Library News for the Week of May 6, 2024

Happening at the Adrian Library:

  • Tuesday, May 7th:  Teen Game Night – bring your own or play one of ours – from 4:30 to 6:00 p.m.
  • Saturday, May 18th:  open from 10:00 a.m. to 1:00 p.m. and then closed Saturdays for the Summer.


Happening at the Worthington Library for Adults:

  • Tuesday, May 7th:  Musician, Charlie Maguire: “Pastures of Plenty: Woody Guthrie’s Life & Times” at 6:00 p.m.  (all ages)
  • Wednesday, May 15th:  Astronomer, Mark Job:  “Here Comes the Sun” from 6:00 to 8:00 p.m. – Join us to look at the sun through Mark’s telescope with a presentation afterwards.  (ages 12+ please)
  • Thursday, May 23rd:  Lisa M. Bolt Simons:  “Shadows & Sunshine: A Grief Writing Workshop” from 4:00 to 7:00 p.m. – Please register in advance for this workshop.  (ages 18+ please)
  • Monday, June 3rd:  Friends of the Library Book Club at 6:00 p.m.  We will be discussing the book, “The First Ladies” by Marie Benedict and Victoria Christopher Murray.  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 Wild Side” by Fern Michaels, “Toxic Prey” by John Sandford, “The Widow Spy” by Megan Campisi, “Daughter of Mine” by Megan Miranda and “The Secret Lives of Booksellers and Librarians: True Stories of the Magic of Reading” by James Patterson and Matt Eversmann
  • New Large Print Books for Adults:  “His Unexpected Grandchild” by Myra Johnson, “Bonding With the Babies” by Deb Kastner, “Rocky Mountain Survival” by Jane M. Choate and “An Unconventional Amish Pair” by Emma Miller
  • Libros Nuevos Para Adultos:  “La Clave de la Riqueza Eres Tú” por Linda García
  • New Books for Children:  “¡Fiesta! A Festival of Colors” by Duncan Tonatiuh, “Lola Meets the Bees” by Anna McQuinn, “Just Like Millie” by Lauren Castillo, “Addie Ant Goes on an Adventure” by Maren Morris & Karina Argow”, “Gaga Mistake Day” by Emma Straub and Susan Straub, “Roar-Choo!” by Charlotte Cheng and “Don’t Wash Winston” by Ashley Belote


Nobles County Art Center:

  • Now Showing: 64th Annual Area Art Show is on display until June 28th.  Come view local artist’s work!
  • Art Club will not meet in May, due to the Memorial Day holiday.  Join us Monday, June 24th at 5:30 p.m. – the theme will be “stars”.
  • Summer Project:  If you missed the last Art Club Meeting, stop in the Art Center to pick up a ‘giant’ book for this project, which is called “Book Art”.
  • The Art Center is located in the lower level of the Nobles County Library.  Hours are weekdays 12:00 to 4:00 p.m.  Contact us at 507-372-8245 or