Library News For the Week of December 21, 2020
The Nobles County Library, 407 12th St., Worthington, is open from 9 a.m. to 6 p.m.
Monday through Thursday and 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. on Fridays.
The Adrian Branch Library, 214 Maine Ave., Adrian, is open from 12 p.m. to 6 p.m.
Monday through Thursday and 12 p.m. to 5 p.m. on Fridays.
The Nobles County Library in Worthington and the Adrian Branch Library will be closing at 3:00 p.m. on Thursday, December 24th and will be closed on Friday, December 25th in observance of Christmas.
Special Upcoming Event:
- New Year’s Eve Party – it’s time to ring in the New Year for grades K-5! Please pre-register for a party time by Monday, December 28th.
- Party times:
- Tuesday, December 29th: 10 a.m. – 12 p.m. OR 1 p.m. – 3 p.m.
- Wednesday, December 30th: 1 p.m. – 3 p.m.
Happening with Children’s Programming in Worthington:
- We have moved some of the children’s books to improve your browsing experience; including a larger display section that highlights new or seasonal books. There are Christmas books on display now!
- Please stop by the library or call 507-295-5340 to sign up, as class size is limited.
- Monday, December 21st: Just Gurlz (Girls grades 5-9) – after school until 4:45 p.m.
- Tuesday, December 22nd: After-School Program (Grades K-5) – after school until 4:45 p.m.
- Wednesday, December 23rd: Story Time (Preschool & Younger) – from 10:00 a.m. to 11:00 a.m.
- Thursday, December 24th: closing at 3:00 p.m. – no program
- Please visit nclibrary.org for all library events.
Guidelines in Adrian and Worthington:
- Please maintain a distance of six feet from non-family members when inside and wear a mask if you are able.
- We have hand sanitizer near the front door. We are spot cleaning throughout the day and after hours.
- In Worthington, from 9:00 a.m. to 2:30 p.m. children under 16 must be accompanied by their parent or guardian (except during organized activities).
- Please bring exact change, or the nearest dollar amount, for copies, scans, faxes, etc. We cannot accept large bills.
- Please visit nclibrary.org for all library updates.
New at the Library:
- New Books for Adults: “Bloodline” by Jess Lourey, “What Color is Your Parachute?” by Richard N. Bolles with Katharine Brooks, “Joe Biden; The Life, The Run and What Matters Now” by Evan Osnos, “The Last of the Moon Girls” by Barbara Davis and “The Daydream Cabin” by Carolyn Brown
- New Books for Children: “Luna’s Yum Yum Dim Sum” by Natasha Yim and “Good Dog; Home is Where the Heart Is” by Cam Higgins
- New DVD: “Unhinged”
- Quote: “The library lets you borrow the beauty and keep the knowledge.” -Unknown
Friends of the Library:
- Book Club: Monday, December 28th at 7:00 p.m. via Zoom. The book being discussed is “The Guise of Another” by Allen Eskens. Contact the library if you’d like to participate.