Library News for the Week of November 13, 2023

Holiday Closings in November:

  • The Worthington and Adrian libraries will close at 5 p.m. Wednesday, November 22nd and remain closed through Saturday, November 25th in observance of Thanksgiving.


Happening at the Worthington Library for Adults:

  • Tuesday, November 14th – AARP Presents:  Protect Yourself from Fraud and Identity Theft” – live via Zoom at Ecumen Meadows at 2:00 p.m.
  • Tuesday, November 14th – Board Game Night – 6:00 to 8:00 p.m. (ages 18+ please)


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.


Happening at the Adrian Library:

  • Watercolor Christmas, with McKenzie Mulder – Saturday, December 2nd from 10:30 to 12:00 p.m.  Come learn the basics of watercolor painting and then create four Christmas cards to take home!  Please call the library at 507-483-2541 or e-mail to register for this program.  (ages 13 and older please)


New Books Coming Soon:

  • New Books for Adults:  “Sisters Under the Rising Sun” by Heather Morris, “Wyoming Proud” by Diana Palmer, “If You Would Have Told Me” by John Stamos (a memoir), “Some of Us Are Looking” by Carlene O’Connor and “The Woman In Me” by Britney Spears
  • New Large Print Books for Adults:  “Second Act” by Danielle Steel, “The Exchange” by John Grisham, “Abducted at Christmas” by Rhonda Starnes, “Their Holiday Secret” by Betsy St. Amant and “The Cowboy’s Christmas Compromise” by Jill Kemerer
  • New Audiobooks for Adults:  “The Secret” by Lee Child and Andrew Child and “‘Twas the Bite Before Christmas” by David Rosenfelt
  • New Books for Children:  “Dragon Kingdom of Wrenly: Out of Darkness”, “Diary of a Wimpy Kid: No Brainer”, “Bamboo Kingdom: The Dark Sun”, “Sir Morien: The Legend of a Knight of the Round Table” and “Turbo’s Special Delivery”


Nobles County Art Center:

  • Art Show Information:  The annual Holiday Show & Sale has begun and ends December 22nd!  Open during regular business hours, as well as Saturday, December 2nd, 9th and 16th from 9:00 a.m. to 1:00 p.m.
  • Art Club meets the fourth Monday of every month at 5:30 p.m. – there is no cost to join and all are welcome!  Go to our Facebook page to see past Art Club projects.
  • The Art Center is located in the lower level of the Nobles County Library.  Hours are Monday-Friday, 12:00 to 4:00 p.m.  Contact us at 507-372-8245 or