Library News: Week of April 9, 2023

Nobles County Library's Spring Book Sale begins Wednesday at the Worthington 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.

Spring Book Sale

The Spring Book Sale will begin at the Nobles County Library in Worthington at 9 a.m. Wednesday, April 12 and continue through Saturday, April 15, in the library’s basement. Special events are planned each day.

April 12: Book sale is 9 a.m. to 6:30 p.m. For every $5 spent, your name is entered into a raffle for a T-shirt.


April 13: Book sale is 9 a.m. to 6:30 p.m. A Seed Kit will be given away every hour from 9 a.m. to 6 p.m. Also, there will be a special Story Time for preschoolers from 5:30 to 6 p.m.

April 14: Book sale is 9 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. The World Mart food truck will be at the library from 11 a.m. to 3 p.m., and Skally Line will perform live music in the program room from 1 to 2 p.m. Purchase your lunch and then enjoy some live music!

April 15: Book sale is 9 a.m. to noon with a $2 per bag of books sale.

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 10: No program, Spring Break.

Tuesday, April 11: After-School Program (Grades K-5), until 4:45 p.m.


Wednesday, April 12: 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 13: After-School Program (Grades K-5), until 4:45 p.m.

Monday, April 17: Wii for students in Grades 5-9 after school until 4:45 p.m.

Tuesday, April 18: 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: “On The Line” by Fern Michaels, “Worthy Opponents” by Danielle Steel, “Windswept Way” by Irene Hannon, “Lone Women” by Victor Lavalle, “Loyalty” by Lisa Scottoline and “Second Chance Alaska” by Jennifer Snow.

New large print books for adults: “The Secret Amish Admirer” by Virginia Wise, “Targeted in the Desert” by Dana Mentink, “Reunited by the Baby” by Brenda Minton and “Yosemite Firestorm” by Tanya Stowe.

New audiobook: “Loyalty” by Lisa Scottoline.


New books for children: “Elephant Goes Potty” by James Patterson, “The Fantastic Bureau of Imagination” by Brad Montague, “Mary Can!” by Mary J. Blige, “Little Daymond Learns to Earn” by Daymond John, “I am Temple Grandin” by Brad Meltzer, “Because I’m Your Mom” by Ahmet Zappa, “The World and Everything In It” by Kevin Henkes and “Remember” by Joy Harjo.

Special events

April 14: Skally Line, 1-2 p.m.

April 19: Mary Yungeberg, 6-8 p.m.

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

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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