Library News for the Week of September 25, 2023

Fall Book Sale – Worthington

  • The Fall Book Sale date has been set!  Come to our Book Sale Wednesday, October 18th through Friday, October 20th in our Book Sale Room!  (lower level of the library)
  • We have a room full of items – and every item is only 25 CENTS!
  • Mark your calendars and take advantage of this great sale!
  • Our book sales are open to the public – not restricted only to library card users


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, October 3rdAdrian Lee from 6:30 to 8:30 p.m.
  • Wednesday, October 4thOpen Mic Night from 6:00 to 8:00 p.m.
  • Thursday, October 5thBoard Game Night from 6:00 to 8:00 p.m.
  • Tuesday, October 10th “It’s an Invasion” with Tiffany from Blue Mounds State Park from 7:00 to 8:00 p.m.
  • Tuesday, October 24th“Antiques: What to do with the family treasures?” from 6:30 to 7:30 p.m.
  • More information about these programs on our website at or stop by the library!


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!
    • Board Member:
      • The Art Center is looking for individuals who are interested in becoming a volunteer Art Board member!
      • The board meets on the third Monday of each month from 5:30 to 6:30 p.m.
      • Please contact the Art Center for more information or if you’re interested!
    • 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!


Coming Soon:

  • New Books for Adults:  “Suddenly a Murder” by Lauren Munoz, “The Art of Desire” by Stacey Abrams writing as Selenda Montgomery and “Christmas Every Day” by Linda Byler
  • New Books for Children:  “Mr. Wacky is Wacky! By Dan Gutman and “The Bailey School Kids: Ghosts Don’t Eat Potato Chips” by Angeli Rafer
  • New DVD:  “Hotel Transylvania: Transformania”