Library News for the Week of December 28, 2020

The Nobles County Library, 407 12th Street, 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 Main Avenue, 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 5:00 p.m. on
Thursday, December 31st
and will be closed on Friday, January 1st in observance
of New Year’s Day.




Happening with Children’s Programming in Worthington:

  • The week of December 28th is Christmas Break – there will not be any programs this week.
  • Please visit 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 for all library updates.


New at the Library:

  • New Books for Adults:  “We Gather Together” by Denise Kiernan, “Frontier Follies” by Ree Drummond, “Trusting Skylar” by Susan Stoker, “Conversations with RBG; Ruth Bader Ginsburg on Life, Love, Liberty, and Law” by Jeffrey Rosen, “Fossil Men; The Quest for the Oldest Skeleton and the Origins of Humankind” by Kermit Pattison, “Wintering the Power of Rest and Retreat in Difficult Times” by Katherine May and “Lift Up My Eyes” by Sue Lammers
  • New Books for Children: “Mindy Kim and the Lunar New Year Parade” by Lyla Lee, “My Baby Loves Valentine’s Day” by Jabari Asim, “Our World in Pictures; Countries of the World”, “Little Mole’s Christmas Gift” by Glenys Nellist and “All The Colors of Christmas” by Matthew Paul Turner
  • DVD: “Blue Ridge”
  • Quote:  “To ask why we need libraries at all, when there is so much information available elsewhere, is about as sensible as asking if roadmaps are necessary now that there are so very many roads.”  – Jon Bing