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

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

Tax Information Resources

1040 tax form
Forms, instruction and
assistance information for 2015

Library Assistant I Position Announcement

The Willmar Public Library is currently accepting applications for a Library Assistant I position. The applicant chosen for this position will shelve books and work the Circulation Desk, as well as perform other clerical duties. A detailed list of duties for the Library Assistant I position is provided by clicking the link below. The total number of hours for this position is 13 but increases to 21 when the Saturday shift is included (one Saturday per month is required). The pay rate for this job is Grade 1/Step 1 = $9.75/hour. Currently, the position is arranged so the hours are evening only, which facilitates a student schedule, but this is flexible and can be adjusted if necessary.

If interested, please send a completed Application Form and cover letter to:
Willmar Public Library
ATTN: John C. Baken, Head Librarian
410 5th Street SW
Willmar, MN 56201.

Applicants may also apply by e-mail. Applications will be accepted through Friday, September 2.

Library Assistant I   Application Form


Friends of the Library
Annual Book Sale

Friday, September 16 from 9am - 5pm
Saturday, September 17th from 9am - 3pm


ReadyGo! One Another

An artist drawing a portrait Saturday, September 17th
from 10am-12 pm and 1-3 pm

One Another is a mobile drawing station where people volunteer themselves to be drawn and sometimes engage in the act of drawing themselves.


Indie Author Day

Indie Author Day October 8, 2016. Connecting Indie books, libraries and readers
Saturday, October 8

Join as libraries across North America host local Indie Author Day events. This event is designed to bring local writing communities together in their libraries to participate in author panels, book readings and signings, workshops, presentations and more. Then, at 1PM everyone will join a digital gathering featuring Q&A with writers, agents and industry leaders that will bring together the larger indie community.

Are you a local author interested in participating? Email Syrena or call 320-235-3162 for more information.

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