Featured events

Programs save the day

June 22, 2015

It's shaping up to be a super summer at Worthington Libraries. Guardians of the Library, a superhero-themed summer reading club, is in full swing, and our calendar is packed with programs featuring heroes both larger than life and real-life. Read more...

Outdoor concert season opens

June 8, 2015

The sounds of summer will soon be heard in Northwest Library's backyard. Not crickets— the laughing, clapping and singing that accompanies the outdoor concert season! Bring your family for all the fun; performances start at 7pm. In the event of rain, concerts will be held in the library. Read more...

Area X writer may spill secrets

May 26, 2015

If Stephen King calls a book "creepy," that's saying something. And that's exactly how King— no stranger to the adjective himself— described Jeff VanderMeer's Southern Reach Trilogy. Read more...

Volunteens make more possible

May 11, 2015

Last year, a parent told library staff about her son's breakthrough summer. Having struggled with a reading disability since kindergarten, he was finally making progress and had started to get excited about reading and visits to the library. Read more...

Kids will dig May events

April 27, 2015

Has the season's warmer weather and beautiful blooming flowers inspired you to get outside and rake and trim away the last of winter? If your child wants in on all the dirt and planting fun, the Library is planning several programs that he or she won't want to miss. Read more...

Program commemorates Kent State shootings

April 13, 2015

On May 4, 1970, Kent State University (KSU) became the focus of an international spotlight after a student protest against the Vietnam War and the presence of the Ohio National Guard on campus ended in tragedy. Thirteen seconds of rifle fire by 28 Ohio National Guardsmen left four students dead and nine others wounded. Read more...

Stewart to share spirited stories

March 23, 2015

Ingenuity, inspiration and sheer desperation all play a part in mankind's attempts to transform plants into alcohol. Amy Stewart leaves no flower, fruit or fungus unturned in her latest book, The Drunken Botanist, which The Wall Street Journal calls "(P)art horticulture, part history, part bartending guide." Read more...

Library brings you the world

March 9, 2015

When it comes to travel, there's no better place to get started than the library. Read more...

Program combats cabin fever

February 23, 2015

If your family has a serious case of cabin fever, plan a trip to one of central Ohio's nearby natural wonders, like Dawes Arboretum, the Sawmill Wetlands or the Wahkeena Nature Preserve. Read more...

Comic cartoon program will be serious fun

February 9, 2015

Columbus is home to the world's largest comic cartoon art archive— no joke! Read more...