About the Library

For over 115 years the Willmar Public Library has been proud to provide service to the city of Willmar and surrounding communities. As part of the 32 member Pioneerland Library System WPL provides access to a wide assortment of statewide and national resources.   

 


Scheduled Library Closings

New Year’s Day

Martin Luther King Jr  Day

President’s Day

Memorial Day

Independence Day

Labor Day

Veteran’s Day

Thanksgiving Day

Christmas Eve Day

Christmas Day

 


Library Cards

 

Library cards are available to anyone living in the Pioneerland Library System service area.  Residents of other Regional Library Systems can utilize their home library card to checkout items at WPL.  

To apply for a card bring a completed Library Card Application , a current government issued photo ID, and proof of current address (if not listed on ID) to the Checkout Desk.  

Library cards can also be issued to children under 18 yrs old with a parent or guardian accepting responsibility for items checked out with the child’s card. 

 

 


Borrowing Library Material

Checkout Limits
Item Type Willmar Specific Limits
Book on same subject or by same author 4 Adult, 4 Children’s 
Magazines 6 at one time
Newspapers 6 at one time
Videos/ DVDs 6 at one time
Music CDs 4 Adult, 4 Children’s 

 

Fines and Fees
Item Type Loan Period Overdue Fines Max. Fine*
Books 28 Days .10 per day $3.00
High Demand  14 Days .10 per day $3.00
CD’s 14 Days .10 per day $3.00
Video/DVD 7 Days 1.00 per day $3.00
Magazines 14 Days .10 per day $3.00
* After 3.00 maximum is reached replacement costs are charged

Returning Library Materials

Book returns are available at the checkout desk (during open hours) or outside through the book return slot located by the main entrance doors (24 hours per day).  

Items checked out at WPL can also be returned to any Pioneerland Library System location


Special Fees

Printing $ .20 / page b&w
$ .50 / page color
Photocopies $ .25 / page b&w
$ .50 / page color
$ .50 /page b&w 11×17
$1.00/page color 11×17
Microfilm Reader Printing $ .20 / page b&w
$ .50 / page color
Headphones $2.00 (purchase)
Lost Library Cards $3.00 each