Library News for the Week of April 24, 2023

Youth Programs – Worthington

  • Please stop by the library or call 507-295-5340 to sign up your children. 
    • Monday, April 24th:  Wii (Grades 5-9) – after school until 4:45 p.m.
    • Tuesday, April 25th:  After-School Program (Grades K-5) – after school until 4:45 p.m.
    • Wednesday, April 26th:  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 27th:  After-School Program (Grades K-5) – after school until 4:45 p.m.
    • Monday, May 1st:  Wii (Grades 5-9) – after school until 4:45 p.m.
    • Tuesday, May 2nd:  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!
  • Saturday, April 29th from 9:15 a.m. to 12:15 p.m. – Door Hanger Craft – must pre-register, space is limited!
  • Tuesday, May 9th from 6:30 to 8:00 p.m. – Doug Ohman – photographer, public speaker and historian


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.


Did You Know?

  • Did you know…that there are more than just books at our Plum Creek libraries?  Here are some fun things to consider borrowing:
  • Lawn Games – lawn darts, horseshoes, number block tossing game – and more!
  • Puzzles – rain forest, insects, country cottages, penguin chicks, feathered friends – and more!
  • Board Games – Apples to Apples, Five Crowns, Monopoly, Pictureka, Scrabble, Taboo, Twister, Connect 4, Yahtzee, Guess Who – and more!
  • Craft Kits – crocheting, sewing, knitting – and more!
  • Cake Pans – bunnies, hearts, Dumbo, Santa, Care Bears, Bob the Builder, Stars, Fire Trucks – and more!
  • Video Games – Jumanji (PS4), Ori and the Blind Forest (Xbox One), Ultimate I Spy (Wii), Wii Fit (Wii) – and more!


New at the Library

  • New Books for Adults: “Blind Spots” by Thomas Mullen, “You Know Her” by Meagan Jennett, “The Soulmate” by Sally Hepworth, “The Words We Lost” by Nicole Deese and “House of Cotton” by Monica Brashears
  • New Large Print Books for Adults: “The Candy House” by Jennifer Egan, “The It Girl” by Ruth Ware, “The Lady’s Mine” by Francine Rivers and “The Invisible Life of Addie Larue” by V.E. Schwab
  • New DVDs: “Barbie:  It Takes Two – Stars Are Born” (Series 2), “Emily” and “Missing”
  • New Books for Children:  “When Things Aren’t Going Right, Go Left” by Marc Colagiovanni, “Pocket Full of Sads” by Brad Davidson, “Being a Cat: A Tail of Curiosity” by Maria Gianferrari, “How to Write a Poem” by Kwame Alexander & Deanna Nikaido, “The Artist” Ed Vere