Library News for the Week of December 4, 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 Adults:

  • Thursday, December 14th – Board Game Night – join us from 6:00 – 8:00 p.m., bring your own games or play ours.  Ages 18+ please.
  • Friends of the Library Book Club will meet Monday, December 11th at 6:00 p.m. – we will be discussing the book, “Killers of the Flower Moon” by David Grann.  All are welcome!

 

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.

 

New Books Coming Soon:

  • New Books for Adults:  “Just Once” by Karen Kingsbury, “To Spark a Match” by Jen Turano, “The Little Liar” by Mitch Albom, “I Heard a Fly Buzz When I died” by Amanda Flower and “The Edge” by David Baldacci
  • New Large Print Books for Adults:  “Valiant Women: The Extraordinary American Servicewomen Who Helped Win World War II” by Lena Andrews, “The Last Outlaws: The Desperate Final Days of the Dalton Gang” by Tom Clavin, “A Song of Comfortable Chairs” by Alexander McCall Smith, “A World of Curiosities” by Louise Penny, “Next in Line” by Jeffrey Archer and “The Choice” by Nora Roberts
  • New Audiobooks:  “The Exchange” by John Grisham and “Just Once” by Karen Kingsbury
  • New Books for Children:  “Punycorn” by Andi Watson and “Kitty & Cat: Bent Out of Shape” by Mirka Hokkanen

 

Nobles County Art Center:

  • Art Show Information:  The annual Holiday Show & Sale has begun and ends December 22nd!  Open during regular business hours, as well as Saturday, December 2nd, 9th and 16th from 9:00 a.m. to 1:00 p.m.
  • 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 noblearts407@gmail.com