Library News: Week of Sept. 20, 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

  • Stop by the library or call 295-5340 to sign up for after school programs, 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 updates.

New at the Library

Online Educational Resources for Kids: Links at, under the Youth drop down. 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.

New Books: “See Her Die” by Melinda Leigh, “Don’t Ever Forget” by Matthew Farrell, “The Lost Girls of Devon” by Barbara O’Neal, “The Book of Two Ways” by Jodi Picoult and “Behind the Red Door” by Megan Collins.


New Audiobooks: “Fool’s Paradise” by Robert B. Parker, “All the Devils Are Here” by Louse Penny, “Chaos” by Iris Johansen and “Total Power” by Vince Flynn.

New DVDs: “Robert the Bruce," “Paw Patrol, Jet to the Rescue," “Hallmark’s Nature of Love and Pearl in Paradise," “Love, Fall & Order," “White Fang/White Fang to the Rescue” and “Outlander” (Season Five).

Did you know?: Millard Fillmore, the 13th President of the United States, and his wife, Abigail, created the first permanent library in the White House. Originally it was in the Yellow Oval Room and has since moved to its current location on the ground floor. It’s also used for teas and meetings hosted by the President and the First Lady. (Source: Wikipedia)

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