Library News for the Week of September 13, 2021

The Nobles County Library (Worthington) will be closed on

Saturday, September 18th, as it is King Turkey Day in town.

 

 

**  Special Computer Tutorials **

  • Nobles County Library Computer Tutorials:  Your First Gmail.  A guided tutorial for the creation and use of your first e-mail.
    • September 15th:  Morning Session from 8:30 a.m. – 9:30 a.m.
    • September 22nd:  Evening Session from 6:30 p.m. – 7:30 p.m.
    • Space is limited – please call 507-295-5340 or stop by the library to reserve your spot!

 

** After-School Programs – Worthington **

  • After-School Programs will begin the week of September 13th!  Please stop by the library or call 507-295-5340 to sign up your children. 
    • Tuesday, September 14th:  After-School Program (Grades K-5) – after school until 4:45 p.m.
    • Wednesday, September 15th:  Story Time (Toddlers – Preschoolers) – from 10:00 a.m. to 11:00 a.m.
    • Wednesday, September 15th:  Just Gurlz (Girls Grades 5-9) – after school until 4:45 p.m.  (schedules will be handed out)
    • Thursday, September 16th:  After-School Program (Grades K-5) – after school until 4:45 p.m.
    • Monday, September 20th:  Wii (Grades 5-9) – after school until 4:45 p.m.  (schedules will be handed out)
    • Tuesday, September 21st:  After-School Program (Grades K-5) – after school until 4:45 p.m.
  • Please visit nclibrary.org for all library events.

 

** Upcoming Special Programs  **

  • September 21st:  “Moving Words” – 6:30 p.m. at the Nobles County Library (Worthington)
    • Come listen to a panel of Minnesota Book award winners!  Worthington’s own Daniel Bernstrom, 2021 winner for children’s literature; Su Hwang, 2020 winner for poetry and Kaethe Schwehn, 2015 winner for creative non-fiction.
  • October 28th:  Come listen to musical artist, Dennis Warner!
    • 1:00 p.m. at the Adrian Senior Citizens Center (310 N. Maine Ave.)
    • 4:00 p.m. for kids at First Lutheran Church  (across from the Worthington library)
  • Watch our Facebook page and website for updates and future events!

 

** New at the Library **

  • New Electronic Resources:  New electronic resources have been added to the Nobles County Library website, under Research>Digital Libraries. You can access these anywhere, 24 hours a day; all you need is your library card!
    • NovelListPLus: Get book recommendations, reviews, articles, booklists and more.
    • Consumer Reports: The online version of Consumer Reports. Search their comprehensive archive of expert, unbiased product reviews.
    • Auto Repair Source: Up-to-date service and repair information for thousands of domestic and imported vehicles going back to 1974.
    • Legal Information Reference Center: Legal reference books for consumers, how-to instructions, and Minnesota-specific legal forms.
    • Creativebug: Over 1000 arts and crafts instructional videos; for artists and makers of all levels.
    • We still have AncestryLibrary (Inside the Library Buildings use only): Research your ancestors.  Census data, vital records, directories, photos, and more.
  • Minnesota State Park Passes:  A free pass may be checked out from Wednesday through Tuesday, perfect for a weekend trip or vacation!  You must be a resident of Nobles County, a Plum Creek Library card is required and it must be picked up in person by an adult.  Make your reservation for a Minnesota State Park Pass today!  Stop by the Worthington or Adrian library, or call for more information.
  • New Books for Adults:  “Fodor’s Travel:  The Black Hills of South Dakota”, “Forgotten in Death” by J.D. Robb, “The Heron’s Cry” by Ann Cleeves, “The Final Child” by Fran Dorricott and “The Spectacular” by Zoe Whittall
  • New Books for Children:  “Narwhal’s School of Awesomeness” by Ben Clanton, “Nothing Fits a Dinosaur” by Jonathan Fenske, “Bright Star” by Yuyi Morales, “Grumpy Monkey Oh, No! Christmas” by Suzanne Lang and “Great Escapes, Across the Minefields” by Pamela D. Toler
  • New DVDs:  “Spirit Untamed – The Movie” and “12 Mighty Orphans”
  • New Audiobook:  “The Noise” by James Patterson

 

** Friends of the Library Book Club **

  • All are welcome to join the book club discussions!  Contact the library if you’d like to participate.
    • Monday, September 27th at 7:00 p.m.:  The book being discussed is “The Night Watchman” by Louise Erdrich.