All Pioneerland Library System locations are closed until further notice due to the governors stay at home order. Pioneerland Library System is closely monitoring the COVID-19 situation as it unfolds. We will keep you informed of any additional changes in our operations as this situation continues.

Please do not return items to the libraries at this time. Due dates for all materials have been extended. You will not incur any fines.

Adult Services

Roaming Readers: A Walking Book Chat

Walking feet


Wednesday, March 25
8 AM

Enjoy a casual walk while discussing your latest reads and favorite books. Meet at Kandi Mall main entrance. Every 4th Wednesday at 8 AM.




Crafts & Coloring

Crafts and coloring


Wednesday, March 25

Join us every fourth Wednesday of the month from 2-4 PM upstairs at the Willmar Public Library. Bring any crafts you are working on and enjoy time with like-minded individuals. Don’t have a craft to work on? Use the provided supplies for iris paper folding, coloring, extreme dot to dot, or paint by sticker.



A Taste of Brazil

Next stop ... Brazil!

Thursday, April 2
6 PM

Join us as we explore a different country every first Thursday of the month. This month try a variety of snacks, listen to music, and answer trivia from Brazil. No cost and no registration. Everyone age 18+ is welcome. Upstairs at the Willmar Public Library.



Make & Take

Saturday, April 4
10 AM

Use the provided supplies to create your own personalized leather keychain to take home. No cost, but registration is required. Register here. or call the library at 320-235-3162. Upstairs at the Willmar Public Library. Ages 18 +.




Unsolved Case Files

Unsolved Case Files: We need you, detective!

Thursday, April 9
5:30 PM

We need your detective skills to prove that Bones is innocent. Once Bones is cleared of the crime, can you solve who is guilty?
This program begins at 5:30 PM and goes until the case is closed.
A meal will be provided. No cost, and no registration.
Upstairs at the Willmar Public Library. Ages 18 +




Let’s Dish! Community Potluck

Tuesday, April 14
7 PM

Stuck in a recipe rut? Join us at the Willmar Public Library every second Tuesday of the month at 7 PM upstairs in the multi-purpose room for Let’s Dish! Community Potluck. Everyone brings a dish to share and a copy of the recipe based on the theme. April‘s theme is Rice. No cost or registration required.

Upcoming Dates:
May 12: Potato



Movie Matinee

Movie poster: 1917

Friday, April 17
2 PM

Join us for a free movie and snacks upstairs at the Willmar Public Library!
Synopsis: At the height of the First World War, two young British soldiers, are given a seemingly impossible mission. In a race against time, they must cross enemy territory and deliver a message that will stop a deadly attack on hundreds of soldiers—Blake’s own brother among them.
Rated: R




Free Legal Advice


The Central Minnesota Legal Services offers free legal advice. Registration is required and must be done through the organization. Call them at (320) 403-1051 to schedule an appointment. Note: No criminal matters accepted through this clinic.




We Want Your Input!

As always, we welcome your input for programs you’d like to see or perhaps would like to lead at the library. Use this survey or contact us via phone or email with your input. For any questions about programs, email staff or call us at (320) 235-3162.





Book A Librarian

Set up an hour long, one-on-one appointment with a librarian for help with computer skills, tablets, research and more! Appointments can be made in person, via phone (320-235-3162) or through our online form.





Personalized Reading Recommendation Service

Stuck in a reading rut? Looking for a great read? Or a gift idea for a friend or family member? Ask a librarian! Fill out this form and tell us a little bit about your tastes, or the tastes of the person you have in mind. A member of our team of avid readers will create a hand-picked list of books and authors you might enjoy. The more you can tell us, the better our suggestions will be!


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