Library News: Week of Sept. 25, 2022

Several new books have been added to the library.

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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 meeting is 6 p.m. Sept. 26, at the Worthington library. The group will discuss “The Last House on the Street,” by Diane Chamberlain. All are welcome to attend.

Fall Book Sale: Oct. 5-8, Nobles County Library program room (basement), Worthington. There are a large amount of items this time, so please mark your calendars. Come look through a variety of adult fiction and non-fiction, young adult books, paperbacks, children's books, audiobooks, CDs and 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.

Sept. 26: Just Gurlz (Girls Grades 5-9), until 4:45 p.m.


Sept. 27: After-School Program (Grades K-5), until 4:45 p.m.

Sept. 29: Story Time (Toddlers & Preschoolers), 10 to 11 a.m.

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.

New at the Library

New Books for adults: “Righteous Prey” by John Sandford, “Home Sweet Christmas” by Susan Mallery, “1989” by Val McDermid, “Love Your Home Again” by Ann Lightfoot & Kate Pawlowski, “The Bad Angel Brothers” by Paul Theroux, “Home to Brambleberry Creek” by Elizabeth Bromke and “A Truth to Lie For” by Anne Perry.

New Books for Children: “Big Nate, Blow the Roof Off!” by Lincoln Peirce, “Odder” by Katherine Applegate, “Mayor Good Boy Goes to Hollywood” by Dave Scheidt and Miranda Harmon, “Reina Ramos Works It Out!” by Emma Otheguy, “The Crayons Trick or Treat” by Drew Daywalt and Oliver Jeffers and “Going on a Ghost Hunt” by Dianne Moritz.

New Audiobooks: “P Is for Peril” by Sue Grafton and “Dinners with Ruth: A Memoir of Friendship” by Nina Totenberg.

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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