News and announcements

Director's Message - Fall 2007

September 1, 2007

On May 9, I learned that Worthington Libraries was the recipient of the 2007 national Library of the Year award. Read more...

New Parking Spaces Complete at Northwest Library

August 29, 2007

As part of the exterior renovation of Northwest Library, handicapped parking has been moved closer to the front door. Read more...

Worthington Park floorplan

August 21, 2007

The Library Board of Trustees approved the floorplan for Worthington Park at their meeting on August 20, 2007. Read more...

Old Worthington book drop update and additional news

August 17, 2007

To provide patrons with easier access, the book drop at Old Worthington Library will be moved to the north side of the building as soon as possible. Read more...

Access to book drops altered

August 10, 2007

Effective Monday, August 13, patron access to the drive-up book drops at both Old Worthington Library and Northwest Library will be altered. Read more...

Library renovation project scope

August 9, 2007

Both libraries in the Worthington Libraries system (Old Worthington Library and Northwest Library) will be renovated this year. Construction at both facilities is scheduled to begin in July and, if everything goes according to current plans, will be finished in September 2008. The budget for both projects is $3,590,390. Read more...

Worthington AM Rotary makes contribution to new Worthington Park Library

July 19, 2007

At its July 17 board meeting, the Worthington Libraries Board of Trustees approved a resolution to appropriate funds to open a storefront library in the Worthington Park shopping center. The new Worthington Park Library will occupy 5,280 square feet of space in the shopping center, near a grocery store and within walking distance of Worthington Park Elementary School. Read more...

Worthington Libraries plans new branch to serve northeast patrons

July 5, 2007

At its board meeting scheduled for July 17 at 7 pm at the Old Worthington Library, 820 High Street, the Worthington Libraries Board of Trustees will consider appropriation of funds necessary to open a storefront library to serve patrons in the northeast part of its service district. Read more...

Director's Message - Summer 2007

June 1, 2007

There's change afoot at the Library! Beginning in July, Old Worthington Library and Northwest Library will be renovated to make both facilities easier to use, more efficient and accessible. If everything goes according to schedule, the renovation will be complete in September 2008. Read more...

Director's Message - Spring 2007

March 1, 2007

I received a lot of positive feedback from friends in the community and colleagues across the state after the publication of my last director's message, which focused on early childhood literacy and featured a photograph of me with my new grandson, Owen. Read more...