Library News for the Week of February 26, 2024

Notice for the Worthington Library Hours:

  • Due to staff development, the Worthington Library will be opening later on these days:
    • Friday March 1st, 8th and 15th – opening at 10:00 a.m.
    • Friday April 12th – opening at 9:30 a.m.

 

Winter Reading Program – Adrian & Worthington:

  • The Winter Reading Program is nearing the end, complete your card by March 30th!
  • 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:

  • Monday, February 26th:  Friends of the Library Book Club at 6:00 p.m.  We will be discussing the book, “To Kill a Mockingbird” by Harper Lee.  All are welcome!
  • Tuesday, February 27th:  Board Game Night from 6:00 to 8:00 p.m. (ages 18+ please)
  • Tuesday, March 5th:  Class #1:  Cross Stitch Class with Julie Buntjer from 6:00 to 8:00 p.m.  This is a two-part class – registration is required!
  • Tuesday, March 12th:  Class #2:  Cross Stitch Class with Julie Buntjer from 6:00 to 8:00 p.m.
  • Monday, March 18th:  Mary Casanova (author) at 10:00 a.m. – This program is funded in part or in whole with money from Minnesota’s Arts & Cultural Heritage Fund.
  • Tuesday, March 19th:  Board Game Night from 6:00 to 8:00 p.m.  (ages 18+ please)

 

Happening at the Adrian Library:

  • Tuesday, February 27th:  Teen Night from 4:30 to 6:00 p.m.  Snacks and refreshments provided!
  • Saturday, March 2nd:  Polymer 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:  “The Women” by Kristin Hannah, “Last Night” by Luanne Rice, “One Wrong Word” by Hank Phillippi Ryan, “The Price You Pay” by Nick Petrie, “The Bad Weather Friend” by Dean Koontz, “Owning Up” by George Pelecanos, “Unsinkable” by Jenni L. Walsh, “The Teacher” by Freida McFadden, What is Mine” by Lyn Liao Butler and “When Grumpy Met Sunshine” by Charlotte Stein
  • New Books for Children:  “Some Cat!” by Mary Casanova, “Hornbeam All in” by Cynthia Rylant and Arthur Howard, “Ten Little Rabbits” by Maurice Sendak, “Curious George Colors Eggs” adaptation by Kate O’Sullivan and “Tricky Chickies” by Mercer Mayer

 

Nobles County 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 noblearts407@gmail.com