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Teen Space at the Willmar Public Library
Teen Space at the Willmar Public Library

Upcoming Events

Teen Hangout Girl

Teen Hangout

Friday, March 6th and 20th at 3:30PM. Come to the library for a place to just hangout and do whatever. We've got Super Smash Bros. on the Wii, a mobile computer lab, a variety of tabletop games, and plenty of spots to sit and read.

 

Teen Tech Week: Bristlebots

Little robot bug

Tuesday, March 10th at 4PM Ever wanted to build a robot? Register for our Bristlebots event and you can not only make your own robot, but take it home with you as well! Registration is necessary and seating is limited. Free event for teens age 12 and older.

 

Teen Book Club

Wednesday, March 11th at 4PM Anya's Ghost by Vera Brosgol* and American Born Chinese by Gene Luen Yang** Come join us as we enjoy pizza and discuss this month's current books. Beware! There will be spoilers.

Anya's Ghost / American Born Chinese

*Anya's Ghost: Anya, embarrassed by her Russian immigrant family and self-conscious about her body, has given up on fitting in at school but falling down a well and making friends with the ghost there just may be worse.

**American Born Chinese: In an action-packed modern fable about the problems young Chinese Americans face when trying to participate in American popular culture, the lives of three apparently unrelated characters -- Jin Wang, Monkey King, and Chin-Kee -- come together with an unexpected twist.

 

Teen Book Chat

Tuesday, March 17th at 4PM Did you love your latest book so much you wanted to cry? Was it only okay but didn't live up to the hype? Did you hate it so much you were grinding your teeth until the bitter end? Come chat about it!

Teen Movie Event

Movie reel, popcorn, soda and 3D glasses

Monday, March 23rd at 5:30PM This month's movie is about America's most favorite superhero. And boy, ain't he a marvel! Movie snacks provided. Rated PG-13 for intense sequences of violence, gunplay, and action throughout. Runtime: 136 minutes.

 

Study Center

Girls studying

Study Center will be changing times and will now be from 4-6PM on every Monday and Thursday. Study Center is for students grades 4-12 who can come in and get help from our volunteer tutors.

Teen Librarian:
Kelly Scherer

Links

Willmar Library Teens: Facebook WPL Teens
Twitter Willmar Library Teens on Twitter

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WPL Teen Tumblr blog!

Reviews

Book, movie and music reviews:

Teen Ink: Magazine, website, and books written by teens

IMDb: Everything about movies and TV shows

NPR: Online streaming and music reviews from National Public Radio

TasteKid: Music, movies, shows, books, authors and games recommendations

Homework Help

Electronic Library for Minnesota

Find journal and newspaper articles and more through the Electronic Library for Minnesota

Willmar High School's Instructional Media Center (IMC)

College &
College Prep

Free resource to search for schools by state, degree, and subject

SAT practice tests and information

ACT practice tests and information

Minnesota State Colleges and Universities: Information on colleges and universities throughout Minnesota

Information on the University of Minnesota

Technical Schools Guide

College Prep Checklist

Driver's Manual

DMV Driver's License Handbook

 

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We dare you...

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