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The Feral Detective

This Will Only Hurt A Little

Fox 8

Dare to Lead

Chinese-ness

Dracul

My Sister the Serial Killer

Once Upon a River

Guru

The Witch Elm

The Tattooist of Auschwitz

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I Might Regret This

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My Love Story

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Lunch Bunch Book Club

Educated by Tara Westover

Wednesday, February 20
12 PM

Join us at Cornerstone Coffee in the Skylark Center for a discussion about Educated by Tara Westover. An unforgettable memoir about a young girl who, kept out of school, leaves her survivalist family and goes on to earn a PhD from Cambridge University. New members are always welcome.

Upcoming books:
March 20: Every Note Played by Lisa Genova
April 17: How to Change Your Mind by Michael Pollan
May 15: White Houses by Amy Bloom

 

Crafts & Coloring

Crafts & Coloring

Wednesday, February 27
2-4 PM

New for 2019! Craft Circle and Serene Scenes will be combined for Crafts & Coloring! Join us every fourth Wednesday of the month from 2-4 PM upstairs at the Willmar Public Library. Bring any crafts you are working on and enjoy time with like-minded individuals. Don't have a craft to work on? Use the provided supplies for iris paper folding, coloring, extreme dot to dot, or paint by sticker.

 

Cook Book Club

Tuesday, March 12
7 PM

A woman and man cooking together

Are you looking for new recipes or a great way to meet other foodies? Join us at the Willmar Public Library every second Tuesday of the month at 7 PM upstairs in the multi-purpose room. Everyone brings a dish to share and a copy of the recipe based on the theme. Come every month or just when the theme interests you. The theme for March is Cookies. No cost or registration required.

Cookbook club upcoming themes:
April 9: Ground Beef
May 14: Pie

 

Game Night

Wednesday, March 13
6-8 PM

Scrabble tiles

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 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.

 

Movie Night for Adults

Green Book

Tuesday, March 26th
5:30 PM

Join us upstairs in the multi-purpose room for a movie night on March 26th at 5:30 PM. There is no cost or registration, and refreshments will be provided.

Synopsis: A white bouncer bonds with a black musician while chauffeuring him around the Jim Crow South. PG-13

 

Free Legal Advice

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.

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

Laptop and ebook reader

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!

Master Gardeners Table Topics

See you next spring! In the meantime, get your questions answered through the hotline. Call 320-231-7890 ext. 5278 and leave your question and phone number.

Don't forget to check out some seeds from the Seed Library while you are here.

 

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