelpNow a new resource available to library cardholders:

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HelpNow is a FREE online tutoring service through the  Pioneerland Library System.

Homework Help from live online tutors

  • Grades K–12
  • Provides one-to-one live homework help from online tutors
  • Live tutors available 2:00 PM–11:00 PM every day
  • Help available in English and Spanish
  • Covers all major subject areas: Math, Science, English/Language Arts, Social Studies, Reading Assistance

 Adult Learning Center:

  • Live one-on-one academic coaching
  • Practice test center
  • Additional online resources

Learn More:

HelpNow Demo

Adult Learning Center Demo

Frequently Asked Questions 

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