Join us in celebrating teens and promoting teen services all month long! We’ve got so many amazing programs and activities each week so be sure to check them out!
Every Monday and Thursday night starting September 23
In the Conference Room
Receive basic homework help from one of our volunteer tutors! Elementary through high school aged students only.
Wednesday, October 23
Peter Parker is on a trip to Europe with his classmates when elementals start wreaking havoc across the continent. Nick Fury enlists his help to fight the new threats, alongside master illusionist Mysterio. PG-13
Teen Halloween Lock-In Spooktacular
Saturday, October 26
5:00 – 10:00 pm
Teens have the chance to stay past close at the library playing games, watching a scary movie, and playing hide & seek and freeze tag in the dark! There will be pizza, candy, and refreshments! Ages 13+ only. Must register online here and turn in a permission form (PDF) by Monday, October 21st to attend.
Teen Iron Chef: Candy
Tuesday, October 29
Teens compete to see who can make the best chocolate candy! The catch is, each chef must use the secret ingredient.
Register online here.
Teen DIY Costumes
Wednesday, October 30
Teens are given a variety of supplies to create their own costume from scratch! Feel free to bring clothes and other supplies from home.
Teen Advisory Board Meeting
Friday, November 1
The Willmar Public Library is looking for 6 dedicated teens, age 13+, who want to help:
– plan library events and programs
– select new materials for the teen collection
– make the library a fun and welcoming place for teens
Friday, November 8
Play games on our HTC Vive VR set and Xbox One or board and card games from our collection! Food and drink provided. Some games are rated 13+.
After Hours at the Library
Friday, November 8
Every 2nd Friday after Gaming Club, when the library’s doors close at 5:30, teens get to continue to hang out and have some fun!
Teen Paint Pouring
Tuesday, November 12
Make awesome pour paintings. All supplies are provided!
Teen Book Club
Friday, November 15
Harley Quinn: Breaking Glass by Mariko Tamaki. Harleen is a tough, outspoken, rebellious kid who lives in a ramshackle apartment above a karaoke cabaret owned by a drag queen named MAMA. Ever since Harleen’s parents split, MAMA has been her only family. When the cabaret becomes the next victim in the wave of gentrification that’s taking over the neighborhood, Harleen gets mad. When Harleen decides to turn her anger into action, she is faced with two choices: join Ivy, who’s campaigning to make the neighborhood a better place to live, or join The Joker, who plans to take down Gotham one corporation at a time.
Glow in the Dark Capture the Flag
Saturday, November 16
Teen Bad Movie Night
Tuesday, November 19
Two sisters vacationing in Mexico are trapped in a shark cage at the bottom of the ocean. With less than an hour of oxygen left and great white sharks circling nearby, they must fight to survive. PG-13
Wednesday, November 20
Enjoy video games, arts and crafts, board and card games, and snacks and drinks!
Teen Movie Night
Wednesday, November 27
Batman, Batgirl and Robin forge an alliance with The Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles to fight against the Turtles’ sworn enemy, The Shredder, who has teamed up with Ra’s Al Ghul and The League Of Assassins. PG-13