Library News: Week of Oct. 2, 2022

Fall Book Sale is this week at the Nobles County Library in Worthington.

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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.

Friends of the Library Book Club: The next gathering will be at 6 p.m. Oct. 24, discussing “The Midnight Library” by Matt Haig. Please join in person or on Zoom.

Fall Book Sale: This Wednesday through Saturday, Oct. 5-8, Nobles County Library program room (basement), Worthington. Shop from a variety of adult fiction and non-fiction, young adult books, paperbacks, children’s books, audiobooks, CDs, DVDs and more. The book sale is open to the public and not restricted to library card users.


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.

Oct. 3: Wii (Grades 5-9), until 4:45 p.m. (Schedules will be distributed.)


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

Oct. 5: Story Time (Toddlers & Preschoolers), 10 to 11 a.m.

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

Oct. 10: Just Gurlz (Girls Grades 5-9), until 4:45 p.m.

Oct. 11: After-School Program (Grades K-5), until 4:45 p.m.

New at the Library

New Books for adults: “The High Notes” by Danielle Steel, “Distant Thunder” by Stuart Woods, “Her Surprise Christmas Courtship” by Emma Miller and “Christmas Hostage” by Sharon Dunn.

New Books for Children: “Besties Find Their Groove” by Kayla Miller and Jeffrey Canino, “The Big Adventures of Babymouse, Once Upon a Messy Whisker” by Jennifer L. Holm & Matthew Holm, “A Very Mercy Christmas” by Kate DiCamillo, “If You Laugh, I’m Starting This Book Over” by Chris Harris and “Busy Betty” by Reese Witherspoon.

Want to see more new items? Sign up to receive a complete list of new items weekly from the Nobles County Library! Visit and sign up for Wowbrary! (toward the bottom of the homepage). Once you sign up, you will receive an e-mail every Wednesday morning of everything new at the library.


New Library App: Download the Aspen LiDA app and login using your library card number. From there you can browse the Nobles County Library’s collections, see new materials, manage your library account, search and download electronic resources, store your library card digitally and much, much more.

Author visits in Worthington

  • Kate Swenson, author of “Forever Boy: A Mother’s Memoir of Autism and Finding Joy” and blog “Finding Cooper’s Voice,” will speak from 6 to 7 p.m. Oct. 6.
  • Adrian Lee, author of supernatural books, “How to Be a Christian Psychic”, “Mysterious Minnesota”, “Mysterious Midwest” and more, will speak from 6:30 to 8:30 p.m. Oct. 24.
  • Kathie Hendricks “Kate Henry”, Luverne author of children’s books “Backyard Hockey”, “Please Don’t Eat the Cupcakes” and more, will present a children’s program from 3:30 to 4:30 p.m., and an adult program from 5:30 to 6:30 p.m. Nov. 8.
  • Watch our Facebook page and for updates and future events!
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