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Welcome to the Nobles County Library

The Nobles County Library encourages the love of reading and the joy of learning by providing educational, recreational, and instructional services in a safe, friendly, multicultural, community-centered atmosphere, while reaching out to residents of Nobles County and the surrounding region.

Brian Freeman April 19

Spring Book Sale April 16 to 21

Antiques Appraisal Event

Mark Moran
Appraiser, Author & Antiques Expert

Mark Moran

Have unique heirlooms or special finds? Wonder how much they’re really worth? Mark F. Moran, author and guest appraiser on the PBS series Antiques Roadshow, will be at the Nobles County Library on Thursday, May 17th at 5pm to appraise your treasures. Anyone is welcome to bring one item to be appraised for free, but pre-registration is required. Please contact the Nobles County Library Worthington (507-295-5340) by phone or in person to schedule an appraisal time.

Mark Moran has been an antique and fine art appraiser for more than 20 years. Formerly senior editor of Antiques and Collectibles Books, he has been contributing editor for Antique Trader Magazine and guest expert on PBS's Antiques Roadshow. He is the co-author of over 25 books on antiques and collectibles.

Due to their special, sensitive, or hazardous nature, some items are not eligible to be appraised. When you sign up for a time, please confirm with your librarian that your item can be appraised at this event. More information about Mark F. Moran and the appraisal process can be found at his website:

Free and open to the public
(Spectators Welcome)

May 17 at 5:00 pm

Nobles County Library in partnership with the Nobles County Historical Society

The event will be hosted by the Nobles County Historical Society (lower level of the Library)

MN Arts and Cultural Heritage Fund

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Downloadable Audiobook Service

rbDigital audiobooks

The Plum Creek Library System is proud to announce the addition of the rbDigital audiobook service, formerly known as OneClick digital, from Recorded Books. rbDigital offers an easy way to access a terrific collection of free downloadable audiobooks. Note: only audiobooks are available from this service, not eBooks

Apps are available for PC, Mac, Android, iPhone, iPad, and Amazon Kindle.

After a quick one-time account set-up process,you will be able to checkout and download audiobooks. Email support is available at and phone support is available at 877-77-AUDIO from 6:30 a.m. to 5:30 p.m. Monday thru Friday.

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2018 Friends of the Library Book Club

Consider joining the Friends of the Nobles County Library Book Club. You do not need to be a member of the Friends of the Library to participate. All are welcome

The following is a list of the 2018 meeting dates, books, and discussion leaders.

  • January 29 The Buddha in the Attic by Julie Otsuka
  • April 30 Invisible Thread: The True Story of an 11 Year Old Panhandler, a Busy Executive and an Unlikely Meeting With Destiny by Lora Schroll and Alex Tresniowski
  • July 30 American Assassin: A Thriller (A Mitch Rapp Novel) by Vince Flynn
  • October 29 Killers of the Flower Moon: The Osage Murders and the Birth of the FBI by David Grann

All meetings will be held in the Nobles County Art Center and will begin at 7 pm.

Access our eBook collection

eBooks available now!

Plum Creek eBooks are located here:

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List of Compatible Devices

Instructions for installing the OverDrive app on your Nook
available here.

Help for specific devices here


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a book to your Sony Reader Wi-Fi

Please note: eBooks CANNOT be downloaded
to public computers in the library.

Nobles County Library Foundation

The Nobles County Library Foundation, established under the Worthington Area Foundation, serves as the recipient for donations that are meant to improve and augment any future library facility. These donations are not meant for brick and mortar spending, but enhancements for the children's library, among many other things.

Anyone wishing to make a donation to the Nobles County Library Foundation can drop the donation off at the Nobles County Library or mail it directly to the Worthington Area Foundation, P.O. Box 373, Worthington, MN 56187.

Nobles County Library Board Meeting

The Nobles County Library Board will meet on Monday, April 9th, 2018 at 4 PM in the downstairs conference room of the Library building. The Agenda will be posted at the Nobles County Library and the Adrian Branch Library. The public is welcome to attend the meeting.


Nobles County Library
407 12th St
Worthington, MN 56187
fax 507-372-2982
fax 800-954-7161

Monday & Thursday
8 AM to 8 PM
Tuesday, Wednesday,
& Friday

8 AM to 5 PM
10 AM to 1 PM

Clint Wolthuizen
Myra Palmer
Laurie Ebbers
Jackie Van Horsen
Denise Reith
Nancy Flynn
Roxana Castillo

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