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Library News: Week of Nov. 13, 2022

People ages 16 and older are invited to attend Turkey Bingo Tuesday evening.

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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. Both libraries will be closed on Friday, November 11th and Saturday, November 12th, in observance of Veteran's Day.

Turkey Bingo: 6 to 8 p.m. Nov. 15, at the library in Worthington. For ages 16 and older. We have great prizes from our local businesses again, including Panda House, Serenity Gifts, Marisol, Buffalo Billfold Company, Taco Johns, Fancy That, Phileo's, Worthington Footwear, Seed & Stem 12:27 and Myra's Acrylic Paint Jewelry. Thanks to all who donated prizes! Join us for this free event.

Friends of the Library Book Club: The next gathering will be at 6 p.m., Nov. 28 to discuss “The Joy Luck Club” by Amy Tan. All are welcome!

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.

Youth Programming

After-School Programming at the Nobles County Library in Worthington begins this week. Please stop by the library or call (507) 295-5340 to sign up your children. Participants are responsible for their own ride to and from the library.

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Nov. 14: Wii (Grades 5-9), until 4:45 p.m.

Nov. 15: After-School Program (Grades K-5), until 4:45 p.m.

Nov. 16: Story Time (Toddlers & Preschoolers), 10 to 11 a.m.; Just Gurlz (Girls Grades 5-9), after school until 4:45 p.m.

Nov. 17: After-School Program (Grades K-5), until 4:45 p.m.

Nov. 21: Wii (Grades 5-9), until 4:45 p.m.

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

New at the Library

New Books for Adults: “The Zero Night” by Brian Freeman, “Hands Down” by Felix Francis, “Christmas at the Amish Market” by Shelley Shepard Gray, “Maggie Moves On” by Lucy Score, “Succulents for Beginners” by Misa Matsuyama and “The Stories We Tell” by Joanna Gaines

New Books for Children: “Lulu and the Hunger Monster” by Erik Talkin, “Mega-Predators of the Past” by Melissa Stewart, “A Bear, A Bee, and a Honey Tree” by Daniel Bernstrom (Local author!) and “Firefighter Flo!” by Andrea Zimmerman.

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Fun fact: So far this year, Adrian Library patrons have saved $123,747.70 by using the library!

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