Library News: Week of Dec. 6, 2020

Programming and What's New at the Nobles County Library and Adrian Branch Library

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The Nobles County Library, 407 12th St., Worthington, is open from 9 a.m. to 6 p.m. Monday through Thursday and 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. on Fridays. The Adrian Branch Library, 214 Maine Ave., Adrian, is open from noon to 6 p.m. Monday through Thursday and noon to 5 p.m. Friday.

Children’s Programming in Worthington

Some of the children's books have been moved to improve visitors' browsing experiences, including a larger display section that highlights new or seasonal books. There are Christmas books on display now.

  • Please stop by the library or call 295-5340 to sign up, as class size is limited.

  • Just Gurlz for grades 5+ meets Dec. 7, after school until 4:45 p.m.

  • Wii for grades 5-9 meets Dec. 14 after school until 4:45 p.m.

  • After-School programming for grades K-5 meets Tuesday after school until 4:45 p.m.

  • Story Time for preschool and younger meets from 10 to 11 a.m. Wednesday.

  • After-School programming for grades K-5 meets Thursday after school until 4:45 p.m.

  • Visit for all library events.

COVID-19 guidelines

  • As of this week, there are no plans to close the building to the public nor curtail services.

  • Please maintain a distance of six feet from non-family members when inside and wear a mask if you are able.

  • In Worthington, children under 16 must be accompanied by their parent or guardian between the hours of 9 a.m. and 2:30 p.m. (except during organized activities).

  • Hand sanitizer is available near the front door. Spot cleaning is done throughout the day and after hours.

  • Please bring exact change or the nearest dollar amount for copies, scans, faxes, etc. Large bills cannot be accepted.

  • Visit for updates.

New at the Library

New Books for children: “The Popper Penguin Rescue” by Eliot Schrefer, “Big Nate in a Class By Himself” by Lincoln Peirce, “Anything With You” by Charlie Mylie, “The Smartest Kid in the Universe” by Chris Grabenstein and “Little Blue Truck’s Valentine” by Alice Schertle and Jill McElmurry.


New Books for adults: “The How Not to Diet Cookbook” by Michael Greger, M.D., FACLM, “The Coffee Corner” by Amy Clipston, “The Last Days of John Lennon” by James Patterson with Casey Sherman and Dave Wedge, “Take It Back” by Kia Abdullah and “Deadly Cross” by James Patterson.

New DVDs: “Green Eggs and Ham” (Season 1), “Blackbird," “Mulan” "“Superman, Man of Tomorrow”, “Friendsgiving” and “NCIS” (Season 17).

New Audiobook: “All That Glitters” by Danielle Steel.

Quote: “Life is like a book: Some chapters are sad, some happy and some exciting. But if you never turn the page, you will never know what the next chapter holds.” — Unknown

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