Do you have questions about your yard or garden? Ask a Master Gardener! Each month a display, with books to check out and handouts, will highlight a new topic. This month is Gardening Ideas.
Also on Tuesdays from 1-3 PM a Master Gardener will be at the library to answer your questions. Don't forget to check out some seeds from the Seed Library while you are here.
Tuesday, April 24; 4-6 PM
Do you enjoy knitting? Do you crochet, needlepoint, sew or partake in another craft? Bring your craft and enjoy time with like-minded individuals. All skill levels are welcome. Donâ€™t have a craft to work on? Use the provided supplies for iris paper folding. The Craft Circle meets every fourth Tuesday of the month from 4-6 PM upstairs at the Willmar Public Library.
Wednesday, April 25; 2PM
Join us as we partake in the latest relaxation technique - coloring. Not just for kids anymore, coloring has been shown to have a calming effect on the mind and promote wellness. Coloring pages, supplies and refreshments will be provided.
Tuesday, May 8; 7 PM
Are you looking for new recipes or a great way to meet other foodies? Join the Cook Book Club at the Willmar Public Library. This club will meet the second Tuesday of the month at 7 PM upstairs at the library. Everyone brings a dish to share and a copy of the recipe based on the theme. May's theme is Cook's Choice. New members are always welcome. No cost or registration required.
Wednesday, May 9; 6-8 PM
The Willmar Public Library will be hosting Game Night on the second Wednesday of the month at 6:00 PM upstairs at the library. Invite your friends to play some of the libraryâ€™s games or bring a favorite from home. Board games, card games, Wii and more! Everyone 18+ welcome. No cost and no registration. Refreshments provided.
Tuesday, May 157 PM
Join us at 1000 Degrees Pizza to chat about podcasts. Get recommendations and share your favorites. No registration, ages 18+.
Wednesday, May 16
he next book club meeting will be at Cornerstone Coffee in the Skylark Center. Join us for lunch as we discuss The Immortalists by Chloe Benjamin. A sweeping novel of remarkable ambition and depth, The Immortalists probes the line between destiny and choice, reality and illusion, this world and the next.
Upcoming books: June 20: Endurance by Scott Kelly July 18: The Story of Arthur Truluv by Elizabeth Berg August 15: Code Girls by Liza Mundy
Questions about Memory Loss? Attend a one-hour informational session! Everyone welcome. No charge to attend and no registrations. From 2- 3 PM upstairs at the Willmar Public Library. Sponsored by the West Central Dementia Awareness network. For more information, contact Jody Loseth at 320-444-8027 or jodyloseth-AT-gmail.com. Made possible in part by a state grant awarded through the Minnesota Board on Aging.
Thursday, May 17From 2- 3 PM upstairs at the Willmar Public Library
In the middle stage, those who were care partners now become hands-on caregivers. Join us for helpful strategies to provide safe, effective and comfortable care.
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.
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.
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.
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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