Library News for the Week of May 2, 2022
** After-School Programs – Worthington **
- Please stop by the library or call 507-295-5340 to sign up your children.
- Monday, May 2nd: Just Gurlz (Girls Grades 5-9) after school until 4:45 p.m.
- Tuesday, May 3rd: After-School Program (Grades K-5) – after school until 4:45 p.m.
- Wednesday, May 4th: Story Time (Toddlers – Preschoolers) – from 10:00 a.m. to 11:00 a.m.
- Thursday, May 5th: After-School Program (Grades K-5) – after school until 4:45 p.m.
- Monday, May 9th: Wii U (Grades 5-9) – after school until 4:45 p.m.
- Tuesday, May 10th: 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.
** Book Clubs – Worthington **
- Science Fiction/Fantasy Monthly Book Club:
- Please join us Wednesday, May 11th at 6:00 p.m. in the library’s Program Room!
- 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.
- Friends of the Library Book Club:
- May 23rd at 6:00 p.m.: The book being discussed is “Go Tell It on the Mountain” by James Baldwin.
- All are welcome to join the book club discussions! Contact the library if you’d like to participate.
** Screen-Free Saturdays – 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.
** New at the Library **
- New Books for Adults: “The Hacienda” by Isabel Cañas, “Traitor” by David Hagberg, “When She Dreams” by Amanda Quick, “Blood Will Tell” by Heather Chavez and “Vigil Harbor” by Julia Glass
- New Books for Children: “Mapmakers and the Lost Magic” by Cameron Chittock, “The Boxcar Children: The Mystery in the Magic Shop” by Gertrude Chandler Warner, “Spring Parade” by Camelia Kay, “Duck, Duck, Dad?” by Lorna Scobie and “Beak & Ally: The Big Storm” by Norm Feuti
- New Audiobook: “Dream Town” by David Baldacci
- New DVD: “Death on the Nile”
- Quote: “You know you’ve read a good book when you turn the last page and feel a little as if you have lost a friend.” -Paul Sweeney