Library News: Week of Dec. 18, 2022

Jewelry making with Myra free class is on Wednesday.

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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. The Nobles County Library will close at 2 p.m. Friday, Dec. 23, and will be closed Saturday, Dec. 24, through Monday, Dec. 26 in observance of Christmas. We will resume regular business hours on Tuesday, Dec. 27.

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Jewelry Making with Myra: 5:30 p.m. Wednesday, Dec. 21, for ages 16 and older. Join us for a fun night of making your own jewelry. Choose your three pieces and, with Myra’s guidance, you’ll get to design and create exactly what you want. This class is free of charge.

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

Dec. 19: Wii (Grades 5-9), until 4:45 p.m.

Dec. 20: After-School Program (Grades K-5), until 4:45 p.m.


Dec. 21: Story Time for toddlers and preschoolers, 10 to 11 a.m.; Just Gurlz (Girls Grades 5-9) after school until 4:45 p.m.

Dec. 22: After-School Program (Grades K-5), until 4:45 p.m.

Dec. 26: Closed

Please visit for all library events.

New at the Library

New books for adults: “All She Ever Dreamed” by Robin Lee Hatcher, “Vanished on Vacation” by Jenifer Ruff, “My Husband’s Lover” by Jess Ryder, “The Dilemma” by Julia Roberts, “The Christmas Letters” by Jenny Hale, “Cowboy’s Christmas Nanny” by Clara Pines, “The Girlfriend” by K.L.Slater, “The Nursery” by Sue Watson, “The Blackout Book Club” by Amy Lynn Green, “The Trouble With Secrets” by Jean Grainger, “The Nurse’s Secret” by Liz Lawler, “Die Trying” by Lee Child and “Love Always, Christmas” by Karen Schaler.

Vintage Christmas display
Sally Zuehlke has loaned several vintage Christmas items for a display during the month of December at the Nobles County Library in Worthington.
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New large print books for adults: “All Is Bright” by RaeAnne Thayne, “The Honeymoon Cottage” by Lori Foster, “Thief of Fate” by Jude Deveraux and Tara Sheets and “It Ends With Us” by Colleen Hoover

New DVDs: “The Good House” with Sigourney Weaver and Kevin Kline and “Paw Patrol: Big Truck Pups”

New books for children: “Ricky Ricotta’s Mighty Robot vs The Unpleasant Penguins From Pluto” by Dav Pilkey, “Let’s Get a Christmas Tree!” by Lori Haskins Houran, “Little Bird Finds Christmas” by Marianne Richmond, “Jesus, Me, and My Christmas Tree” by Crystal Bowman and “The Year Round Christmas Tree” by Kim Wasden.


Did you know?: The Nobles County Library (Worthington) has two conference rooms available for public use. Simply call or stop at the front desk to reserve or check availability!

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