News & Announcements

Library News for the Week of January 23, 2023

January 23, 2023

Winter Reading Program – Adrian & Worthington The Winter Reading Program has begun and ends March 31st!  Come in to either library branch to sign up and get your punch…

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Library News for the Week of January 16, 2023

January 17, 2023

Winter Reading Program – Adrian & Worthington The Winter Reading Program has begun and ends March 31st!  Come in to either library branch to sign up and get your punch…

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Library News for the Week of January 9, 2023

January 9, 2023

The Nobles County Library (Adrian & Worthington) will be closed on Monday, January 16th in observance of Martin Luther King Jr. Day.   Winter Reading Program – Adrian & Worthington…

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Library News for the Week of January 2, 2023

January 4, 2023

Winter Reading Program – Adrian & Worthington The Winter Reading Program begins January 3rd and ends March 31st!  Come in to either library branch on January 3rd to sign up…

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Library News for the Week of December 26, 2022

December 27, 2022

The Nobles County Library will be closed on Saturday, December 31st through Monday, January 2nd in observance of the New Year. We will resume regular business hours on Tuesday, January…

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Library News for the Week of December 19, 2022

December 19, 2022

The Nobles County Library will be closing at 2:00 p.m. on Friday, December 23rd. We will be closed Saturday, December 24th through Monday, December 26th in observance of Christmas. We…

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Library News for the Week of December 12, 2022

December 12, 2022

Adult Programs – Worthington Jewelry Making Class with Myra – Wednesday, December 21st at 5:30 p.m. (for ages 16+) Please join us for a fun night of making your own…

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Library News for the Week of December 5, 2022

December 5, 2022

Adult Programs – Worthington Drop-in-Craft – Saturday, December 10th from 9:15 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. There will be a craft for adults and a craft for children!  Drop in and…

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Library News For the Week of November 28, 2022

November 28, 2022

Adult Programs – Worthington Drop-in-Craft – Saturday, December 10th from 9:15 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. There will be a craft for adults and a craft for children!  Drop in and…

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Library News for the Week of November 21, 2022

November 21, 2022

The Nobles County Libraries (Adrian & Worthington) will be closing at 5:00 p.m. on Wednesday, November 23rd.  We will be closed Thursday, November 24th, Friday, November 25th and Saturday, November…

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Library News for the Week of November 7, 2022

November 7, 2022

The Nobles County Libraries (Adrian & Worthington) will be closed on Friday, November 11th and Saturday, November 12th, in observance of Veteran’s Day.     Adult Programs – Worthington Tuesday,…

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Library News for the Week of October 31, 2022

October 31, 2022

Adult Programs – Worthington Tuesday, November 8, 2022 – author Kathie Hendricks Local Luverne author (Kate Henry). Author of children’s books “Backyard Hockey”, “Please Don’t Eat the Cupcakes”, Walleyes &…

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Library News for the Week of October 24, 2022

October 24, 2022

Nobles County Library (Worthington) Presents:  Adrian Lee Author of Supernatural titles “How to Be a Christian Psychic”, “Mysterious Minnesota”, “Mysterious Midwest” and more! Join us Monday, October 24th from 6:30…

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Library News for the Week of October 17, 2022

October 17, 2022

Halloween Haunted House Grades K-5:  Join us for a movie, craft, games and a tour through the Haunted House!  Don’t forget to wear your Halloween costume! Make sure you register…

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Library News for the Week of October 10, 2022

October 11, 2022

Halloween Haunted House Grades K-5:  Join us for a movie, craft, games and a tour through the Haunted House!  Don’t forget to wear your Halloween costume! Make sure you register…

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Library News for the Week of October 3, 2022

October 3, 2022

This Week – Worthington Our Fall Book Sale is this Wednesday, October 5th through Saturday, October 8th in our Program Room! (basement of the library)  We have a large amount…

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Library News for the Week of September 26, 2022

September 26, 2022

Fall Book Sale: The Fall Book Sale date has been set!  Come to our Book Sale Wednesday, October 5th through Saturday, October 8th in our Program Room! (basement of the…

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Library News for the Week of September 19, 2022

September 19, 2022

Program This Week – Worthington Monday, September 19th – author Hector Curriel Author and illustrator of “American Ace Joe Foss, Fighter Pilot” Teen Program:  4:00 p.m. to 4:45 p.m. Adult…

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Library News for the Week of September 12, 2022

September 12, 2022

**  Saturdays in Adrian ** The Adrian Library will be open Saturdays from 10:00 a.m. to 1:00 p.m. through Memorial Day.   **  After-School Programs – Worthington ** After-School Programs…

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Library News for the Week of September 5, 2022

September 6, 2022

**  Saturdays in Adrian ** Adrian will resume regular Saturday hours from 10:00 a.m. to 1:00 p.m. starting on Saturday, September 10th.   **  After-School Programs – Worthington ** After-School…

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Library News for the Week of August 29, 2022

August 29, 2022

**  Summer Programs for Children – Adrian ** The Summer Reading Program goes through the month of August. Story Time – Children are invited to listen to stories, sing songs…

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Library News for the Week of August 22, 2022

August 23, 2022

** Summer Reading Programs – Worthington ** Friday, August 26th is the last day the library store will be open – make sure to turn in your Summer Reading Logs…

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Library News for the Week of August 15, 2022

August 15, 2022

** Summer Reading Programs – Worthington ** The Library Store is still open (while supplies last) – the final day will be Friday, August 26th.  Make sure to turn in…

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Library News for the Week of August 8, 2022

August 8, 2022

** Summer Reading Programs – Worthington ** The Library Store is still open (while supplies last) – the final day will be Friday, August 26th.  Make sure to turn in…

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Library News for the Week of August 1, 2022

August 1, 2022

**  Summer Reading Programs for Children – Worthington ** Schedule for the last week of Summer Reading Programs: Tuesday, August 2nd:  Teen Summer Reading Program (Grades 6-9) – from 1:00…

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Library News for the Week of July 25, 2022

July 25, 2022

**  Summer Reading Programs for Children – Worthington ** The Summer Reading Program goes through the first week of August!  This year’s theme is “Read beyond the beaten path.” Tuesdays: …

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Items to Display

July 19, 2022

The Nobles County Library is looking for historical, cultural or personal collections to fill our display case in our entryway!  Items will be on display in this locked case for…

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Library News for the Week of July 18, 2022

July 18, 2022

**  Summer Reading Programs for Children – Worthington ** The week of July 18th there will be no Summer Reading Programs.  Available for youth the week of July 18th: Back-Yard…

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Public Notice

July 14, 2022

PUBLIC NOTICE             The Nobles County Board of Commissioners is soliciting local public involvement for appointments to the following: Library Board Additional information about the Committees may be obtained from…

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Science Fiction & Fantasy Book Club Cancelled for Tonight

July 13, 2022

Sci-Fi Book Club will not be meeting tonight – we will meet next month on Wednesday, August 10th.

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Library News for the Week of July 11, 2022

July 11, 2022

**  Book Clubs – Worthington  ** Science Fiction/Fantasy Monthly Book Club: Please join us Wednesday, July 13th at 6:00 p.m. in the library’s Program Room! This month’s topic is urban…

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Poetry in the Parks!

July 8, 2022

 

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Library News for the Week of July 4, 2022

July 1, 2022

 The Nobles County Library will be closed Saturday, July 2nd and Monday, July 4th in observance of Independence Day.     **  Book Clubs – Worthington  ** Science Fiction/Fantasy Monthly Book…

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Library News for the Week of June 27, 2022

June 27, 2022

**  Book Clubs – Worthington  ** Science Fiction/Fantasy Monthly Book Club: Please join us Wednesday, July 13th at 6:00 p.m. in the library’s Program Room! This month’s topic is urban…

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Library News for the Week of June 20, 2022

June 20, 2022

**  Adult Bingo Night – Worthington  ** Join us Monday, June 20th from 5-7 pm for Bingo! We have prizes from our local stores – Thompson Mexican Grill, Serenity Gifts,…

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Library News for the Week of June 13, 2022

June 14, 2022

**  Adult Bingo Night – Worthington  ** Join us Monday, June 20th from 5-7 pm for Bingo! We have prizes from our local stores – Thompson Mexican Grill, Serenity Gifts,…

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Library News for the Week of June 6, 2022

June 6, 2022

**  Adult Bingo Night – Worthington  ** Join us Monday, June 20th from 5-7 pm for Bingo! We have prizes from our local stores – Thompson Mexican Grill, Serenity Gifts,…

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Library News for the Week of May 30, 2022

May 31, 2022

**  Summer Reading Programs for Children – Worthington ** Summer Reading Programs begin Tuesday, June 14th and go through the beginning of August.  Please stop by the library or call…

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Library News for the Week of May 23, 2022

May 23, 2022

The Nobles County Libraries (Adrian and Worthington) will be closed Saturday, May 28th through Monday, May 30th in observance of Memorial Day.       **  Children’s Programming – End…

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Library News for the Week of May 16, 2022

May 16, 2022

**  Arthur Norby – Worthington  ** Please join us Thursday, May 19th at 6:30 p.m. in the Nobles County Library’s Program Room for a visit with author, Arthur Norby! Arthur’s…

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Library News for the Week of May 9, 2022

May 9, 2022

**  After-School Programs – Worthington  ** Please stop by the library or call 507-295-5340 to sign up your children. Monday, May 9th:  Wii U (Grades 5-9) – after school until…

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Library News for the Week of May 2, 2022

May 2, 2022

**  After-School Programs – Worthington  ** Please stop by the library or call 507-295-5340 to sign up your children. Monday, May 2nd:  Just Gurlz (Girls Grades 5-9) after school until…

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Library News for the Week of April 25, 2022

April 25, 2022

**  Spring Book Sale – Worthington  ** The Spring Book Sale is this week, during regular business hours on the main level of the library! Our book sales are open…

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Library News for the Week of April 18, 2022

April 18, 2022

**  Spring Book Sale – Worthington  ** Our Spring Book Sale will be April 25th – 30th, during regular business hours on the main level of the library! Come look…

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Spring Book Sale

April 14, 2022

Our Spring Book Sale will be April 25th – 30th, during regular business hours on the main level of the library! – Come look through a variety of adult fiction…

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Library News for the Week of April 11, 2022

April 11, 2022

**  Spring Book Sale – Worthington  ** Our Spring Book Sale will be April 25th – 30th, during regular business hours on the main level of the library! Come look…

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Library News for the Week of April 4, 2022

April 4, 2022

**  Spring Book Sale – Worthington  ** Our Spring Book Sale will be April 25th – 30th, during regular business hours on the main level of the library! Come look…

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Library News for the Week of March 28, 2022

March 28, 2022

  ** TEMPORARY HOURS in Worthington ** The Nobles County Library, 407 12th St., Worthington, is open: Monday and Thursday 9 a.m. to 7 p.m., Tuesday, Wednesday and Friday 9…

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Library News for the Week of March 21, 2022

March 21, 2022

**  Leprechaun in the Nobles County Library – Worthington  ** There’s a leprechaun in the Nobles County Library! Lucky O’Leprechaun will leave a clue of where to find him on…

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Library News for the Week of March 14, 2022

March 14, 2022

**  Winter Reading Program 2022 – Adrian & Worthington ** Winter Reading Program: The Winter Reading Program is nearing the end!  Finish reading 12 books (or audiobooks/e-books), bring your completed…

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Library News for the Week of March 7, 2022

March 7, 2022

**  Winter Reading Program 2022 – Adrian & Worthington ** Winter Reading Program: The Winter Reading Program is nearing the end!  Finish reading 12 books (or audiobooks/e-books), bring your completed…

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Library News for the Week of February 28, 2022

February 28, 2022

**  The Nobles County Library Presents:  Allen Eskens ** Please join us THIS Thursday (March 3rd) at 6:30 p.m. at the Nobles County Library in Worthington for a visit with…

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Library News for the Week of February 21, 2022

February 18, 2022

The Nobles County Library (Adrian & Worthington) will be closed on Monday, February 21st, in observance of President’s Day.     **  Upcoming Author Visit  ** Author Allen Eskens will…

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Library News for the Week of February 14, 2022

February 14, 2022

**  Upcoming Author Visit  ** Author Allen Eskens will be at the Nobles County Library on Thursday, March 3rd at 6:30 p.m.! Allen Eskens earned his journalism degree from the…

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Library News for the Week of February 7, 2022

February 7, 2022

**  Wowbrary  ** We are happy to announce that we now have a weekly newsletter available! This newsletter will be e-mailed every Wednesday morning to all patrons that have registered.…

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Library News for the Week of January 31, 2022

February 1, 2022

**  Wowbrary  ** We are happy to announce that we now have a weekly newsletter available! This newsletter will be e-mailed every Wednesday morning to all patrons that have registered.…

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Library News for the Week of January 24, 2022

January 24, 2022

**  Wowbrary  ** We are happy to announce that we now have a weekly newsletter available! This newsletter will be e-mailed every Wednesday morning to all patrons that have registered.…

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Library News for the Week of January 17, 2022

January 18, 2022

**  Happening in Adrian AND Worthington:  ** Winter Reading Program: The Winter Reading Program has begun!  This program goes from the beginning of January and ends March 31st.  Please come…

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Library News for the Week of January 10, 2022

January 10, 2022

  The Nobles County Library (Adrian & Worthington) will be closed Monday, January 17th, in observance of Martin Luther King Jr. Day.     **  Happening in Adrian AND Worthington: …

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Library News for the Week of January 3, 2022

January 3, 2022

  **  Winter Reading Program 2022 – Adrian & Worthington ** The Winter Reading Program begins today and ends March 31st!  Come in to either library branch to sign up…

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Library News for the Week of December 27, 2021

December 27, 2021

Friday, December 31st & Saturday, January 1st: Adrian & Worthington libraries will be closed in observance of the New Year.   **  Winter Reading Program 2022 – Adrian & Worthington…

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Library News for the Week of December 20, 2021

December 20, 2021

Thursday, December 23rd:  Adrian & Worthington libraries will be closing at 5:00 p.m. for Christmas. Friday, December 24th and Saturday, December 25th:  Adrian & Worthington libraries will be closed in…

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Library News for the Week of December 13, 2021

December 13, 2021

Thursday, December 23rd:  Adrian & Worthington libraries will be closing at 5:00 p.m. for Christmas. Friday, December 24th and Saturday, December 25th:  Adrian & Worthington libraries will be closed in…

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Library News for the Week of December 6, 2021

December 6, 2021

**  After-School Programs – Worthington  ** Please stop by the library or call 507-295-5340 to sign up your children. Monday, December 6th:  Just Gurlz (Girls Grades 5-9) – after school…

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Library News for the Week of November 29, 2021

November 30, 2021

**  New Library Hours at the Worthington Library  ** Please note the change in hours – the Nobles County Library in Worthington now closes at 7:00 p.m. Hours are:  Monday…

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Library News for the Week of November 22, 2021

November 22, 2021

Wednesday, November 24th: Adrian & Worthington libraries will be closing at 5:00 p.m. for Thanksgiving. Thursday, November 25th, Friday, November 26th and Saturday, November 27th:  Adrian & Worthington libraries will…

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Library News for the Week of November 15, 2021

November 15, 2021

The Nobles County Library, 407 12th St., Worthington, is open from 9 a.m. to 8 p.m. Monday through Thursday, 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. Friday and 9 a.m. to 1…

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Library News for the Week of November 8, 2021

November 9, 2021

 Both Libraries will be closed Thursday, November 11 in observance of Veterans Day   **  Winter Skies Star Party Program  ** November 18th: Winter Skies Star Party – with Mike Lynch…

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Library News for the Week of October 25, 2021

October 25, 2021

**  Special Program This Week  ** 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…

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Musician Dennis Warner Performs on October 28

October 21, 2021

Dennis will be conducting an Adult-oriented Program at the Adrian’s Senior Citizen Center at 1pm. He will also conduct a program for all ages at the First Lutheran Church in…

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Halloween Haunted House October 21 and 22

October 19, 2021

It’s the Worthington Branch’s annual Halloween Haunted House! Thursday, October 21st and Friday, October 22nd for grades K-5!  Wear your Halloween costume and join us for a movie, craft, games…

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Library News for the Week of October 18, 2021

October 18, 2021

**  Tips to Make Your Money Work–Virtual Speaker(in Spanish)- Worthington ** (Consejos para hacer que su dinero funcione) Thursday, October 21st from 6:30 p.m. to 7:30 p.m. (Jueves, 21 de…

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Fall Book Sale November 1-6

October 14, 2021

At the Worthington Branch during regular open hours. Adult Fiction Books, Children’s Books, DVDs, Audiobooks, Young Adult Books, Adult Non-Fiction Books, Paperback Books, and more. Watch for the bag sale…

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Library News for the Week of October 11, 2021

October 11, 2021

**  Halloween Haunted House  ** Thursday, October 21st and Friday, October 22nd for grades K-5!  Wear your Halloween costume and join us for a movie, craft, games and a haunted…

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Library News for the Week of October 4, 2021

October 4, 2021

**  Halloween Haunted House  ** Thursday, October 21st and Friday, October 22nd for grades K-5!  Wear your Halloween costume and join us for a movie, craft, games and a haunted…

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Library News for the Week of September 27, 2021

September 27, 2021

**  New Science Fiction/Fantasy Monthly Book Club  ** Calling all Science Fiction and Fantasy Readers – the Nobles County Library is starting a new monthly book club!  We will tentatively…

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Library News for the Week of September 20, 2021

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. …

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Introduction to the Library for Homeschoolers on Sept. 23

September 14, 2021

Learn more about how the library can help your kids’ learning, on September 23 from 10:00 to 11:30 am. This event is for both parents and their children. It will…

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Library News for the Week of September 13, 2021

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…

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Library News for the Week of September 6, 2021

September 7, 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…

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Library News for the Week of August 30, 2021

August 30, 2021

The Nobles County Library and the Adrian Library will be closed on Saturday, September 4th AND Monday, September 6th in observance of Labor Day.       **  Special Computer…

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Library News for the Week of August 23, 2021

August 23, 2021

**  Summer Book Sale – ADRIAN ** Summer Book Sale at the Adrian Library will be Thursday, August 26th (12:00 p.m. – 6:00 p.m.), Friday, August 27th (12:00 p.m. –…

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Library News for the Week of August 16, 2021

August 16, 2021

**  Summer Book Sale – ADRIAN ** Summer Book Sale at the Adrian Library will be Thursday, August 26th (12:00 p.m. – 6:00 p.m.), Friday August 27th (12:00 p.m. –…

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Library News for the Week of August 9, 2021

August 9, 2021

** Summer Reading Programs – Worthington ** Tuesday, August 10th:  Teen Summer Reading Program from 1:00 p.m. to 3:00 p.m. (Teen Auction!) Summer Reading Carnival on Wednesday, August 11th from…

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Library News for the Week of August 2, 2021

August 2, 2021

** Summer Reading Programs – Worthington ** Tuesday, August 3rd:  Teen Summer Reading Program from 1:00 p.m. to 3:00 p.m. Wednesday, August 4th:  Story Time (Preschool – Kindergarten) – from…

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New electronic resources added to the Nobles County Library website

July 28, 2021

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…

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Library News for the Week of July 26, 2021

July 26, 2021

** Summer Reading Programs – Worthington ** Please stop by the library, call 507-295-5340 or e-mail nobleslib@co.nobles.mn.us to sign up. Tuesdays:  Teen Summer Reading Program from 1:00 p.m. to 3:00…

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The Wall Street Journal is now available

July 21, 2021

As part of our efforts to continually provide better products, the Worthington branch is now getting the Wall Street Journal newspaper. Come into the library to read up on national…

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Treasure Village visits on July 26

July 19, 2021

July 26th, 2021; 10:00 AM at Adrian Elementary School; 1:30 PM – in Worthington. Come join the fun as Treasure Village presents Tall Tales with Treasure Village. Guaranteed to make…

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Library News for the Week of July 19, 2021

July 19, 2021

**  Summer Book Sale – Worthington  ** Our Summer Book Sale is THIS week during regular business hours on the main level of the library! There usually is a variety…

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Library News for the Week of July 12, 2021

July 12, 2021

**  Summer Book Sale – Worthington  ** Our Summer Book Sale is next week!  Plan to stop by July 19th – July 24th, during regular business hours on the main…

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Library News for the Week of July 5, 2021

July 6, 2021

**  Summer Book Sale – Worthington  ** Our Summer Book Sale is coming up soon!  Plan to stop by July 19th – July 24th, during regular business hours on the…

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Outdoor Movie Nights July 22 and August 19

July 2, 2021

Join us on the library lawn in Worthington for an outdoor movie night! The movies are for all ages, and the showing will start at dusk. The July 22 movie:…

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Library News for the Week of June 28, 2021

June 29, 2021

The Nobles County Library (Worthington) will be closed on Saturday, July 3rd AND Monday, July 5th in observance of Independence Day.  The Adrian Branch Library will also be closed on…

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Library News for the Week of June 21, 2021

June 21, 2021

The Nobles County Library, 407 12th Street, Worthington, is open from 9 a.m. to 8 p.m. Monday through Thursday, 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. Friday and 9 a.m. to 1…

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Library News for the Week of June 14, 2021

June 14, 2021

  **  Nobles County Library Community Survey  ** Please help the Nobles County Library by taking part in a survey to learn how the Library can serve the community –…

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Library News for the Week of June 7, 2021

June 7, 2021

**  Nobles County Library Community Survey  ** Please help the Nobles County Library by taking part in a survey to learn how the Library can serve the community – and…

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Library News for the Week of May 31, 2021

June 1, 2021

The Nobles County Library, 407 12th Street, Worthington, is open from 9 a.m. to 8 p.m. Monday through Thursday, 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. Friday and 9 a.m. to 1…

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Free Passes to State Parks Available for Checkout

June 1, 2021

The Minnesota State Parks Pass allows free entry into any MN State Park, for up to 7 days. Either of the two passes can be checked out by a Nobles…

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Library News for the Week of May 24, 2021

May 24, 2021

The Nobles County Library, 407 12th Street, Worthington, is open from 9 a.m. to 8 p.m. Monday through Thursday, 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. Friday and 9 a.m. to 1…

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