Library News for the Week of September 18, 2023

After School Programs for Youth – Worthington

  • Please call the library at 507-295-5340 to sign your children up.
    • Mondays (grades 4-9):  Wii from after school until 4:45 p.m.
    • Tuesdays (grades K-5):  Kids Club 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):  Kids Club 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.
  • Please visit for all library events.


Adult Programs – Worthington

  • Tuesday, September 19th – Paint Party with SammyJo Miller from 6:00 to 8:00 p.m.
    • This class is now full but we can put your name on the cancellation list.
  • 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!


Did You Know?

  • Fun fact:  The most common patron name at the Adrian library is Lori.  The most common patron name at the Worthington library is Maria.


Coming Soon:

  • New Books for Adults: “The Breakaway” by Jennifer Weiner, “Rock Bottom” by Fern Michaels, “The Lonely Lands” by Ramsey Campbell, “The Coworker” by Freida McFadden and “House of Marionne” by J. Elle
  • New Large Print Books for Adults:  “To Protect His Brother’s Baby” by Linda Goodnight, “The Cowboy Bargain” by Tina Radcliffe
  • New Books for Children:  “Henry Heckelbeck Breaks a Leg”, “Interrupting Cow and the Wolf in Sheep’s Clothing, “Cat Sees Snow” and “Stuntboy, In-Between Time”
  • New Audiobook:  “Lion & Lamb” by James Patterson and Duane Swierczynski
  • New DVDs:  “Air”, “Spider-Man: Across the Spider-Verse” and “Poker Face” (Season One)