Library News For the Week of November 23, 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.



The Nobles County Library and the Adrian Branch Library will CLOSE at 5:00 p.m. on
Wednesday, November 25th.

Both branches will be CLOSED on Thursday, November 26th and Friday, November 27th
in observance of Thanksgiving.




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 23rd:   Just Gurlz (Girls Grades 5-9) – after school until 4:45 p.m.
  • Tuesday, November 24th:  After-School Program (Grades K-5) – after school until 4:45 p.m.
  • Wednesday, November 25th:  Story Time (Preschool & Younger) – from 10:00 a.m. to 11:00 a.m.
  • Thursday, November 26th:  CLOSED for Thanksgiving
  • 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:

  • As of this week, there are no plans to close the building to the public nor curtail services.
  • 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:  “Daylight” by David Baldacci, “Piece of My Heart” by Mary Higgins Clark & Alafair Burke, “Here is the Beehive” by Sarah Crossan, “The Awakening” by Nora Roberts and “Forgiving What You Can’t Forget” by Lysa Terkeurst
  • New DVDs:  “Summerland”
  • New Audios:  “The Law of Innocence” by Michael Connelly
  • Fun Fact: The Library of Congress in Washington D.C. is the largest library on earth.  With over 164 million items inventoried, that’s about 838 miles of bookshelves.