Library News for the Week of October 23, 2023

Happening at the Worthington Library for Adults:

  • Programs for Adults – Tuesday, October 24th:  “Antiques: What to do with the family treasures?” from 6:30 to 7:30 p.m. – presented by Mary Jean Pigman
  • Friends of the Library Book Club will meet Monday, October 23rd at 6:00 p.m..  The book being discussed is “Demon Copperhead” by Barbara Kingsolver.  All are welcome!


Happening at the Worthington Library for Youth:

  • After School Programs:
    • Mondays (grades 4-9):  Wii from after school until 4:45 p.m.
    • Tuesdays (grades K-5):  Kids Club from after school until 4:45 p.m.
    • Wednesdays (toddlers-preschoolers):  Story Time from 10:00 to 11:00 a.m.
    • Wednesdays (girls grades 5-9):  Just Gurlz from after school until 4:45 p.m.
    • Thursdays (grades K-5):  Kids Club from after school until 4:45 p.m.
  • Please call the library at 507-295-5340 to sign your children up.  You are responsible for your own ride to and from the library; please have your children picked up by 5:00 p.m.


Happening at the Adrian Library:

  • Wood Burning Program – Saturday, November 4th from 10:30 to 12:00 p.m., come join us for “Wood Burning with Mikaiah”!  Learn about the art of wood burning and then make your own coaster.  Please call the library at 507-483-2541 or e-mail to register for this program.  (ages 13 and older please)  This program is funded through the Arts and Cultural Heritage Fund.
  • Halloween Kids Craft – Stop in Thursday, October 19th through Saturday, October 21st during regular business hours to get craft supplies for your child to make a Halloween ornament and check out some Halloween books!


New Books Coming Soon:

  • New Books for Adults:  “One Last Kill” by Robert Dugoni, “On Moonberry Lake” by Holly Varni, “The Wind Blows in Sleeping Grass” by Katie Powner, “The Legacy of Longdale Manor” by Carrie Turansky and “My Darling Girl” by Jennifer McMahon
  • New Large Print Books for Adults:  “The Teacher’s Christmas Secret” by Emma Miller, “Redeeming the Cowboy” by Lisa Jordan, “Letters of Comfort” by Wanda E. Brunstetter and “Trusting Her Amish Rival” by Jackie Stef
  • New Books for Children:  “The Voice in the Hollow” by Will Hillenbrand, “Sew Sister” by Elise Matich, “The Littlest Yak and the New Arrival” by Lu Fraser, “If I was a Horse” by Sophie Blackall and “Busy Betty & The Circus Surprise” by Reese Witherspoon


Nobles County Art Center:

  • Art Show Information:  “Homestead Photography” by Magnolia, Minnesota native, Sarah Sampedro will show through Friday, October 27th.  The annual Holiday Show (Nov.-Dec.) is coming up soon, if you’re interested in participating please stop in or contact us, as space is limited.  (no entry fee)
  • Art Club meets the fourth Monday of every month at 5:30 p.m. – there is no cost to join and all are welcome!
  • The Art Board is looking for a volunteer member.  The board meets on the third Monday of each month for an hour.  Please contact us if you’re interested!
  • The Art Center is located in the lower level of the Nobles County Library.  Hours are Monday-Friday, 12:00 to 4:00 p.m.  Contact us at 507-372-8245 or