Friends of the Willmar Public Library

The Willmar Public Library's Friends of the Library group is affiliated with the National Friends of the Library organization. The Friends offer you an opportunity to improve your library's holdings and technology, attend special programs and generally help to ensure the library's contributions to the community.


Upcoming Events

Wisdom & Wine

Wisdom & Wine: 13 June, 2019

The Willmar Friends of the Library Wisdom & Wine event will take place on June 13th. The exciting evening will be an opportunity to hear Minnesota authors William Kent Krueger, Allen Eskens, and Kao Kalia Yang. Proceeds from the event will be used to support the Friends of the Library Fund. Those attending will receive a wine glass and a free glass of wine or nonalcoholic beverage. A silent auction, duck raffle, and photo booth will all be part of the evening's activities.

Tickets for Wisdom & Wine are $35 per person and will available to purchase online starting on March 15 from If online purchasing is not available to you, the librarians at the Willmar Public Library will assist you in buying tickets.

Minnesota authors Allen Eskens, William Kent Krueger, and Kao Kalia Yang

Spread the word to friends, family, and book groups about this exciting event. For more information, check the Wisdom & Wine event on the Willmar Friends of the Library Facebook page or on Instagram. WPL Librarians are also more than willing to share information with you.

This is a wonderful opportunity for supporters of the public library to enjoy an evening of good conversation, interesting author talks, and great desserts!


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