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 will be available soon!

  • The Nobles County Library will be closed Nov. 28 and 29 for Thanksgiving. We will be open normal hours on Nov. 30.

Adrian Branch library:

  • Temporary hours until further notice are: 1 to 5 p.m. Mondays, Wednesdays and Fridays (as staff is available and weather permitting).

  • The library will be closed Nov. 29 for Thanksgiving.

Friends of the Library

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

Coming Soon

New Books: “Dangerous Embrace” by Nora Roberts, “Beautiful Messy Love” by Tess Woods, “Twisted Twenty-Six” by Janet Evanovich, “Shadow Frost” by Coco Ma and “At the Sign of Triumph” by David Weber.

New DVDs: “The Art of Racing in the Rain," “Scary Stories to Tell in the Dark," “Fast & Furious Hobbs & Shaw," “Paw Patrol, Best in Snow! Collection” and “Yellowstone” (Season 2)

FUN FACT: Between 600,000 and 1 million books are published each year in the United States alone. (Source: Forbes)