Library News: Week of Nov. 8, 2021
Libraries will be closed Thursday in observance of Veterans Day.
WORTHINGTON — The Nobles County Library, 407 12th St., Worthington, is open from 9 a.m. to 8 p.m. Monday-Thursday, 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. on Friday and 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. Saturday. The Adrian Branch Library, 214 Maine Ave., Adrian, is open from noon to 6 p.m. Monday-Thursday, noon to 5 p.m. on Friday and 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. Saturday. Note: Both libraries will be closed Thursday in observance of Veterans Day.
Science Fiction/Fantasy Monthly Book Club: Meetings are at 6 p.m. on the second Wednesday of each month in the library. We'll discuss how each of our books connects to the theme of the month and what we liked/disliked about the book. Call 295-5340 or e-mail firstname.lastname@example.org to sign up.
Screen-free Saturdays in Adrian: Every Saturday through May 21, excluding holiday weekends, for grades K-8. Visit the library for games from 10:30 a.m. to noon. Bring your favorite board game or play one available at the library.
New Books: “Mercy Creek” by M. E. Browning, “A Christmas Escape” by Sarah Morgan, and The Attic on Queen Street” by Karen White.
Registration requested at the library or by calling 295-5340. Students are responsible for their own ride to and from the library, and should be picked up by 5 p.m.
Monday: Just Gurlz (girls Grades 5-9), after school until 4:45 p.m.
Tuesday: After-School Program (grades K-5), after school until 4:45 p.m.
Wednesday: Story Time (toddlers-preschoolers), 10 to 11 a.m.
Thursday: After-School Program (grades K-5), after school until 4:45 p.m.
Nov. 15: Wii U (grades 5-9), after school until 4:45 p.m.
Nov. 16: After-School Program (grades K-5), after school until 4:45 p.m.
These electronic resources from Scholastic are available 24 hours a day on the Nobles County Library website, under Research>Digital Libraries. You can access these anywhere; all you need is your library card. These are easy to navigate and user-friendly.
BookFlix: For grades Pre-K to 3. Animated, talking storybooks, games and other activities.
TrueFlix: For grades 3 and up. Offers hundreds of units to supplement social studies and science learning.
FreedomFlix: For grades 4 and up. Improve social studies with more than 70 multimedia units offering students a look at the people, places and events that shaped our world.
ScienceFlix: For grades 3 and up. More than 50 complete scientific units in six areas, videos and articles at different reading levels as well as project and experiment ideas.
Scholastic Teachables: Over 30,000 resources for Pre-K through grade 6; activity sheets, lesson plans and more, covering all subjects and themes. Also 2,000+ Mini-Books.
Watch & Learn Library: For grades Pre-K to 3. More than 200 education videos with real-world footage in English or Spanish to build knowledge and expand vocabulary.
Nov. 18: Winter Skies Star Party with Mike Lynch and Paul Seifert, 5:30 to 8 p.m., Minnesota West Community & Technical College, 1450 College Way, Worthington. Meet in the northwest corner of the parking lot next to the observatory.
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