Avatar of Willmar Public Library

Willmar Public Library

Author's details

Date registered: July 13, 2012
URL: http://www.willmarpubliclibrary.org

Latest posts

  1. Readers’ Advisory: Books about Libraries — April 18, 2014
  2. National Library Week — April 14, 2014
  3. A Poetry Blog/National Poetry Month/Is Happening Now — April 11, 2014
  4. Minnesota Book Award Winners — April 8, 2014
  5. Welcome Back! and Plane Crash Reads — April 4, 2014

Most commented posts

  1. READ Poster Contest Voting — 26 comments
  2. Willmar Public Library’s Best of 2013 – Round 3 (Final Round) — 1 comment

Author's posts listings

Apr 18

Readers’ Advisory: Books about Libraries

TimeTravelersWife

Books about Libraries In honor of National Library Week the book suggestions for this Friday are all books that in some form mention or deal with libraries. While a majority of books about libraries are mysteries, there is a little variety presented in the choices. Happy Reading! The Time Traveler’s Wife by Audrey Niffenegger This novel …

Continue reading »

Apr 14

National Library Week

NLW14_Blume_leaderboard

National Library Week National Library Week is upon us! Every year in April, the American Library Association hosts National Library Week to help celebrate the contributions of libraries in communities and to promote library use and support. This year’s theme is: “Lives change @ your library®.” From April 13 to April 19, stop into your …

Continue reading »

Apr 11

A Poetry Blog/National Poetry Month/Is Happening Now

Poetry Picture

Poetry! As promised, a post to help celebrate National Poetry Month (with a haiku title to stay on topic). I’ve listed a few books that your Willmar Public Library has in addition to a couple websites to help you create your own poems. In addition, stop into the library to use our magnetic poetry board …

Continue reading »

Apr 08

Minnesota Book Award Winners

MN

Read Local Authors! The 26th Annual Minnesota Book Award Winners were announced this past week. Put on by the Friends of the Saint Paul Public Library and the 3M Library Systems, judges from the literary community (including writers, librarians, teachers, and booksellers among others) pick finalists and winners of books published by Minnesota authors. Below …

Continue reading »

Apr 04

Welcome Back! and Plane Crash Reads

Alive Cover

Welcome back! After a short hiatus, YOUR Willmar Public Library blog is back! As the new Adult Services Librarian, I am excited to hit the ground running. We’ve got a few adult programs in the works for the summer already that will be great and I look forward to planning these and more. In order …

Continue reading »

Feb 11

Wanna Make a Difference?

Due to a greater need than expected, more volunteer tutors are needed at the library’s Study Center on Monday and Thursday nights from 6-8pm. The Study Center is open to students in grades K-12 and tutors may come one, or both, evenings and can stay for as long as they would like. No experience is …

Continue reading »

Dec 31

Willmar Public Library’s Best Books of 2013

OrphanTrain

The following were voted on by the public as the best books at the Willmar Public Library in 2013. General Fiction Orphan Train by Christina Baker Kline Close to aging out of the foster care system, Penobscot Indian Molly Ayer takes a community service position helping an elderly woman named Vivian clean out her home …

Continue reading »

Dec 26

Willmar Public Library’s Best of 2013 – Round 3 (Final Round)

GeneralFictionCategoryRd3

Help us decide which books are the Best Books of 2013.   This is the final round, and it will run from December 26th to December 30th.  We will then announce the winners on December 31st.  There are ten categories to vote for:  General Fiction, Mystery Fiction, Science Fiction, Western, Nonfiction, Romance Paperback, Graphic Novel, …

Continue reading »

Dec 19

Willmar Public Library’s Best of 2013 – Round 2

GeneralFictionCategoryRd2

Help us decide which books are the Best Books of 2013.  The second round of voting starts today and runs until December 23rd, and the final round will run from December 26th to December 30th.  We will then announce the winners on December 31st.  There are ten categories to vote for:  General Fiction, Mystery Fiction, …

Continue reading »

Dec 13

Willmar Public Library’s Best of 2013 – Round 1

General Fiction Category

Help us decide which books are the Best Books of 2013.  The first round of voting will run from today (December 13th) through December 17th.  The second round of voting will run from December 19th to December 23rd, and the final round will run from December 26th to December 30th.  We will then announce the …

Continue reading »

Older posts «