Author visits

"The Aviator's Wife" author to touch down

July 8, 2013

As a child, Melanie Benjamin was an avid reader and frequent participant in her local library's summer reading program. Read more...

Southern charm comes to town

April 8, 2013

While working on a recent book, author Mary Kay Andrews needed to know how to go about stealing a yacht. So, she posed the question to employees at a yacht brokerage in Savannah, Georgia. "They looked at me like I was nuts," she said. Read more...

Book takes a look back at Columbus

March 25, 2013

Columbus' 200-year history is full of interesting and unexpected tidbits. For example, did you know that some neighborhoods were more likely than others to have elephants roaming around them? Learn more fascinating facts (spoiler alert: Charles Dickens really did stay in Columbus!) during an upcoming library program. Read more...

Crime-writing quartet talk mystery and murder

September 24, 2012

They seem so normal: Sara Rosett is a military spouse, Denise Swanson has a cat named Boomerang, Marcia Talley owns an antique sailboat and Heather Webber is a fan of Dr. Pepper. Why the obsession with murder? Read more...

"Don't Know Much About" author shares Civil War savvy

November 28, 2011

Why did Abraham Lincoln sneak into Washington for his inauguration? Why did Robert E. Lee resign from the U.S. Army? Did you know the Civil War cost the Union side more than $6 million dollars and the Confederate states around $3 million dollars? Read more...

Author mines experiences for first novel

January 24, 2011

It's Creative Writing 101: write what you know. Read more...

Take the mystery out of getting published

June 28, 2010

If you're a new writer, you may find that getting your novel published poses a mystery more challenging than the toughest unsolved case. Read more...

Worthington Libraries to host PBS star

March 22, 2010

Wes Cowan, star of the PBS television show "History Detectives" and owner of Cowan's Auctions in Cincinnati, will visit Worthington Libraries in April to share his adventures and expertise during two exciting events. Read more...

Author to lead writing workshop

October 12, 2009

Registrations are still being accepted for the next workshop in the library's writing series, Mark My Words. Read more...

Former "Kenyon Review" editor to lead writing workshop

February 17, 2009

Registrations are still being accepted for the next workshop in the library's writing series, Mark My Words. Read more...