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Craft Circle

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Tuesday, May 24th, 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.


Serene Scenes

Serene scenes: stress reducing coloring for adults

Thursday, May 26th, 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.


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Computer Classes

Registration is required for all classes. To register, call the library at (320) 235-3162 or fill out the online registration form.

Photobooks with Shutterfly

Tuesday, May 24; 1:00-3:00 PM
Learn how to create a photobook using Bring your own camera and cord or photos saved to a flash drive. Participants must have an email address. Online Registration Form


Container Gardening

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Thursday, June 2nd 6PM
The Willmar Public Library will be hosting a series of gardening programs throughout the summer. Container Gardening will be the first topic presented by the Master Gardener Volunteers of Kandiyohi County. The June 2nd program will be led by Master Gardener Anita Leursion. This program starts at 6 PM and will be held upstairs at the Willmar Public Library. There is no cost and no registration.

Upcoming programs – both starting at 6 pm - include:
July 7th - Tropical Gardening: Understanding the Caribbean
August 4th – Garlic


Lunch Bunch Book Club

Miller's Valley by Anna Quindlen

Wednesday, June 15th, 12 PM
Join us for lunch at Cornerstone Coffee in the Skylark Mall as we discuss Miller's Valley by Anna Quindlen.

In a small town on the verge of big change, a young woman unearths deep secrets about her family and unexpected truths about herself.

July 19: All the Single Ladies by Rebecca Traister
August 17: LaRose by Louise Erdrich


Free Legal Advice Clinic

Friday, June 17
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


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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