Library News For the Week of December 7, 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.


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 7th:   Just Gurlz (Girls Grades 5-9)  – after school until 4:45 p.m.
  • Tuesday, December 8th:  After-School Program (Grades K-5) – after school until 4:45 p.m.
  • Wednesday, December 9th:  Story Time (Preschool & Younger) – from 10:00 a.m. to 11:00 a.m.
  • Thursday, December 10th:  After-School Program (Grades K-5) – after school until 4:45 p.m.
  • Please visit for all library events.


Guidelines in Adrian and Worthington:

  • As of this week, there are no plans to close the building to the public nor curtail services.
  • 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:  “The How Not to Diet Cookbook” by Michael Greger, M.D., FACLM, “The Coffee Corner” by Amy Clipston, “The Last Days of John Lennon” by James Patterson with Casey Sherman and Dave Wedge, “Take It Back” by Kia Abdullah and “Deadly Cross” by James Patterson
  • New Books for Children:  “The Popper Penguin Rescue” by Eliot Schrefer, “Big Nate in a Class By Himself” by Lincoln Peirce, “Anything With You” by Charlie Mylie, “The Smartest Kid in the Universe” by Chris Grabenstein and “Little Blue Truck’s Valentine” by Alice Schertle and Jill McElmurry
  • New DVDs:  “Green Eggs and Ham” (Season 1), “Blackbird”, “Mulan”, “Superman, Man of Tomorrow”, “Friendsgiving” and “NCIS” (Season 17)
  • New Audios:  “All That Glitters” by Danielle Steel
  • Quote:  “Life is like a book:  Some chapters are sad, some happy and some exciting.  But if you never turn the page, you will never know what the next chapter holds.”   -Unknown