Library News: Week of Dec. 4, 2022

A free jewelry making class will be offered for individuals ages 16 and older.

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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.

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Drop-in-Craft: 9:15 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. Saturday, Dec. 10. There will be a craft for adults and a craft for children. Stop in and craft at the library! Registration is requested as space is limited. Stop by the library or call (507) 295-5340 to sign up.

Jewelry Making with Myra: 5:30 p.m. 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. 5: Wii (Grades 5-9), until 4:45 p.m.


Dec. 6: After-School Program (Grades K-5), until 4:45 p.m.

Dec. 7: Story Time for toddlers and preschoolers, 10 to 11 a.m. (Santa will visit); Just Gurlz (Girls Grades 5-9) after school until 4:45 p.m.

Dec. 8: After-School Program (Grades K-5), until 4:45 p.m.

Dec. 12: Wii (Grades 5-9), until 4:45 p.m.

Dec. 13: 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: “A Dangerous business” by Jane Smiley, “In the Shade of Olive Trees” by Kate Laack, “Like The Wind” by Robin Lee Hatcher, “Last Circle of Love” by Lorna Landvik, “A Quiet Life" by Ethan Joella, “Day to Day Living With Dementia” by Angela M. Lunde, M.A., “The Good Old Boys and The Smiling Country” by Elmer Kelton, “One Last Chance” by Kat Martin, “Three-Edged Sword” by Jeff Lindsay and “The Unofficial Guide: Walt Disney World with Kids 2023” by Bob Sehlinger and Liliane J. Opsomer with Len Testa.

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New Large Print Books for Adults: “An Amish Christmas Wish” by Leigh Bale, “Going Rogue” by Janet Evanovich, “A Christmas Bargain” by Mindy Obenhaus, “Christmas on Reindeer Road” by Debbie Mason, “A Forever Home” by Annie Rains, “Falling Stars” by Fern Michaels, “Christmas on His Doorstep” by Patricia Davids, “An Alaskan Christmas Promise” by Belle Calhoune and “Christmas K-9 Unit Heroes” by Lenora Worth and Katy Lee.


New Books for Children: “The Sun Is Late and So Is the Famer” by Philip C. Stead, “Little Owl’s Love” by Divya Srinivasan, “Happy Diwali!” Mark Baker and Neville Astley, “Grumpy Monkey Valentine Gross-Out” by Suzanne Lang and “Samson The Frog” by Patrice Meyers.

New Audiobook: “It Starts With Us” by Colleen Hoover.

New Display: “A Vintage Christmas” display, on loan from Sally Zuehlke, can be viewed in the front lobby of the library for the month of December.

Fun Fact of the Week: One of Adrian Library’s most circulated books is “Lightning Strike” by William Kent Krueger.

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