Featured events

Tinker with tech toys in August

July 25, 2016

The library's Tinker Tuesdays series started last month as a chance for staff to demonstrate fun, interactive tools that combine technology, art and computer programming, but it quickly became obvious that kids had something more "hands-on" in mind. Read more...

"Kitchens" author to dish in Worthington

July 11, 2016

J. Ryan Stradal's first novel, Kitchens of the Great Midwest, was a New York Times bestseller and in April nabbed a 2016 Indies Choice Book of the Year Award. Read more...

Series features prolific, popular author

June 13, 2016

Karen Harper has spent a great deal of her life thinking about merry olde England. As an English teacher, she taught students Shakespeare and more. As a writer, many of her historical fiction books are set in the United Kingdom. Read more...

Reading club makes summer s'more fun!

May 23, 2016

For many families, camping is a summertime tradition. Morning hikes, dips in the lake and stories told around a campfire make for wonderful memories. Taking part in the library's Summer Reading Club is another special family tradition for many. Read more...

Kids' book author causes art attack

May 9, 2016

"What shall we do?" Read more...

Dia celebrates diversity

April 25, 2016

For 20 years, El Dia de los Ninos/El Dia de los Libros (Children's Day/Book Day) has emphasized the importance of literacy for all children from all backgrounds. Read more...

Give coloring craze a try!

April 11, 2016

Have you shopped on Amazon recently? Perhaps you noticed that a number of the year's top 10 bestsellers are adult coloring books. Read more...

Breakfast celebrates Northwest Library

March 28, 2016

Do you remember what were you doing 20 years ago next month? In Worthington and Columbus, April 1996 was an extremely busy, but extremely exciting time for residents and library officials. The finishing touches were going into a beautiful, new, state-of-the-art library on Hard Road in the northwest area of Worthington Libraries' service district. Read more...

Book club initiated for adults with developmental disabilities

March 14, 2016

Worthington Libraries' newest book discussion group is part of a network of nearly 300 clubs, whose 2,000-plus members meet throughout the U.S. as well as in Canada, Europe and Israel. Read more...

Library hatches chick programs next month

February 22, 2016

Last summer, one of the library's most popular programs was a visit from the animals of Bring the Farm to You. Nearly 400 people— from babies with their families to a van of seniors from Sunrise Senior Living— cuddled rabbits, petted sheep and goats and visited with a large turkey named Bob. Read more...