Library News for the Week of September 20, 2021
** Introduction to the Library for Homeschoolers **
- September 23rd from 10:30 to 11:30 a.m.: Please join us to learn more about how the library can help your kid’s learning. There will be a tour of the library, using the catalog and eBooks, using the library computers and a scavenger hunt at the end! It’s for both parents and children, no registration is needed!
** After-School Programs – Worthington **
- Please stop by the library or call 507-295-5340 to sign up your children.
- Monday, September 20th: Wii U Gaming (Grades 5-9) – after school until 4:45 p.m.
- Tuesday, September 21st: After-School Program (Grades K-5) – after school until 4:45 p.m.
- Wednesday, September 22nd: Story Time (Toddlers – Preschoolers) – from 10:00 a.m. to 11:00 a.m.
- Thursday, September 23rd: After-School Program (Grades K-5) – after school until 4:45 p.m.
- Monday, September 27th: Just Gurlz (Girls Grades 5-9) – after school until 4:45 p.m.
- Tuesday, September 28th: After-School Program (Grades K-5) – 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 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.
- September 22nd: Nobles County Library Computer Tutorials: Your First Gmail. A guided tutorial for the creation and use of your first e-mail! (Worthington)
- 6:30 p.m – 7:30 p.m – please call 507-295-5340 to reserve your spot!
- 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 **
- These electronic resources from Scholastic are available 24 hours a day on the Nobles County Library website, under Research>Digital Libraries. You can access these anywhere; all you need is your library card. There are easy to navigate and very user-friendly.
- BookFlix: For grades Pre-K to 3. Animated, talking storybooks as well as games and other activities.
- TrueFlix: For grades 3 and up. It offers hundreds of units to supplement social studies and science learning.
- FreedomFlix: For grades 4 and up. Improve your social studies with more than 70 multimedia units. It offers students a look at the people, places, and events that shaped our world.
- ScienceFlix: For grades 3 and up. There are more than fifty complete scientific units in six areas, videos and articles at different reading levels as well as project and experiment ideas.
- Scholastic Teachables: Make better lesson plans! Over 30,000 resources for Pre-K through grade 6; activity sheets, lesson plans, and more, covering all subjects and themes. Also 2,000+ Mini-Books.
- Watch & Learn Library: For grades Pre-K to 3. There are more than 200 education videos with real-world footage in English or Spanish. This helps build knowledge on all topics and expands vocabulary.
- New Books for Adults: “Rock Paper Scissors” by Alice Feeney, “Defending Britta Stein” by Ronald H. Balson, “Into the Forest” by Rebecca Frankel, “Apples Never Fall” by Liane Moriarty and “The Inheritance” by JoAnn Ross
- New Books for Children: “Big Nate, Aloha!” by Lincoln Peirce, “Diary of a Pug, Scaredy-Pug” by Kyla May, “Negative Cat” by Sophie Blackall, “Dragons are the Worst!” by Alex Willan and “I Spy School Days, A Book of Picture Riddles” by Walter Wick and Jean Marzollo
- New DVDs: “Blue Bloods” (11th Season)