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Library News: Week of Aug. 14, 2022

Member sought to join Nobles County Library Board.

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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.

From the Library Director: The Nobles County Library is looking for historical, cultural or personal collections to fill our display case in our entryway. Items will be on display in this locked case for one month. If you would like to show off your collection, please speak to Beth to make arrangements.

Library Board member sought: The Nobles County Library Board is looking for a Library Board Member. If you are passionate about the library and are looking for a way to serve your community, then we need you. Please contact Library Director Beth Sorenson with any questions.

Friends of the Library Book Club: Next meeting is 6 p.m. Aug. 22. We will be discussing the book, “Passing,” by Nella Larsen. All are welcome to join.

Science Fiction/Fantasy Book Club: The next meeting is 5 p.m. Sept. 14, in the library’s Program Room. This month’s topic is apocalypse.

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Monthly book display: Each month a theme is chosen and displayed out front. We’ve featured books about graduation, Spanish language books and graphic novels. This month features large print beach reads.

New Kits for Children: We now have two Magna-Tile Kits and a Baking Kit that have been added to the library collection. These kits help develop social skills, teach math and science concepts while allowing children to explore and create. They are available to place on hold and can be checked out for one week.

New Books for Children: The library now has five new talking books in English, Spanish, Tagalog and Arabic. Stop by the library and check one out.

Summer Reading Program: The Library Store remains open while supplies last. The final day is Aug. 26. Make sure to turn in your Summer Reading Logs and library money to choose your prizes!

Youth special events in Adrian

Story time: 12:10 to 12:50 p.m. every Wednesday. Listen to stories, sing songs and learn rhymes that spark a love of reading and learning.

Art with McKenzie is from 1 to 2:15 p.m. Aug. 17. Students will gain creative confidence and have fun as McKenzie shares her talent and passion for art.

Fun at the Library: 1 to 2:15 p.m. Aug. 24 and 31. Crafts, Bingo and board games; free to the public.

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Don’t forget to record your reading in your Summer Logs by Aug. 19. A party for those who completed their logs is Aug. 23.

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