Library News for the Week of December 18, 2023

Holiday Closings in December:

  • The Worthington and Adrian libraries will be closed Saturday, December 23rd and Monday, December 25th in observance of Christmas.
  • The Worthington and Adrian libraries will be closed on Saturday, December 30th and Monday, January 1st in observance of New Year’s.


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.


Special Upcoming Event – Worthington

  • New Year’s Eve Parties – it’s time to ring in the New Year for grades K-6!
  • Please pre-register for a party time by calling the library at 507-295-5340 – space is limited!
    • Wednesday, December 27th:  10 a.m. – 12 p.m. OR 1 p.m. – 3 p.m.


A Special Thank You

  • Thank you to the Worthington Garden Club for purchasing these gardening books for the library:  “A Northern Gardener’s Guide to Native Plants and Pollinators” by Lorraine Johnson, “Grasses for Garden and Landscapes: Design, Selection, Cultivation” by Neil Lucas and “My First Garden” by Livi Gosling.


New Books Coming Soon:

  • New Books for Adults:  “Rocky Mountain Promise” by Misty M. Beller, “This Passing Hour” by Leslie Gould, “The Fiction Writer” by Jillian Cantor, “The Last Love Note” by Emma Grey and “Broken Vow” by Sophie Lark
  • New Audiobook:  “The Ball at Versailles” by Danielle Steel
  • New Large Print Books:  “Marshaling her Heart” by Mary Connealy
  • New Books for Children:  “Cat Kid Comic Club Influencers” by Dav Pilkey and “When the Stars Came Home” by Brittany Luby


Nobles County Art Center:

  • Art Show Information:  The annual Holiday Show & Sale has begun and ends December 22nd!
  • Art Club meets the fourth Monday of every month at 5:30 p.m. – there is no cost to join and all are welcome!  Go to our Facebook page to see past Art Club projects.
  • The Art Center is located in the lower level of the Nobles County Library.  Hours are Monday-Friday, 12:00 to 4:00 p.m.  Contact us at 507-372-8245 or