Library News For the Week of November 30, 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 30th:   Wii (Grades 5-9)  – after school until 4:45 p.m.
  • Tuesday, December 1st:  After-School Program (Grades K-5) – after school until 4:45 p.m.
  • Wednesday, December 2nd:  Story Time (Preschool & Younger) – from 10:00 a.m. to 11:00 a.m.
  • Thursday, December 3rd:  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:

  • 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 for Adults:  “The Girl Who Wasn’t There” by Vincent Zandri, “Little Threats” Emily Schultz, “The Forgotten Sister” by Nicola Cornick, “She Lies Close” by Sharon Doering and “A Promised Land” by Barack Obama
  • New Books for Children:  “Glow Down Deep, Amazing Creatures That Light Up” by Lisa Regan, “The Everything Kids’ Cookbook, 90+ Easy Recipes You’ll Love to Make-and Eat!” by Sandra K. Nissenberg, MS, RD, “A Story For Small Bear” by Alice B. McGinty & Richard Jones, “Looking for Smile” by Ellen Tarlow and “Dinosaurs, Fact and Fable” by Seymour Simon
  • New Audios:  “Piece of My Heart” by Mary Higgins Clark
  • Quote:  “A reader lives a thousand lives before dying; one who never reads lives only one.”  – George R.R. Martin