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All out: the no-longer-secret stories of queer teens throughout the ages

Between the Lines

Down and Across


Green card youth voices: immigration stories from a Minneapolis high school


It Should Have Been You


The Traitor Prince

Women in Science

Teen Page

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

Teen Gaming Club

Game controller

Wednesday, April 4

Try out a new video game each month.


Teen Movie Night

You Can't Save the world alone

Monday, April 9, 5:30 pm

Fueled by his restored faith in humanity and inspired by Superman's selfless act, Bruce Wayne enlists the help of his newfound ally, Diana Prince, to face an even greater enemy.

Rated PG-13.


Teen Book & Media Chat


Tuesday, April 10

Have a book, movie, video game, etc. that you're dying to talk about? Come chat about it! Meet at the library.


Teen Advisory Board

Next Meeting: Friday, April 13

The Willmar Public Library is looking for 10 dedicated teens, age 13+, who want to help:

Teen Advisory Board

Apply here. Return completed forms to the Willmar Public Library Circulation or Reference Desk. Only 2 positions left!


The Limitless Inspiration Writing Club

Fountain pen

Monday, April 16

Love writing? Come share your poems, short stories, etc. with other teens and get help with your writing homework.


Teen Book Club

The Hate U Give by Angie Thomas

Tuesday, April 17
4-6 pm
Meet at Taco Bell

The Hate U Give by Angie Thomas. When Starr witnesses the fatal shooting of her childhood best friend at the hands of a police officer, news soon spreads that he was unarmed and a possible drug dealer. Protesters are taking to the streets, but only Starr knows what really went down that night.

Come join us as we discuss this month's current book. Beware! There will be spoilers. Register for book club here. Teens 13+.


Teen Hangout

Teen hangout girl

Friday, April 20

Come to the library for a place to just hang out and do whatever. We've got board games, iPads, and a HTC Vive.


Teen TV Marathon

Family Matters

Saturday, April 21, 9am-4pm

Centers on the Winslow family and their pesky next-door neighbor, ultra-nerd Steve Urkel. Rated TV-G.


Teen Movie Night


Monday, April 23, 5:30 pm

Four teenagers are sucked into a magical video game, and the only way they can escape is to work together to finish the game.

Rated PG-13.


Art Atrium

Color pencils

Wednesday, April 25, 5-8pm
Bring your art to share or create art with us. Art supplies provided.


Study Center

Study time

The Study Center takes place on Monday and Thursday nights from 5-7PM. It is open to students in grades 4-12 where our volunteer tutors will help in a variety of school subjects. iPads are also made available for homework needs.


Teen Librarian:
Emily Sovell


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Helpful Links

Common Sense Media


IMDb: Everything about movies and TV shows

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

Teens Health

Homework Help

Electronic Library for Minnesota

Electronic Library for Minnesota

LearningExpress: School Center Elementary, Middle, and High School level lessons

LearningExpress: Recursos para Hispanohablantes

Willmar High School's Instructional Media Center (IMC)

K-12 Resources

OnlineSchools.org Online Homeschooling/K-12 alternatives

College &
College Prep

College Prep Checklist

Federal Student Aid

LearningExpress: College Prep Center Includes ACT and SAT practice tests

LearningExpress: College Center College placement exams & various subject reviews

Minnesota State Colleges and Universities

University of Minnesota

Accredited Schools Online







Driver's Manual

DMV Minnesota Driver's Manual (PDF)


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