Library News for the Week of March 28, 2022
** TEMPORARY HOURS in Worthington **
The Nobles County Library, 407 12th St., Worthington, is open: Monday and Thursday 9 a.m. to 7 p.m., Tuesday, Wednesday and Friday 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. and Saturday 9 a.m. to 1 p.m.
The Adrian Branch Library, 214 Maine Ave., Adrian, is open from 12 p.m. to 6 p.m. Monday through Thursday, 12 p.m. to 5 p.m. Friday and 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. Saturday.
** Leprechaun in the Nobles County Library – Worthington **
- There’s a leprechaun in the Nobles County Library!
- Lucky O’Leprechaun will leave his final clue of where to find him on Wednesday, March 30th. Keep an eye on our Facebook page and at the library’s front desk for the clue!
- Once you find Mr. Lucky O’Leprechaun, return him to the front desk to receive your prize: a $5.00 coupon for our Book Sale.
- Good luck and have fun!
- (Only one coupon per week. Patrons can only win once.)
** Winter Reading Program 2022 – Adrian & Worthington **
- Winter Reading Program:
- The Winter Reading Program ends THIS week! Bring your completed card back by Thursday, March 31st to choose your prize. All participants are entered into the grand prize drawing, which will be Monday, April 4th! (must be at least 16 to participate)
** Screen-Free Saturdays in Adrian **
- Every Saturday until May 21st! (excluding holiday weekends)
- For students Kindergarten through 8th Get out of the house and come play games from 10:30 a.m. until noon at the library!
- Bring your favorite board game or play one of ours.
** Tournament of Books – Worthington **
- March Madness is happening right now at the Nobles County Library!
- If you’re in 5th-12th grade, please stop by the library each week to vote for your favorite book to win!
- Your vote is your drawing ticket for a chance to win a weekly prize.
- The Tournament of Books is located in the Teen Room behind the front desk.
** After-School Programs – Worthington **
- Please stop by the library or call 507-295-5340 to sign up your children.
- Monday, March 28th: Just Gurlz (Girls Grades 5-9) after school until 4:45 p.m.
- Tuesday, March 29th: After-School Program (Grades K-5) – after school until 4:45 p.m.
- Wednesday, March 30th: Story Time (Toddlers – Preschoolers) – from 10:00 a.m. to 11:00 a.m.
- Thursday, March 31st: After-School Program (Grades K-5) – after school until 4:45 p.m.
- Monday, April 4th: Just Gurlz (Girls Grades 5-9) after school until 4:45 p.m. (Wii next week)
- Tuesday, April 5th: 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 have your children picked up by 5:00 p.m.
- Please visit nclibrary.org for all library events and updates.
** Science Fiction/Fantasy Monthly Book Club **
- Calling all Science Fiction and Fantasy Readers – please join us Wednesday, May 11th in the library’s Program Room!
- There won’t be a meeting in April, but make sure to join us in May!
- March’s topic is Gravitational Manipulation and April’s topic is Your Favorite Science Fiction or Fantasy Book. We’ll discuss how each of our books connected to the these themes and what we liked/disliked about the books at the next meeting!
** New at the Library **
- New Books for Adults: “The Summer Getaway” by Susan Mallery, “A Safe House” by Stuart Woods, “A Sunlit Weapon” by Jacqueline Winspear, “Finance for the People” by Paco de Leon and “Chorus” by Rebecca Kauffman
- New Books for Children: “My Weirder-est School: Mr. Ott is a Crackpot!” b Dan Gutman, “If You Were an Elephant” by Leslie Staub, “To the Front!” by Clara Barton, “Who was Charles Schulz?” by Joan Holub and “Biscuit and Friends Visit the Community Garden” by Alyssa Satin Capucilli
- Quote: “I don’t have to look far to find treasures. I discover them every time I visit a library.” – Michael Embry