Library News for the Week of March 4, 2024

Notice for the Worthington Library Hours:

  • Due to staff development, the Worthington Library will be opening later on these days:
    • Friday March 8th and 15th – opening at 10:00 a.m.
    • Friday April 12th – opening at 9:30 a.m.


Winter Reading Program – Adrian & Worthington:

  • The Winter Reading Program is nearing the end, complete your card by March 30th!
  • 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!
  • Must be at least 16 years old to participate.


Happening at the Worthington Library for Adults:

  • Tuesday, March 5th:  Class #1:  Cross Stitch Class with Julie Buntjer from 6:00 to 8:00 p.m.  This is a two-part class – registration is required!
  • Tuesday, March 12th:  Class #2:  Cross Stitch Class with Julie Buntjer from 6:00 to 8:00 p.m.
  • Monday, March 18th:  Mary Casanova (author) at 10:00 a.m. – This program is funded in part or in whole with money from Minnesota’s Arts & Cultural Heritage Fund.
  • Tuesday, March 19th:  Board Game Night from 6:00 to 8:00 p.m.  (ages 18+ please)
  • Monday, March 25th:  Friends of the Library Book Club at 6:00 p.m.  We will be discussing the book, “Go Set a Watchman” by Harper Lee.  All are welcome!


Happening at the Worthington Library for Youth:

  • After School Programs:
    • Mondays (grades 4-9):  Wii from after school until 4:45 p.m.
    • Tuesdays (grades K-5):  Kids Club from after school until 4:45 p.m.
    • Wednesdays (toddlers-preschoolers):  Story Time from 10:00 to 11:00 a.m.
    • Wednesdays (girls grades 5-9):  Just Gurlz from after school until 4:45 p.m.
    • Thursdays (grades K-5):  Kids Club from after school until 4:45 p.m.
  • Please call the library at 507-295-5340 to sign your children up.  You are responsible for your own ride to and from the library; please have your children picked up by 5:00 p.m.


New Books Coming Soon:

  • New Books for Adults:  “The Summer Book Club” by Susan Mallery, “Crime and Cherry Pits” by Amanda Flower, “Chasing Endless Summer” by V.C. Andrews, “Leaving” by Roxana Robinson and “Lone Wolf” by Gregg Hurwitz
  • New Large Print Books for Adults:  “A Season of Harvest” by Lauraine Snelling, “My Heart Will Find You” by Jude Deveraux, “Where Are the Children Now?” by Mary Higgins Clark and Alafair Burke and “Me an’ Gus” by James D. Crownover
  • New Audiobook:  “The Women” by Kristin Hannah
  • New Books for Children:  “The Cozy Home” by Ame Dyckman and Mark Teague, “Sunny Makes Her Case” by Jennifer L. Holm and Matthew Holm, “Lucky Duck” by Greg Pizzoli, “Cranky” by Phuc Tran and “The Teeny-Weeny Unicorn” by Shawn Harris


Nobles County Art Center:

  • Friday, March 1st:  District 518 Student Art Show Opening Reception from 5:00 to 7:00 p.m.  This show will be hanging in the Art Center Gallery through March 28th.
  • Art Club meets the fourth Monday of every month at 5:30 p.m. – there is no cost to join and all are welcome!
  • The Art Center is located in the lower level of the Nobles County Library.  Hours are weekdays 12:00 to 4:00 p.m. and Tuesdays 12-7, during the District 518 Student Art Show. Contact us at 507-372-8245 or