Library News: Week of March 19, 2023
The Worthington High School Student Art Show is open from noon to 4 p.m. weekdays, and noon to 7 p.m. Tuesdays.
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.
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, March 20: Wii (for grades 5-9), after school until 4:45 p.m.
Tuesday, March 21: After-School Program (Grades K-5), until 4:45 p.m.
Wednesday, March 22: 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, March 23: After-School Program (Grades K-5), until 4:45 p.m.
Monday, March 27: Wii (for grades 5-9), after school until 4:45 p.m.
Tuesday, March 28: After-School Program (Grades K-5), until 4:45 p.m.
Please visit nclibrary.org for all library events.
New at the Library
New books for adults: “The Keeper of Stories” by Sally Page, “Massacre in Minnesota: The Dakota War of 1862, the Most Violent Ethnic Conflict in American History” by Gary Clayton Anderson, “The Librarian of Crooked Lane” by C.J. Archer, “Buried Secrets: Looking for Frank and Ida” by Anne Hanson, “Nantucket Homes” by Pamela Kelley and “My Name is Ona Judge” by Suzette D. Harrison.
New large print books: “Bound by a Secret” by Jolene Navarro and “Encore in Death” by J.D. Robb.
New books in Spanish for adults: “Cuando los deseos se hacen realidad” by Nicholas Sparks and “Vuela lejos” by Kristin Hannah.
New books for children: “Everybody Says Meow” by Constance Lombardo, “The Very Sleepy Sloth” by Andrew Murray, “Don’t Count Your Chicks” by Ingri & Edgar Parin D’aulaire, “Finding Family: The Duckling Raised by Loons” by Laura Purdie Salas, “Grumpy Money: The Egg-Sitter” by Suzanne Lang, “Ada Lovelace and the Start of Computers” by Jordi Bayarri, “The Puppy Place — Where Every Puppy Finds a Home: Barkeley” by Ellen Miles and “Mermaid Days: A New Friend” by Kyla Kukoff.
New audiobooks: “The Levee” by William Kent Krueger and “Storm Watch” by C.J. Box.
Basic Fantasy Role-Playing Game: 5:15 to 6:45 p.m., every Monday through May 22. Please call or stop in to register!
March 22, 6 to 8 p.m., Springo (Bingo)
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.
Winter Reading Program: The Winter Reading Program is done next week! Please turn in your completed cards by Friday, March 31. After you’ve turned in your completed card(s), be sure to fill out a raffle ticket for the grand prize drawing! There will be a Grand Prize Drawing for these three categories: men, women and teen.
Friends of the Library Book Club: 6 p.m. March 27, discussing the book, “Lessons in Chemistry” by Bonnie Garmus. April’s book selection is “The Seed Keeper” by Diane Wilson. Please join the club in person at the library or on Zoom! All are welcome.
Nobles County Art Center
Now showing: Worthington High School Student Art Show, noon to 4 p.m. weekdays, and noon to 7 p.m. Tuesdays.
Seeking artists: Artists are sought to enter the annual Area Art Show. The event is open to artists in or within 100 miles of Worthington. Email the Art Center at email@example.com or stop by the art center soon for a form to enter.
Art Club: Art Club meets the fourth Tuesday of each month at 5:30 p.m. The March 28 theme is folded paper, and attendees will do some Gelli printing. All are welcome to join!
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.