Library News for the Week of April 29, 2024

Happening at the Worthington Library for Adults:

  • 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)
  • Monday, June 3rd:  Friends of the Library Book Club at 6:00 p.m.  We will be discussing the book, “The First Ladies” by Marie Benedict and Victoria Christopher Murray.  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.


New Books Coming Soon:

  • New Books for Adults:  “The Songbird of Hope Hill” by Kim Vogel Sawyer and “This Troubled Ground” by Les Carroll
  • New Books for Children:  “The Berenstain Bears: We Love Our Teacher!” by Mike Berenstain, “This Book is Full of Holes” by Nora Nickum and “Moving Up!” by Rosemary Wells
  • Libros Nuevos Para Niños:  “Una Corona Para Corina” por Laekan Zea Kemp y “Los Niños No Se Comen” por Ryan T. Higgins


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