Library News: Week of Oct. 30, 2022

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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.

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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!

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.

Oct. 31: Wii (Grades 5-9), until 4:45 p.m.

Nov. 1: After-School Program (Grades K-5), until 4:45 p.m.


Nov. 2: Story Time (Toddlers & Preschoolers), 10 to 11 a.m.; Just Gurlz (Girls Grades 5-9), after school until 4:45 p.m.

Nov. 3: After-School Program (Grades K-5), until 4:45 p.m.

Nov. 7: Wii (Grades 5-9), until 4:45 p.m.

Nov. 8: After-School Program (Grades K-5), until 4:45 p.m.

New at the Library

New books for adults: “The Bookshop of Secrets” by Mollie Rushmeyer, “We Are the Light” by Matthew Quick, “Friends, Lovers, and the Big Terrible Thing” by Matthew Perry, “Any Where You Run” by Wanda M. Morris, “The World We Make” by N.K. Jemisin, “Triple Cross” by James Patterson, “Peril in Paris” by Rhys Bowen, “Theft of an Idol” by Dana Stabenow, “A Christmas Deliverance” by Anne Perry, “Merry Christmas Cowboy” by Maisey Yates, “The Wish List” by Michelle Major and “Now Is Not the Time to Panic” by Kevin Wilson.

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New large print books for adults: “The Mistletoe Favor” by Jill Kemerer, “Snowbound Amish Christmas” by Jo Ann Brown, “Her Secret Son” by Linda Goodnight and “The Christmas Spirit” by Debbie Macomber.

New audiobooks: “No Plan B” by Lee Child and Andrew Child and “Long Shadows” by David Baldacci.

New books for children: “The Smurfs Tales: The Smurfs and the Golden Tree and Other Tales” by Peyo.


Fun fact: So far this year, patrons of the Nobles County Library in Worthington have saved $681,519 by using the library!

Adult Programming

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.

Turkey Bingo: 6 to 8 p.m. Nov. 15, at the library in Worthington. Mark your calendars and join us for this free event, featuring great prizes from local businesses.

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