Library News: Week of July 12, 2020

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

Summer Book Sale

A Summer Book Sale will be open from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. July 20-24 on the main level of the library in Worthington. There will be a variety of adult fiction and non-fiction books, young adult books, paperbacks, children's books, audiobooks, CDs and DVDs.

Children’s Programming

  • There will be no children's programs this week. All children’s programs will resume the week of July 20.

  • July 6-17, window “I Spy” is offered as an outdoor activity for all grades. Stop by the Youth Room for your “I Spy” list and let the search begin.

  • Bingo Scavenger Hunt, a weekly outdoor activity for all grades, begins each week on Mondays. Stop by the Youth Room for a Bingo sheet and try to get a Bingo or work for a Blackout. Spend the week finding the items in your backyard, neighborhood or around town. You must turn in your Bingo sheet to receive a prize.

  • Story Stroll, “Have You Got My Purr?”, is planned from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. this week on the lawn beside the Nobles County Library in Worthington.

COVID-19 precautions still in place


  • Please limit yourself to one visit per day and maintain a distance of six feet from non-family members when in the library.

  • Children under 16 must be accompanied by a parent or guardian (except during organized programming activities).

  • Temporary masks and hand sanitizer are 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..

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Coming Soon

New Books: “What You Wish For” by Katherine Center, “Peace Talks” by Jim Butcher, “A Walk Along The Beach” by Debbie Macomber and “Hawk” by James Patterson and Gabrielle Charbonnet.

New Audios: “One Last Lie” by Paul Doiron, “Outsider” by Linda Castillo, “Hush” by James Patterson, “The Persuasion” by Iris Johansen and “Stealing Home” by Sherryl Woods.

New DVDs: “Adventures of Bailey."

Fun Fact: These were the Top 10 bestselling books of 2019, according to The Oprah Magazine: “Where the Crawdads Sing” by Delia Owens, “Becoming” by Michelle Obama, “Dog Man: Brawl of the Wild” by Dav Pilkey, “Girl, Stop Apologizing” by Rachel Hollis, “Diary of An Awesome Friendly Kid” by Jeff Kinney, “Girl, Wash Your Face” by Rachel Hollis, “Oh, the Places You’ll Go!” by Dr. Seuss, “Educated” by Tara Westover, “Tattooist of Auschwitz” by Heather Morris and “The Wonky Donkey” by Craig Smith.

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