Library News for the Week of June 17, 2024

Holiday Hours at the Libraries:

  • Please note that the Adrian Library and the Nobles County Library in Worthington will close at 5:00 p.m. on Tuesday, June 18th and will be closed Wednesday, June 19th, in observance of Juneteenth.


Happening at the Adrian Library:

  • Summer Reading Programs:
    • Teens:
      • Tuesday, June 25th:  Book Club – we’ll discuss “Scythe” by Neal Shusterman
      • Tuesday, July 9th:  Polymer Clay – Create something wonderful!  Then make it last by baking it.
      • Tuesday, July 30th:  Book Club – we’ll discuss “Instructions for Dancing” by Nicola Yoon
    • Wednesday Afternoon Adventures:
      • Story Time from 12:10 – 12:50 p.m. (no need to register)
      • Crafts and Games from 1:00-2:00 p.m. (Please pre-register for this program!)
    • See our website for more details!


Happening at the Worthington Library for Adults:

  • Monday, June 24th:  Friends of the Library Book Club at 6:00 p.m.  We will be discussing the book, “The House in the Cerulean Sea” by TJ Klune.  All are welcome!
  • Tuesday, June 25th:  Mosaic Flower Pots with SammyJo Miller – sign up to create your own pot – 6:00 to 8:00 p.m. (ages 12+ with an adult and 16+ without)
  • Wednesday, July 10th:  Mammal Mania with Tiffany Muellner, Blue Mounds State Park Naturalist – 7:00 to 8:00 p.m. (ages 6+ please)


Happening at the Worthington Library for Youth:

  • Summer Reading Programs have begun and go through the beginning of August.
    • Tuesdays:  Teens (grades 6-12) from 1:00 to 3:00 p.m.
    • Wednesday Mornings:  Story Time (ages Preschool – Kindergarten) – 10:00 to 11:00 a.m.
    • Wednesday afternoons:  1st-3rd Grade – 1:00 to 2:30 p.m.
    • Thursdays:  4th & 5th Grade – 1:00 to 2:30 p.m.


New Books Coming Soon:

  • New Books for Adults:  “Camino Ghosts” by John Grisham, “Look on the Bright Side” by Kristan Higgins, “First Frost” by Craig Johnson, “Summer on Highland Beach” by Sunny Hostin and “If Something Happens To Me” by Alex Finlay
  • New Large Print Books for Adults:  “Camino Ghosts” by John Grisham
  • New Books for Children:  “Freedom on the Sea” by Michael Boulware Moore, “Are You Small?” by Mo Willems and “The Squish” by Breanna Carzoo


Nobles County Art Center:

  • Now Showing: 64th Annual Area Art Show is on display until June 28th.  Come view local artist’s work!
  • Art Club meets the fourth Monday of every month at 5:30 p.m. – there is no cost to join and all are welcome!  June’s theme: Stars
  • Questions about our summer book art project?  Give us a call and we’ll answer all of your questions!
  • The Art Center is located in the lower level of the Nobles County Library.  Hours are weekdays 12:00 to 4:00 p.m.  Contact us at 507-372-8245 or