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Welcome to the Nobles County Library
The Nobles County Library encourages the love of reading and the joy of learning by providing educational, recreational, and instructional services in a safe, friendly, multicultural, community-centered atmosphere, while reaching out to residents of Nobles County and the surrounding region.
The Nobles County Library is currently undergoing re-carpeting.
The Nobles County Library will undergo re-carpeting beginning Monday, August 15, 2016. The library may be closed periodically to allow work to progress safely and efficiently. Furthermore, sections of the library will occasionally be inaccessible due to the re-carpeting work.
The Nobles County Library staff apologizes for any inconvenience the closures may cause, but we appreciate your understanding while we work to make the library a better place to visit and spend time.
Re-carpeting will hopefully be completed around Labor Day (September 5).
The Adrian Branch Library is raising funds for a much-needed renovation. On April 19, 2016, the Nobles County Commissioners approved the project. Nobles County will finance the repair and remodeling of the library building itself. The fundraiser is for the furnishings of the library, such as shelves, tables, chairs, computer desks, check-out desk, items for the children’s area, etc.
The goal is to raise $80,000 by the fall of 2016 in order for the project to be completed as soon as possible.
Adults who are unsure about their basic computer skills now have a way to easily assess what they know, pinpoint what they need to learn and earn a certificate that shows employers what they know.
The Northstar Basic Computer Skills Certificate program, offered through a partnership between the Nobles County Library and Worthington Adult Basic Education, is aimed at helping adults acquire the skills they need in today’s workplace.
Anyone can access the modules and take the tests online at www.digitalliteracyassessment.org. At the end of each test, the user receives a page of results, which lists the skills that have been mastered and the areas that need improvement.
Please note: eBooks CANNOT be downloaded
to public computers in the library.
Nobles County Library Foundation
The Nobles County Library Foundation, established under the Worthington Area Foundation, serves as the recipient for donations that are meant to improve and augment any future library facility. These donations are not meant for brick and mortar spending, but enhancements for the children's library, among many other things.
Anyone wishing to make a donation to the Nobles County Library Foundation can drop the donation off at the Nobles County Library or mail it directly to the Worthington Area Foundation, P.O. Box 373, Worthington, MN 56187.
Help support your library's
A portion of each sale of digital content or other items, purchased from OverDrive WIN Affiliated Retailers using the “Buy it Now” link from Plum Creek’s ebook website, is credited back to Plum Creek.
The funds Plum Creek earns from the OverDrive WIN Affiliate Program will be a credit for the system to add digital content to its virtual branch. The titles and materials the library selects are at the system's discretion.
Nobles County Library Board Meeting
The Nobles County Library Board will meet on Monday, September 12th, 2016 at 4 PM in the downstairs conference room of the Library building. The Agenda will be posted at the Nobles County Library and the Adrian Branch Library. The public is welcome to attend the meeting.
407 12th St
Worthington, MN 56187
Hours Monday & Thursday
8 AM to 8 PM
8 AM to 5 PM Saturday
10 AM to 1 PM
Closed June thru August