Library News: Week of April 23, 2023

See a list of some fun things to consider borrowing from your Nobles County Library.

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WORTHINGTON — The Nobles County Library, 407 12th St., Worthington, is open from 9 a.m. to 7 p.m. Monday through Thursday, 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. 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 through Thursday, noon to 5 p.m. Friday and 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. Saturday.

Did You Know?

Did you know there are more than just books at our Plum Creek libraries? Here are some fun things to consider borrowing:

  • Lawn Games: lawn darts, horseshoes, number block tossing game and more!
  • Puzzles: rain forest, insects, country cottages, penguin chicks, feathered friends and more!
  • Board Games: Apples to Apples, Five Crowns, Monopoly, Pictureka, Scrabble, Taboo, Twister, Connect 4, Yahtzee, Guess Who and more!
  • Craft Kits: crocheting, sewing, knitting and more!
  • Cake Pans: bunnies, hearts, Dumbo, Santa, Care Bears, Bob the Builder, stars, fire trucks and more!
  • Video Games: Jumanji (PS4), Ori and the Blind Forest (Xbox One), Ultimate I Spy (Wii), Wii Fit (Wii) and more!

Youth Programming

Participants are responsible for their own ride to and from the library. Please stop by the library or call (507) 295-5340 to sign up your children

Monday, April 24: Wii for students in Grades 5-9 after school until 4:45 p.m.


Tuesday, April 25: After-School Program (Grades K-5), until 4:45 p.m.

Wednesday, April 26: Story Time (toddlers and preschoolers), 10 to 11 a.m.; Just Gurlz (for girls in grades 5-9) after school until 4:45 p.m.

Thursday, April 27: After-School Program (Grades K-5), until 4:45 p.m.

Monday, May 1: Wii for students in Grades 5-9 after school until 4:45 p.m.

Tuesday, May 2: After-School Program (Grades K-5), until 4:45 p.m.

Please visit for all library events.

New at the Library

New books for adults: “Blind Spots” by Thomas Mullen, “You Know Her” by Meagan Jennett, “The Soulmate” by Sally Hepworth, “The Words We Lost” by Nicole Deese and “House of Cotton” by Monica Brashears.

New large print books for adults: “The Candy House” by Jennifer Egan, “The It Girl” by Ruth Ware, “The Lady’s Mine” by Francine Rivers and “The Invisible Life of Addie Larue” by V.E. Schwab.


New DVDs: “Barbie: It Takes Two — Stars Are Born” (Series 2), “Emily” and “Missing”

New books for children: “When Things Aren’t Going Right, Go Left” by Marc Colagiovanni, “Pocket Full of Sads” by Brad Davidson, “Being a Cat: A Tail of Curiosity” by Maria Gianferrari, “How to Write a Poem” by Kwame Alexander & Deanna Nikaido, “The Artist” by Ed Vere.

Special events

April 29: Door hanger craft, 9:15 a.m. to 12:15 p.m. Must pre-register due to limited space.

May 9: Doug Ohman, a photographer, public speaker and historian will speak from 6:30 to 8 p.m.

Basic Fantasy Role-Playing Game: 5:15 to 6:45 p.m., every Monday through May 22. Please call or stop in to register!

Friends of the Library Book Club: 6 p.m. April 24, discussing the book, “The Seed Keeper” by Diane Wilson. Please join in person at the library or on Zoom. All are welcome.

Nobles County Art Center

Now showing: annual Area Art Show. The show will remain open through June 30.

Art Club: Art Club meets the fourth Tuesday of each month at 5:30 p.m. There is no cost to join and all are welcome to join in the fun!


The Art Center is located in the basement of the Nobles County Library. It is open from noon to 4 p.m. Monday through Friday. Contact the Art Center at or (507) 372-8245.

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