Library News for the Week of April 10, 2023

Spring Book Sale – Worthington

  • Here is the line-up for our Spring Book Sale, going on Wednesday, April 12th through Saturday, April 15th, in the basement of the library.
    • Wednesday, April 12th – sale is open 9:00 a.m. to 6:30 p.m.
      • For every $5.00 spent, your name is entered into a raffle for a t-shirt.
    • Thursday, April 13th – sale is open 9:00 a.m. to 6:30 p.m.
      • A Seed Kit will be given away every hour from 9:00 a.m. to 6:00 p.m.
      • Story Time for Preschoolers from 5:30 p.m. to 6:00 p.m.
    • Friday, April 14th:  sale is open 9:00 a.m. to 4:30 p.m.
      • WORLD MART FOOD TRUCK will be at the library 11:00 a.m. to 3:00 p.m.
      • Skally Line (music group) will be performing LIVE in the Program Room from 1:00 p.m. to 2:00 p.m.
      • Purchase your lunch, then enjoy some live music!
    • Saturday, April 15th:  sale is open 9:00 a.m. to 12:00 p.m.
      • Bag Sale – $2.00 a bag!


Youth Programs – Worthington

  • Please stop by the library or call 507-295-5340 to sign up your children. 
    • Monday, April 10th:  No program (Spring Break)
    • Tuesday, April 11th:  After-School Program (Grades K-5) – after school until 4:45 p.m.
    • Wednesday, April 12th:  Story Time (Toddlers – Preschoolers) – from 10:00 a.m. to 11:00 a.m.
      Just Gurlz (Girls Grades 5-9) after school until 4:45 p.m.
    • Thursday, April 13th:  After-School Program (Grades K-5) – after school until 4:45 p.m.
    • Monday, April 17th:  Wii (Grades 5-9) – after school until 4:45 p.m.
    • Tuesday, April 18th:  After-School Program (Grades K-5) – after school until 4:45 p.m.
  • You are responsible for your own ride to and from the library. 
  • Please visit for all library events.


Adult Programs – Worthington

  • Every Monday through May 22nd from 5:15 p.m. – 6:45 p.m. – Basic Fantasy Role-Playing Game – please call or stop in to register!
  • Friday, April 14th from 1:00 to 2:00 p.m. – Skally Line
  • Wednesday, April 19th from 6:00 to 8:00 p.m. – Mary Yungeberg
  • Saturday, April 29th from 9:15 a.m. to 12:15 p.m. – Door Hanger Craft – must pre-register, there is limited space!


Nobles County Art Center – Worthington 

  • Now Showing:  Annual Area Art Show
    • This show opened on April 2nd and is on display until June 30th – come view local artist’s work!
  • Art Club – if you’re interested in joining the Art Club, we meet the 4th Tuesday of every month at 5:30 p.m.
    • There is no cost to join and we have fun – all are welcome!
  • The Art Center is located in the basement of the Nobles County Library.


Friends of the Library Book Club – Worthington 

  • Friends of the Library Book Club
    • Monday, April 24th at 6:00 p.m. – we will be discussing the book “The Seed Keeper” by Diane Wilson.
    • Please join us in person at the library or on Zoom!  All are welcome.


New at the Library

  • New Books for Adults: “On The Line” by Fern Michaels, “Worthy Opponents” by Danielle Steel, “Windswept Way” by Irene Hannon, “Lone Women” by Victor Lavalle, “Loyalty” by Lisa Scottoline and “Second Chance Alaska” by Jennifer Snow
  • New Large Print Books for Adults: “The Secret Amish Admirer” by Virginia Wise, “Targeted in the Desert” by Dana Mentink, “Reunited by the Baby” by Brenda Minton and “Yosemite Firestorm” by Tanya Stowe
  • New Audiobook: “Loyalty” by Lisa Scottoline
  • New Books for Children:  “Elephant Goes Potty” by James Patterson, “The Fantastic Bureau of Imagination” by Brad Montague, “Mary Can!” by Mary J. Blige, “Little Daymond Learns to Earn” by Daymond John, “I am Temple Grandin” by Brad Meltzer, “Because I’m Your Mom” by Ahmet Zappa, “The World and Everything In It” by Kevin Henkes and “Remember” by Joy Harjo