Library News: Week of Oct. 23, 2022
Author Adrian Lee to visit Nobles County Library in Worthington Monday evening for a book talk.
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.
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. 24: Just Gurlz (Girls Grades 5-9), until 4:45 p.m.
Oct. 25: After-School Program (Grades K-5), until 4:45 p.m.
Oct. 26: Story Time (Toddlers & Preschoolers), 10 to 11 a.m.
Oct. 27: After-School Program (Grades K-5), until 4:45 p.m.
Oct. 31: Wii (Grades 5-9), until 4:45 p.m.
Nov. 1: After-School Program (Grades K-5), until 4:45 p.m.
Starting in November: Wii (Grades 5-9) will be after school on Mondays until 4:45 p.m. and Just Gurlz (Girls Grades 5-9) will be after school on Wednesdays until 4:45 p.m.
New at the Library
New Books for Adults: “Hardy Succulents” by Gwen Moore Kelaidis, “The Ransomeware Hunting Team: A Band of Misfits’ Improbable Crusade to Save the World From Cybercrime” by Renee Dudley and Daniel Golden, “The Song of the Cell: An Exploration of Medicine and the New Human” by Siddhartha Mukherjee, “Secrets of the Nile” by Tasha Alexander, “Into the Storm” by Rachel Grant and “The Sister’s Search” by Susan Page Davis.
New Large Print Books for Adults: “The Warmth of Sunshine” by Kelly Irvin, “Desperation in Death” by J.D. Robb and “I’ll Be Seeing You” by Robin Lee Hatcher.
New Audiobooks: “Oath of Loyalty” by Vince Flynn, “The Boys from Biloxi” by John Grisham and “The Christmas Spirit” by Debbie Macomber
New Books for Children: “Sparrows in the Wind” by Gail Carson Levine, “Animorphs: The Encounter” based on the novel by K.A. Applegate and Michael Grant, adapted by Chris Grine, “Harvest Days: Giving Thanks Around the World” by Kate DePalma, “Unicorn Diaries: The Missing Magic” by Rebecca Elliott and “My Weirder-est School: Lil Mouse Is In the House”
Fun Fact: So far this year, Mobile Hotspots are the most checked out item from the Nobles County Library!
Author visits in Worthington
- 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.