Library News for the Week of March 13, 2023

Winter Reading Program – Adrian & Worthington

  • The Winter Reading Program is nearly done!  Please turn in your completed cards by Friday, March 31st.
  • 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, March 13th:  Wii (Grades 5-9) – after school until 4:45 p.m.
    • Tuesday, March 14th:  After-School Program (Grades K-5) – after school until 4:45 p.m.
    • Wednesday, March 15th:  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, March 16th:  After-School Program (Grades K-5) – after school until 4:45 p.m.
    • Monday, March 20th:  Wii (Grades 5-9) – after school until 4:45 p.m.
    • Tuesday, March 21st:  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.


Adult Programs – Worthington

  • Wednesday, March 22nd from 6:00 to 8:00 p.m. – Springo (bingo)
  • Friday, April 14th from 1:00 to 2:00 p.m. – Skally Line
  • Wednesday, April 19th from 6:00 to 8:00 p.m. – Mary Yungeberg
  • Saturday, April 29th from 9:15 a.m. to 12:15 p.m. – Door Hanger Craft – must pre-register, there is limited space!


Nobles County Art Center – Worthington 

  • Now Showing: The Worthington High School Student Art Show.  Hours are 12:00 – 4:00 p.m. weekdays, Tuesdays 12:00 – 7:00 p.m.
  • Attention!  Seeking artists to enter in the Annual Area Art Show!
    • This is open to anyone who lives in or within 100 miles of Worthington.
    • Please e-mail the Art Center at or stop in the Art Center to get a form to enter!
    • If interested, contact the Art Center SOON!
  • Upcoming Class: Saturday, March 18th from 9:00 – 12:00 p.m. a class for Printmaking with a pasta maker.  This class is $25.00 and is taught by Adrienne Herbert. (Class is limited to 10)
    • A scholarship opportunity for attending this class is available! Contact the Art Center for details.
  • Art Club – if you’re interested in joining the Art Club, we meet the 4th Tuesday of every month at 5:30 p.m.
    • The next Art Club theme is Folded Paper and we will also do some Gelli Printing!  Join us on Tuesday, March 28th at 5:30 p.m. – all are welcome!
  • The Art Center is located in the basement of the Nobles County Library.  Hours are Monday-Friday, 12 p.m. to 4 p.m.


Friends of the Library Book Club – Worthington 

  • Friends of the Library Book Club
    • Monday, March 27th at 6:00 p.m. – we will be discussing the book “Lessons in Chemistry” by Bonnie Garmus.
    • Looking ahead, April’s book selection is “The Seed Keeper” by Diane Wilson.
    • Please join us in person at the library or on Zoom!  All are welcome.


New at the Library

  • New Books for Adults: “The Headmaster’s List” by Melissa De La Cruz, “Dear Henry, Love Edith” by Becca Kinzer, “Never Never” by Colleen Hoover, “Storm Watch” by C.J. Box, “Enchantment: Awakening Wonder in an Anxious Age” by Katherine May, “Start, Stay, or Leave: The Art of Decision Making” by Trey Gowdy, “Married for a Month” by Susan Mallery, “Things We Hide From the Light” by Lucy Score, “One Month of You” by Suzanne Ewart and “Don’t Back Down” by Sharon Sala
  • New Books for Children:  “Leprechaun vs. Easter Bunny” by Todd Tarpley, “Finding Papa” by Angela Pham Krans, “The Three Little Guinea Pigs” by Erica S. Perl, “Friends Beyond Measure” by Lalena Fisher, “Nana and Abuela” by Monica Rojas, “Where Are All the Minnesotans?” Karlyn Coleman, “Little Chicks” by Taro Gomi, “The Bunny Rabbit Show!” by Sandra Boynton and “Happy Easter, Little Pookie” by Sandra Boynton
  • New DVDs:  “The Inspection”, “Puss in Boots: The Last Wish”, “Joe Pickett” (Season 1), “Strange World”, “The Estate”, “Tár”, “The Fabelmans” and “Nothing is Impossible”