Library News for the Week of February 12, 2024

Winter Reading Program – Adrian & Worthington:

  • The Winter Reading Program is nearing the halfway point and ends March 30th!  Come in to either library branch to sign up and get your punch card.
  • Read twelve books (or audio books/e-books) and bring your punch card back to choose your prize.
  • After you’ve turned in your completed card(s), be sure to fill out a raffle ticket for the grand prize drawing!
  • Must be at least 16 years old to participate.


Happening at the Worthington Library for Adults:

  • Tuesday, February 13th:  Paul Imholte, “The Stringman”, musician from 6:00 to 7:00 p.m.
  • Wednesday, February 21st:  AARP – “Online Fraud & Cyber Crimes” from 2:00 to 3:00 p.m. at Ecumen Meadows
  • Tuesday, February 27th:  Board Game Night from 6:00 to 8:00 p.m. (ages 18+ please)


Happening at the Adrian Library:

  • Tuesday, February 13th: Teen Game Night from 4:30 to 6:00 p.m.  Bring your own or play one of ours.  Snacks and refreshments provided!
  • Tuesday, February 27th: Teen Night from 4:30 to 6:00 p.m.  Snacks and refreshments provided!
  • Saturday, March 2ndPolymer Clay Jewelry with Etta from 10:30 to 12:30 p.m.  Learn how to make polymer clay jewelry!  (ages 13+ please)


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:  “I’ll Always Love You’ by Sharon Hamilton writing as Annie Carr, “Parenting Anxious Kids: Understanding Anxiety in Children by Age and Stage” by Regine Galanti, PhD, “The Child Between Us” by Alison Ragsdale, “Twenty-Seven Minutes” by Ashley Tate and “Mercury” by Amy Jo Burns
  • New Large Print Books for Adults:  “The Berry Pickers” by Amanda Peters
  • New Books for Children:  “The Berenstain Bears Stay Healthy” by Mike Berenstain, “Big Name: Game On!” by Lincoln Peirce, “Arctic Animals” by Jill McDonald and “The Three Little Super Pigs and the Great Easter Egg Hunt” by Claire Evans


Nobles County Art Center:

  • Through February 27th, the library and the Art Center will be offering a collaborative art experience with Dan Wahl, called, “Horse Meditations”.  This will be in the main part of the library and should be a fun, interactive experience for all ages!  Come and relax in the “Meditation Cave” in the Art Center!
  • Art Club meets the fourth Monday of every month at 5:30 p.m. – there is no cost to join and all are welcome!
  • 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