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 p.m. Saturday.

Here’s what’s happening in children’s programming:

  • Story Time, 10 a.m. Wednesday.

  • After School Programs, 3:30 to 4:45 p.m. Tuesdays and Wednesdays (Grades K-5).

  • Just Gurlz, Thursdays after school until 4:45 p.m. (Grades 5+).

  • Wii Program, Mondays after school until 4:45 p.m. (Grades 5-9).

Worthington library:

  • Many new books and audios will be available soon!

  • Nobles County Library will be closed on Monday, Nov. 11 in observance of Veterans Day.

Adrian branch library:

  • Temporary hours until further notice: 1 to 5 p.m. Monday, Wednesday and Friday (as staff is available).

  • Adrian branch library will be closed on Monday, Nov. 11 in observance of Veterans Day.

Friends of the Library

  • Book Club meets from 7-8 p.m. Nov. 25. The book being discussed is “The Giver of the Stars” by Jojo Moyes. All are welcome.

Coming Soon

New Books: "Dark Ambitions" by Irene Hannon, "All the Water in the World" by Karen Raney, "A Cruel Deception" by Charles Todd, "Before and After" by Judy Christie and Lisa Wingate and "The Deserter" by Nelson DeMille and Alex DeMille.

FUN FACT: In 1990, Howard Stephen Berg from the United States became the fastest reader in the world. He is in the Guinness Book of World Records for reading more than 25,000 words a minute and writing more than 100 words a minute! (Source: