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Library News: Week of Jan. 5, 2020

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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 Winter Reading Program continues through 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:

  • Hours are 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 Winter Reading Program continues through 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.

Friends of the Library:

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  • The next book club meeting is at 7 p.m. Jan. 27 in the Nobles County Art Center (basement of library). The book being discussed is “Chocolate Chip Cookie Murder” by Joanne Fluke. All are welcome.

Coming Soon

New Books: “Time For Love” by Debbie Macomber, “Twice in a Blue Moon” by Christina Lauren, “The Power of Bad” by John Tierney and Roy F. Baumeister, “Good Girls Lie” by J.T. Ellison and “If Only I could Tell You” by Hannah Beckerman.

Fun Fact: There is a magician’s library in Manhattan, New York, called The Conjuring Arts Research Center. It has books on things like juggling, sleight of hand, hypnosis and ventriloquism. This library has over 12,000 books on magic, which are also in many different languages. (Source: Reader’s Digest — 10 Fascinating Facts About Libraries)

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