Plum Creek Library System
Nobles County Library
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Print out the application form or get an application form at your library.

Photo ID and proof of current address necessary.

These could be a MN driver's license, MN State ID, employer's ID, plus anything that shows your present address.

Library cards are free. Replacement for lost cards is  $3.00.

Our facility includes:

  • A Bulletin Board on which the community may post messages.
  • Compliance with ADA guidelines.
  • A Conference Room available for community use.
  • Free pamphlets, job information, college information, and income tax forms.


Adult Fiction and Non-Fiction
E-Books - Available through Overdrive (link on main page)
Reference Books
Large Print
Spanish Language Collection
Young Adult fiction and Non-Fiction
Children's Fiction and Non-Fiction
Beginning Readers
Board Books
Picture Books


Audio Books on CD and Cassette
Movies on DVD and VHS
Music on CD
Newspapers (in-house use only)


Ten public Internet computers
Wireless connection available for laptops

Additional Services

Genealogy services
Copies $.25 per page
Scanning/emailing $.25 per page
Microfilm reader and printer $.25 per page


  • $5 + tax first page to send, $1 per additional page after 5 pages
  • International Faxes -(Asia & Africa) $5 +tax first page to send, $3 + tax per additional page
  • $1 + tax per page to receive

Loan Periods

Three weeks for most materials except:
Videos, Cake Pans and Magazines- one week
Interlibrary Loan - two weeks


Most library materials may be renewed. Renewals may be done in person, by phone or through our Online Catalog. Items may only be renewed one time through the online catalog. If another patron has requested the title, you may not renew the item. Material borrowed from other libraries in the Plum Creek Library System may be renewed. Materials borrowed from outside Plum Creek can not be renewed.

Book Drop

An after hours book drop is available for the convenient return of books whenever the library is closed.


$3 a day/item for videos
$2 a day/item for Interlibrary Loan materials.

As of January 1, 2012 a new Delinquent Fines policy is in effect:

Delinquent Fines Policy


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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