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Library News: Week of Dec. 29, 2019

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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:

  • Preschool Story Time, 10 a.m. Wednesdays.

  • 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:

  • The Nobles County Library will close at 5 p.m. Dec. 31 and be closed Jan. 1 for New Year’s Day.

  • The Winter Reading Program will begin Jan. 1 and end March 31. Readers ages 16 and older are invited to stop by the library to sign up and get a punch card. Read 12 books and return the punch card to the library for a prize.

Adrian Branch library:

  • Regular hours will resume Jan. 6, and will be noon to 7 p.m. Mondays and Thursdays; noon to 5 p.m. Tuesdays, Wednesdays and Fridays; and from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. Saturdays.

  • The Adrian Branch Library will be closed Wednesday for New Year’s Day.

  • The Winter Reading Program will begin Jan. 1 and end March 31. Readers ages 16 and older are invited to stop by the library to sign up and get a punch card. Read 12 books and return the punch card to the library for a prize.

Coming Soon

New Books: “Ghosts of Greenglass House” by Kate Milford, “Comet Rising” by MarcyKate Connolly, “Shadow Weaver” by MarcyKate Connolly, “Joe Kapp, The Toughest Chicano” by Joe Kapp with J.J. Kapp, Robert G. Phelps and Ned Averbuck and “Mobituaries” by Mo Rocca and Jonathan Greenberg.

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New Audio: “Nothing More Dangerous” by Allen Eskens

New DVDs: “Abominable," “Boy Genius," “It, Chapter Two," “Rambo, Last Blood," “The Handmaid’s Tale” (Season 3), “Overcomer” and “Downton Abbey”.

Fun Fact: The first Children’s department in a library is said to be that of the Minneapolis Public Library, which separated children’s books from the rest of the collection in December 1889. (Source: Minnesota State Facts: 50States.com)

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Julie Buntjer became editor of The Globe in July 2021, after working as a beat reporter at the Worthington newspaper since December 2003. She has a bachelor's degree in agriculture journalism from South Dakota State University.
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