Library News for the Week of January 16, 2023

Winter Reading Program – Adrian & Worthington

  • The Winter Reading Program has begun and ends March 31st!  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!  There will be a Grand Prize Drawing for these three categories:  Men, Women & Teen.
  • Must be at least 16 years old to participate.


Youth Programs – Worthington

  • Please stop by the library or call 507-295-5340 to sign up your children. 
    • Monday, January 16th:  Closed
    • Tuesday, January 17th:  After-School Program (Grades K-5) – after school until 4:45 p.m.
    • Wednesday, January 18th:  Story Time (Toddlers – Preschoolers) – from 10:00 a.m. to 11:00 a.m.
      Just Gurlz (Girls Grades 5-9) after school until 4:45 p.m.
    • Thursday, January 19th:  After-School Program (Grades K-5) – after school until 4:45 p.m.
    • Monday, January 23rd:  Wii (Grades 5-9) – after school until 4:45 p.m.
    • Tuesday, January 24th:  After-School Program (Grades K-5) – after school until 4:45 p.m.
  • You are responsible for your own ride to and from the library. 
  • Please visit for all library events.


Upcoming Programs – Worthington

  • Wednesday, January 18th from 6:00 to 8:00 p.m. – author Mary Yungeberg
  • Wednesday, January 25th from 5:00 to 7:00 p.m. – author C.K. Van Dam
  • Wednesday, February 1st from 6:00 to 7:00 p.m. – genealogist Debbie Boe
  • Wednesday, February 8th from 5:30 to 6:30 p.m. – Jewelry Making With Myra
  • Wednesday, March 22nd from 6:00 to 8:00 p.m. – Springo (bingo)


Book Club – Worthington 

  • Friends of the Library Book Club
    • Monday, January 23rd at 6:00 p.m. the Friends of the Library Book Club will meet to discuss “Black Cake” by Charmaine Wilkerson.  All are welcome!


New at the Library

  • New Books for Adults:  “Code 6” by James Grippando, “Something Old, Something New” by Amy Clipston, “The Stolen Hour” by Holly Black, “Sleep No More” by Jayne Ann Krentz, “Age of Vice” by Deepti Kapoor, “Code Name Blue Wren: The True Story of America’s Most Dangerous Female Spy-and the Sister She Betrayed” by Jim Popkin, “Highly Suspicious and Unfairly Cute” by Talia Hibbert, “The House in the Pines” by Ana Reyes and “Love, Clancy: Diary of a Good Dog” by W. Bruce Cameron
  • New Books for Children:  “Pizza and Taco Rock Out!” by Stephen Shaskan, “Baby-Sitters Little Sister: Karen’s Birthday” by Katy Farina, “Blue, Barry & Pancakes Big Time Trouble” by Dan & Jason, “Groundhog Gets it Wrong” by Jess Townes, “We Are Here” by Tami Charles and “Beak & Ally, Snow Birds” by Norm Feuti


Did You Know?

  • So far for the Winter Reading Program, ­­128 people have signed up at the Nobles County Library in Worthington!
    • Stop by to sign yourself up!