Library News for the Week of March 22, 2021

Nobles County Library – 407 12th Street – Worthington
Monday – Thursday:  9 a.m. to 8 p.m.
Friday:  9 a.m. to 5 p.m.
Saturday:  9 a.m. to 1 p.m.

Adrian Branch Library – 214 Maine Avenue – Adrian
Monday – Thursday:  12 p.m. to 6 p.m.
Friday:  12 p.m. to 5 p.m.
Saturday:  10 a.m. to 1 p.m.



Winter Reading Program 2021:

  • The Winter Reading Program is nearing the end!  Finish reading twelve books (or audio book/e-books) and bring your completed punch card back by March 31st and choose your prize.  All participants of the program have been entered into the grand prize drawing, which will be drawn on Thursday, April 1st.  Thank you for participating!


Spring Book Sale 2021:

  • The Spring Book Sale date has been set!  Come to the book sale Monday, April 19th – Saturday, April 24th, during regular business hours on the main level of the Worthington library! 
  • There usually is a variety of adult fiction books, adult non-fiction books, young adult books, paperback books, children’s books, audiobooks, CDs and DVDs.  There will be a good variety of adult science fiction books at this book sale as well.
  • Watch for the bag sale at the end of the week!


Happening with Children’s Programming in Worthington:

  • Please stop by the library or call 507-295-5340 to sign up.
  • Monday, March 22nd:  Just Gurlz (Girls grades 5-9) – after school until 4:45 p.m.
  • Tuesday, March 23rd:  After-School Program (Grades K-5) – after school until 4:45 p.m.
  • Wednesday, March 24th:  Story Time (Preschool & Younger) – from 10:00 a.m. to 11:00 a.m.
  • Thursday, March 25th:  After-School Program (Grades K-5) – after school until 4:45 p.m.
  • Monday, March 29th:  Wii U  (Grades 5-9) – after school until 4:45 p.m.
  • Tuesday, March 30th:  After-School Program (Grades K-5) – after school until 4:45 p.m.
  • Please visit for all library events.


New at the Library:

  • New Books for Adults:  “All My Lies Are True” by Dorothy Koomson, “The Consequences of Fear” by Jacqueline Winspear, “Gathering Dark” by Candice Fox, “Not Dark Yet” by Peter Robinson and “The Other Emily” by Dean Koontz
  • New DVDs: “The 100” (7th & Final Season), “Rainbow Rangers, Wild for Wildlife!”, “Scooby-Doo!  The Sword and the Scoob” and “All My Life”
  • New Audios: “The Other Emily” by Dean Koontz and “win” by Harlan Coben
  • New Books for Children:  “Easter Morning, Easter Sun” and “Dog Man, Mothering Heights”
  • Fun Fact:  There were more than 1.35 billion in-person visits in 2016 to public libraries.


Friends of the Library:

  • Book Club: All are welcome to join the book club discussions!  Contact the library if you’d like to participate in the Zoom call.
    • Monday, March 29th at 7 p.m.:  The book being discussed is “A Gentleman in Moscow” by Amor Towles.