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Library News: Week of Nov. 20, 2022

Library to close at 5 p.m. Wednesday; remain closed through Saturday in observance of Thanksgiving.

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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 Libraries (Adrian & Worthington) will close at 5 p.m. Wednesday, Nov. 23, and will be closed Thursday, Friday and Saturday in observance of Thanksgiving.

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.

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

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

Nov. 23: No programs

Nov. 28: Wii (Grades 5-9), until 4:45 p.m.

Nov. 29: 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 (Worthington author!) and “Firefighter Flo!” by Andrea Zimmerman.

New audiobook: “The Perfect Assassin” by James Patterson.

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

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Fun fact of the week: So far this year, Worthington’s patron with the most checkouts has checked out 1,472 items!

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