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English Conversation Club

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Wednesday, December 7th from 6:30 -7:30 PM
Practice speaking English with others who are learning English in a relaxed and casual atmosphere. Adults 18 and older are welcome to come in and practice their speaking and listening skills. Each session will cover a variety of topics, and all non-native English speakers are welcome. This program is held the first Wednesday of the month from 6:30-7:30 PM upstairs at the Willmar Public Library. Refreshments provided. No cost and no registration necessary.


Cook Book Club

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Tuesday, December 13th, 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 based on the theme. December's theme is chocolate. Upcoming themes: Jan 10 - Comfort Foods; Feb 14 - Italian

No cost or registration required.


Game Night

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Wednesday, December 14th at 6:30 PM
The Willmar Public Library will be hosting Game Night on the second Wednesday of the month at 6:30 PM upstairs at the library. Invite your friends to play some of the library’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. Prizes for winners!


Free Legal Advice Clinic

Friday, December 16
The Central Minnesota Legal Services offers free legal advice at the library every third Friday of the month. 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.

LSC: Legal Services Corporation - America's partner for equal justice


Lunch Bunch Book Club

Eligible by Curtis Sittenfeld

Wednesday, December 21
12 PM

Join us for lunch at Cornerstone Coffee in the Skylark Mall as we discuss Eligible by Curtis Sittenfeld. Eligible is a modern retelling of Pride and Prejudice. Pick up a copy of Eligible and join us on December 21. New members are always welcome.


Serene Scenes

Serene scenes: stress reducing coloring for adults

Thursday, December 22th at 6:30 PM

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.


Craft Circle

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Tuesday, December 27th, 4-6 PM
The Craft Circle is a supportive environment for individuals to craft and learn from each other. Bring your knitting, crochet, needlepoint or other craft project and work on it with other like-minded individuals. Don't have a craft to bring? Use the provided supplies for iris paper folding.


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

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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

WPL Recommends: 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!


OverDrive Series

Missed our OverDrive Classes? The recorded session has been posted on our Catalog page!

Adult Librarian:
Syrena Maranell

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