Library News: Week of March 13, 2022 – The Globe

WORTHINGTON — The Nobles County Library, 407 12th St., Worthington, is open from 9 am to 7 pm Monday through Thursday, 9 am to 5 pm Friday and 9 am to 1 pm Saturday. The Adrian Branch Library, 214 Maine Ave., Adrian, is open from noon to 6 pm Monday through Thursday, noon to 5 pm Friday and 10 am to 1 pm Saturday.

New Books for Adults: “Like a Sister” by Kellye Garrett, “Scarlet in Blue” by Jennifer Murphy, “Rule Your Day” by Joel Osteen, “The Houseboat” by Dane Bahr and “The Lost Girl From Belzec” by Ravit Raufman

New Books for Children: “A To Z Mysteries: Leopard on the Loose” by Ron Roy, “A Kitten in Gooseberry Park” by Cynthia Rylant and Arthur Howard, “Who Was Ernest Hemingway?” by Jim Gigliotti, “Bluey: My Dad is Awesome” by Bluey and Bingo and “The Secret of Glendunny: The Haunting” by Kathryn Lasky.

Quote: “A library is not a luxury but one of the necessities of life.” Henry Ward Beecher

Winter Reading Program: The Winter Reading Program is nearing its end. All participants who read at least 12 books (including ebooks and audiobooks) should return their completed punch card by March 31 for a prize. The grand prize drawing is April 4. (Must be 16 or older to participate.)

Science Fiction/Fantasy Monthly Book Club: The next meeting is from 6 to 7 pm April 13. We’ll discuss how each book connects to the theme of the month and what we liked/disliked about the book. Call 295-5340 or e-mail to sign up.

Registration requested at the library or by calling 295-5340. Students are responsible for their own ride to and from the library, and should be picked up by 5 pm

  • Monday: Just Gurlz for girls in grades 5-9, after school until 4:45 pm
  • Tuesday: After-School Program (grades K-5), after school until 4:45 pm
  • Wednesday: Storytime for toddlers and preschoolers, 10 to 11 am
  • Thursday: After-School Program (grades K-5), after school until 4:45 pm
  • March 21: No programs.
  • March 22: After-School Program (grades K-5), after school until 4:45 pm
  • March 23: Wii U for Grades 5-9, after school until 4:45 pm

Screen-Free Saturdays: The Adrian Branch library hosts Screen-Free Saturdays every Saturday through May 21 (excluding holiday weekends). Students in kindergarten through eighth grade are invited to get out of the house and come play games from 10:30 am until noon at the library. Bring your favorite board game or play one available at the library.

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