Library News for the Week of December 13, 2021

Thursday, December 23rdAdrian & Worthington libraries will be closing
at 5:00 p.m. for Christmas.

Friday, December 24th and Saturday, December 25thAdrian & Worthington libraries will be closed in observance of Christmas.


**  After-School Programs – Worthington  **

  • Please stop by the library or call 507-295-5340 to sign up your children.
    • Monday, December 13th:  Wii U (Grades 5-9) – after school until 4:45 p.m.
    • Tuesday,  December 14th:  After-School Program (Grades K-5) – after school until 4:45 p.m.
    • Wednesday, December 15th:  Story Time (Toddlers-Preschoolers) – from 10:00 a.m. to 11:00 a.m.
    • Thursday, December 16th:  After-School Program (Grades K-5) – after school until 4:45 p.m.
    • Monday, December 20th:  Just Gurlz (Girls Grades 5-9) – after school until 4:45 p.m.
    • Tuesday, December 21st:  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 have your children picked up by 5:00 p.m. 
  • Please visit for all library events and updates.


**  Screen-Free Saturdays in Adrian  **

  • Every Saturday from October 9th – May 21st(excluding holiday weekends)
    • For students Kindergarten through 8th Get out of the house and come play games from 10:30 a.m. until noon at the library!  Bring your favorite board game or play one of ours.


**  Science Fiction/Fantasy Monthly Book Club – Worthington  **

  • Calling all Science Fiction and Fantasy Readers!  Join us the second Wednesday of each month at 6:00 p.m. in the library.
    • We’ll discuss how each of our books connects to the theme of the month and what we liked/disliked about the book.
  • Please call 507-295-5340 or e-mail to sign up.


**  New at the Library  **

  • New Books for Adults: “The Fortnight in September” by R.C. Sherriff, “48 Hours to Kill” by Andrew Bourelle, “The Witching Tree” by Alice Blanchard, “Hidden Treasures” by Michelle Adams and “The Wicked Widow” by Beatriz Williams
  • New Books for Children:  “Winter Lullaby” by Dianne White, “Light for All” by Margarita Engle, “The Snowflake” by Benji Davies and “How to Build Lego Cars” by Hannah Dolan
  • New Audiobooks:  “Mercy” by David Baldacci
  • Quote:  “My two favorite things in life are libraries and bicycles.  They both move people forward without wasting anything.  The perfect day:  riding a bike to the library.”   -Peter Golkin