Monday - Thursday:
9:00 a.m. - 8:00 p.m.
9:00 a.m. - 5:30 p.m.
9:00 a.m. - 4:00 p.m.
Looking for suggestions for your book club? The books on this list have at least 8 copies in the Pioneerland Library System. Place a hold by calling 320-235-3162 or from your online account. *Please note - These are not book club bags.
The Willmar Public Library is hosting a pumpkin decorating contest. Use your creativity to decorate a pumpkin as your favorite book or book character. All ages are welcome to participate and prizes will be awarded in 4 categories: 12 and under, 13 -17, 18 and up, and team (any ages).
Drop off your pumpkin from October 22-26. Winners will be announced on October 31. Click here for complete contest rules and entry form.
5:30 PM - 7:30 PM Thursday, November 1 Wednesday, November 7 Thursday, November 29
Every November, hundreds of thousands of budding authors promise to write 50,000 words in 30 days. The Willmar Public Library supports these writers with a series of Come Write In events. No cost or registration. Upstairs at the Willmar Public Library. Refreshments will be provided.
Saturday, November 17 at 10 AM Upstairs at the Willmar Public Library
Melanie Stringer, historian and owner/operator of Dakota Yankee Research and Meet Laura Ingalls Wilder, LLC, a first-person, interactive history programming experience featuring presentations in the persona of beloved author Laura Ingalls Wilder, circa 1895. Melanie presents the real person behind the storiesâ€“Laura, as she might have been, as a young farm wife and mother. No cost and no registration. Suitable for all ages.
This project is made possible with money from Minnesota's Arts and Cultural Heritage Fund and the people of Minnesota for Library Legacy activities.
Looking for volunteer opportunities? Need something to improve your resume? The Willmar Public Library needs volunteer tutors on Mondays and Thursdays from 5-7pm.
Local authors – indie, self-published, aspiring, and mainstream – can now create ebooks and share them with readers across the state and potentially across the country using free tools provided by Minnesota libraries through MN Writes MN Reads.