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June 18, 2016
Five of these Little Free Libraries will be installed this summer at Willmar parks, so readers of all ages can take a book or leave a book. The United Way of West Central Minnesota, with funding from the Willmar Kiwanis Club and help from area businesses, will put the libraries up and stock them with books. (SHELBY LINDRUD | TRIBUNE)
Little libraries to pop up in Willmar parks
June 18, 2016 - 8:33am
April 7, 2016
Emily Malmgren, from left, Addison Fladeboe and Tasha Klatt share a book. Girl Scouts are on hand two hours a week for the Study Buddies program, during which they tutor younger students and share in playtime activities. A popular area is the puppet booth. (PHOTOS BY DAN BURDETT | TRIBUNE)
Through Willmar library partnership, Girl Scouts play tutors, pals to young students
April 7, 2016 - 9:56am
February 17, 2016
Wesley Ternes, age 2-1/2, steers the motorboat Wednesday across the Smart Play Spot “lake” at the Willmar Public Library, making a “putt putt” sound as he goes. Wesley is a weekly visitor to the library with his grandmother, Karla Naber of rural Lake Lillian. (RAND MIDDLETON | TRIBUNE)
‘Motorboat, motorboat kick up the gas’
February 17, 2016 - 11:39pm
February 7, 2016
Fourth-graders Matthew Strey, left, and Jordan Gorans share a library moment during Friday’s weekly visit by Cassie Ackerson’s class at Kennedy Elementary School in Willmar.
Library moment
February 7, 2016 - 10:56pm
February 6, 2016
Kennedy Elementary students share a good read
February 6, 2016 - 9:56am
January 13, 2016
Willmar citizens raise concerns about safety of children, seniors when going to library
January 13, 2016 - 11:46pm
June 27, 2015
Bianca Hanson, 6, of rural Paynesville, adds the finishing touches Tuesday to her fairy house during a workshop on the lawn of Great River Regional Library in Paynesville. DAN BURDETT/TRIBUNE
Paynesville library offers fairy garden workshop to spur creativity with earthen, fun materials
June 27, 2015 - 6:00am
June 25, 2015
Tony Texley talks about his library display. DAN BURDETT I TRIBUNE
Willmar library exhibit promotes its music catalog, summer reading program
June 25, 2015 - 8:36am
June 8, 2015
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Video: Fun, songs and reading at the library
June 8, 2015 - 3:16pm
May 12, 2015
Great River Regional Library names new executive director
May 12, 2015 - 1:44pm
March 21, 2015
An element Kelly Scherer, teen services librarian, said is integral to getting teens excited about reading is cover art. Teens, she said, are often turned off by a poorly designed or ill-conceived book cover. Tribune photo by Dan Burdett
For teens looking for a great read, some social interaction, library’s book club is the place to be
March 21, 2015 - 12:16am
January 15, 2015
Pioneerland Library System ends director’s contract
January 15, 2015 - 11:32pm
October 29, 2014
Batman, AKA Dave Paulsen, and Batboy, Paulsen’s son Ben, 5, entertain costumed children with heroic deeds and reading books about his fellow superheroes’ daring deeds. Batman turns 75 years old this year, and to mark the occasion, Willmar Public Library hosted a superhero party where children, ages 3 to 10 were invited to come dressed as their favorite superhero. (TRIBUNE/Gary Miller)
Bam!
October 29, 2014 - 12:09am
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