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.

Resources & Services

Library Services

Book-a-Librarian: One on One learning & research assistance with a library staff member.  For more information call 320-235-3162 or request an appointment online.   

Request an appointment 

Fax Service (fee charged per page): Faxes sent to a Minnesota fax number cost $2 for the first page and $1 for each additional page.  Faxes sent to numbers outside Minnesota are $3 for the first page and $1 for each additional page.  Cost to receive a fax is $1.00 per page excluding the cover page.  Cash or check only.

Home-bound Service:  Available to individuals that cannot physically visit the library due to temporary or long term disability reasons.  Prior registration required.

Learn More and Apply for Home-Bound Service

Mobile Maker-space: The Willmar Public Library Maker-space is currently a “pop-up” space, meaning there is no set space or time when the maker equipment is available. Equipment must be used in the library and consumable materials are not supplied.  Maker-space users must agree to the Maker-space Policy

Reservations are required.  Online reservations can be made by completing the online registration form.  

Test Proctoring: Willmar Public Library can act as a proctor for tests.  Advanced reservation is required.  For further information please complete the online request form or call 320-235-3162.   

Proctor Request Online Form

Special Collections

Bike locks (at library use only): Bike locks are available for patron use while at the library.  Locks can be borrowed at the circulation desk and cannot leave the library property.  

Book Club in a Bag Kits: To support community book clubs the Willmar Public Library offers access to Book Club Kits available for checkout.  These kits include 10-12 books of the same title.

Full List of Book Club Kits

To check availability and request kits please contact Andrew Bregar.

Jigsaw Puzzles: A variety of 300 to 1000 piece puzzles available for 2 week check out.

Laptops & IPads (in library use only):  2 laptops and 2 Apple iPads are available for checkout and use within the library.  Patrons must be 16 years or older to check these items out at the Reference Desk.  Printing is not available from these devices.  

Library of Things: Willmar Public Library offers a wide variety of items in the Library of Things Collection.  Items include board and yard games along with kits related to active mind, fitness, and crafts. For more information on this collection click here.  

Seed Library: Located near the scanner and microfilm computers the seed library provides a variety of seeds for checkout and planting.  Collected seeds are due back at the end of the growing season.  

Seed Library FAQ

Seed Library Application

Youth Life Jackets: Life jackets for children 50 lbs and under. Check out for 7 days.

Equipment & Technology

Assistive Technology

Microfilm / Microfiche Reader with scanning or printing (print fee charged per page)

PrinterPhotocopier (fee charged per page)