Library News: Week of Sept. 13, 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 6 p.m. Monday through Thursday and noon to 5 p.m. Friday.

Children’s Programming in Worthington

  • After-school programs began Monday. Stop by the library or call 295-5340 to sign up, as class size is limited. Programs include Just Gurlz for grades 5+, meeting after school until 4:45 p.m. Mondays starting Sept. 28; and Wii for grades 5-9, meeting two Mondays per month after school until 4:45 p.m., starting Sept. 21

  • Story Time for preschool and younger is from 10 to 11 a.m. Wednesdays.

  • After-school programs for grades K-5 are offered Tuesdays or Thursdays until 4:45 p.m.

  • Visit for all library events.

COVID-19 precautions

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

  • 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.

  • Visit for all library updates.

New at the Library

Online Educational Resources for Kids: Links at, under the Youth drop down. Provided by the Plum Creek Library System; users must have a Nobles County Library card to access the following:

  • BookFlix by Scholastic, for grades pre-K to 3.

  • ScienceFlix, for grades 3-9.

  • Watch and Learn Library, for grades pre-K to 3.

Books: “A Place in the Wind” by Suzanne Chazin, “The Violence Inside Us” by Chris Murphy, “Royal” by Danielle Steel, “The Big Door Prize” by M.O. Walsh and “The Siren and the Deep Blue Sea” by Kerrelyn Sparks.


DVDs: “The Flash.”

Did you know?: These famous celebrities have home libraries: Oprah Winfrey, Diane Keaton, Keith Richards, Woody Allen, Ralph Lauren, Julianne Moore and Jane Fonda. (Source:

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