Nobles County Library News

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:

  • For Grades K-6, a Halloween Haunted House, “The Mad Lab," will be open at several different times Thursday and Friday. Stop in or call the library to reserve a time. On Thursday, times are 10 to 11:30 a.m., noon to 1:30 p.m., and 2 to 3:30 p.m., while Friday times are noon to 1:30 p.m. and 2 to 3:30 p.m. Don’t forget to wear your Halloween costume!

Adrian branch library:

  • Temporary hours until further notice are: 11 a.m. to 6 p.m. Mondays and Thursdays; 11 a.m. to 5 p.m. Tuesdays, Wednesdays and Fridays; closed Saturdays.

Friends of the Library


  • Book Club meets from 7-8 p.m. Oct. 28. The book being discussed is “Warlight” by Michael Ondaatje. All are welcome.

Coming Soon

New Books: “Riding the Bus With My Sister” by Rachel Simon, “The Soldier” by Grace Burrowes, “Autumn Is Here” by Billy Steers, “Mater’s Treasury of Tall Tales” by Disney/Pixar and “For the Love of Books, Designing And Curating A Home Library” by Thatcher Wine & Elizabeth Lane of Juniper Books.

New DVD: “Chernobyl”

FUN FACT: As of the end of September, 54,120 patrons have come into the Nobles County Library. They have saved $886,925.90 by using our library.

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