Library News For the Week of November 16, 2020

The Nobles County Library, 407 12th St., Worthington, is open from 9 a.m. to 6 p.m. Monday through Thursday and 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. on Fridays.
The Adrian Branch Library, 214 Maine Ave., Adrian, is open from 12 p.m. to 6 p.m. Monday through Thursday and 12 p.m. to 5 p.m. on Fridays.



Happening with Children’s Programming in Worthington:

  • Please stop by the library or call 507-295-5340 to sign up, as class size is limited. 
  • Monday, November 16th:   Wii (Grades 5-9)  – after school until 4:45 p.m.
  • Tuesday, November 17th:  After-School Program (Grades K-5) – after school until 4:45 p.m.
  • Wednesday, November 18th:  Story Time (Preschool & Younger) – from 10:00 a.m. to 11:00 a.m.
  • Thursday, November 19th:  After-School Program (Grades K-5) – after school until 4:45 p.m.
  • Please visit for all library events.


New in the Youth Room in Worthington:

  • We have a brand new computer in the Youth Room! It contains over 100 educational titles, games and art programs for babies, toddlers and elementary-age kids.  This youth-dedicated computer is designed to ensure children have a safe, friendly experience each time they use it.
  • There is also now an improved DVD player next to the youth computers.  Come in and watch your favorite show!  Headphones are also available.


Guidelines in Adrian and Worthington:

  • Please maintain a distance of six feet from non-family members when inside and wear a mask if you are able.
  • We have hand sanitizer near the front door.  We are spot cleaning throughout the day and after hours.
  • In Worthington, from 9:00 a.m. to 2:30 p.m. children under 16 must be accompanied by their parent or guardian (except during organized activities).
  • Please bring exact change, or the nearest dollar amount, for copies, scans, faxes, etc.  We cannot accept large bills.
  • Please visit for all library updates.

New at the Library:

  • New Books:  “Truly, Madly, Deeply” by Karen Kingsbury, “Wyoming True” by Diana Palmer, “In the Lion’s Den” by Barbara Taylor Bradford, “The Noel Letters” by Richard Paul Evans and “Get it Together, Organize Your Records So Your Family Won’t Have To” by Melanie Cullen with Shae Irving, J.D.
  • New DVDs:  “Rainy Day in New York” and “Schitts Creek” (complete collection)
  • New Audios:  “The Sentinel” by Lee Child and Andrew Child, “Three Women Disappear” by James Patterson, “A Dog’s Perfect Christmas” by W. Bruce Cameron, “Truly, Madly, Deeply” by Karen Kingsbury and “A Time For Mercy” by John Grisham
  • Fun Facts:  As of the end of October this year, patrons using the Nobles County Library in Worthington have saved $662,747.19 by using the library.