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.