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Smoke

Sweetbitter

Locally Laid

The Sleep Revolution

The Atomic Weight of Love

The Fireman

The Curious Charms of Arthur Pepper

Food Swap

Adult Page

Passport Summer 2016

 

Craft Circle

yarn and knitting needles

Tuesday, June 28th, 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, June 30th, 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.

Tropical Gardens: Understanding the Caribbean Landscape

Bougainvillea blossoms

Thursday July 7th at 6PM
This program, presented by Master Gardener Ines Sastre, is about the plants and habits that Ines has at her part-time home in Puerto Rico. This program starts at 6 PM and will be held upstairs at the Willmar Public Library. There is no cost and no registration.

Upcoming in our series of gardening programs:
August 4th – Garlic

Free Legal Advice Clinic

Friday, July 15
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

LaRose by Louise Erdrich

Wednesday, July 20th, 12 PM
Join us for lunch at Cornerstone Coffee in the Skylark Mall as we discuss LaRose by Louise Erdrich. LaRose is an emotionally haunting contemporary tale of a tragic accident, a demand for justice, and a profound act of atonement with ancient roots in Native American culture. Pick up a copy of LaRose and join us on July 20th. New members are always welcome.

August 17: All the Single Ladies by Rebecca Traister

 

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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