Audio and video for Adults

Creating Young Readers: See It, Say It, Sing It!

September 10, 2014
Video content Video
(1 min, 57 sec)
|

Find out how nursery rhymes can help children develop early literacy skills-- reading, writing, talking, singing and playing. Read more...

Creating Young Readers: At the Grocery Store

July 29, 2014
Video content Video
(2 min, 52 sec)
|

Find out how you can encourage early literacy skills-- reading, writing, talking, singing and playing-- during everyday activities, like a visit to the grocery store. Read more...

Our Library

May 24, 2010
Video content Video
(11 min)
|

Learn about Worthington Libraries in this puppet show originally performed at the annual community breakfast in honor of National Library Week. Read more...

Just Read It!

May 19, 2008
Video content Video
(3 min, 53 sec)
|

Join the summer reading gang and Just Read It at Worthington Libraries! Read more...

Charting a Career Course

April 28, 2008
Video content Video
(57 min, 30 sec | 6-part series)
|

Learn how to develop a career plan in this 6-part video series from professional career advisors Lori Thomas and Jeff Robek. Read more...

Kindergarten: Ready or Not?

March 19, 2008
Video content Video
(57 min, 23 sec | 6-part series)
|

How will I know if my child is ready for Kindergarten? Meet a panel of Worthington-area Kindergarten teachers and find out the important skills and abilities they say children need to be ready for Kindergarten. Read more...

30 Years of Star Wars

December 19, 2007
Video content Video
(26 min, 27 sec | 3-part series)
|

In honor of the 30th anniversary of the release of Star Wars, explore Kirk and Susan Pendleton's extensive collection of Star Wars toys and memorabilia. Read more...

Interviewing for Success

November 12, 2007
Video content Video
(40 min, 13 sec | 5-part series)
|

Learn the keys to successful job interviews in this 5-part video series from professional Career Advisor Jeff Robek. Read more...

The Tale of Dr. Morrow

October 30, 2007
Video content Video
(9 min, 50 sec)
|

Join us for the Worthington Ghost Tours, a walk through historic Worthington, OH, featuring local history and tales of the town's dark side. Hear the controversial story of Dr. Thomas Morrow, president of Worthington Medical College, accused of the ghoulish crime of grave robbing. Read more...

The Tale of Mary Chase

October 29, 2007
Video content Video
(14 min, 23 sec | 2-part series)
|

Join us for the Worthington Ghost Tours, a walk through historic Worthington, OH, featuring local history and tales of the town's dark side. Hear a tale of woe from Mary Chase, one of Worthington's earliest residents, who haunts the churchyard at St. John's Episcopal Church. Read more...

Worthington Schools' Library of the Year Recognition

October 9, 2007
Video content Video
(6 min, 54 sec)
|

During its regular meeting held on Monday, September 24, 2007, the Worthington School District Board of Education recognized "Meribah Mansfield and the staff of the Worthington Libraries for being named 2007 Gale/Library Journal Library of the Year." Read more...

Worthington City Council's Library of the Year Resolution

July 26, 2007
Video content Video
(9 min, 29 sec)
|

During the Worthington City Council Meeting held on Monday, July 2, 2007, the council recognized the Worthington Libraries with a resolution in honor of winning the 2007 Library of the Year award. Read more...

Early Childhood Literacy: 6 Skills

July 13, 2007
Video content Video
(6 min, 59 sec)
|

For the majority of children, reading is not an easily acquired skill but one which takes work and practice. Research shows that children get ready to read years before they actually start school. Early literacy is what children know about reading and writing before they can actually read and write. Read more...

Ohio Statehouse Library of the Year Resolution

July 3, 2007
Video content Video
(5 min, 45 sec)
|

The Ohio House of Representatives began their June 27, 2007 session with several presentations, including one honoring the Worthington Libraries for receiving the 2007 Library of the Year award. Read more...

Library of the Year Award Presentation

June 29, 2007
Video content Video
(20 min, 39 sec | 4-part series)
|

Worthington Libraries was presented with the 2007 Library of the Year Award at the ALA Annual Conference in Washington D.C. The ceremony was held on Monday, June 25, 2007 at 7:00pm in the Hotel Washington. Read more...

2007 Library of the Year Press Conference

June 18, 2007
Video content Video
(19 min, 45 sec)
|

Worthington Libraries is the recipient of the 2007 Library of the Year Award! Watch the press conference where Library Director/Clerk-Treasurer Meribah Mansfield makes an official announcement to the community. Read more...

How Children Learn the Meaning of Words

June 18, 2007
Video content Video
(56 min, 24 sec | 5-part series)
|

Learning a new language can be difficult enough on its own. Now imagine what it must be like for a baby, who has no understanding of the connection between words, objects and people. Read more...

Warm Up Worthington Finishing Bee

April 10, 2007
Video content Video
(2 min, 7 sec)
|

Since 2006, Worthington Libraries has participated in Warm Up America!, a program that encourages people to knit or crochet 7" x 9" blocks, which are then sewn together to form afghans for those in ne Read more...

February by the Fire with Hilda Doyle

April 3, 2007
Video content Video
(4 min, 34 sec)
|

Singer-songwriter Hilda Doyle performs a medley of classic songs by Ray Charles and Otis Redding during February by the Fire, a series showcasing different musical artists each week. Read more...