Library News for the Week of August 21, 2023

Summer Reading Programs for Youth – Adrian

  • Summer Reading Programs – last day of programs will be Wednesday, August 30th.
  • Wednesdays:
    • Story Time:  12:10 to 12:50 p.m. (no need to register)
    • Arts & Activities:  1:00 to 2:15 p.m. (please register by calling 507-483-2541 or e-mailing
  • Don’t forget to record your reading in your Summer Log!  All events are free and open to the public.


After School Programs for Youth – Worthington

  • After School Programs begin the week of Monday, September 11th!
  • Please call the library at 507-295-5340 to sign your children up.
    • Mondays (grades 5-9):  Wii from after school until 4:45 p.m.
    • Tuesdays (grades K-5):  After School Program 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):  After School Program from after school until 4:45 p.m.
  • You are responsible for your own ride to and from the library.
  • Please have your children picked up by 5:00 p.m.


Adult Programs – Worthington

  • Tuesday, September 19th – Paint Party with SammyJo Miller from 6:00 to 8:00.  Pre-registration is required!
  • Wednesday, September 20th – “Prairie Songs:  Sing along with Laura Ingalls Wilder” from 12:00 to 1:00 p.m.


Other Happenings in the Library – Worthington

  • Nobles County Art Center:
    • Art Show:  Creature Feature (by Kelly Henkels)
      • Showing through September 6th.
    • Art Club – 4th Monday of every month at 5:30 p.m.
      • There is no cost to join – all are welcome!
    • The Art Center is located in the basement of the Nobles County Library.
      • Hours:  Monday-Friday, 12 p.m. to 4 p.m. (Tuesdays: 12 – 3 p.m. through October)
      • Contact information: or 507-372-8245
    • Friends of the Library Book Club:
      • Monday, August 28th at 6:00 p.m. – we will be discussing the book, “The Personal Librarian” by Marie Benedict.  All are welcome!


Did You Know?

  • Did you know that there are 63,686 items in the Nobles County Library (Worthington) that are available for checkout?


Coming Soon:

  • New Books for Adults:  “The Connelly’s of County Down” by Tracey Lange, “Somebody’s Fool” by Richard Russo, “Just Another Missing Person” by Gillian McAllister, “Tapestry of Love” by Linda Byler, “Gone Tonight” by Sarah Pekkanen and “Out of Nowhere” by Sandra Brown
  • New Books for Children: “The Dragon Prince: Puzzle House”, “Whatever After: Abby in Neverland”, “Fitz and Cleo Put a Party On It”, “Dr. Seuss’s Horton Hears a Boo!” and “I Will Read to You”