Library News For the Week of November 9, 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 in Worthington and the Adrian Branch Library will be closed on Wednesday, November 11th, in observance of Veterans Day.



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 9th:   Just Gurlz (Girls Grades 5-9) – after school until 4:45 p.m.
  • Tuesday, November 10th:  After-School Program (Grades K-5) – after school until 4:45 p.m.
  • Wednesday, November 11thClosed in observance of Veterans Day
  • Thursday, November 12th:  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.
  • 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:  “Never Turn Back” by Christopher Swann, “Midwinter Murder” by Agatha Christie, “Fortune and Glory” by Janet Evanovich, “The Deep, Deep Snow” by Brian Freeman and “Silver Creek Fire” by Lindsay McKenna
  • New DVDs:  “The Crown” (Season Three)
  • New Audios:  “Fortune & Glory” by Janet Evanovich
  • Fun Facts:  Here are a couple of fun facts about our active library card holders at the Adrian Branch Library.

1.)  The average library card holder age is 36.

2.)  The most common patron names are Mary, Cindy and Laura.