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Willmar Public Library

June 21, 2019
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Isabel Gilberts, 12, left, and Liz Kurhajetz, 13, paint a large mask during a “Mask Magic” class Tuesday at the Willmar Public Library. Children had the opportunity to learn about masks from cultures around the world, participate in creative theater exercises and make their own masks of various styles during a three-day class held by Nikki Bettcher Erickson Monday through Wednesday at the library.
Mask Magic: Class teaches children about masks, world culture
June 21, 2019 - 12:30pm
June 17, 2019
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Arianna Gilles, 9, counts to two minutes while her mother rubs a pie plate on her head during the 4-H on Wheels Superhero Science program Monday at the Willmar Public Library in Willmar. The rubbing created static to help with their lightning jar experiment, which showed how energy forms when a cold air system and a warm air system meet to create a button
Science for Superheroes: Willmar Library features 4-H program
June 17, 2019 - 9:08pm
June 12, 2019
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Heatley Ruter, 5, listens to the Kandiyohi County Dairy Princesses read a story about a cow Tuesday at the Willmar Public Library in Willmar.
Got Milk? Kandiyohi County Dairy Princesses visit the Willmar Public Library
June 12, 2019 - 9:02am
May 4, 2019
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The sky was the limit for children in kindergarten through sixth grade to build and create colorful Lego structures during a Lego Club meeting Wednesday at the Willmar Public Library in Willmar.
Build it! Lego Club meets monthly at the library
May 4, 2019 - 12:54pm
March 11, 2019
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Brenna Kuefler, 2, takes a break after trying to play the drum during a drum circle led Saturday by John Salgado at the Willmar Public button
Drum circle at Willmar Public Library
March 11, 2019 - 7:24am
February 27, 2019
Erica Dischino / Tribune

Willmar Public Library artifacts from the past century are on display in celebration of its 115th anniversary.
Willmar Public Library celebrates 115 years
February 27, 2019 - 6:28am
August 22, 2018
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Annette Fragale performs with live storytelling, puppets, magic tricks and more Wednesday morning at the Willmar Public Library.
A storybook come to life
August 22, 2018 - 11:13pm
January 9, 2017
Jesus Gabriel Rivera
Willmar man gets probation for indecent exposure at library
January 9, 2017 - 9:52pm
July 29, 2016
Nick Flanngian eats popcorn while watching The Big Green at the Willmar Public Library. The library hosts a children's matinee every last Friday of the month. Briana Sanchez / Tribuneplay button
Willmar Public Library Children's Matinee
July 29, 2016 - 5:23pm
March 16, 2016
A pickup is parked in the parking spot in front of the Willmar Public Library that could be eliminated. (RAND MIDDLETON | TRIBUNE)
Willmar to lose some parking spots
March 16, 2016 - 11:49pm
January 14, 2016
On display at the Willmar Public Library this month are early Star Wars collectibles provided by Willmar artist Ron Adams. (RAND MIDDLETON | TRIBUNE)
Willmar family's 'Star Wars' collection on display at public library
January 14, 2016 - 11:22am
January 13, 2016
Willmar citizens raise concerns about safety of children, seniors when going to library
January 13, 2016 - 11:46pm
July 28, 2015
Mary Huesing, an Alzheimer Association of Willmar volunteer, presents a one-hour program at the Willmar Public Library on the importance of early diagnosis of the progressive brain disease. The “Big A” needs, as with the “Big C,” need to become a part of mainstream conversation. (Rand Middleton | Tribune)play button
Making ‘Big A’ mainstream
July 28, 2015 - 11:29pm
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)
October 29, 2014 - 12:09am
October 28, 2014
Librarian Kathy Torkelson reads a story about pumpkins to children Monday at the Willmar Public Library. Story time was part of the Cutest Little Pumpkin in the Patch event, during which about a half dozen youngsters and their parents also played games and decorated pumpkins. (Tribune/Gary Miller)
Pumpkin games
October 28, 2014 - 12:08am