Library News: Week of May 8, 2022 – The Globe
WORTHINGTON — The Nobles County Library, 407 12th St., Worthington, is open 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 12 p.m. to 6 p.m. Monday through Thursday, 12 p.m. to 5 p.m. Friday, and 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. Saturday.
New books for adults: “Sea Storm” by Andrew Mayne, “The Sweet Life” by Suzanne Woods Fisher, “Overboard” by Sara Paretsky, “Daughters of the Occupation” by Shelly Sanders and “Living Untethered: Beyond the Human Predicament” by Michael A. Singer .
New children’s books: “Skandar and the Unicorn Thief” by AF Steadman, “Wonderful YOU With the Grouchy Ladybug” by Eric Carle, “Miss Quinces” by Kat Fajardo, “I Survived the Attack of the Grizzlies, 1967″ by Lauren Tarshis and ” Scooby-Doo! Food fight!” by Sonia Sander.
Fun fact: By the end of April of this year, customers saved $266,472.01 by using the Nobles County Library in Worthington.
Library Book Club Friends: The next meeting will be May 23 at 6 p.m., to discuss “Go Tell It on the Mountain” by James Baldwin. All are welcome to participate in the journal club discussions. Contact the library to participate.
Monthly Sci-Fi/Fantasy Book Club: The next meeting is at 6 p.m. on May 11 in the library program room. March’s topic was gravitational manipulation and April’s topic was your favorite science fiction or fantasy book. We will discuss how each of our books relates to these themes and what we liked/disliked about the books at the next meeting. Call 295-5340 or email [email protected] to register.
After-school programs: Register at the library or by calling 295-5340. Students are responsible for their own transportation to and from the library and must be picked up by 5 p.m.
- Monday: Wii U for grades 5-9, after school until 4:45 p.m.
- Tuesday: after-school program (K-5), after school until 4:45 p.m.
- Wednesday: Story time for toddlers and preschoolers, 10 a.m. to 11 a.m.
- Thursday: after-school program (K-5), after school until 4:45 p.m.
- May 16: Just Gurlz, for girls in grades 5-9, after school until 4:45 p.m.
- May 10: Afterschool program (K-5), after school until 4:45 p.m.
Screenless Saturdays: The Adrian Branch Library is hosting Screen-Free Saturdays. Kindergarten to Grade 8 students are invited to come and play games from 10:30 a.m. to noon at the library. Bring your favorite board game or play the one available at the library. Screen-Free Saturdays continue through May 21.