Library News For the Week of October 26, 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, October 26th:  Just Gurlz (Girls Grades 5-9) – after school until 4:45 p.m.
  • Tuesday, October 27th:  After-School Program (Grades K-5) – after school until 4:45 p.m.
  • Wednesday, October 28th:  Story Time (Preschool & Younger) – from 10:00 a.m. to 11:00 a.m.
  • Thursday, October 29th:  After-School Program (Grades K-5) – after school until 4:45 p.m.
  • Please visit for all library events.

Happening at Adrian and Worthington:

  • The Autumn Book Sale will be Monday, November 2nd through Friday, November 6th, during regular business hours on the main level of the Worthington library. 
  • 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:  “The Thursday Murder Club” by Richard Osman, “The Gift, 12 Lessons to Save Your Life” by Edith Eger, “When No One is Watching” by Alyssa Cole, “One Charmed Christmas” by Sheila Roberts and “Quick and Simple” by Jacques Pepin
  • New Audiobooks:  “Troubles in Paradise” by Elin Hilderbrand and “Shakeup” by Stuart Woods
  • New DVDs:  “Peppa’s Perfect Day”, “The Burnt Orange Heresy”, “The Secret, Dare To Dream” and “PJ Masks Save Christmas”
  • Did You Know:  In Norway, as long as a newly published book passes quality control, the government will purchase 1,000 copies of it to distribute to libraries.  If it’s a children’s book the government will purchase 1,550 copies to distribute.  This keeps many small publishers alive that couldn’t exist otherwise!