Library News for the Week of April 22, 2024

Happening at the Adrian Library:

  • Tuesday, April 23rd:  Teen Night from 4:30 to 6:00 p.m.  Come have some fun and bring your friends!  Snacks and refreshments will be provided.


Happening at the Worthington Library for Adults:

  • Monday, April 22nd:  Friends of the Library Book Club at 6:00 p.m. –we will be discussing “The Violin Conspiracy” by Brendan Slocum.  All are welcome!
  • Tuesday, April 23rd:  Citizens Utility Board from 1:00 to 5:00 p.m. – register for a FREE 30-minute energy bill consultation by calling the library at 507-295-5340
    • From 6:30 to 7:30 p.m. – interactive discussion to learn more about the future of cleaner energy (all ages)
  • Tuesday, May 7th:  Musician, Charlie Maguire: “Pastures of Plenty: Woody Guthrie’s Life & Times” at 6:00 p.m.  (all ages)
  • Wednesday, May 15th:  Astronomer, Mark Job:  “Here Comes the Sun” from 6:00 to 8:00 p.m. – Join us to look at the sun through Mark’s telescope with a presentation afterwards.  (ages 12+ please)
  • Thursday, May 23rd:  Lisa M. Bolt Simons:  “Shadows & Sunshine: A Grief Writing Workshop” from 4:00 to 7:00 p.m. – Please register in advance for this workshop.  (ages 18+ please)


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.


New Books Coming Soon:

  • New Books for Adults:  “Nosy Neighbors” by Freya Sampson, “Has Anyone Seen Charlotte Salter?” by Nicci French, “She’s Not Sorry” by Mary Kubica, “The Reaper Follows” by Heather Graham and “One By One” by Freida McFadden
  • New Large Print Books for Adults:  “Toxic Prey” by John Sandford
  • New Books for Children:  “Who is Taylor Swift?” by Kirsten Anderson, “Emma Full of Wonders” by Elisha Cooper, “I Am More Than” by LeBron James, “Ahoy!” by Sophie Blackall, “Mama in the Moon” by Doreen Cronin & Brian Cronin
  • Libros Nuevos Para Adultos:  “El Cementerio de Los Cuentos Sin Contar” por Julia Alvarez y “Hábitos Atómicos” por James Clear
  • Libros Nuevos Para Niños:  “La Muestra de Talentos” por Samantha Thornhill, “Voy a Intentar” por Marilyn Janovitz, “Perro y Perrito” por Bernice Myers, “Mira Cómo Juego” Paul Meisel y “Me Encanta La Nieve” por Steve Henry


Nobles County Art Center:

  • Now showing: 64th Annual Area Art Show is on display until June 28th.  Come view local artist’s work!
  • 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 Center is located in the lower level of the Nobles County Library.  Hours are weekdays 12:00 to 4:00 p.m.  Contact us at 507-372-8245 or