Materials and programs for elementary-age children.

BookFlix by Scholastic

Animated, talking storybooks for grades PreK-3. It pairs a fiction and nonfiction book by theme. Also games and other activities. Build your early literacy skills here. (Nobles County Library card required to access)


For approximately grades 3-9. More than fifty complete scientific units in six areas. Videos, articles written at three reading levels, project and experiment ideas, and more. (Nobles County Library card required to access)

Watch and Learn Library

More than 200 educational videos with real-world footage. For grades Pre-K to 3. In both English and Spanish. Builds knowledge on all topics, and expands your vocabulary. (Nobles County Library card required to access)

Upcoming Events

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K-5 Children’s After School Program

Worthington Branch

We meet after school until 4:45 pm on Tuesdays and Wednesdays during the school year; for movies, snacks, crafts, experiments, STEAM & games. Choose the day that works best for you. For more information, check the events calendar!

Special Programs

Worthington Branch

We have special programs offered throughout the school year for various holidays. These typically include a Halloween Haunted House, New Year’s Eve party, and Easter party. 

For more information, check the events calendar!

Screen Free Saturdays

Adrian Branch

Every Saturday through May 16, from 10:30 a.m. – noon. For elementary school-age students. Here's your chance to get out of the house and have some fun. Bring your favorite board game or play one of ours.

Summer Reading

Summer reading programs are offered for all age groups.  These programs help students maintain and grow their learning and reading abilities, while earning library dollars to spend at the library store, enjoying experiments, crafts and games.  The Summer Reading Programs closes with a carnival in August. For more information check the events calendar or see the Summer Reading page.

Picture & Chapter Books

No matter the interest or reading level, we have books for these emerging readers! Both branches have picture books, leveled readers, and a nice selection of chapter books sure to inspire the love of reading. If you can’t find what you are looking for on the shelf, we can get it from another library. Don’t know what to read? Ask a librarian to help you with a few suggestions. 

Accelerated Reader BookFinder

You can check if a book has an Accelerated Reader test and see the reading level at Accelerated Reader BookFinder. AR Book Finder: