Library News for the Week of September 11, 2023

After School Programs for Youth – Worthington

  • After School Programs begin THIS week!
  • Please call the library at 507-295-5340 to sign your children up.
    • Mondays (grades 5-9):  Wii from after school until 4:45 p.m.
    • Tuesdays (grades K-5):  After School Program from after school until 4:45 p.m.
    • Wednesdays (toddlers-preschoolers):  Story Time from 10:00 to 11:00 a.m.
    • Wednesdays (girls grades 5-9):  Just Gurlz from after school until 4:45 p.m.
    • Thursdays (grades K-5):  After School Program from after school until 4:45 p.m.
  • You are responsible for your own ride to and from the library.
  • Please have your children picked up by 5:00 p.m.


Adult Programs – Worthington

  • Tuesday, September 19th – Paint Party with SammyJo Miller from 6:00 to 8:00 p.m.  Pre-registration is required!
  • Wednesday, September 20th – “Prairie Songs:  Sing along with Laura Ingalls Wilder” from 12:00 to 1:00 p.m.


Other Happenings in the Library – Worthington

  • Nobles County Art Center:
    • Art Show:
      • “Homestead Photography”, by Magnolia, Minnesota native, Sarah Sampedro
      • Artist’s reception and public open house on Sunday, September 10th from 2:00 to 4:00 p.m.
      • Show will be featured through Friday, October 27th
    • Art Club – 4th Monday of every month at 5:30 p.m.
      • There is no cost to join – all are welcome!
    • The Art Center is located in the lower level of the Nobles County Library.
      • Hours:  Monday-Friday, 12 p.m. to 4 p.m. (Tuesdays: 12 – 3 p.m. through October)
      • Contact information: or 507-372-8245
    • Friends of the Library
      • Book Club:  Monday, September 25thth at 6:00 p.m. – we will be discussing the book, “The Personal Librarian” by Marie Benedict.  All are welcome!
      • Farmer’s Market:  Stop by the table and visit with the Friends of the Library!
        • Tuesdays from 3:00 to 6:00 p.m. at the Pavilion in downtown Worthington.


Did You Know?

  • So far this year, the most-circulated books at the Adrian Library are:  “The Last Thing He Told Me” by Laura Dave, “The Lake of Dreams” by Kim Edwards and “It Starts With Us” by Colleen Hoover.


Coming Soon:

  • New Books for Adults:  “Dead Mountain” by Douglas Preston & Lincoln Child, “After That Night” by Karin Slaughter, “Five Years After” by William R. Forstchen, “The Heirloom Inn” by Olivia Miles, “Shadow Dance” by Christine Feehan, “That Summer Magic” by Nora Roberts and “Moving Forward” by Shelley Shepard Gray
  • New Large Print Books for Adults:  “Mountain Abduction Rescue” by Darlene L. Turner, “Her Hidden Amish Child” by Leigh Bale, “Big Sky Secrets” by Amity Steffen and “Tom Lake” by Ann Patchett
  • New Books for Children:  “Barb and the Battle for Bailiwick” by Dan & Jason, “Billie Blaster and the Robot Army From Outer Space” by Laini Taylor & Jim Di Bartolo, “Sisters” by Raina Telgemeier, “Brindlefox” by John Sandford and “Sticker Love the World” by Lane Smith
  • New DVDs:  “97 Minutes”, “The Machine”, “Fast X”, “About My Father” and “Asteroid City”