Monday - Thursday:
 9:00 a.m. - 8:00 p.m.
 9:00 a.m. - 5:30 p.m.
 9:00 a.m. - 4:00 p.m.

Contact us:

410 5th Street SW
Willmar, MN 56201

Tel: 320-235-3162
E-mail the Library

Head Librarian:
John Baken

Biblioteca Pública de Willmar en Español

Tax Information Resources

1040 tax form
Forms, instruction and
assistance information for 2015

WPL Blog

Open book
Turning Pages blog
News, Recommendations and More from the Willmar Public Library

Book Clubs

Book Clubs at WPL
For Children
For Teens
For Adults

Job Opportunity at
Willmar Public Library

Position: Library Assistant II
Hours: 24/week
Start Date: Wednesday, June 1, 2016
Application deadline: Friday, May 27, 2016

Willmar Public Library is seeking applicants for a 24 hour/week, part-time Library Assistant II position. Applicants for this position must have knowledge of library system operations and procedures, including alphabetical and numerical classification systems. Duties include Shelving in the Children’s Section, working on projects in conjunction with the Children’s Librarian as well as Circulation duties. Candidates must have a flexible schedule to allow afternoon and evening shifts, including one Saturday per month. The pay rate for this position is Grade 3/Step 1, which is $10.84/hour.

Library Assistant II Position Description (pdf)
Application Form (pdf)

Cover letters and Applications will be accepted by e-mail through Friday, May 27, 2016. Please e-mail cover letter and applications to John Baken.

Materials can also be mailed to:
John C. Baken, Head Librarian
Willmar Public Library
410 5th Street SW
Willmar, MN 56201

Friends of the Library Raffle

Quilted walll hanging by Mary Chalmers
This year's Grand Prize will be a framed quilted piece by Mary Chalmers, award-winning quilt artist. Many other prizes donated by local merchants. All proceeds used to improve the library collection.

Tickets on Sale at the Willmar Public Library
from June 1 to July 10
1 Ticket for $2.00
6 Tickets for $10.00

Container Gardening

Container garden on porch
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. There is no cost and no registration. Learn more on the adult page.


2016 Summer Reading Program

Read for the Win!
The Summer Reading Program begins June 6.
Details are on the children's page.


Books-n-Baseball 2016

Willmar Stingers
Monday, June 13
For children Kindergarten age 5 and under with parent(s). Come and hear books read by the Stingers and watch the game! To find out about FREE tickets, see the children's page.

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