Library News: Week of July 5, 2020

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 is planned during normal library hours July 20-24 on the main level of the library in Worthington. Books for all ages, plus DVDs and CDs, will be available for purchase.

Children’s Programming

  • Pre-K and Kindergarten Story Time is from 10 to 11 a.m. Wednesdays; first through third grade from 1 to 2 p.m. Wednesdays; fourth and fifth grades is from 1 to 2:30 p.m. Thursdays; and teens from 1 to 3 p.m. Tuesdays. Space is limited, so please call the library to sign up. Additional program times will be added if there is interest.

  • 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. July 13-17 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 takes place 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: “In Her Shadow” by Kristin Miller, “Call It Magic” by Janet Chapman and “Women’s Bodies, Women’s Wisdom” by Christiane Northrup, M.D.

New Audios: “Contraband” by Stuart Woods, “Credible Threat” by J.A. Jance, “Hush” by James Patterson and “The Persuasion” by Iris Johansen.

Fun Fact: Have you heard of talking books? It’s where young children can watch an interactive story online, and is a fun way to help those in grades preK-3 learn to read. The library will soon provide access to BookFlix from Scholastic. More details about BookFlix coming soon.

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