Our application

Through dedicated community service and innovation, Worthington Libraries has been selected as Library of the Year! Read this year's winning application below:

"Worthington Libraries is a never-­a­-dull-moment library system that's recognized locally, regionally and nationally as an innovator. There's not a day or time when it's 'business as usual.'"

The Library of the Year application also included letters of support from business leaders, community organizations and patrons. Thank you to everyone who took the time to share their stories and words of encouragement. It means a tremendous amount to us.

"During my educational career, I have enjoyed working with numerous communities; however, I have never worked with a library program and personnel as energetic, visionary, and effective as here in Worthington."
—Melissa M. Conrath, Superintendent, Worthington Schools

"The Worthington Library continues to go high tech but maintains a high touch envrionment. There are always live librarians around to help and advise and they always do it with a smile and can do attitude."