Library News: Week of Sept. 4, 2022

Five author visits planned in upcoming months.

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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.

Authors to visit Worthington library

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  • Hector Curriel, author and illustrator of “American Ace Joe Foss, Fighter Pilot,” will present a teen program from 4 to 4:45 p.m., and an adult program from 6 to 7 p.m. Sept. 19.
  • William Kent Krueger, author of “This Tender Land”, “Lightning Strike”, “Purgatory Ridge”, “Ordinary Grace” and more, will speak from 1 to 2 p.m. Sept. 24.
  • 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 website for updates and future events!


Science Fiction/Fantasy Book Club: The next meeting is 6 p.m. Sept. 14, in the library’s Program Room. This month’s topic is apocalypse.

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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.

Youth special events in Adrian


Story time: 12:10 to 12:50 p.m. every Wednesday. Listen to stories, sing songs and learn rhymes that spark a love of reading and learning.

Fun at the Library: 1 to 2:15 p.m. Aug. 31. Free to the public.

After-School activities

After-School Programming at the Nobles County Library in Worthington begins the week of Sept. 12. 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. 12: Just Gurlz (Girls Grades 5-9), until 4:45 p.m.

Sept. 13: After-School Program (Grades K-5), until 4:45 p.m.

Sept. 14: Story Time (Toddlers & Preschoolers), 10 to 11 a.m.

Sept. 15: After-School Program (Grades K-5), until 4:45 p.m.


Sept. 19: Wii (Grades 5-9), until 4:45 p.m. (Schedules will be distributed.)

Sept. 20: After-School Program (Grades K-5), until 4:45 p.m.

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