Library News for the Week of April 3, 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 3rd:  Cancelled.
    • Tuesday, April 4th:  After-School Program (Grades K-5) – after school until 4:45 p.m.
    • Wednesday, April 5th:  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 6th:  No program (Spring Break)
    • Monday, April 10th:  No program (Spring Break)
    • Tuesday, April 11th:  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 opens on Sunday, April 2nd from 2:30 – 4:30 p.m., with the Juror Critique at 3:00 p.m.
    • This show is on display until June 30th
  • 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: “Go As a River” by Shelley Read, “Smolder” by Laurell K. Hamilton, “The Golden Spoon” by Jessa Maxwell, “And There He Kept Her” by Joshua Moehling, “Her Sister’s Promise” by Catherine Miller, “Armageddon: What the Bible Really Says About the End” by Bart D. Ehrman, “Two Wars and a Wedding” by Lauren Willig, “A Flaw in the Design” by Nathan Oates, “The White Lady” by Jacqueline Winspear, “The Secrets of Hartwood Hall” by Katie Lumsden, “Next!  The Power of Reinvention in Life and Work” by Joanne Lipman, “Countdown” by James Patterson and Brendan DuBois, “A Brighter Dawn” by Leslie Gould, “The Wedding at Moonglow Bay” by Lori Wilde, “The Maid of Ballymacool” by Jennifer Deibel and “Earth’s the Right Place for Love” by Elizabeth Berg
  • New Large Print Books for Adults:  “Countdown” by James Patterson and Brendan DuBois and “The Sister Effect” by Susan Mallery
  • New Audiobooks: “The Sister Effect” by Susan Mallery and “Collateral Damage” by J.A. Jance
  • New Books for Children:  “The Secret Garden” by Frances Hodgson Burnett, “Construction Site: Spring Delight” by Sherri Duskey Rinker and Ag Ford, “Project Nought” by Chelsey Furedi, “Lucha of the Night Forest” by Tehlor Kay Mejia, “My Wish for the World” by Kristine A. Lombardi, “Roto and Roy to the Rescue!” by Sherri Duskey Rinker and “The Umbrella” by Beth Ferry and Tom Lichtenheld
  • New DVDs:  “Tulsa”, “Left Behind: Rise of the Antichrist” and “Legacy Peak”