Library News for the Week of August 9, 2021
** Summer Reading Programs – Worthington **
- Tuesday, August 10th: Teen Summer Reading Program from 1:00 p.m. to 3:00 p.m. (Teen Auction!)
- Summer Reading Carnival on Wednesday, August 11th from 1:00 p.m. to 3:00 p.m. – for kids of all ages – come play games, win prizes and enjoy some treats!
- Friday, August 27th is the last day the library store will be open – make sure to turn in your Summer Reading Logs and library money to choose your prizes!
** Youth Programs – Adrian **
- Please stop by the library, call 507-483-2541 or e-mail firstname.lastname@example.org to sign up.
- Tuesdays: Read with Mrs. Shateen One-on-One (Elementary Age) – from 1:00 p.m. – 2:00 p.m.
- Wednesdays: Story Time (Preschool – 2nd Grade) – from 12:10 p.m. – 12:50 p.m.
- Wednesdays: Games & Crafts (Grades 3rd-7th) – from 1:00 p.m. – 2:00 p.m.
- The last day of Summer Programs is August 25th!
** Upcoming Special Programs **
- September 2nd: Pamela Nowak – a Minnesota native – 6:30 p.m. at the Nobles County Library (Worthington)
- Pamela began researching in 2017 about how the women felt about what they went through and how they survived the U.S. – Dakota war. She will be speaking more in depth about her newest novel, “Never let Go, Survival of the Lake Shetek Women”. There will be time at the end for questions. This event is free and open to the public.
- Watch our Facebook page and website for updates and future events!
** New at the Library **
- New Electronic Resources: New electronic resources have been added to the Nobles County Library website, under Research>Digital Libraries. You can access these anywhere, 24 hours a day; all you need is your library card!
- NovelListPLus: Get book recommendations, reviews, articles, booklists and more.
- Consumer Reports: The online version of Consumer Reports. Search their comprehensive archive of expert, unbiased product reviews.
- Auto Repair Source: Up-to-date service and repair information for thousands of domestic and imported vehicles going back to 1974.
- Legal Information Reference Center: Legal reference books for consumers, how-to instructions, and Minnesota-specific legal forms.
- Creativebug: Over 1000 arts and crafts instructional videos; for artists and makers of all levels.
- We still have AncestryLibrary (Inside the Library Buildings use only): Research your ancestors. Census data, vital records, directories, photos, and more.
- Minnesota State Park Passes: A free pass may be checked out from Wednesday through Tuesday, perfect for a weekend trip or vacation! You must be a resident of Nobles County, a Plum Creek Library card is required and it must be picked up in person by an adult. Make your reservation for a Minnesota State Park Pass today! Stop by the Worthington or Adrian library, or call for more information.
- New Books for Adults: “Dark Roads” by Chevy Stevens, “The Guilt Trip” by Sandi Jones, “Murder Most Fowl” by Donna Andrews, “We Are the Brennans” by Tracey Lange, “Down Range” by Taylor Moore and “Scandal in Babylon” by Barbara Hambly
- New Books for Children: “When Grandfather Flew” by Patricia MacLachlan, “The Worm Family Has its Picture Taken” by Jennifer Frank and David Ezra Stein, “What Will You Be?” by Yamile Saied Mendez, “History Smashers, The Mayflower” by Kate Messner and “A Halloween Scare in Minnesota” by Eric James
- Quote: “Books are the quietest and the most constant of friends; they are the most accessible and wisest of counselors, and the most patient of teachers.” – Charles W. Eliot