Library News for the Week of June 3, 2024

Happening at the Adrian Library:

  • Summer Reading Programs:
    • Teens:
      • Tuesday, June 4th:  Friendship Bracelets – learn how to make bracelets by knotting embroidery floss
      • Tuesday, June 25th:  Book Club – we’ll discuss “Scythe” by Neal Shusterman
    • 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!)
    • Special Upcoming Event:  Wednesday, June 12th at 1:30 p.m. – Jedi Adventures with Tobi KID at the Adrian Elementary School Commons (no regular programming on this Wednesday)
    • See our website for more details!


Happening at the Worthington Library for Adults:

  • Monday, June 3rd:  Friends of the Library Book Club at 6:00 p.m.  We will be discussing the book, “The First Ladies” by Marie Benedict and Victoria Christopher Murray.  All are welcome!
  • Tuesday, June 4th: Yoga with Melissa Ahlschlager – on the library lawn – 10:00 to 10:45 a.m. (ages 12+ with an adult and 16+ without)
  • Tuesday, June 4th:  Board Game Night – bring your own games or share ours – 6:00 to 8:00 p.m. (ages 18+)
  • Tuesday, June 11th:  Chair Yoga with Melissa Ahlschlager – join us at Ecumen Meadows – 11:00 to 11:45 a.m. (ages 12+ with an adult and 16+ without)
  • 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)


Happening at the Worthington Library for Youth:

  • Summer Reading Programs begin the week of June 10th!  Children must be registered for these programs.
    • 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.
  • Special Programs for all ages throughout the summer!
  • See our website for more details!


New Books Coming Soon:

  • New Books for Adults:  “The Hunter’s Daughter” by Nicola Solvinic, “The Last Time She Saw Him” by Kate White, “Death Behind Every Door” by Heather Graham, “Every Time We Say Goodbye” by Natalie Jenner and “Good Energy: The Surprising Connection Between Metabolism and Limitless Health” by Casey Means, MD with Calley Means
  • New Large Print Books for Adults:  “Throne of Grace: A Mountain Man, An Epic Adventure, and the Bloody Conquest of the American West” by Bob Drury and Tom Clavin and “Get the Picture: A Mind-Bending Journey Among the Inspired Artists and Obsessive Art Fiends Who Taught Me How To See” by Bianca Bosker
  • New Books for Children:  “Tiny Tales: Firefly Night” by Steph Waldo, “Dinosaurs in Trucks Because Hey, Why Not?” by Sandra Boynton, “Finding Things” by Kevin Henkes, “Ursula Upside Down” by Corey R. Tabor and “Sandcastles Are Forever” by Ellie Peterson


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 will not meet in May, due to the Memorial Day holiday.  Join us Monday, June 24th at 5:30 p.m. – the theme will be “stars”.
  • Summer Project:  If you missed the last Art Club Meeting, stop in the Art Center to pick up a ‘giant’ book for this project, which is called “Book Art”.
  • 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